Calliope West prides itself on providing personal service for our clients using kindness, moral transparency, mutual respect and collaboration. We chose the name Calliope because that is the smallest species of hummingbird in North America; it is extremely resilient and nests in the Rockies. Calliope is also the Greek muse of eloquence and poetry. Hummingbirds are constantly moving, working quickly and efficiently. We help our clients achieve their dreams with the same vigorous alacrity.
Our talent management company has clients with WME, A3, UTA, ICM, APA, Innovative, KMR, AKA, AEFH, Talentworks, SMS, Media Artists Group, Sovereign, Metropolitan, LB Talent, Ellis Talent Group, etc… we have clients that are multiple series regulars, celebrities, as well as the star of Seinfeld, Family Feud, and Dancing with the Stars– John O’Hurley.
The owner of the company, Jacob Gallagher has been a talent manager for the last 14 years.
Tony Martinez started his career at Paradigm, then spent 10 years as an agent at GVA and 7 at KMR before joining Calliope West as a talent manager. He has represented series regulars on shows like For the People, Man in …
Partner Emeritus Greg Strangis was executive producer for Falcon Crest and Eight Is Enough in the 70s, and JAG and Flipper in the 90s.
Our company seeks to set itself apart from others by offering personal service. From crafting your materials, coaching you or sending you to coaches, working with you to create self-tapes, hand-selecting headshot wardrobe and looks, working with you to choose the right headshot photographer, referring you to classes, prepping you for agent meetings and auditions, and then following up after the audition for feedback. We work with you to grow your career the way you want it to grow.