Thursday, July 30, 2009

Our Little Ones Seen In Print for Joann Fabrics

We’re “SEW” excited for our little ones Antonio, Isabella, and Lohen who were booked for a photoshoot with JoAnn Fabrics! These two little cuties will be shown smiling away and enjoying themselves to the max in upcoming summer circulars and even on the Joanne Fabrics website, while cutie petutie Isabella did some print work for upcoming Halloween advertisements. Log on to see PMTM faces now at We’re “sew” happy about what a terrific job all these little ones did!

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Marissa Irwin Pretty in Bouncy Curls!

When does Marissa Irwin NOT look good!? Of course, the answer is “NEVER”. This girl is in constant demand for various print assignments where she is done up in the latest fashions, smiling away, and looking super model-esque to the MAX! All of you Pro-Model and Talent fans who are keeping up know that Marissa has donned some pretty sweet threads in magazines like Seventeen, The Knot, Inside Weddings, Palm Beach Magazine, Elle - among many others! Recently though Marissa acquired some new images of herself where we see her fluffed up with oodles of bouncy curls and pretty girly makeup. Take a look right here for yourself at how simply MAH-velous Marissa is and continue to tune in for updates on what this young model is up to next!

Saturday, July 25, 2009

Katie Ross makes numerous appearences on hit shows!

Katie Ross wants to give all of you a “Head's up” that she will be making appearance #2 on a Criminal Minds "Amplification" episode this month! The lovely actress is proud to announce that when she played an Emergency Room nurse for the show, the fabulous director, Johnny Gallagher, gave her some extra camera time by going in for a close up! Also, if you missed Numb3rs "The Fifth Man" episode a few weeks back you can check Katie out online capturing the bad guy! So log on NOW to see a fellow Pro-Model and Talent alum sharing the small screen with the talented actors on Numb3rs.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

Natali in Print for Kroger

Let's hear it for Patricia Natali! We just got word from Kroger that they were so pleased with the result of her work two years ago that they are using the commercial again. The best part?? She gets paid again since the original contract was for only one year! Just goes to show, it definitely pays to do well the first time around!

Wednesday, July 22, 2009

Barbizon of Akron's own Drew Tyler Bell stars in "Her Best Move"

Barbizon of Akron's OWN... Drew Tyler Bell stars as Josh in the Disney Channel Movie "Her Best Move" on this Saturday, July 11th at 7:00p EST.
Click here to read our exclusive one-on-one interview with Drew!

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Gary Tisor in Print for Invacare

Our very own Barbizon of Akron graduate, Gary Tisor is never shy about telling everyone the details of the fun print and production gigs he does here at Pro-Model and Talent! Most recently, jolly Gary, spent a full day shooting with a video crew for Invacare! As a classic model/actor, Gary was booked to actively illustrate the use of various medical supplies created by the company. What’s even better, is that this was Gary’s 2nd booking with Invacare this year! Gary was requested back because of his professionalism on camera, and pleasant demeanor! Who doesn’t want to work with a cheery AND talented guy!? Way to go Gary!

Monday, July 20, 2009

Our Talent in Print for Macys!

Ho! Ho! Ho! For a slew of our models it was definitely “Christmas early” for a recent photoshoot! Our expressive tots Jacob Hunt, Madison Thomas, Dominique Evans, and Hev’Vaughn Balfour were on set writing serious wish-list, letters to Santa for a Holiday season ad for Macy’s, while the ever-motherly looking Naomi Gurley and Michelle Colapietro played “Mom” to this gaggle of kiddies looking supportive and helpful as the cuties scribbled wish-lists for good old St. Nick. Keep your eyes peeled for the heartwarming ad that will premier during the holiday season this year!

Thursday, July 16, 2009

Erin McKinley in Cleveland Zoo Commercial

Recent Barbizon of Akron Graduate, Erin McKinley, can't stop smiling these days all because of that fastidious auditioning process she went through recently! And boy did her hard work sure pay off!! We are proud to announce, that the talented and bubbly Erin McKinley has already scored a MAJOR gig with a MAJORLY cool client - The Cleveland Zoo! Erin will rule the local TV waves as she appears on the small screen with oodles of dinosaurs for the commercial!! You can bet that Erin is super stoked to see herself on the small screen this summer, and excited to tell all of her friends to watch for her on TV! Make sure you're watching for her too!!!

Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Kelly Holtz Shoots with NYC Photographer

Kelly Holtz from S. Euclid, OH. who has big dreams of big city adventures was stoked because she was able to stay in the Ikon Models models’ apartments recently AND, even cooler was able to shoot with a top New York City photographer. Kelly is super thankful to Barbizon of Akron and PMTM for all that she has done so far within the industry and had these kind words to say: “I wanted to thank everyone at Barbizon of Akron for giving me the tools I need to do well in this industry. You have all stuck by me through all of the training. It was so helpful and you have really taught me a lot. Thank you so much…I am so happy I came to Barbizon and Pro-Model and Talent, it was one of the best choices I made in my life.”

Monday, July 13, 2009

Chelsea gets a new 'do!

We're officially jealous! Why? Just take a look at Barbizon of Akron graduate, Chelsea Plzak, pictured here after a very cool experience at the Cleveland Fashion Focus Beauty Show! Hundreds of hopeful young ladies and gents auditioned to be a part of this fabulous show, but only a few were booked and many were Pro-Model and Talent faces! Our girls had tons of hair fun, rubbing elbows and working with nationally and internationally acclaimed stylists, and of course walking the runway and getting paid to show off their new looks.

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Jane Morse Lends her Voice for Production Work!

We never tire of telling another Jane Morse success story! What’s Jane up to these days?! Why, you can Hear a sweet web video gig for a company that sells optical products. Our talented Lady Jane spent a couple hours being the “voice” for an instructional video for industrial cranes! Our gal really spans the gamut when it comes to projects, that’s why we love her so much, and why the clients book her regularly. Many devoted newsletter readers will remember that Jane has done lots of fabulous projects including print for The Ohio Bureau of Travel and Tourism, Improvements Catalogue, Weiss Furs, Hoover, and many, many more! It’s great and lucrative to be talented and versatile!

Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Andrea Debevec in Men's Health and Henri's Coolbook!

We’re excited to tell you all about what Andrea Debevc, from Geneva, OH has been up to these days! On the local front, Andrea is another lucky gal from Pro-Model and Talent who joins the ranks as a model for the prestigious Henri’s Cloud Nine Coolbook this year! Girls are always clamoring for a chance to participate in this fun shoot full of the latest and greatest in prom and formal wear and now Andrea, along with Pro-Modelers like Marissa Irwin, Megan Provost, Anna Dzurcvin, and others, who have appeared in the book in the past, can brag that they have donned some sparkly numbers in the Coolbook! But, sparkly formals aren’t the only clothes Andrea has been trying on lately. Ms. Debevc has been roaming the earth as of late, for a national gig that took her to the glorious Greek Isles where this blonde bombshell shot for Men’s Health Magazine. Get a sneak peak of Andrea here first!

Monday, July 6, 2009

Ethan Stusek Serenades Canal Park Stadium

One of our recent Barbizon of Akron graduates, Ethan Stusek, has some rather grand news to report!!! This talented cutie is proud to share that he will be singing the national anthem at a Lake County Captain’s baseball game and he’s also looking forward to serenading all the baseball fans at Canal Park in Downtown Akron when he again sings the National Anthem for the crowd at an Akron Aeros game. So, if you’re jonesing for some baseball action and some sweet tunes too, then get yourself a ticket to Canal Park baseball stadium and seek out Ethan after the game for an autograph.

Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Ben Ryan in Print for Ames

We didn’t know that it was possible, but the regular old snow shovel has been replaced by an UPSCALE version, and who better to show it off than our very own Ben Ryan?! Cutie Ben was happy to smile away for this Ames photoshoot that definitely called for a model/talent with class, which the client most certainly saw in Ben. We don't know of too many other folks who can make using a snow shovel so glamorous!