Just because we are not able to host our annual fundraising event physically doesn’t mean we are not able to raise funds for our causes virtually. K2K are very grateful to the following industry professionals who have shared their time and expertise with us by hosting our exclusive Zoom sessions. K2K families, friends, and supporters have enjoyed these sessions immensely, and made generous donations towards our causes.

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Q & A with Shari Quallenberg

October 25, 2020 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

This is a fundraising event designed to raise money for our cause, Million Dollar Smiles. Minimum donations are $10, but we greatly appreciate your generosity. A 100% of the funds raised will go towards the cost of a playground, and other community activities held jointly by Million Dollar Smiles and Kids T.O. Kids. Please email us at kidstokids.runwayofhope@gmail.com to sign up or for more information.

This session is perfect for (parents of) aspiring young talents who would like to learn more about the world of talent agencies. Whether you are looking for a representation, or seeking a new representation, this session is guaranteed to equip you with wealth of information. Come spend time with Shari from the comfort of your own home, and bring all the questions you have always had…

Shari has had a successful career in the entertainment industry for over 25 years. Originally from Montreal, Shari moved to Toronto to attend University and graduated with an Honours BFA in Inter-related arts, where she studied Theatre, Film & Television. While in University, Shari established a theatre troupe for young people. Following the success of her programs, Shari became the choir director for “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”, starring Donny Osmond. Her ability to pick out the stars in her program led her to running the youth department at “The Talent Group”. After her Talent Group days, Shari opened her own agency in 1999. Wanting a more diverse agency, Shari collaborated with Noelle Jenkinson to rebrand the agency as AMI Artist Management Inc.

Shari has distinguished herself as one of Canada’s most respected agents representing talent in Film, Television and Live Theatre. Her clients work regularly in Toronto, Vancouver, Los Angeles, New York, and everywhere in between. She is a regular contributor to the media as well as serving as a panelist for both ACTRA & EQUITY. Shari also adjudicates emerging talent at conferences, schools and independent programs across North America.

Shari is a mother to 2 children & 3 dogs. She loves Broadway Musicals, shopping, and all things chocolate.