John Casablancas Oakbrook Kid Signs with Major Hollywood Professionals

Adorable 5 year old Gabrianna, a client of JC Chicago gets her major break by signing with a huge Agent and Manager in Los Angeles! Parent gives a review of John Casablancas Oakbrook Terrace and shares her experience at JC Chicago.

Oakbrook Terrace, IL, December 30, 2011 --( Congrats to John Casablancas Client Gabrianna Alfano! After only being with JC Chicago for less than a year Gabrianna's Career is beginning to take off! She recently got signed with two major industry professionals: Milton Parea representing her as her agent and Fran Blain representing her as her manager.

Milton Perea has been actively involved in the entertainment industry for more than ten years and is one of Amsel, Eisenstadt & Frazier, Inc, leading talent agents. His clients are series regulars on such shows as; NBC’s Parenthood, Steven Spielberg’s and Diablo Cody’s Showtime series United States of Tara, AMC’s Mad Men, NBC's Days of Our Lives, ABC’s Once Upon a Time and General Hospital. Current shows in development that his clients are in - include ABC Family’s Jane by Design and NBC’s Are you there Chelsea?

Many of his clients have guest Starred and have recurring roles on shows like Disney’s Shake it Up, Lab Rats, Ant Farm, Austin and Alley, So Random, Nickelodeon’s Bucket and Skinner's Epic Adventure, Icarly as well as, Fox’s Bones, CW’s 90210, TNT’s Justified, and many, many more. In addition to television, Milton’s clients appear alongside many of today’s top-notch actors. His clients can be seen in the following feature films, Twilight: New Moon (Starring Kirsten Stewart and Robert Patterson), Playing the Field (Starting Gerard Butler), Paranormal Activity 3, Space Buddies, I Can Do Bad All By Myself (starring Tyler Perry), Grown Ups (Starring Adam Sandler, and Salma Hayek), 5inal Destination, Lemonade Mouth, PROM, Super 8 and Columbia Pictures next franchise movie-the Amazing Spider-man.

FRAN BLAIN is a Manager who represents actors of all ages in film, television and theatre in both New York and Los Angeles. Fran has been in show business since she was 15 years old when she booked her first commercial. As a teenager, Fran shot commercials, studied with the legend Lee Strasberg himself and was a performer at the Province town Playhouse on Cape Cod. Fran has also been featured in Time Magazine.

Fran loves show business and loves helping actors go for their dreams. Fran’s clients have booked film and television roles on The Office, Antfarm, Wizards of Waverly Place, Bleep my Dad Says, Torchwood, ICarly, I'm in the Band Outsourced, Harry's Law, CSI: Miami, CSI: NY, Ugly Betty, Cold Case, Without a Trace, 90210, Nip/Tuck, Scrubs, Project X, Priest, Faster, The last Godfather, No Ordinary Family, Ghost Writer, Cirb your Enthusiasm and many more.

Fran is also part of Blain & Associates which represents such wellknown writers and directors whose partial credits include Step up, Save the Last Dance, A League of their own, an Officer and a Gentleman, and numerous other Successful film and television projects. Blain & Associates is executive producing COBU 3D, starring the Asian sensation BoA and Derek Hough (Dancing With The Stars).

Gabrianna’s mom wrote the following review about her experience at John Casablancas:

"In all honesty, I was very skeptical of JC when I first signed my daughter. I knew nothing about this industry and was worried it was a scam. I thought if someone in this industry wanted money from you that it wasn’t legit. That whole statement couldn’t be more wrong, in this case. I quickly learned that JC is a school and not just any school, a highly respected school by this industry. And just like anyone in any career, it is curial to attend classes and seminars to help further and polish your skills. I also quickly learned that JC is an investment in my daughter’s future and this was the best decision I could have made to start my daughter’s career and helping her achiever her dreams. My daughter loves JC and I love watching her grow and polish her acting and modeling skills. The directors, coaches, and instructors are amazing. They show true professionalism and true genuine care towards her. My experience with JC has been nothing but positive. Thanks to JC, my daughter now knows how to present herself at an audition with confidence and poise. Because of JC she now has several offers from highly respected managers and agencies from Chicago, New York, and LA. We are currently looking forward to spending several months in LA this winter. I am internally grateful to JC for everything they have done. Thank you JC!

Sincerely, Dana Alfano" (Mother of Gabrianna Alfano)

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