What To Do When Your Agent Drops You | Workshop Guru
Today we’re talking about a rough subject. We’ve done many videos on getting an agent, agent meetings, agent workshops, how to break up with an agent… but what happens when an agent drops YOU? It’s not fun, especially during pilot season.

It’s tough, but is it really that bad? Watch this week’s #GuruTips and find out!

(Hint: it’s not. And be sure to scroll to the end of the page!)

Like I said, TODAY I’m answering your questions. Every actor-agent relationship is different, including yours, and I want to help. Post your questions in the comments below and I am personally going to go through and answer each one of them to make sure you walk away completely confident and ready to turn this new opportunity into a thriving new phase of your career.

Plus to help you prepare your list of new potential representation, check out out past GuruTips videos on this subject:
How To Attract An Agent | #AgentSeries Vol. 1
How To Have A Successful Meeting | #AgentSeries Vol. 2
Cultivate a Great Agent Relationship | #AgentSeries Vol. 3
What To Ask In Agent or Manager Workshops
How to Impress in Agent or Manager Meetings

I hope this helps, actors! You got this,

Ajarae Coleman | Workshop Guru


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Ajarae is an actress and entrepreneur living in Los Angeles. She founded Workshop Guru in 2012, which expanded into Acting Resource Guru in 2017, to help actors save time and money on classes and workshops, and give them a powerful voice by publishing anonymous actor reviews of acting schools, casting directors, talent agencies and management companies. You can see Ajarae on shows like ABC’s SCANDAL, REVENGE, PRIVATE PRACTICE, and THE CATCH, CBS’s THE McCARTHYS, 2 BROKE GIRLS, and NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, NBC’s DAYS OF OUR LIVES, TNT’s PERCEPTION, I'M SORRY on TruTV, and more. She raised over $17,000 and co-created an action comedy television show called SMACK Unit, currently has national commercials running, and has cultivated rewarding relationships with her agents and manager.


  1. Hi! I watch & love all your videos 🙂

    My Question: You said May & December are the best months to look for an agent, does the same go for managers? May and December? Or do you think because many carry less clients they take meeting year round? Thanks!

  2. Thank you so much for watching!

    I wasn’t really sure exactly how to answer you when you posted this questions, so I reached out to a couple of managers I know. Of course I got different answers. One said he is busy hustling and scheduling and working with his current clients, and there is no way he can consider additional people. And the other said, yes, it’s a busy time, but he’s always on the lookout for special, talented actors. Everyone’s preferences will be a little different of course. My advice: If you reach out to a potential manager, and he or she is too busy to meet, make sure to get their input on a good follow up time and reach out again then.


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