Notable Neighbor Beverly Brock: Longtime talent agent says she got start in showbiz as singer, model
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Notable Neighbor Beverly Brock: Longtime talent agent says she got start in showbiz as singer, model

Beverly Brock checks actress Olivia Abernethy’s wardrobe while working as casting director on the movie trailer "A Knight to Remember." Beverly Brock is a North Carolina-native talent agent based in Hickory for more than 40 years. She’s dabbled in everything from pet-sitting to selling houses and insurance. “Interacting with people is my thing,” Brock said. “I like talking with people and helping them discover what’s right for them.” Casting director Beverly Brock (right) confers with actress Vanessa Ore on the set of the movie trailer " A Knight to Remember" which was recently shot in Alexander County at Crossroad Grill. Brock began singing in her church’s touring folk group at a young age. While working part-time at a placement agency in downtown Raleigh, she found an advertisement from a band looking for a lead vocalist and got her start as a successful singer. Through performing with various bands and her time as a model for Belk and Spainhour department stores, Brock learned the ins and outs of production, booking, contracts and travel. “Being an artist, singer, actress, and model in my younger days taught me a lot to help direct my talent and models,” Brock said. “Learning the inside […]

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