116 Oceanport Avenue
Building #2, 2nd Floor
Little Silver, NJ 07739
Jr. Advisor- Career Counseling- Virtual
Born and raised in the Boston area, Justin Montello-Cullinan has a broad background in the art of acting. Since a young age he has been performing in theater and at the age of 14, entered the professional world after booking his first co-star role on Defending Jacob. Since then he has booked multiple short films, independent films, commercials, and more. He is based in New England and New York for television, film, voiceover, commercial, and print. He has been training at The Prep with Sarah Baskin, Jessi Clayton, and Brandon Salerno since October 2020 for acting technique, self tapes, voiceover technique, voiceover recordings, agent prep, and business of the biz.
Behind the camera, Justin is also a writer and director with his first short film and directorial debut set to film next year (2023). As host of Youth Industry Talks, he interviews and gives young people in the entertainment industry a platform to share their personal journeys, issues in the industry, advice, and more conversational style.
In the business side of the industry, Justin has experience working at a bi-coastal talent agency where he was responsible for submitting actors on Breakdown Express, reviewing self tapes, managing and selecting headshots and media, editing actor profiles, assisting with the onboarding of new clients, selecting talent for potential meetings to gain representation, and more. He most recently started working at The Prep in February of 2022 where he assists with basically anything and everything. As an intern and part of the administrative team, he helps with marketing, new class ideas, promotions, communication with students and parents, and event planning. He also conducts private career counseling sessions where he provides advice, preps and reviews materials, and guides parents and students on the best next steps to take to advance their careers. He is so passionate about this industry, young actors, and The Prep!
Justin is currently enrolled at The New School of Performing Arts where he is working towards a BFA in the Dramatic Arts.
Justin is proudly represented by Take 3 Talent and Andrew Wilson Agency.
As a new parent to the industry, Justin has been a great help explaining in detail how to get started. He spoke to my daughter and I about how to improve her resume, and supplied me with lots of information based on my questions and concerns. He also sent us a lot of follow up information after our session with reminders of what I need to do and provided instructor recommendations.
I highly recommend meeting with Justin who need help getting started!
- Robin J
I recently had a consultation with Justin. We discussed thoughts on side by side representation (agent with a manager). He reviewed my daughter's resume, and Actor's Access account, and offered suggestions on how I can help my daughter who is in the 14 to 17 age group. I took notes and found it helpful. I would be happy to refer other parents, and performers to Justin for consultative sessions.
- Tracy T