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Team

Lucas Newland

Lucas Newland

Owner

 

Lucas’ journey with Brent Street Agency started over 20 years ago when he signed on as talent. These early foundations and support from the agency led Lucas through a fierce dance and creative career, travelling the globe working on Green Day’s American Idiot musical, Absinthe for Ceaser’s Palace in Vegas and Velvet, featuring Maria Hines.

Throughout his successful performing career Lucas has moved across Musical Theatre, Corporate Events, Live Television and has a string of acting credits, including Home & Away and All Saints. In recent years his work has been featured on multiple television commercial campaigns including Master Chef, Big Brother, Celebrity Apprentice, Australia’s Got Talent, Next Top Model, Live to Dance, Louis Spence’s “Showbusiness” and the Nescafe TVC featuring Ricky Martin.

Fast forward to the current day, Lucas is the Owner / Managing and Creative Director of Brent Street, offering Australia’s best training ground for those seeking a career in the performing arts industry. 

Passionate and determined to make a positive impact on Australia’s entertainment industry, Newland is a man on a mission to nurture the upcoming generation of talent and generate real employment for talented children. 

Samuel McKeown II

Samuel McKeown II

Agency Manager

 

Samuel hails from the island of Hawaii and now happily calls Australia home.

Samuel is a creative professional with extensive performance, management and administration experience in the entertainment sector. He is a highly experienced performer, in Australia and internationally, on both stage and screen. Samuel has excelled in people management positions in the performance, fashion and entertainment industries. Samuel has a BA in Integrated Marketing Communications from the University Nevada Las Vegas. Having spent the last three years working on the team at Morrissey Management with mentor Mark Morrissey, Samuel is read to build on his strong creativity, vision, and passion for working with performing artists.

Some of his performance highlights have been performing in the legendary Las Vegas shows Siegfried & Roy, Legends in Concert and Jubilee, as well as the feature film The Sapphires. He spent time abroad with singing and dancing roles at Tokyo Disney and on board a number of Princess Cruises. He also has graced the Australian stages performing in GFO’s Bodyguard The Musical, performing with Sydney Showboats, and most recently touring with the legendary group The Wiggles.

In an ever-changing industry, Samuel’s goal is to propel the agency forward into a full-service agency with elite, young talent and industry leaders.

Anika Glennie

Talent Agent

 

Anika is a creative with a wealth of experience in the entertainment and performing arts education industries. Her performance career spans various mediums, including theatre, television, international hotel residencies, cruise lines and most recently, the development of new musical theatre works.

Anika has taken on various leadership and teaching roles within the entertainment and education sectors. She has served as a program director, producer, choreographer, and developer of curriculum-based dance content, demonstrating her diverse skill set. She is the Founder and Director of InSync Moves Pty Ltd, an arts education provider operating in schools throughout New South Wales and Queensland since 2008.

As a graduate of the Brent Street Full Time course over 20 years ago, Anika is dedicated to continuing the organisation’s legacy of ensuring aspiring artists receive the education, guidance and support they need to thrive in a challenging and competitive field.