GINA LONG - FOUNDER / DIRECTOR OF LONGRUNARTISTES
Gina trained at Ballet Rambert School, Notting hill Gate, under Marie Rambert’s daughter Angela Ellis. Whilst training, Gina danced in Michael Caminos Film, “Heaven’s Gate” with Kris Kristofferson. She was then accepted into the Scottish Ballet company, directed by the late Peter Darrell, where she stayed for 10 years establishing roles such as; “Aurora” in “sleeping Beauty”, Gypsy in “Romeo and Juliet”, Lead Swan and Cygnets in “Swan Lake” to name a few.
She then became freelance, dancing the "Ballerina Snow Woman" and playing "Mum" in the original cast of “The Snowman” at Birmingham Rep, "The Dancer" in "Capriccio" choreographed by Quinny Sax at Garsington, “Puck” in a “Midsummer Night’s Dream” with LBT touring extensively and finally performing and covering the role of “Meg” in Phantom of the Opera” Manchester and The West End.
Gina founded Longrunartistes Agency in 2005 with 15 Dancers
AILBHE BUCKLEY - FULL TIME AGENT / TALENT SPOTTER
Ailbhe was born and bred in Dublin, trained at Elmhurst Ballet School, London and has worked continuously with Longrun. With a sharp eye and attentive yet speedy work Ailbhe has been bringing new talent to the books and assisting administratively. Her Performance experience includes numerous Productions at the Royal Opera House, Traveling extensively to foreign parts with THE SMURFS & LEGOLAND.
AMELIA GRACE PIN - HEAD OF CHILDREN'S DEPARTMENT
Amelia is a young, talented performer who studied for 4 years at the BRIT school. Amelia has a keen eye for talent so will scout along side Ailbhe as well as dealing with our Young Performers. Amelia is also persuing a career in the arts with credits including; ANNIE, A CHRISTMAS CAROL & a TOMMY HILFIGER campaign.
ILARIO CALVO - CONSULTING AGENT FOR TALENT SEARCH AND CONTRACTS
Italian Born actor Ilario, speaks 4 languages and has joined us on our venture to seek out the very best talent, act as interpreter and take care of contractual matters.
Ilario is still persuing his acting career and has most recently featured in a 'WARBURTONS' commercial with Robert De Niro!