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David Barbour, National Talent Scout and Director of Talent INC, to Hold Open Auditions at Discount Music in Orlando, FL, Saturday, November 3, 2012


David Barbour, National Talent Scout and Director of Talent INC, the international scouting and Management Company, is coming to Orlando, FL to search for a fresh crop of local talent to market nationally.

Orlando, FL (PRWEB) October 30, 2012

Talent INC is a company that specializes in developing and placing talent in major markets such as New York and Los Angeles, as well as fashion markets internationally including Paris, Milan and Asia. This internationally recognized company has success stories that range from Supermodel Brooklyn Decker of Sports Illustrated and Battleship fame to Coy Stewart, of the new hit sitcom “Are We There Yet?” on TBS. The impressive credits that Talent INC alumni have accrued are Glamour, GQ, Abercrombie and Fitch, Cosmopolitan, Elle, Seventeen Magazine, Victoria's Secret, Project Runway, Beverly Hills 90210, One Tree Hill, Greys Anatomy, Just Go With It, Hunger Games, Homeland and many more.

Shawn Carter, who has just been named the Florida Regional Director of Talent INC, has been in the entertainment industry for the last 25 years, has literally traveled the globe as a production singer and guest entertainer on board ships. He has enjoyed contracts with Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Oceania, Carnival Cruise Lines and Voyages of Discovery. As an actor he has booked dozens of commercials including spots for Honda, Krystal, Captain D's and Staples to name a few. Shawn holds a degree in Theater and Music from Columbia College Chicago and is an accomplished acoustic guitar player. While in Chicago he studied improv with the world famous Second City, performed in roles at the Royal George Theatre, Candlelight, National Jewish Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare and The Getz Theatre. Shawn originated the role of "Lucky" in the premiere of "Schoolhouse Rock Live Too" at the Theatre Building and performed the role of "Jake Blues" in the Blues Brothers Rhythm and Blues Revue in Osaka, Japan for two years. Shawn has been an acting teacher for the last 8 years and has helped launch the careers of several talented young artists including Brooklyn Decker of "Battleship", "What to Expect When You're Expecting" and "Just Go With It".

"I am thrilled to be a part of such an incredible organization such as Talent INC. As a performer it is truly a gift to be able to give back to the next generation of young performers" Said Shawn Carter about his recent promotion to Regional Director for Florida.

David himself started as a professional entertainer working for Paramount, Viacom, Opryland, and with many celebrities. David also was an international singer, traveling the world 3 times over sharing his gift of music with a multitude of audiences in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Hawaii, Japan, Africa and the South Pacific. David takes his experience as a former performer to educate up and coming talent and their families on the steps to start a career in acting, modeling, singing and dancing.

David says, “It is not only our mission to educate and bring talent forward in the is our passion!”

David along with Shawn will be holding auditions, one day only, on Saturday, November 3, for beginners to advanced Singers, Dancers, Actors and Models 4 years of age and older. All aspiring talent will perform for David at Discount Music in Orlando, FL.

The audition is to seek out qualified performers to participate in the internationally acclaimed, Talent INC National Conference, now celebrating its 10th successful year. Those who are selected will be groomed to perform in front of the most influential Talent Agents, Managers, and Directors in the industry. The conference will take place on March 7th through the 10th, 2013 at The Hilton Walt Disney World Resort. Talent INC is a conference for serious actors, singers, models and dancers seeking to launch their careers to the next level.

Auditions are by appointment only and space is limited. To reserve your spot please contact Shawn Carter, Director of Talent INC of Florida, at 615-440-9392, email Shawn or register online at under the “Auditions” tab.

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