Acting

12 Terms Parents of Child Actors Need to Know

Every industry has it’s own lingo. When your child enters the entertainment industry, you'll encounter a whole new vocabulary. These terms are frequently used when describing auditions and scripts. If you can familiarize yourself with them now, you'll be able to help your young actor understand what's required and how to use these terms correctly. Booking: [...]

By | 2017-03-07T14:33:18+00:00 March 7th, 2017|Acting|0 Comments

Can You Trust Your Child’s Acting Coach?

The success of a performer comes from their training, motivation and passion. Just as in the Olympics, a qualified coach can make a great difference in your child’s training and ability to win roles. Acting coaches are experts in enhancing performance skills. They are well trained, highly skilled and know the industry inside-out. To move [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:35+00:00 October 21st, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

5 Schooling Options For Your Child Actor

Child performers have the unique task of balancing schoolwork while pursuing a professional career. Between classes in acting, dance, and voice, auditions, matinee performances, and film shoots, scheduling them all can be daunting. Many families today turn to online schooling for their child’s education. Children have the flexibility to take classes at times most convenient to [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:35+00:00 October 10th, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

What Child Actors Should Expect Over the Years

Turn on the TV or visit Broadway these days and you’ll see plenty of children. There’s always work for kids of all ages—but there are also always many out there trying to make a buck teaching classes in everything from modeling to acting. Be wary, smart, and knowledgeable. Here’s what you can expect your child’s [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:35+00:00 September 17th, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

Fall 2016 Checklist: Child Actors

Summer has flown by and it’s already time to take your kids shopping for school supplies and new clothes. During the upcoming season, the following Child Actor’s Checklist will help you and your young performer stay organized and prepared for success: Fresh Headshots. If your little one leaves for camp a child but returns as [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:35+00:00 August 25th, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

How Child Actors Master Cold Reads

As my mentor, Charles Nelson Reilly, often said, “Acting is hard.” Of course it’s hard, especially when you are asked to do a cold read. Cold readings—when an actor has little or no advance time to review a script before performing a scene—are challenging but an unavoidable reality. This can be especially difficult for young [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:35+00:00 August 9th, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

How Child Actors Can Land an Agent

A good agent opens doors to auditions, so I’m not surprised that one of the first questions I am asked by parents is, “How can my child get an agent?” Talent agents know how to identify kids with the most potential, and in order to maximize your child’s chances you should know what those factors are. [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:35+00:00 July 25th, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

How to Choose an Acting Teacher for Your Child

When parents first call me about acting lessons for their child, they often say, “I’ve heard you are really good with kids!” I have to admit it’s true! Relating to kids comes naturally to me. There are also many other teachers out there who work well with children and teens, so what is the key? [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:36+00:00 July 15th, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

How to Become a YouTube Sensation

Have you seen Jack Aiello’s 8th grade graduation speech for Thomas Middle School online yet? On June 8, a video of this political enthusiast’s school address was uploaded to YouTube and has since been viewed millions of times! Dozens of news outlets have written stories about Aiello’s clever portrayals of several presidential candidates and President [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:36+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments

Top Tips for Reading With Child Actors on Tape

You don’t have to be a trained actor to be a good reading partner for your child. Even if you have your own acting talent, while reading with your child, remember to keep the focus on them. In the supporting role of “great reading partner” for your child, the following tips will help you help [...]

By | 2017-01-03T19:35:36+00:00 June 20th, 2016|Acting, Articles|0 Comments