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for Black actresses

Here and Ready is a platform dedicated to your discovery and growth

A one of a kind space providing support and promotion

Here and Ready provides a unique opportunity for the entertainment industry to discover talent through our dynamic talent database, while also fostering community and resources for Black actresses through a private networking collective. Our initiatives include skill educational seminars, casting workshops, and access to resources that promote industry visibility.

BOOKED AND BUSY
Our members can be found
onstage and on screen in markets
across the United States & Canada
Our Mission

To help our colleagues in the industry quickly discover & hire us

Here and Ready is a targeted thread of communication where the entertainment industry can submit breakdowns, search talent, view resumes, watch reels and contact you or your reps directly.

What we do

We foster connections and opportunity for the Black actress community

To be Seen

Quickly discover & hire Black actresses in an organized and effcient way on the Here and Ready TALENT DATABASE

To be Seen

Quickly discover & hire Black actresses in an organized and effcient way on the Here and Ready TALENT DATABASE
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To be Hired

Use our FREE services to find exactly who you need by watching reels, message talent and post castings ALL IN ONE PLACE

To be Hired

Use our FREE services to find exactly who you need by watching reels, message talent and post castings ALL IN ONE PLACE
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To Build a Community

Expand your network, support system and resources in a private home built exclusively FOR US

To Build a Community

Expand your network, support system and resources in a private home built exclusively FOR US
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Location

Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, the Southwest, Canada and more

Location

Los Angeles, New York, Atlanta, the Southwest, Canada and more
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Notable Skills & Self-Identifiers

From Sketch Comedy to Stunts, Gender, Cultures and more

Notable Skills & Self-Identifiers

From Sketch Comedy to Stunts, Gender, Cultures and more
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Representation

Search talent by agent, manager or seeking

Representation

Search talent by agent, manager or seeking
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Age

From 18TPY to 60's+ Search via ranges

Age

From 18TPY to 60's+ Search via ranges
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Union Status

SAG-AFTRA, AEA members, SAG Eligible, ACTRA, AGMA and Non-Union talent

Union Status

SAG-AFTRA, AEA members, SAG Eligible, ACTRA, AGMA and Non-Union talent
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Full Directory

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Full Directory

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HIRE TALENT

A quick solution for casting and creatives to find Black actresses

The Here and Ready talent database offers a quick solution to the age old dilemma: I know I need them, but how do I find them? The actresses listed here represent decades of experience, ranging from Broadway to community theater, from series regulars to background actors.

Share your project now to connect with this incredible network.

Here and Ready provides a unique opportunity for the entertainment industry to discover talent through our dynamic talent database, while also fostering community and resources for Black actresses through a private networking collective. Our initiatives include skill educational seminars, casting workshops, and access to resources that promote industry visibility.

JOIN THE COMMUNITY

Expand your network, skills and resources in a private and active online home, exclusively for Black actresses.

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Proud to have modeled @jesscranedesign’s creation at the ReFashioning History 2024!! Which was a fundraiser for @evanstonhistorycenter ‘s Costume Collection. It was an honor to be included in an exhibition in my own town. If you didn’t catch the dress Thursday night…The designs will be on exhibit through September. Yup, just like my name and […]

Destiny Ekwueme is officially Repped by Aligned Stars (Atlanta)!!

Kaci Hamilton is playing Hermione in the Winter’s Tale currently running at Antaeus Theatre Company in Glendale. The show opens Saturday February 9 and closes March 11.

Catch Brie in this hilarious Verizon spot, now running throughout the playoffs! We all have that one friend, that’s a bit too dramatic. Another amazing shoot from director Martin Granger and the fine folks at Moxie Pictures! Now that’s a bit dramatic!

Writer/director Tryphena Wade won first place at Watz Productions’ People of Color Creative Symposium for her script Solomon’s Mood. The film just launched their funding campaign!
Pavar Snipe contributed as a voice actor and writer to the comedy nature series ‘When Nature Calls’ with Helen Mirren.
Kyasia M. Thomas is now working with Aligned Stars Agency for theatrical submissions!
Princess Carroll is now repped for print by BBA Talent.
Amy Kravitz was featured in Facebook’s Lift Black Voices campaign in honor of Women’s History Month.  Click to watch this series that celebrates Disruptors in History.
Khalilah Black was featured in Facebook’s Lift Black Voices campaign in honor of Women’s History Month.  Click to watch this series that celebrates Disruptors in History.
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If you’re here and ready to discover and hire Black actresses, we’re here and ready for you!

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We answer all emails and requests as they come in. For a more immediate response, please email [email protected] and a member of the team will get back to you.