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Holiday Gift Ideas for the Actor or Model In Your Life (All Ages)

Max Agency is a successful model and talent management agency in Canada representing men, women and children. This holiday we wanted to provide our audience with a list of last minute gift ideas for the actors or models in your life!

Acting Classes

No matter how much or little experience an actor has, it never hurts to attend classes every once and a while to refresh yourself. While this gift may be on the expensive side, it’s a great option if you’re wanting to splurge on the actor in your life. Specifically for beginners in the industry, we would recommend Talent Shop Academy for the most insightful classes in Toronto.

Swimsuits or Bras/Panty Sets

If the person you’re buying for is a model, swimsuits or bra/panty sets are always a great option. While practical for every day life, this gift would also be useful for fashion models who need to wear swimsuits for auditions or shoots.

Books

Whether they are acting based books or just on the best-seller list, books are a great gift for the auditioning actors or models for their wait times! Sometimes audition waits can be quick and other times you can be waiting for a while so having a book to pass the time is great. Reading also helps pass the time while commuting on public transit from studio to studio. For drivers, ebooks are always an option too!

Beauty products

You truly can’t go wrong with gifting any sort of beauty products to an actor or model. A big part of their job is looking good for auditions or shoots so any help you can provide with that would be much appreciated. Keep in mind that models must stay looking natural for auditions so perhaps opt for the skin moisturizer over the rainbow coloured palette.

Fashion Magazine Subscription

Magazine subscriptions are a great thing to buy for the models in your life to stay on top of the latest trends in the industry. They can draw inspiration from them and learn new beauty tips and tricks too! Some magazines to consider: Flare, Elle Canada and SHE Magazine.

Acting themed paraphernalia

On the simpler side, you can always buy an acting or modeling themed shirt, bag, mug, etc. This is a fun and practical gift that any performer could appreciate as they probably love to represent their craft in any way they can. There is a great array of gifts like this on websites such as Etsy or Redbubble.

Smart Phone Tripod

Filming self-tapes is a common occurrence in an auditioning actors life and not everyone has or needs a professional camera set up. With the advancements of smartphones, talent can film on their phones and send to their agent quite efficiently. However, what would make the filming process that much easier would be having a tripod to ensure the quality of the self-tape is the best it could be and saving them from having to make one out of the books on their coffee table. GorillaPod’s are a well known brand and can be easily found online.

Theatre/Movie Tickets

If someone’s an actor, odds are they enjoy watching others act as well! A gift card to the movies can always be useful or tickets to a play! This will allow the actor in your life to appreciate their craft and get inspired. There are always great films and plays that come out around the holidays so take your pick based on their personal preferences!

Board Games

Any games that encourage acting or improvising and allow them to practice their skills while also having fun would be the perfect gift! Games could include Charades, Murder Mystery Roleplaying, Reverse Charades, Spontuneous, etc.! These are great ideas for children as well as adults.

Gym Membership/Gift Certificate

Helping out with someone’s gym membership could possibly come off as rude, however any performer would be sure to appreciate it as they try to stay looking as good as they did in their most recent head shots! Actors and models especially want to stay looking fit so even work out gear or a new set of headphones for working out would definitely come in handy!

We hope these ideas help! Happy Holidays and we’ll be back to regular posting in the new year!

Max Agency is a successful model and talent management agency in Canada representing men, women and children. Max Agency is involved in providing actors, models and entertainers for the film, television, fashion and advertising industries as well as appearance in trade shows, promotions and special events.

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To see our awesome talent check out our roster at http://www.maxagency.com/

If you want to become one of our talent, apply here! http://www.maxagency.com/application.php

Toronto’s Winter Events Happening in December 2018!

December is beginning and along with it are a plethora of different Winter/Christmas themed events! MAX has compiled a list of some of the most popular and magical Toronto winter events taking place this month. Take a look and get your tickets soon!

Aurora Winter Festival – Nov 29th to Dec 30th

This festival is the largest Winter Festival in Canada. Ontario Place transforms into a village by the North Pole! It includes a skating rink, amusement rides, a food garden, a Christmas market, magical characters and more! There is something for everyone.

