Monthly Archives: August 2015

Why Multitasking is Bad for your Health

If you can’t sleep and find yourself putting your creative side on hold because you are too busy keeping all the bouncing balls in the air, get back to your what you need to be doing and stop multitasking. Bonnie … Continue reading

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Unclaimed Funds

As much as 25-50% of money collected from underage actors for their Coogan accounts goes missing every year.  Your child may have lost money and not even realize it’s sitting in the Unclaimed Funds Account.  There is one account for … Continue reading

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What Parents Can Learn from the Cameron Thor Child Assault Case

Eight years ago, Acting Coach Cameron Thor carefully groomed twelve-year-old Jordyn Ladell.  Eventually, he kidnapped, held her and raped her.  He almost got away with it, but Cameron went to authorities and enabled them to record a confession. Could your … Continue reading

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IMDB and Credits

Your child films a movie and everyone else’s names appear on IMDB, even extras who technically shouldn’t be there.  Is there anything you can or should do?  Is it your responsibility to not only make sure they appear but when … Continue reading

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What to do with an Agent Referral

There are two primary ways to find an agent.  The first is through cold submissions.  The other is from a referral from another actor, coach or other person with industry connections.  If your child is offered one and needs new … Continue reading

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The language you use

Bonnie’s article this week, The Power of the Woo, delves into the language you use to represent yourself when you communicate with others.  She explores what works when and what doesn’t work at all. For more information, check out our … Continue reading

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Getting Started: Your child’s first headshots

We all start on the road to professional acting, usually not knowing much about the early process.  We read a lot about how to find an agent or local auditions, you know your child eventually needs headshots, but they are … Continue reading

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