Principato-Young Expands Chicago Presence with New Manager Hire

Brandon Dahlquist
Brooke Shoemaker

Former agent Brooke Shoemaker will scout and cultivate Windy City talent.

Brooke Shoemaker has joined management firm Principato Young.

A fixture in Chicago’s comedy and theater scene for years, the former Gray Talent Group agent will continue to specialize in identifying and developing Windy City writers and performers, in partnership with Principato Young’s New York and Los Angeles offices.

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The Columbia College acting program grad, who minored in entertainment business, remains an adjunct faculty member at Columbia College Chicago’s Arts, Entertainment and Media Management department.