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The It Factor Productions’ VIP Talent Connect Networking Event

Get connected with some of the top entertainment industry experts in the world!

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About the Event

The It Factor Productions’ CEO Alycia Kaback produces the VIP Talent Connect Entertainment Networking Events to connect upcoming talent (models, actors, musicians and dancers) to established leaders in the entertainment industry through the power of networking.

The day-long networking event on December 5th 2015 will include discussion panels and workshops, and most importantly, networking opportunities, which will include one-on-one mentoring and demo-listening sessions (for musicians) with the entertainment industry’s top talent, Broadway producers and label executives.

Top entertainment industry professionals will be attending as panelists, speakers, mentors, exhibitors and talent scouts. Their mission is to network and share their experiences with up-and-coming talent attending the event.

Available by invitation only, VIP Talent Connect membership is the world’s most exclusive opportunity to launch a career in the entertainment industry and confers a level of service that can be extended only to selected talent and individuals worldwide.

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There will also be many marketing opportunities for top corporations, as we will be partnering with sponsors to offer special gifts and opportunities to attendees. If you want more information on how you can become a vendor or sponsor, please email mike@viptalentconnect.com for details. Also, ask about special discounts for early registration.

About Caroline’s on Broadway

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For more than 30 years, Caroline’s On Broadway has been renowned as “NYC’s premiere stand-up comedy nightclub”. The venue originally started as a small cabaret club in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood but after gaining a vast amount of popularity, Caroline’s now sits in the heart of Times Square. This club provides “the best live comedy entertainment” seven nights a week and 365 days a year.  Responsible for headlining the careers of Jerry Seinfeld, Tim Allen, Jay Leno, Rosie O’Donnell and many more, it is no wonder Caroline’s on Broadway has become one of America’s most prestigious venues.

Caroline’s on Broadway is one of New York City’s most popular destinations as everyone wants a chance to stand on their iconic stage.

Highlighted List of Speakers

Demi Lovato

demi-lovatoDemi Lovato is a recording artist sensation with a culmination of talent. Lovato is an actress, singer, songwriter, author, and more. Her career in the entertainment industry began at the age of 10, when she became a regular on the television show ‘Barney and Friends’. She began her career with Disney Channel in 2007 in the television short “As the Bell Rings”. Her role on the show ended successfully when she was casted as Mitchie Torres for the Disney Channel Original Movie ‘Camp Rock’. After the movie, Lovato toured with the Jonas Brothers in promotion of her album “Don’t Forget”. She landed her own show on Disney Channel called “Sonny With a Chance” the same year she released her second album “Here We Go Again”. After taking a break from her career for treatment, Lovato released her third album “Unbroken”. When she is not working on her music, she is devoted to supporting charities close to her heart. Lovato’s most popular songs include: “Heart Attack”, “Give Your Heart a Break”, “Cool for the Summer” and many more.

Ice-T and Coco

ice-t-coccoIce-T is a well-known music and recording artist and actor.
He left behind his days of minor street life crimes and a four year stint in the army to fully dedicate himself to music. Since then, Ice-T is regarded as being a creator of “gansta rap” a genre of hip-hop music. He was one of the earliest West Coast rappers whose music is rooted in the experiences of his life on the streets. Ice-T turned his experiences into stories told through his rapping. His ability to create mesmerizing tracks, paved the way for fellow rap artists N.W.A, Snoop Dog, and the Notorious Big. Ice-T’s most recent endeavor is his podcast series titled Final Level. He is best known for his role on the hit television show, Law and Order SVU as Detective Odafin Tutoula. He and his wife Coco are also the stars of their own E! Reality show: ‘Ice Loves Coco” and the two will now star in their new FOX daytime talk show called ‘Ice & Coco”.

Michael Kenneth Williams

michael-kennethMichael Kenneth Williams is an acclaimed television actor. He is a versatile and gifted performer with the ability to portray a variety of key character roles.
He began his career in the entertainment industry as a professional dancer at the age of 22. He has made countless appearances in music videos and was a background dancer for the concert tours of Madonna and George Michael.

After he led a successful career in dance, Michael Kenneth Williams became an actor. Williams’ credits as a television actor include: ‘Law & Order’, ‘CSI’, ‘The Philanthropist’, and ‘Boston Legal’. He also had a reoccurring role on ‘The Sopranos’ as J.J Abrams’ alias.
He is best known for his iconic role as Omar in the HBO series, ‘The Wire’ and on HBO’s ‘Boardwalk Empire’ as Chalky White.

