What do top stars Ashton Kutcher, Karlie Kloss and Grace Hartzel have in common? Each was discovered in the Midwest by Jeff and Mary Clarke of Mother Model Management in St. Louis. Called the “The Fairy God Parents of the Modeling World’ and “Powerhouse Model Scouts” by Australian Harpers Bazaar, the duo scouts talent at shopping malls, bars, restaurants, concerts and regularly hold open calls in St. Louis.
State of the Arts is St. Louis’ only program devoted to the region’s vibrant arts community, taking audiences behind the scenes to meet the artists, writers, and performers who call St. Louis home.
Julie Piekarski Probst: Muny Dancer to Mousketeer
Mousketeer and former TV sitcom actress Julie Piekarski Probst hopes to dance her way back to prime time T.V. Victoria Babu profiles the St. Louis native.
Anew Nature furniture company provides hands-on training and job placement for former felons, teaching them carpentry, woodworking, welding and painting skills.
Delmar Hall Tour
The new episode of State of the Arts premiering in March comes to you from Delmar Hall. In this preview, host Paul Schankman takes you on a backstage tour.
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