Katalyst, a national talent agency with headquarters in the Midwest represents talent of all ages. Katalyst is known for discovering top notch kids and matching them with national projects and top major market agents and managers.


Talent that started at Katalyst include:

Ciara Bravo


Santiago Segura


Galadriel Stineman


Adam Gregory




Katalyst represents talent from the age of 5 to 105. And occasionally younger talent. We book our talent for film, tv, print, commercials, training videos, industrials, voice over, live appearances, and occasionally stage both locally and nationally.


States and cities we have audition opportunities include Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Atlanta, Miami, Vancouver, Toronto, London, New Orleans, Texas, Georgia, Louisiana, California, Oklahoma, Illinois, Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Alaska, Hawaii, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Arkansas, Tennessee, New Mexico, Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Arizona, Alabama, Mississippi and growing.



Katalyst was founded by Kat McEntee. A former SAG actress who spent time in NY & LA.


She spent some time in New York City before returning to the tri-state area. There she worked as the Children’s Agent at Creative Talent before moving to Los Angeles. There she was represented by The Ann Waugh Agency theatrically and Cunningham, Escott  & Dipene (CED) (http://www.cesdtalent.com/) commercially.


She co-starred in the ABC movie of the week “The Christmas Tree” directed by Sally Field. She also appeared in the pilot episode of ABC’s “The Hughley’s” She appeared in numerous independent projects and commercials.


While pursuing her acting career in Los Angeles she worked for Rand (www.rand.org), a world renowned think tank. She later worked for the inFILM Network and created their Film Commission HQ brand. There she worked her way up to Vice President. She moved back to her home town and opened Katalyst in 2006.