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EMAGE TALENT

Emage Modeling & Talent Agency, LLC is the mother company to all of our divisions. The agenting division handles Talent Booking & Management. Emage is emerging as the premier source of Models, Talent & Promotions in the Mid-West and East. Originating in Chicago, our original productions and promotions include radio, print, TV, cable, photography, videography, events, PR and other relevant marketing tools, resources & strategies. The Emage agency has been building National and International relationships for over 20 years. We have been commissioned to discover and showcase local talent for Designers, Record Labels, Event Planners, Film & TV Producers. As a boutique agency our resume also includes Magazine, Newspaper and Catalog print work, also a host of shows and promotions. Thus, we are constantly designing promotional vehicles to locate these deserving artists and companies. The result is that we probably have the Talent you need for your professional product representation, campaign or occasion.

 

 .: Our FEATURED TALENT:.

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SHEENA B.

(Recording Artist, Singer, Songwriter)

Sheena B. is a multi-talented recording artist, singer and songwriter. As a former member of the Billboard chart-topping group, Company B (formerly signed to Atlantic Records)...Sheena B. has traveled and performed internationally. She has recently launched an amazing Tina Turner Tribute Show with her band the 445s, she does all the hits and favorites. Now with her experience and talent, she has also embarked upon a solo career with many projects in the works. Sheena B. is performing and available for Shows, performances and appearances. Please inquire within for available dates.

Back by Popular Demand this Tina Turner Tribute (T3) Show is being heralded as one of the best in the Region. It only gets better! Get your Tickets Today!

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The PRINCE PROJECT BAND

(World Class Prince Tribute Band)

Give your audience an authentic Prince and The Revolution concert experience with THE PRINCE PROJECT BAND! They will transport your audience back to the renowned Minneapolis First Avenue club circa 1980's. Your guests will feel as if they are in the audience at Prince's acclaimed Purple Rain concert.
Experience the most authentic "Prince" lead performer in the country! This Revolution (Tribute band), is led by American Idol’s 
own Shane Golden renowned performer who has been electrifying fans from coast to coast. Shane has performed all across the U.S. in local, regional, and national productions and shows. Please inquire within for their complete Talent Profile, EPK and more.


JONTE HALL

(Pro Athlete, Motivational Speaker, Co-Author)

Jonte Hall, Pro Athlete, former Harlem Globetrotter, Co-Author. As a success story Mr. Hall continues to serve his dreams and passions by motivating young people to “never give up” and to pursue their dreams no matter what the challenges may be. 

 

To be duly noted, as being the shortest Harlem Globetrotter in history (5’ 2”), he knows about overcoming challenges, and winning. Jonte travels to different School Districts throughout the U.S. to give back to the communities with his motivational, interactive message.

 

Review the Bio Reel for Jonte Hall

 .: Recently Signed Talent :.


RACHEL RAKOVAN

(Professional Speaker/Host/Model)

Rachel is the Keynote Speaker or Spokesmodel you are looking for to energize and bring superior awareness to your cause, event or business. Rachel was licensed as a modeling instructor in 2002 and coached with John Casablancas and John Robert Powers Modeling and Acting Schools; she has coached pageantry since 2017. She produced 6 fashion shows, a pageant, and founded Empress Gowns. She won 15 pageant titles and judged 12 pageants. Rachel served on the Pittsburgh Fashion Week Council and the Pittsburgh Fashion Alliance. She instructed the Pittsburgh Fashion Summits, provides spokesmodel services nationwide, and ranked as Top 10 Best Fashion Icons of Pittsburgh. Rachel has  brought over 8,000 meals across 11 counties through gardening and spokesmodel fundraising for Food Banks. Since 2018, she raised funds for the Georgie Badiel Foundation to bring clean water to 4,000 people across Africa. She attended graduate school for Environmental Science, is certified in Green Business, Energy & Technology, is a member of the Agricultural Working Group of the Food Policy Council, and former host of ‘Eco Action with Rachel Rakovan’ on PCTV.  Available for Bookings. Please inquire within for Rachel's complete Profile and availability. (Photo by Pati Livengood)

SUSAN LESLIE

(Singer)

Susan's smooth vocals and flawless delivery will take you on a musical journey as you enjoy the energy from one of the leading vocalists in the city. Her interaction with the audience adds to the electric atmosphere as the band paves the way. Performing selections of light jazz, R&B and Classic Rock to take you on a memorable musical journey. Please inquire within to book Susan and for available dates.

SHANI (ALEXANDER) NYANDEMOH

(Actress/Theatre)

A native of Pittsburgh, PA with a B.A. Degree in Fine Arts from Webster University, Shani Nyandemoh has graced many stages across the Country including Broadway productions. Starting out with deep roots in Pageantry, her path of excellence in the Arts, Theatre and the Entertainment industry was formed and crafted. From acting in TV Commercials to singing, dancing and voice-overs...Shani Nyandemoh is truly a bright light who illuminates any platform. Available for Bookings. Please inquire within for her complete Talent Profile, Resume and more.

JAE MARIE

(Vocalist & Performer)

Jae Marie, born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA has been singing her whole life, her first solo was in church at 7 years old. "Music is so many things, so many feelings, so many ups and downs", says Jae Marie. She loves to capture the different feelings of old, classic songs from artists such as Otis Redding, Ella Fitzgerald, Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, and so many other incredible timeless musicians who paved the way. Jae Marie's passion lies in performing good music...Soul, Rock and the Classics. She continues, "My goal is to create music that moves you, that sometimes give you goosebumps on your arms...yeah, that's what I want to do and look forward to creating." Please inquire within to Book Jae Marie or for more information.

