About Step Forward

A Leading Talent Management and Entertainment Production Company for 10+ Years



Step Forward Entertainment, a bi-coastal entertainment production and talent management company headquartered in New York City with an office in Los Angeles, was founded by renowned producer / talent manager,  Robert R. Blume ("Bob").  With strong roots on Broadway as an Executive Producer of the annual Drama Desk Awards since 1999, Mr. Blume saw the opportunity to share his experience to develop and represent talent plus Produce TV, Film and theatre.

The Company was founded on the principles of transparency and trust with the talent we represent and the productions we finance and produce.  The company has a strong track record of developing and placing talent of all ages and experience levels successfully in all types of productions.

Meet the Team


Robert R. Blume

CEO /Managing Partner

  • New York Talent Management
  • Los Angeles Talent Management
  • Executive Producer  (Film, Television, Theatre)

Go To Mr. Blume's Personal Website

Katerin "VIVE Katerin" Rodriguez

New York, Los Angeles & Florida Talent Management, Casting Calls, Actor Development & Entertainment Consultant. Boutique talent management for actors


Carrol Mendelson

Associate Talent Manager, FL & LA

  • Award winning writer/producer
  • President of Just Imagine Productions
  • Actress with credits on stage and screen
  • Radio show host


Holly Dacke

West Coast Client Associate 

  • Film & TV Actress
  • TV Comedy Writer 
  • Model
  • Corporate Marketing Management

Watch Kea Chan 'Rap' Sondheim

Daniel Dunlow introduces Kea Chan 'rapping' Sondheim's (NOT) Getting Married Today from the show COMPANY in SERVING UP SONDHEIM! at Green Room 42 in NYC with Marty Gasper on beatbox!

krystin Goodwin reports on the 2019 oscars

Watch Krystin Goodwin do a promo report from the Red Carpet prior to the broadcast!

Charlie & Kea At The Green Room 42 Charlie Romo Show

Charlie Romo did a concert at Green Room 42 in NYC and had Kea Chan as a special guest!  Here is a composite of their duet  Unforgettable and If I Ruled The World (a la Bennett & Dion)

Our Chinese clients Help celebrate Lunar New Year 4717

Client Xiaoqing "Mao" Zhang and her very talented performing partner James David Larson entertain at New York City Council Lunar New Year celebration at City Hall, NYC in front of many NY dignitaries!   BELOW are pix from Kea Chan and Xiaoqing Zhang appeariance at Lunar New Year celebration in Englewood Cliffs, NJ in addition to Xiaoqing's and James appearance at NYC Council event.  Step Forward was pleased to be part of both events!

Marya Coburn with Elvis Presley in Stay Away Joe

Then 19 year old client, Marya Coburn in love scene with Rock Legend Elvis Presley in film Stay Away Joe

Our Locations

New York City


1776 Broadway, Suite 1410

New York, NY 10019

(212) 354-5124

Los Angeles


25000 Avenue Stanford, Suite 255

Valencia, CA 91355

(646) 522-5870

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Step Forward Entertainment

1776 Broadway Suite 1410, New York, NY 10019, US