About Tracy Gray, Director and Talent Scout
Tracy Gray was a model, singer, and actress since the age of 5. The daughter of a modeling and acting school owner and a photographer/ video producer, she literally grew up in the business. By her late teens, she was already training runway models. Working side by side with the acting coaches, she realized she was drawn to the personalities of actors. Acting coaching became a primary focus in her early twenties, with mentors such as the coaches of Paul Newman, Dustin Hoffman, and a Producer of the original “Saturday Night Live”,” National Geographic Kids” and “Sesame Street”.
Ms. Gray’s modeling students have signed with Boss Models NYC, BMG Miami, CMG, Alexis Talent, Posche Models, MC2, World of Kids, Funny Faces NY and with Click. They have appeared in Seventeen Magazine, and have walked Paris and Miami runways for Miami International Fashion Week, Versace, Helmut Lang and Dolce and Gabanna. They have appeared on Billboards and national print ads for To Be Too clothing, Nike, Wal-Mart, Kohl's and Pottery Barn to name a few.
Ms. Gray’s acting students have gone on to Los Angeles to sign with agencies such as William Morris Endeavor and The Gold Agency. They have made videos featured by Oprah’s No Phone Zone movement, have been chosen as “The Dray Kid” by Irene Drayer (Executive Producer of “The Suite Life on Deck”). Her students have appeared on “Burn Notice”, “The Glades”, “House”, “Magic City”, “The Hardy Bucks” (an Irish Sitcom), “CSI”, "Bloodline", "Ballers", and “Good Luck Charlie” as well as feature films “Jack and Jill”, “Rock of Ages”, "Jack Reacher 2", and “Dolphin Tale”. One student was a series regular on "Gracepoint" on ABC.
Ms. Gray had been working for three years with Children’s Literacy TV series as Assistant to the Producer and will be developing talent to appear in the newest reading technology for elementary, middle and high schools nationally. She Co- Produced “Me in Another Life Flashmob” with Weepwa.com. She is the Editor of MOD L magazine and Owner/ Talent Agent with Gray Models and Talent, LLC.
Ms. Gray is an activist for anti-bulling and is a member of the Peace Coalition. Ms. Gray offers coaching in Modeling and Acting with Five Star Talent and Productions, Inc. in Naples, FL or Nationally via Skype.
She has lived in Naples, FL for 20 years and has a family of four children.