Renu Chawla - Talent Agent
Renu Chawla has worked in the entertainment industry since 2010 as a child chaperone before moving to agency work in 2016. She founded Vamos Talento in 2019 and currently heads up the London office. Her own performance experience was in Dance and as a young adult she choreographed and performed in many Bollywood dance events, in both the UK and India.
Renu’s focus in the London Office is to encourage her clients to continually work on their craft through acting workshops and CD classes as well as expand their skill sets outside of acting. Renu works tirelessly to build lasting relationships with Casting Directors and Producers on both sides of the Atlantic to help her clients gain access to global opportunities.
Elizabeth Martin - Talent Agent
Elizabeth Martin has worked in the entertainment industry since 2013 and heads up the LA Office. Elizabeth started her career in PR and quickly realised the aspects of her job she loved most involved working with actors. She made the career shift to agency work in 2016 and joined Vamos Talento in 2020 and quickly knew after meeting Renu, this was a special partnership.
Elizabeth’s focus in the LA office is to support the actors’ career goals. Elizabeth takes a hands on approach guiding actors on how to strengthen their materials, relationship building as well as valuable SAG-AFTRA insight and resources.
London to LA
Each client on the Vamos Talento roster is hand selected by Renu & Elizabeth; they both believe in their client’s potential and work consistently alongside the actors to see their goals reached! Both ladies have found a near seamless partnership working with clients and Casting Directors. Their love of their work paired with a deep respect for all creatives collectively working together have quickly made the industry take notice.
Aaron Chawla - Talent Assistant
AARON CHAWLA is a London-based Screen Actor and has been in the industry for over 10yrs. He has performed together with many well-known actors such as Cillian Murphy, Art Malik, David Walliams, Martin Clunes and the late Saeed Jaffrey to name but a few, in both TV Dramas and Feature Films. Aaron has also played Mr Darcy in Pride and Prejudice and a T-Bird in Grease at the Latymer Theatre in Hammersmith. Aaron also gained experience through Drama at GCSE, as well as achieving a distinction in his LAMDA Grade 8.
He has a Diploma in Commercials, TV & Film from the Celebrity Talent Academy in London and won 3rdrd runner up in Acting and Modelling at the Los Angeles International Presentation of Performers Awards in 2010.
Aaron’s focus in the London Office is to manage casting submissions and identify opportunities for our clients. He can also offer guidance on how to improve your profile, perform well at Auditions, interpret your script and really identify with your character role.
Tristan Rivelle - Talent Assistant
Tristan Rivelle is an Intern at Vamos Talento as well as an Actor in Training at IDSA. He works out of the London office alongside Renu to manage casting submissions, coordinate with clients, and help achieve the most suitable self-tapes for each and every actor. Tristan looks after the UK and EU client base and joined Vamos Talento in 2020.
Kelly Panayi - Acting Coach
Kelly Panayi is a British actor who studied at the esteemed Actors Studio, New York in the MFA program.
The Actors Studio is home to the infamous TV show ‘Inside the Actors Studio,’ to which Kelly was a scholarship recipient. Its’ alumni include Bradley Cooper, Al Pacino, Marilyn Monroe and Marlon Brando, to name but a few. She is also a graduate of AADA, LA (scholarship recipient based on audition) who boasts the most Emmy and Oscar winners.
Adding to this, Kelly also holds a BA Hons in English Literature and Classics from Kings College, London, forming the basis of her first-class knowledge.
As well as performing, she also teaches Method Acting lessons and General Acting lessons for all levels. In addition to covering scene study, Kelly can help analyse a script and give advice on audition techniques.
Kelly has not only had great success getting students into top drama schools both in the UK and USA, she has also helped her students to book work.
One of Kelly’s success stories include when she coached a professional Italian actor whose dream was to perform Shakespeare, but sadly had no luck for over 7 years. After Method coaching for 6 months and 6 weeks on Shakespearian techniques and breaking down a script, he won a role at the Royal Shakespeare Company.
Kelly can coach globally online or in person on a weekly or adhoc basis to suit your requirements.
Prices range from £25/$30 per person for small groups of up to four, to £40/$50 per person for one- to- one.
Jenny Howe - Vocal Coach
Jenny is thrilled to be involved as a Freelance Vocal Coach with Vamos Talento Talent Agency
Jenny spent many years as the vocalist of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra; she toured extensively with them in the UK and abroad, and appeared several times at Ronnie Scotts where she is featured on many of their live albums including Cottoning on, In Control, and A View From The Hill. She is also featured on the compilation album Nite at Ronnies.
She recorded the main soundtrack for the film The Brylcreem Boys, starring Gabriel Byrne, and Jean Butler, and sang at the Cannes film festival, where it was premiered, she also sang on the soundtrack of the highly acclaimed James Ellroy film L.A. Sheriff’s Homicide. More recently Jenny has worked as a vocal coach on ITV’s The Voice and also “The Voice-Kids” which launched in 2017.
Singing lessons are charged at current market rates, either in person or via SKYPE and will include:
- Voice for singer/songwriters
- Musical Theatre
- Voice technique(physiology/anatomy and application) working on range and voice qualities
- Finding and exploring your sound as artist/ singer/songwriter
- Stagecraft/presentation skills
- Exploration of various styles and how to sing them in a stylistically appropriate way by exploring a wide and varied repertoire.
- Working on microphone technique.
- Working on confidence issues and controlling nerves.
Eleonora C. Collini - Photographer
Eleonora C. Collini is a London-based photographer specialising in Portraits, Headshots, and Performance Photography for editorials and private clients. After graduating in Modern Arts, and receiving a Master’s Degree in Film in her hometown Milan, she moved to London where she completed some training in Photography, and got commissioned her first photo assignments.
She has been working as Portrait & Production photographer for venues, promoters, theatre companies, performers and magazines since 2011. Her work has been featured on many renowned publications, such as Clash, Q, Uncut, Rolling Stone, Noisey, Financial Times, Rock Sound, The Times, The Spectator, London in Stereo, Line of Best Fit, and Loud & Quiet.
In 2016 she founded North West London Headshots, a London-based company specialising in Headshots & Portraits of Performers. She has her own studio in Kilburn Park (London NW6), but also shoots on indoor/outdoor location.