Harvardwood Salon with Talent Manager Patty Woo AB '79

August 26, 2020 at 7:30pm - 9pm

In this Salon, we'll be learning from and asking questions of Patty about talent agencies and the management side of the business. As always, this event is limited to only 12 attendees, so you can be sure to have a great conversation and opportunities to discuss.


The Harvardwood Salon Series gives attendees the unique opportunity to engage in in-depth discussion with the featured guest in an intimate setting. Salons are only open to Harvardwood Members & Friends. Please scroll to the bottom of this page to find out how you may attend.

IMG_3858_2_.JPGPatty Woo AB '79
Talent Manager

Patty Woo has represented actors for film, television and stage for over 30 years. She opened her own talent agency in New York, and then partnered with Barbara Harter to form the Harter Woo Agency. Patty relocated to Los Angeles to open the west coast branch of HWA, and in the early 90s, merged that company with another to form TalentWorks, a bi-coastal full-service office. In 2007, she transitioned out of agenting and formed PATTY WOO MANAGEMENT, working with a select roster of actors.

Over the years, her clients have ranged from James Gandolfini to William Shatner, Wallace Shawn to Natasha Henstridge. As globalization has swept the entertainment industry, her roster now includes actors based not only in Los Angeles and New York, but throughout the US and as far away as London and Mumbai. Representation has also grown to include developing opportunities in writing, directing, producing and branding.

Patty has served on the boards of several theatre companies, most recently The Antaeus Company, an award-winning theatre ensemble that specializes in keeping the classics alive and relevant in today’s world. An inaugural Radcliffe Pitch, Patty still sings with many fellow alums in the Harvard Yardbirds, where she is the current Big ‘bird. She and her husband (and currently COVID-bound adult children) live in Encino.

If you're interested in attending this Harvardwood Salon, please read the information below carefully and follow the steps.

1) You must be a dues-current Harvardwood Member or Friend. Not a member

2) Complete this brief interest form so we can learn more about you and your interest in attending this event. Please log in to access the form. The deadline for the interest form is August 19, 2020.

3) You will be contacted by the Directors of Harvardwood Salons. If it is possible for you to attend, the Directors will send you the link to RSVPIf not, you will be placed on a waitlist. Capacity is extremely limited, and priority for future Salon registrations will be given to people who have previously been waitlisted in order to ensure equitable distribution among the membership.

This is a restricted event, and advance and approved registration completed per the steps above is required. Due to extremely limited capacity, no walk-ins will be admitted; anyone who is not registered will be turned away at the door.

We appreciate you waiting to be contacted by the Directors. Please read this page carefully to make sure your question can't be answered by information here before reaching out with any email inquiries.

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