Founder and President of MTA, Jim Keith, a former dancer, has been in the business of talent representation for more than 15 years. In his current role as Partner, President and Sr. Agent at the Movement Talent Agency (MTA), Jim has been instrumental in the career development of some of the most celebrated talent in the world. In 2006 he was asked to serve on the advisory board of Dance Spirit Magazine, which led to him being featured in numerous articles in other publications such as Dance Magazine, Dance Teacher Magazine, Dance Studio Life Magazine and several others. Jim has been a guest speaker for SAG-AFTRA, USC - Glorya Kaufman School of Dance, Chapman University, AMDA and Studio School, as well as a key-note speaker and adjudicator for countless US, Canadian and Australian based dance conventions, intensives and competitions. Currently, Jim travels the country with several US-based dance conventions as a guest teacher, to lead master classes specifically designed to hone dancers' audition skills and tackles agency representation preparation for newer dancers looking to enter the entertainment industry. Jim is currently on the Advisory Board for the World Choreography Awards and is a member of The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
- Current Memberships -
*Advisory Board - The World Choreography Awards
*Ambassador - The Global Dance Initiative
*Advisory Board - Dance Spirit Magazine
*Academy of Television Arts & Sciences - Professional Representatives Peer Group