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Harrison Buzzatto

(Musician/Writer/Performer)

Harrison Buzzatto is a singer/songwriter from Pittsburgh Pennsylvania. Harrison picked up the guitar in his Dad’s study around the age of 12...spending a childhood watching his father play guitar and write songs for his son. Possessing a tremendous ear for tone and harmony, Harrison fell in love with the music of Fleet Foxes and Bon Iver, Tame Impala, Andrew Bird, and his favorite of all time The Beach Boys. He has also crafted his music from the places he has lived which spans the countryside of Pittsburgh PA, the mountains and the lake at Burlington VT, to the desert city streets of Los Angeles CA. His music is also a coming of age allegory featuring colorful production and soaring melodies with a relaxing, and introspective, Mise en scène. Harrison has two studio albums recorded with his dear friend, Brian K. and is hard at work on the third. Harrison is proud to join the Emage Talent Agency and is available for live performances, recordings and VO's. Please contact Emage, LLC to book Harrison or for more information.

LANAH VELAZQUEZ

(Model/Actress)

Lanah is a Model and Actress in the Pittsburgh, PA area. Currently outside of this she’s a full-time student majoring in fine arts with my minor in graphic design. Modeling and acting is her true passion. Conducting inspirational interviews, having leading roles in local short films, and gracing covers of multiple international and local magazines is a part of Lanah’s body of work to date. Snow skiing, and spending time in the gym are some of her other favorite activities, and empowering others brings her enormous gratification. Available for Bookings. Please inquire within for her complete Model Profile complete with her Model Book of Photos, Stats and more.

ALEXA SCHAFFER

(Model)

Alexa is now ready to take on the world! Modeling has always been something she wanted to grab by the reins, and now is her time to shine. Next up singing, be on the lookout for this talented young lady, she is launching into the atmosphere. Available for Bookings. Please inquire within for her complete Model Profile complete with her Model Book of Photos, Stats and more.

FRANK IROWA

(Model)

Frank is a Model and aspiring actor on the West Coast, and available for travel. Please inquire within for his complete Model Profile complete with his Model Book of Photos, Stats and more.

SHELLY LAVELLE

(100% All-Woman Patti LaBelle Impersonator)

If you're looking for the best Patti LaBelle experience without it actually being Ms. Patti LaBelle, then you want Shelly LaVelle to be delivering the entertainment. A great addition to your lineup or as a featured showcase act, Shelly is described as being energetic, personable and convincing. Call today for available dates.

CALVIN STEMLEY & The STEMTECS

(Pittsburgh's leading Jazz-Fusion Band)

The energy & musicianship of this four-piece jazz ensemble is infectious as they perform both covers and originals. The focus of the band is to play with musical integrity, nuance, and dynamics. The creative forces flow through the musicians as they approach a repertoire that encompasses Jazz, Pop, R&B and Smooth Jazz songs. If great music is your desire then look no further than Calvin Stemley & The Stemtecs for your next event.

 

YOUNG TALENT EXECUTIVES (YTX)

(Teen Talent...auditioning Talent)

Young Talent Executives (YTX) is an original content production by Emage, LLC. This unique Talent Show is hosted by different select teenagers who will audition and determine who can considered for signing to Emage Modeling & Talent Agency, LLC. They will provide constructive direction and commentary amid the varied ranges of Talent to be auditioned. YTX is looking for real Talent ranging from singers, actors, dancers, musicians and many other types of visual and performing artists (only clean and non-offensive material please). The Show will showcase Talent from all across the Globe. How to be considered for the FREE Audition? Please email your Bio and/or a Link to your Talent to YTXauditions@emagellc.com. If under 18 yrs of age, please have your guardian contact us in your behalf. 

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FOR SERIOUS INQUIRIES PLEASE CONTACT US ABOUT OUR FULL TALENT ROSTER OF

MODELS  -  VOCALISTS  -  MUSICIANS  -  SPEAKERS  -  VOICEOVER TALENT  -  AND MORE!


For more information on Booking & Rates, Press Kits, Appearances or Interviews

 for any of our Emage Talent, please contact us at 412.722.9526 or booking@emagellc.com.


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GOGO OKEKE (Author)

Gogo C. Okeke writes prolifically anything. She has shared her poems, articles, riveting short stories and even break-up songs online since she discovered the internet. Her first novel “Running between trees” has received positive reviews from professionals in the reading community.

Gogo studied psychology at the Girne American University in the beautiful Island of Cyprus. After that, she moved to Pittsburgh and obtained a master’s degree in Social Work at UPitt. 
Gogo now works as a therapist in reproductive mental health, alongside freelance writing. She finds fulfillment in helping women on their healing journey but her first love is, and always be, writing. For appearances and Media inquires, please contact Emage.

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TAYLOR MAYDE

(R&B and Soul Band at its Best)

Taylor Mayde delivers. When you are looking for a real Band with Soul, Funk and Finesse, you need Taylor Mayde. This full 7/8 piece band embodies rich lead & background vocals from amazing vocalists, accompanied by a serious band bringing music to dance or sway to. Available for your next event, contact Emage today.

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