Congratulations to JRP alumni Bobbie (premiering in High Flying Bird on Netflix), Messa (owning the catwalk at New York Fashion Week), and Nellysha (booked on Netflix). So proud of all of you! #actorlife #NYFW2019 #Netflix #modeling #acting #livingmybestlife
Ashley and Megan, Powers alumni and friends forever, modeling this month in support of women entrepreneurs. They look amazing! #cherishedmemories
John Robert Powers Philadelphia alums Christian and Matt living the model life appearing in an ad for a restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton Philadelphia!
John Robert Powers Models go places and do things...like fashion shows where they get to mingle with Philadelphia celebrities! 15 JRP Models were invited to participate in "An Evening of Style & Grace" for Universal Companies, a local community nonprofit founded by soul musician Kenneth Gamble and and his wife Faatimah. We are so proud of our Models!
Garry Ross and John Robert Powers Modeling, Acting & Finishing School Honored for 55 Years in Business
Garry Ross, President of John Robert Powers Modeling, Acting Agency & Finishing School, was honored and recognized by the City of Philadelphia for 55 years of continuous business in Center City Philadelphia, and by the PA Department of Education for his 55 years of commitment, leadership, and service to the postsecondary sector.
Established in 1963 by Garry Ross, John Robert Powers is the oldest continuously operating school and agency of its kind in Philadelphia. John Robert Powers has helped countless local residents pursue and launch amazing careers in the entertainment and private business sectors. JRP Philly currently has second- and third-generation students attending classes in modeling, acting, and self-improvement. The most common comment the school receives from students is how much their time at JRP Philly has helped build their self-confidence and self-esteem.
“Operating for 55 years is an accomplishment for any Private Licensed School,” writes Patricia Landis, Chief of the Division of Higher and Career Education of the PA Department of Education. “[Mr. Ross’s] accomplishment is particularly noteworthy because these 55 years have been under [his] own guidance and leadership. Congratulations on this personal milestone and the 55th anniversary of the school.”
John Robert Powers Philadelphia accepts students ages 5+ for classes in modeling, acting, and etiquette that help them gain the self-confidence and social skills that enable them to meet their goals both personally and professionally.