Founder & President of A&R
Founder, Dani Thompson started DNT Entertainment in 2010 with one goal in mind, to guide emerging artists on their path to success through education, mentorship and strategic artist development.
Dani Thompson has been in the music industry since she was a child, and has shared the stage with world renowned artists such as Paul Rodgers & Bad Company, The Steve Miller Band, Etta James, and Lit before she was 18 years old. She obtained a BA from California State University, Fullerton in the spring of 2010, and has been very active in the Los Angeles Entertainment Community for years. During College she worked at CBS in the casting department for The Young & Restless, and has worked on multiple creative projects in a variety of different roles as a Producer, Writer, Director, Host, Entertainment Publicist and Creative Support Specialist/Photographer.
Over the past 10 years, Dani has racked up contribution credits for over 35 recording artists, actors and reality TV stars including but not limited to: ABC’s Rising Star Top 10 Finalist Macy Kate, Director/Producer Kurt Hugo Schneider, Sam Tsui, Sean Kingston, Duets Finalist Jason Farol, Kyle Wesley & David Batt, Maddy Vance, Justin Coppolino, Sheyna Gee, Lauren Black, and many other successful independent and signed artists. She is the primary face and name behind DNT Entertainment, and is currently providing A&R consulting services for a variety of artists and multiple Multi- Platinum music producers in the Orange Country and Los Angeles areas.
Artist Manager/ A&R
Allie teamed up with Dani in 2013, in effort to help build out the DNT brand, provide a business roadmap, and also to co-create an impactful and effective program for DNT talent.
Her background is in Marketing Communications & Business Development and she received her Bachelor of the Arts degree from California State University, Fullerton in Communications with a Minor in Speech Communications. Allie is a serial entrepreneur who has independently worked with a variety of companies and individuals engaging in PR, marketing, web development and photography. A few of the projects she has worked on include: two national & one international business bestselling book campaigns, product development, worked alongside one of the top female speakers in the industry, photographed personalities such as Donald Rumsfeld, Brian Sandoval & Michelle Rhee, and has created many successful branding campaigns for various companies. With her experience in Marketing, PR, Photography, Social Media Management, Product Development, Artist Relations, and Brand Management, Allie compliments the DNT culture and foundation well.