Jennifer Mercer has been involved with the performance industry for over 25 years.
Jennifer has extensive knowledge and experience in dance by owning, and operating Jennifer’s Jazz It Up! Studio of dance for the past 22 years. Prior to opening her own studio, Jennifer danced professionally for 10 years.
Prior to dancing, Jennifer also modeled. Jennifer appeared in several commercial runway fashion shows. The highlight of her modeling career was when she was in an international print campaign for Sony, being featured on billboards and posters across the USA.
Jennifer’s experience of casting, directing and recruiting in the talent industry has gained her great insight into the industry.
Now owning her own studio, Jennifer has lead her team to performances and opportunities all over the world. Her dancers have been featured in many photo shoots, performed on Cruise ships and various half time shows including the NBA’s Toronto Raptors.
Jennifer is a strong community supporter. She believes in making a difference one child at a time. She believes that EMPOWERING, inspiring and building their self-confidence will help guide them for a better tomorrow. She encourages every child to dream big and wake up and make those dreams a reality. It has always been one of Jennifer's aspirations to become a talent agent and open up a reputable talent agency that utilizes her passion and knowledge to help guide her talent to great success.
Amanda Clarke, Talent Agent / Partner
Amanda Clarke is the operations manager and talent agent at EMPOWER Talent Management (ETM). She has a Legal Administration Diploma and has been working in administration and office management for over 14 years. Her background in office management has been a great asset for the organization and creation of ETM. Amanda has been married and raising a family for over 14 years. Her family means the world to her and they are her biggest supporter. Amanda is a caring individual who gives back to the community through volunteer work. Amanda’s vision for EMPOWER is to provide a supportive and EMPOWERING environment for talent to grow and prosper in. Amanda is a hard worker and a firm believer that you only get something out of what you give in to it. And she plans on giving her all to ensure the success and prosperity of ETM. She sees their talent as an extension of her family and only wants the very best for them. With Jennifer’s creative eye and experience and Amanda’s administrative and office management skills, they are an unstoppable duo in the talent management industry.