The New York born and raised founder
of Persona Management, Bill Civitella brings fourteen years experience as a talent
manager to International Film Resources. He represents a multitude of television
and film actors between the ages of 6 and 30. Today, Bill maintains offices in
both New York City and Los Angeles.
His career in music dates back
even further. For more than a decade, Bill played drums, ran music tours, and
served as road and business manager for such mega-acts as the Gloria Gaynor Group. The
Group reached superstardom with the disco remake of Michael Jacksons Never Can Say Goodbye, arranged by Bill and Tony Tarsla,
and followed this up with the number one hit, I Will Survive.
Bill then founded a music production
company and built Kingdom Sound Studios, a 24 track recording facility. Over
the next ten years, Kingdom became the most successful professional recording studio ever on Long Island . It attracted top acts such as Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Blue Oyster Cult, Black Sabbath, Cindy Lauper,
Gary Bonds, Tommy James, Robin Gibb, Steve Van Zandt and the Ramones. Bill was
also involved as co-producer for the production of American Werewolf in London soundtrack and Summer 81 with Producer/ Artist
In the wake of these success,
Bill spearheaded the design of Cove City, another 42-track recording facility later sold to Taylor Dane and Celine Dions producer
His current Persona Management
client list, which includes such rising stars as Jason Cook, Michael Sullivan, Ray Santiago, Same Stone, Billy L. Sullivan,
James Costa, Keith Britton, Michael Jordan, ZoŽ Saldana, Isidra Vega, Vivien Cardone, Angell Conwell, Raquel Castro, Valentina
de Angelis, and Erin Torpey, has appeared on prime-time series, daytime television, numerous feature films, as well as the
Recently, Bill opened Persona
Music Productions, complete with a PRO TOOLS/PRO CONTROL Music and Sound for Picture Recording and Mixing Facility as well
as an Avid and Final Cut Pro Editing Suite.