Mark Stolzenberg, director of the Acting School for Film and TV in New York, explains the difference between an agent and a manager.
Many of my acting students have inquired about the difference between an agent and manager so I will try to address this issue.
Traditionally, there is a definite distinction between the two.
First, it's important to note that you need a good head shot, a strong acting resume, and a thorough knowledge of your craft before you seek an agent or a manager. There are several acting schools in NYC who can help you prepare.