When the late Helen Merrill took clients David Gropman, William Ivey Long and Paul Gallo right out of Yale Drama in the mid-70s, she created a new role for agents whose rosters had excluded designers. Today, it's hard to find a designer without an agent. Most designers like to delegate the dirty work. Agents negotiate for housing away from home, money for assistants, travel allowances, and assorted perks, as well as for the fees that determine their percentage. If a check doesn't arrive, ...

General Admission

This content is free to access as a registered user on livedesignonline.com

Why register for livedesignonline.com? It's simple and free, and here is what you get:

  • Daily original news covering the latest in entertainment design and technology
  • Features on the latest industry trends
  • Insights from thought leaders in the industry
  • The ability to view both pay-per-view and free recorded sessions from our live events including Master Classes, LDI and Envision

Already registered? here.