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William Shatner Booking Agency Profile

Book William Shatner for your next corporate event, function, or private party.
William Shatner is an actor, director, novelist, singer and cultural icon. He is best known for his portrayal of Captain James T. Kirk in the classic television series Star Trek, Star Trek: The Animated Series, and in seven of the Star Trek feature films. William Shatner is most recently known as Denny Crane on ABC's "Boston Legal, for which he won two Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award. He provided vocals for "In Love" by Ben Folds on his Fear of Pop album, and later provided vocals for an alternate version of Folds's song "Rockin' the Suburbs", which was contributed to the Over the Hedge soundtrack in 2006. He is also the host of William Shatner's Raw Nerve on the Biography Channel where he interviews fellow celebrities with probing questions to reveal new and unusual stories about his guests. After graduating from McGill University, Shatner became the business manager for the Mountain Playhouse in Montreal before joining the Canadian National Repertory Theatre in Ottawa. Trained as a classical Shakespearean actor, Shatner began performing at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Stratford, Ontario. He played a range of roles at the Stratford Festival in productions that included a minor role in the opening scene of a renowned and nationally televised production of Sophocles' Oedipus Rex directed by Tyrone Guthrie, Shakespeare's Henry V, and Marlowe's Tamburlaine the Great, in which Shatner made his Broadway debut in 1956. In addition to his acting career, William Shatner has written numerous books, directed several projects, recorded a few albums, and was recently roasted on Comedy Central..

How to hire William Shatner for an event

Learn how to hire William Shatner or research availability and pricing for booking William Shatner to speak or appear at a corporate event, fundraiser, private party, social media campaign, fair or festival, tradeshow or conference, endorsement project, or hire William Shatner as a guest speaker, please submit the form to our agency.

Frequently Asked Questions about booking William Shatner.

William Shatner's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking William Shatner for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate to the price range to book William Shatner, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing William Shatner. After we consult with them, we can circle back with you to provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the William Shatner booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book William Shatner for an event?" is a frequent question we get, but the final William Shatner booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will William Shatner charge for an event. Also, thier speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price too. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the William Shatner agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The William Shatner manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book William Shatner for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the William Shatner agent on your behalf, but if your funding is not in place then it will more difficult to book William Shatner, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the William Shatner booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for William Shatner, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Type
Actor
Speaking Topic
Actor
Range
Endorsement Talent, Actor-Emmy Award Winner, Actor-Golden Globe Winner, Actor-Host, Actor-Space, Science, Science Fiction Oriented, Actor-TV Show, Actor-Does Appearances, Actor-Speaker, Actor-Supports Causes, Age Group-30's-50's, Age Group-60's+, Canadian, Commencement Speaker, Male
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