Monthly Archives: October 2015

How to Evaluate a Manager

We are often asked about managers by name. While we can ask members for information about individual representatives, one person’s experience is different from another’s. A manager that works well for one member’s child may not be the best person to … Continue reading

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Should we go to LA for Pilot Season?

Acting seasons have been blurring for years. We are in the middle of episodics, yet our members are reporting fewer auditions than any recent fall season.  The traditional network pilot season runs approximately from mid-January until the end of March, … Continue reading

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Actors and Honors

Actors, especially those in high school, get the often undeserved reputation of sliding through an easy homeschool program so they can focus mainly on acting.  Another common belief is that actors who take the CHSPE do so only to avoid finishing … Continue reading

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Headshot warning

We’ve seen actors’ headshots and resumes land on eBay, found in dumpsters and posted online.  The only way to protect your child’s personal information and privacy is to avoid doing this and another warning taken from our archives.

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Reality Show Dance Studio Owner Indicted for Fraud

We have good reasons for recommending that child actors, dancers, and models not participate in reality television programming that will exploit them. While several of our members have successfully competed in the past on shows like America’s Got Talent, Star … Continue reading

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Does my child need headshots?

The braces are off or your child suddenly goes through a growth spurt and looks different.  Do you need to get new headshots?  They are expensive, so how do you decide when the time is right for the big expense?  … Continue reading

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When Actors go to College and Travel

A number of our members’ children have grown up and gone to college.  Studying abroad for a semester or a full year is a good way to see the world and expand one’s horizons.  It’s not without its own set … Continue reading

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