Pat Addiss

pat-addissPat Addiss is one of the most prominent, Tony Award-winning female producers in theater. She is responsible for the number-one longest running musical The Fantasticks, which was played in theaters worldwide.

Addiss has produced many other notable Broadway musicals such as Gigi On Broadway, Promises Promises, Little Women, Chita Rivera: The Dancer’s Life, Bridge and Tunnel, Spring Awakening, 39 Steps, and Passing Strange. She has also had some very notable off-Broadway projects, including Dinner With the Boys, Shout, and A Christmas Story.

Patrick Quagliano

patrick-quaglianoPatrick Quagliano is among the premier acting technique teachers in the world today. Actors whom are familiar with Adler’s work, as well as professionals in the industry, acknowledge that Patrick understands and teaches the Adler method more clearly and precisely than any teacher practicing in New York. Patrick also has a longstanding relationship with the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London. He is currently the Academy’s US representative and, is a founding of The London Theatre Exchange.

Teri Bostaji

teri-bostaji Teri Bostaji is the Director at Wilhelmina Kids and Teens Talent Management. Wilhelmina Kids and Teens is the leading agency for kids and teens in New York City and a full-service modeling and talent management company. Clients can be seen in all of the major campaigns for fashion and commercial-print modeling.

Santino Fontana

santino-fontanaSantino Fontana provided the voice of Prince Hans in Walt Disney’s Frozen, which ranks as the highest- grossing animated film of all time and the highest-grossing film of 2013.

Fontana’s Broadway debut was Sunday in the Park with George in 2007. Fontana originated the role of Tony in the Broadway production of Billy Elliot. He was awarded the 2010 Drama Desk Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his work in Brighton Beach Memoirs. He starred as Prince Topher in Rodger & Hammerstein’s Cinderella on Broadway, which he was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Leading Actor in a Musical.

Alycia Kaback

alycia-kabackAlycia Kaback is the Founder and CEO of The It Factor Productions, KMM, and VIP Talent Connect. For the past seven years, she has connected aspiring talent to entertainment industry leaders.

Kaback is a backer of five hit Broadway show, that combined, have won 6 Tony Awards, including 2013 Best Play Vonya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. She is currently writing a book called Finding Fame: The Insider’s Guide to the Entertainment Industry.

Tone Capone

tone-caponeCarlos Acosta, who is better known as Tone Capone, is the Executive Vice President at Universal/CMG Motown Records. He is also the Executive Producer of “Street Soldiers” on NY’s number one station HOT 97 FM. He is the Producer of Emmis Communication and the CEO of Music Industry Online LLC.

Tone Capone has also worked for JIVE Records as well as TVT Records. He has developed the careers of many music artists including but definitely not limited to: Pitbull, Yin Yang Twins, and Lil’Jon.

David Doan

david-doanDavid Doan is an agent at CESD Talent, where he works handling kids, teens, and young adults for TV, film, and theatre. Some of his clients have been in commercials for Apple, Mastercard, Estee Lauder, Macy’s, Target, McDonald’s, JC Penney, Burger King and in film and TV such as The Diary of a Wimpy Kids series, Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, Gossip Girl, and Boardwalk Empire.

Doan got his start working with kids in Talent Management at J. Mitchell Management. He moved on to Nickelodeon in the Casting Department working with kids and teens.

In addition to the above mentioned speakers – talent will meet with some of the top decision makers from some of the largest and most influential entertainment companies in the world.

Because Sometimes It’s Who You Know!

Turn your dream into a reality! Connect with industry professionals such as agents, casting directors, choreographers, managers, A&R and record executives who are looking to discover the stars of tomorrow.

The It Factor Productions and VIP Talent Connect is the most prestigious event on the planet where the world’s top celebrities, model and talent agents, managers, casting directors and recording industry insiders come to find new faces. VIP Talent Connect offers the only event of its kind where you the talent meet one on one with some of the biggest names in the entertainment industry. We are the only networking event designed exclusively for aspiring models, actors, singers, dancers and songwriters to showcase their skills and learn and meet with industry professionals who can get your career started.

VIP Talent connect is a private by invitation only event, meaning only a select list of only the top industry professionals will receive an invitation. This ensures that not only are the talent being scouted in a professional, supportive environment, but they are being seen by “the best in the business” – respected agents, managers and casting directors who each have an established reputation in the modeling and talent industries for finding and promoting new faces. From Academy award winning directors to multi Grammy award winning artists and producers to some of the biggest names in Broadway, film and television all come together for one day to meet with the newest and best talent the world has to offer.

To get started schedule a face-to-face interview and audition with a talent executive now!

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To see photos from the past VIP Talent Connect Networking event click here.

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