NEW YORK (CelebrityAccess) — The Agency for the Performing Arts has revealed that veteran agent Seth Rappaport has joined the firm. Rappaport will be based out of the agency's new Gotham offices.
Rappaport reps a client roster that includes Little Feat, Leon Russell, Dar Williams, Bettye LaVette, Sara Watkins, Donna the Buffalo and The Damnwells. He also represents the touring music and social media festival production company DigiTour/DigiFest, which features some of the most popular acts on social media and which garnered over 100,000 ticket sales in 2014.
Prior to joining APA, Rappaport spent a 14 year tenure at The Agency Group, where he launched his career.
"Seth is a sharp and accomplished agent whose ability to identify and grow talent from new and existing genres is in lock step with the shifting paradigms in today’s entertainment arena," Jim Gosnell, President and CEO of APA said in a press statement. "His expertise in working with Digitour/Digifest and their many emerging artists from YouTube, Vine and other social media platforms will be instrumental as we continue to expand our reach into next generation representation."
“I’m really glad to be part of the APA team and looking forward to doing great things here!” added Rappaport. – Staff Writers