Over a 15-year career in entertainment, Namoff has covered artist representation, casting, talent management, and production in New York City and Los Angeles. His production credits include “How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying” (with Daniel Radcliffe, Darren Criss and Nick Jonas), “The Last Five Years” (with Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan) and “Into The Woods” at Audience Theater with Amy Adams and Jessie Mueller. Namoff was nominated for two Tony Awards and was previously the co-founder of Soffer / Namoff Entertainment.
“I have been fortunate enough to be a part of this amazing industry, absorbing every lesson that came to me,” Namoff said in a statement. “To all the mentors along the way, the coworkers who made me better, the clients who make work fun – and the muses who make it essential – it’s all thanks to you. “
Namoff & Company’s artist roster includes Tituss Burgess (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), Sasha Allen (“The Voice”), Tammy Blanchard (“A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood”), Kuhoo Verma (“Plan B”) and Katrina Lenk (“The Group Visit”).
John Bautista and Doug Middlebrook will join Namoff & Company as COO / Talent Manager and Creative Director / Producer, respectively. Bautista previously worked in talent management at Soffer / Namoff Entertainment and in the talent department of the New York office of Innovative Artists. Middlebrook’s experience includes commercial Broadway productions, concert tours, and film production. He previously worked with Jujamcyn Theaters in the Creative Operations department and spent a year touring internationally with Ariana Grande.
“We are inspired by artists who push the boundaries, guiding them to reach their creative potential in all fields. We are committed to telling relevant, inclusive and forward-thinking stories, ”reads the new company’s mission statement.
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