Shelley Barrett Management (formerly Shelley Norton Management) was established in 2015. We are a vibrant, boutique talent agency representing professionally trained and established actors for work on stage, screen, and radio.
Our clients are based all across the UK. We have excellent working relationships with local production companies in Cardiff and South Wales, as well as established relationships with London based Casting Directors.
We like our clients to be communicative, to show initiative, and take an active role in progressing their career forward, whatever that direction may be. We are an office of former actors who know what you are going through, and have advice for every situation.
Shelley trained as an actor at Rose Bruford in the in the mid 90’s.
Her career started whilst still in her third year of college when she landed the role of Mandy in Satellite City, BBC Wales BAFTA winning first English language sit com.
Shelley then spent time working in LA assisting a Talent Manager for a pilot season before moving to Australia. As well as 3 series’ of Satellite City, Shelley working on the original pilot of BBC’s High Hopes, comedy sketch shows and a number of indie feature films, alongside commercials and TV shows which of course included Casualty!
Since returning to the UK in the mid 2000’s, Shelley worked at the Wales Millennium Centre and the National Assembly of Wales. Skills leant in those huge Welsh institutions transferred well for setting up her first business in 2010 as an Agent and stage school principal. In 2015 she established The Talent Shack CIC in Cardiff, which proveds performing arts education to young people aged 4 to 18 and in 2019 gained at 74 seat theatre with funding from the National Lottery.
Nick graduated from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 2012.
Passionate about theatre, film, and voice over, Nick brings a wealth of experience from all corners of the industry to Shelley Barrett Management. He has worked behind the scenes with the BBC, was the resident videographer for Baltimore Center Stage in the USA, and has even choreographed stage combat!
He joined Shelley Barrett Management in 2019 after living in the USA for four years, and has been a driving force in discovering new and emerging talent, and forging significant and lasting relationships with more casting directors and production companies across the country, and beyond!