Cold Climate Wines of Niagara – All Winter

Avoid the big tour buses and get a private group tour of Ontario’s cold climate wines. Cheese pairings are provided along with a lunch at one of the vineyards. Learn more about it on their website!

Holiday Fair in the Square – December 1st to 23rd

Taking place at Nathan Phillips Square, this holiday fair is a Toronto favourite tradition. There is something for everyone including skating, games, treats and drinks! A great place to bring the family throughout December!

Toronto Christmas Market – Nov 15th to Dec 23rd

The ever popular Christmas Market is taking place once again at the Distillery District. The market includes games, entertainment, shopping along with food and drinks of course! The entertainment includes carollers, storytelling, among a mix of artists of all genres. If you want to get into the Christmas spirit, the Christmas Market is a must!

Happy Place – Nov 1st to Jan 1st

Have the winter blues kicked in yet? The Happy Place is just the thing to get you out of your seasonal funk. It is a large scale pop-up event with one mission…to make you happy! They have a variety of installations and immersive experiences designed to make you smile. To get your tickers, visit the website!

Hockey Hall of Fame Stanley Cup 125th Anniversary Tribute – Now to Dec 31

Are you a big hockey fan? Then you must visit the Hockey Hall of Fame to celebrate this major anniversary. You get hands on contact with the Stanley cup and get your photo taken! Other collections and treasures are also on display.

It’s Christmas Concert by Ontario Pop Orchestra – December 1st

The Ontario Pops are a Canadian orchestra. They have multiple concerts during the year, including a special one for Christmas! They will be playing many of the classics including “O Holy Night” and “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. The Humber Valley United Church Choir will also be joining them for this performance.

Liberty Village Holiday Market – December 2nd

Shop from a variety of 50+ artisans from the Toronto Urban Collective. They curate a variety of different vendors along with delicious food and music to ensure a good time is had by all! Save the date because it’s coming up quick!

Home Alone in Concert – Dec 6th to Dec 8th

Taking place at Roy Thompson Hall, this concert experience has truly become a classic. The film plays while the Toronto Symphony Orchestra joined by the Resonance Youth Choir perform the musical score live along with the film!

A Christmas Carol – Dec 7th to 24th

Yet another family friendly event to do this winter is seeing this famous story unfold live on stage! If you are seeing any plays this December, make it A Christmas Carol and introduce the story to a new generation.

The Nutcracker – Dec 8th to 30th

The Nutcracker will be put on by the National Ballet of Canada this winter. It is an interactive and engaging experience for children or adults of the classic magical story. It was created in 1995 and continues to be a popular event every year.

Max Agency is a successful model and talent management agency in Canada, representing men, women and children. Max Agency is involved in providing actors, models and entertainers for the film, television, fashion and advertising industries as well as appearance in trade shows, promotions and special events.

For more daily content, follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter! Never miss a moment with MAX Agency!

To see our awesome talent check out our roster at http://www.maxagency.com/

If you want to become one of our talent, apply here! http://www.maxagency.com/application.php

 

 

MAX Talent Audition For A Christmas PSA!

Max Agency is one of the top Toronto acting agencies, representing men, women and children. Max Agency is involved in providing actors, models and entertainers for the film, television, fashion and advertising industries as well as appearance in trade shows, promotions and special events.

The holidays truly are approaching now as a group of our talent receive auditions for a Project Children’s Christmas Wish (PSA).

Nazmeyah A.

Loreque F.

Veronica F.

Aaliyah G.

Michelle K.

Katherine L.

Good luck to these ladies and hopefully you will see them on your screen come Christmas time!

If you would like to hire our talent for an upcoming project, visit our website now: http://www.maxagency.com/

To find out if our talent get booked, follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter! Never miss a moment with MAX Agency!

For more of our awesome talent check out our roster at http://www.maxagency.com/

If you want to become one of our talent, apply here! http://www.maxagency.com/application.php