Footlights Personal Management is a multi-award winning agency. We supply talent from across the North West for work in all aspects of the entertainment industry, including theatre, television, film, commercials and radio.

Some of our recent client credits include Disney's Cruella starring Emma Stone, Game of Thrones, RSC Matilda the Musical, Les Misérables the Musical, CBBC's Almost Never, Katy, The 4 O'Clock Club, The Dog Ate My Homework and Chitty Chitty Bang Bang UK tour. 
Recent commercial credits include Disney Marvel, Co-operative Food, Oak Furniture and IKEA.

Our Approach

Our in-house agents are working, professional actors; they've trained at leading drama schools with professional credits in theatre, radio and television, including BBC, ITV, and Netflix.  They know from experience, how the industry works, what it demands and how to match our talent to the right opportunity to ensure you are getting the professional service you require.  


At FPM, we don’t just sit in the office waiting for opportunities to land our desk. We are proactive in scouting for talent, making links with casting directors and networking with industry professionals.  This ensures we are providing an excellent service for both our clients and industry partners.

The FPM objective is to seek out the best opportunities for the talent we nurture. We believe the actors we represent are the exciting, fresh talent of the future, and we're here to get them there.

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Joanne Fisher - Managing Director


Jo is the founder and Managing Director of multi-award winning Footlights Theatre Schools. Jo, who has a BA ( Hons) and PGCE, began Footlights in 2005.   She trained for over 8 years as both an actor and teacher and has over 20 years of industry experience. She won ‘Entrepreneur of The Year’ at Salford Business Awards and has written, produced and directed several plays. 

Jo likes to be very hands-on across the whole of Footlights. The agency is no exception - she is very much integral to it, overseeing workshops, new talent and nurturing our clients to open up a world of opportunities for them.

Charlie Young - Head of Talent


Charlie trained as an actor at The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and is still working in the industry to this day. She has been teaching at Footlights for five years which has been an invaluable experience and has enabled her to really get to know the Footlights Personal Management clients, their strengths and personalities. Charlie became Head of Talent at Footlights Personal Management four years ago and loves creating so many opportunities for our clients. 

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