Pamela Cooper, President
Pamela’s roots stem from highly creative parents; her father discovered Frank Sinatra and Clint Eastwood and developed the art of packaging. He also developed Man of La Mancha to name a few. Her mother, an esteemed sculptor and lecturer made 20 missions to Israel to raise money with Golda Meir. In addition, her mother producer a fund raiser at the Hollywood Bowl, conducted by Zubin Mehta for the State of Israel.
Pamela graduated with a Masters of Fine Arts from UCLA, Magna Cum Laude and a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Ithaca College. She began her career as a lighting and special effects designer at the internationally famous Music Center in Los Angeles. Pamela designed shows at the Mark Taper Forum, Ahmanson, Kennedy Center, in Las Vegas, on Broadway, and soon after, traveled with top entertainers all over the world producing and promoting their concerts. Design and road management were a natural move into personal management and owning a talent agency. Her award winning clients today work in theatre, film, television, and ballet.
Pamela’s first management client was the Tony Award winning BEN VEREEN and the multiple award winning Tony and Emmy director/ choreographer Michael Peters. Some of her theatrical producing credits include producing Galas with the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Broadway’s Leap of Faith, On the Town, the award winning COME FROM AWAY, which won the Olivier Award for Best Musical and Off-Broadway’s Be by Mayumana with Marc Routh. She is also a producer on the Museum of Broadway.
As a manager, her clients have been involved with numerous Broadway productions, including COME FROW AWAY, ON THE TOWN, WAITRESS, MRS. DOUBTFIRE, JERSEY BOYS, INTO THE WOODS, WICKED, JELLY’S LAST JAM, FOSSE, and the legendary original DREAMGIRLS with Michael Bennett and Michael Peters, to name a few, as well as THE PRINCE OF EGYPT on the West End. Pamela is most proud of her Olivier Award for COME FROM AWAY.
VICTORIA STEINECK, Managing Business Partner
Victoria has spent her entire life in the arts. As a child, she spent hours in the theater with her father, a professional lighting designer. At a young age, she began ballet classes. During high school she attended a conservatory in Pittsburgh, where she had multiple opportunities to perform with a professional ballet company. She attended the University of South Florida, where she graduated with a BA in Ballet and has worked at the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC, as well as the Gelsey Kirkland Academy. In 2015 Victoria began an internship with The Cooper Company, and has worked her way up through the company over the last 8 years and is now our Managing Business Partner. During her time at The Cooper Company she has had the opportunity to work with a wide range of talent, including writers, choreographers, and actors, as well as develop new projects and has been an associate producer to Pamela Cooper on all of her projects. Victoria’s strengths are also in marketing, social media, and discovering new content.
EMMA CITRON, ASSISTANT MANAGER
Passionate about theatre and the arts, Emma joined The Cooper Company as an intern in January 2022, and is now an Assistant Manager. She was the Casting Associate for the 2017 World Premiere of “It Happened in Key West” and has worked in numerous casting offices including Jim Carnahan/Roundabout Casting, Geoff Josselson Casting, and Michael Cassara Casting. She has worked for the Drama League in New York City and worked with the President of the Drama League at numerous functions including their annual Awards Ceremony and Gala. Since her association with The Cooper Company, Emma has become our dramaturg as well as our line producer. Emma graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in 2019.