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Ann Flagella - Bio

Ann Flagella is a notable tour manager and talent manager who has worked with some of the biggest names in comedy. She is beloved by clients for her total dedication and focus on their overall career and touring success. She also has developed an uncanny business acumen that benefits all her endeavors.

Ann Flagella: A Talent Manager Taking Comedy Seriously

Ann Flagella has built a career filled with success, overseeing high-profile comedy tours and talent. She co-produced “Dungeons & Dragons: The Movie,” in which she cast the effervescent Marlon Wayans as Snails. She also has several other credits under her IMDB profile. However, if her later career as a talent manager and business manager shows anything, it’s her love for comedy and comedians. At the same time, the success of her clients is no laughing matter. She does her utmost to protect the established and rising stars who choose her as their manager.

From her stint in the movie business, Ann Flagella went on to specialize in tour management and talent management. Working directly with comedian Eddie Griffin and Butch Brady, she developed a specific philosophy on how to ensure the success of an entire tour. By carefully managing venues and making sure that all logistics are handled ahead of time, Flagella allows the artist to focus on their performance, not everything else that goes into making it happen. She coordinates with production managers, venue staff and a slew of other professionals to make sure that everything runs smoothly for the current show and the next one and the one after that.

A Professional Life Among the Stars

Ann Flagella has proven her talent and resourcefulness in various creative endeavors. She is an operational leader and business manager who has remained at the forefront of the competitive entertainment industry for more than two decades. Her list of titles shows her progressive career rise, and her management style and experience have benefited many of her clients over the course of her career. These roles include Operations Manager, Executive Producer, Talent Manager, Director, and Tour Manager.

She has worked for entertainment brass that other industry professionals can only dream about. Her numerous projects include successful tour management and other roles at BET, Comedy Central, New Line Cinema, Showtime and Caesar’s Entertainment. Few other managers can boast this list of famous sites and assets.

Ann has worked with immediately recognizable stars such as Dane Cook, Eddie Griffin and Butch Bradley (direct clients), Kevin Hart, David Chappelle, Marlon Wayans (Dungeons & Dragons movie), Kathy Griffin (Director of Operations for Kathy's production company), Cedric the Entertainer, George Lopez, Charlie Murphy, Tiffany Haddish, and DL Hughley — many of whom Ann worked with at The Laugh Factory (Los Angeles) or at her club in New York. In fact, she has reached a point in her career where illustrious comedy stars seek her skill and knowledge.

Ann Flagella does live and work among the stars of comedy. However, her depth of knowledge includes expertise in business management, talent management, tour management, production and venue management.

What skills does it take to make it in the make it or break it entertainment industry? Ann Flagella is a self-described multitasker and problem-solver who knows how to cut costs without sacrificing the audience experience. She is also a discreet liaison who always has the backs of her established and up-and-coming talent roster. Additionally, she manages a staff of hundreds, imbuing her work ethic and knowledge to everyone with whom she works.

Career Highlights

Executive Producer, Butch Bradley: From Las Vegas Jan 2020 at the STRAT Hotel, Casino & SkyPod

Executive Producer, The Eddie Griffin Experience Mar 2014 - Mar 2017 3 yrs 1 at The Rio All Suites & Casino

Comedy Central -Oct 2011 1 mo

And much more!

Her career spans three decades. Yet, Ann has kept up with the game and offers her vast experience to the next generation of rising stars.

What Has Ann Flagella Been up to Lately?

Ann Flagella has a long list of successful tours and shows to boast of. For example, she was the executive producer of The Eddie Griffin Experience, which took The Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, NV, by storm. Fans can now watch the show on Amazon, Apple TV and any one of a number of streaming services. As in her other roles, she oversaw many aspects of the show, including business management, talent relations and advertising and promotions.

Learn more about Ann's passions and philosophy.

Passions and Philosophy

Ann Flagella is a powerful advocate of the civil rights of children. She extends this compassion to animals by supporting many animal welfare organizations. She uses her influence to empower underrepresented groups through her civil rights and social action activities. She believes that economic empowerment will give people of all genders, backgrounds, socioeconomic statuses and ages the equal rights they deserve. Additionally, Ann Flagella champions science and technology, social services and other tools that can give more people a chance to thrive.

Stay tuned to see which stars and show reach out to Ann Flagella for leadership and representation. She is a being of boundless energy, commitment and compassion.


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