About The Head Librarians
Owner/Agent - Julia Irzyk
Julia Irzyk is a Los Angeles based Talent Agent and Attorney. A Texan, she moved out to Los Angeles in 2002.
She worked at Elev8 Talent Agency from May 2013-April 2017. Prior to her work as an agent, Julia worked for 6 years for more than a dozen different commercial casting offices in Los Angeles as a session runner and associate.
Julia has an undergraduate degree in English Literature from The University of Texas (B.A. 1999), and studied Shakespeare abroad during her Junior year at Oxford University. She is a graduate of Georgetown University Law Center (J.D. 2002), and co-authors a best-selling disability law treatise "Disabilities and the Law (4th Edition)" published by Thomson Reuters West. She also does pro bono special education advocacy work.
Julia and her husband, Bryan, an actor and comedian, have been married since January 2012, although they celebrate their anniversary as their first date in August 2005. They have a Russian Blue cat named Disney, who does tricks.
Julia is an enthusiastic fan of the Texas Longhorns, the Green Bay Packers, and the Houston Rockets. Do not call or text during (or within the hour following) any of her teams' games. You will regret it.
Emails sent to her at 3am are likely to be answered promptly.
Fun facts: Julia is a Ravenclaw and she REALLY likes Harry Potter. She enjoys chocolate and cheese and anything bread or potato related. She is allergic to almost all fruit, parsnips, eggplant, and artichokes. She doesn't drink alcohol, coffee, or tea nor eat seafood. She is addicted to Diet Mountain Dew and Disneyland. She plays competitive Bridge and loves the casino and the racetrack but doesn't like to bet on sports. She collects giraffes and books. She knows the lyrics to all 90s hip hop songs.
Commercial Assistant - Colton Kowalsky
Colton is a Los Angeles based Commercial Assistant for The Library Agency. Born in San Diego, CA, Colton has deep roots in theatre and a passion for working with talent. A long time performer on the stage himself, he has performed in various theatres across the country before settling roots in Los Angeles in 2005.
Colton has a BA in film and television production and has worked for several production companies and networks. He has had ample experience working as a production coordinator for game shows, reality television, and creative firms before taking an agent position. He is dedicated towards the development and care of talented artists, and values the relationships with his clients with the help of his own experience as both an actor and coordinator.
Colton is married to his lovely wife Marisa, they have two fur babies Luke & Finn, a dog and a cat. He has an unhealthy Redbull addiction and is a huge Dodgers fan, spending his free time checking out comedy shows and baseball games.
Fun Facts: Colton is a Hufflepuff. He's from Boston but doesn't have any great affinity for Boston sports. He listens to obscure bands that other people who work in his office describe as "music to get a massage to." He doesn't eat sugar (generally), but he does like fruit. He makes his own granola and salsa. His favorite song is "Under Pressure." He has lots and lots of tattoos.