Michael Einfeld

Contract negotiation, career development, actors, TV, film, theatre, dancers, choreographers, musicals, project development, theatre production

Michael Einfeld began his career as an actor, singer and dancer/choreographer. He performed in the US/Canadian Centerstage tours while in high school, including performances at the White House. He attended College at the Cornish Institute of the Allied Arts. He ran The Young Actors Studio in Seattle and produced a West Coast theatre tour. He worked as an agent in Seattle and a casting associate on national commercial campaigns, feature films, mini-series, television and theatre.

After moving to LA, Michael was a casting intern for Olivia Harris (WB New York) and Phyllis Huffman on Clint Eastwood's PINK CADILLAC. After a short stint as Kathleen Letterie's assistant (VP casting WB), he went on to start the Children's Division at Commercial's Unlimited and the Adult Theatrical Division for the Judy Savage Agency and the prestigious Cosden Agency. He worked as a theatrical agent for 17 years, starting the careers of Brendan Frasier, Jim Caviezal, Jeremy London, Jensen Ackles, Riley Smith, David Tom, 12-time Emmy Nominee Heather Tom, Hillary Swank, Kellan Lutz, as well as handling living legends Tony Curtis, Shari Lewis and Lambchop, Dean Jones, Charlotte Rae, Gil Gerard, Jerry Van Dyke, Tippi Hedren, Phyllis Diller, Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy.

He is currently a talent manager whose client list includes Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Drama Desk, Ovation and Grammy winners.

He had Shirley Jones and Patrick Cassidy starring in 42ND STREET, Emmy Winner Heather Tom in PRYMATE on Broadway (above the title). He currently has over 15 clients on Broadway.

Along with his list of actors currently starring in primetime television, soaps and studio features. He handles many Broadway dancers and young Broadway choreographers, and has produced award-winning theatre in Los Angeles, and a current development deal with HGTV.

He still finds time to take 10hrs of dance class a week while in NY.

Specialties

Owner | ME Management

2001 – Present

Talent Management for actors, dancers and choreographers in LA and NY, as well as currently producing the comedy LAID OFF with BadKid Productions.

-Talent Agent | The Cosden Agency 1994 – 2000 (6 years)

 -Head of Children's Theatrical and Commercial Dept. 1989 – 1991 (2 years)

Started Children's Dept. for Commercial and Theatrical, and Head of Adult Theatrical Dept.