“To accomplish great things we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe."
-Anatole France, The Académie Française, December 24, 1896
Established 1992 in Seattle, Washington, Dramatic Artists Agency quickly rose to take its place among the top tier Northwest talent and modeling agencies.
In 2003, the Hollywood office of Dramatic Artists Agency, LA was founded. The agency is union franchised and licensed in both Washington and California with a client and industry network base throughout the country.
Since its founding, Dramatic Artists has represented top professionals in the entertainment industry with a mission of diversity and inclusion. To that extent, Dramatic Artists has made Hollywood history several times including in 2004, as reported in Time Magazine, when Carlyne Grager placed the first Native American actress, Q'orianka Kilcher, into a studio feature film lead as Pocahontas in Terrence Malick’s The New World. In 2011 she placed the youngest Asian series lead actress, Aubrey Anderson-Emmons, in a primetime network role on Modern Family. In 2012, the same actress became the youngest performer ever to win a major acting award during awards season as reported by Variety and People.
Dramatic Artists provides excellent client care and customer service.
The agency prides itself in the caliber of entertainment entities with whom they work. They have represented clients who have been nominated or won awards including Critics Choice, The National Board of Review, SAG Awards, Emmys, Golden Globes and Academy Awards. Their studio, network, cable, and theater credits include ABC/Disney, Warner Brothers, Sony, NBC/Universal, CBS/Paramount, Fox, HBO, New Line, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network, Lifetime, ESPN and Broadway. A partial list of national and global commercial, print and voiceover business clients include Nintendo, Microsoft, the Valve Corporation, Mattel, McDonalds, State Farm, Hewlett Packard, Apple, Tudor, Ram Trucks, KIA, Budweiser, Coke, Nestle, Colgate, Quaker Oats, Starbucks, Nordstrom, Macy’s, REI, Target, Eddie Bauer, LA Fashion Week, OC Fashion Week, JC Penney, Walmart and Party City. Dramatic Artists Agency clients have appeared in countless magazines including Vogue, Vanity Fair, Cosmopolitan, People, Variety, Hollywood Reporter, Entertainment Weekly, Time, Look and Interview. Their clients have participated in photoshoots by Annie Leibovitz, Matt Ralston, Bruce Weber and have been styled by Tom Ford and Oleg Cassini.
A multitude of philanthropic and charitable organizations have benefitted from Dramatic Artists Agency’s on-going patronage and volunteer resources including the Children’s Miracle Network, Make A Wish Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Read Across America, Ronald McDonald House, Let Them Play, Champions Against Bullying, Covenant House, Disabled Veterans, Autism Speaks, Amnesty International, The La Jolla and Seattle International Fashion Film Festivals.