TTA represents the best talent aged 16 to 90 from all over the UK, but also Internationally. TTA has rapidly grown into a success of its own with actors working across major feature films, television, theatre, musical theatre, corporate, commercials and all other areas of the media. We have a separate Musical Theatre division too. We are partnered with Los Angeles based agency: ERIS TALENT AGENCY, which gives our clients the opportunity to work in the states. But as well as that, we work with many LA Managers and Agencies too. The agency is owned by Warren Bacci and Andy Musgrove.
TTA is a proud member of the PMA.
Warren is one of the directors of TTA and he established TTA back in 2008. As well as being the director, Warren also looks after a small pool of high profile clients. He also continues as Principal for Hertfordshire’s leading stage school: “Top Hat Stage & Screen School” with over 15 years teaching children in drama and dance. Warren is also seen regularly judging various talent shows both here in the UK and in the states. He trained in Scotland and has appeared as an actor is a variety of TV and films including: The Bill, Waking the Dead, Hotel Babylon and Silent Witness, as well as films and theatre. As casting director he has worked on a variety of projects such as short films, comedy series and music videos. In 2014 he also won "Business Person of the Year" at the Hertfordshire Business Awards. He has welcomed a great team of talented bookers and is very committed, passionate and hard working. Dedicating himself and his staff to his clients’ career and continued growth.
Andy’s background is in IT and IT training. However in 2008 Andy came on board as Vice Principal for Hertfordshire based stage school: Top Hat Stage School. Here he directs many productions for the students, past productions include: “Rent”, “We Will Rock You”, “Clue”, “Little Shop of Horrors” & “To Kill a Mocking Bird”. Andy also makes many of the costumes for the stage school and now is head of Finance & HR for Top Hat Stage School, Top Talent Agency and TTA.
Leoni is really passionate about finding work in film & theatre for her fantastic actor clients. Before joining TTA she trained as an actress at Mountview Theatre School, in 2006 she moved into casting, working on commercials, TV & feature films. Credits include features Finding Fatimah, 7 Cases, ADR casting on The Sweeney and Streetdance 2 3D for Vertigo Films and she was casting coordinator on the feature length Shakespeare Documentary ‘Muse of Fire’, starring Judi Dench, Sir Derek Jacobi, Baz Lurhman, Jeremy Irons and more. She won the cultural innovation award for setting up the St Albans Film Festival which each year attracts filmmakers from around the world. When she isn't working she enjoys outdoor sports, nature and quizzes. Her favourite card game is Exploding Kittens and her karaoke song of choice is currently Chandelier.
Toni studied dance at Middlesex University, going on to perform regularly with Uchenna Dance Company at venues such as the Lilian Baylis Studio (Sadlers Wells), Indigo2 (O2), The Robin Howard Theatre, Rich Mix, ArtsDepot, The Actors Church, Greenwich Dance and The Africa Centre. Alongside this she also taught dance across London, Herts and Beds, eventually leaving teaching behind and joining TTA in 2012.
Outside of booking the fantastic TTA kids some wonderful jobs such as EastEnders, After Life and Bridgerton (TV), lots of commercial campaigns, and all the other lovely stuff in between, you can find her training in Latin and Ballroom dance, or drinking a well-made cuppa (ideally both at the same time!)
Toni’s favourite tipple: A pina cola (getting caught in the rain – optional.)
Raised in sunny Suffolk, and later graduated Hertfordshire Theatre School with a Diploma in Acting/Musical Theatre. After 10 years of professional performing experience Mel found herself wanting to lay down some roots and became the assistant at TTA. 9 years later she’s still here and successfully runs the Musical Theatre division. Mel also has two delightful young children, and in her spare time can be found at the Theatre or changing nappies (sometimes both at the same time).
Mel’s favourite tipples (she couldn’t pick one); G&T - ice and a slice (lime), Savignon blanc, and an Aperol Spritz
Nicola has been actively involved in with Top Talent Agency since 2010 and in 2014 moved into a full time role as Finance Manager and PA to the Directors. Nicola brings a wealth of experience to the team boasting an impressive career to date in various customer service roles ranging from the NHS to the world of Independent Financial Advisors & Mortgage Management. Her organisational skills have made her an asset to the team and she is also an experienced Top Hat Centre Manager who ensures that everything behind the scenes runs smoothly which is no small feat! During core office hours, Nicola is ably assisted in her duties by Dotty the Office Dog!
Born and raised in South Wales, Jake joined us with a wealth of knowledge and experience in the performing industry. He graduated with a First Class BA Hons from Bath Spa University, before completing an MA in Music Theatre at the Royal Central School of Speech and Drama. He loves long walks along the beach at sunset, and on occasion, a cheeky Nando’s.
Think of a brand; Jake has probably had someone appear in a campaign for it! He’s also had great success with music videos, and had clients shoot for Stormzy, Louis Tomlinson, Sam Smith, Little Mix, Anne Marie, Sam Fender, Navos, and Rick Astley to name a few.
Jake’s favourite tipple: A pina colada!
Originally from Southampton Fran trained at Laine Theatre Arts & performed as a signer/dancer in various tours, shows & pantomimes. Fran went on to be a creature performer & stunt double in TV & film productions including: Star Wars, The Dark Crystal, Black Widow, Fantastic Beasts, Stunt double to Maisie Williams in 'Two Weeks to Live', Waffle the Wonder Dog & The Enfield Haunting.
Fran joined TTA in 2020 as maternity cover for Mel & MT. She is thrilled to be back as Junior agent with Film, TV & Theatre.
Fran's top tipple - vodka, lime & soda.
Aiden has joined us fresh in 2021 as our TTA agent assistant. Originally from Portsmouth, Aiden moved to Hitchin to study at Emil Dale Academy for 3 years, graduating with a BA Hons in Musical Theatre. He is starting his journey in the agent industry and aims to gain the skills to become an agent himself.
His favourite musical is Come From Away and is absolutely obsessed with dogs, being very fond of the Cocker Spaniel.
Maggie and Mikey are fairly new to the TTA family, so they are still in training. Their enthusiasm and inquisitive nature has earned the respect of anyone that come into contact with them. They are hoping to start a new TTA Pet Division. They love long walks, play time and lots of belly rubs and cuddles!