Monthly Archives: June 2016

Is acting your child’s passion?

“Follow your Dreams.”  The goal of parents who want their children to eventually settle into fulfilling careers is to find what they are passionate about and blanket themselves with a cloak of fulfillment.  Does a child know their true adult … Continue reading

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New feature on IMDB

IMDB’s auto-generated “Known for” feature can saddle an actor with a list of projects they would rather not be known for. Maybe they had a better role or a stronger performance on a different project.  Their choices often puzzle us … Continue reading

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Nickelodeon bootcamp!

It sounds great. Your child gets the opportunity to spend two weeks in intense training with a possible development deal.  The bad news is that your child can be held for up to six months and released. Expenses may be … Continue reading

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Packing for college

We support our child and teen actors through all aspects of their careers. A big part of being successful is being prepared for college. One of our fun and helpful discussions covers what teens and young adults want to take … Continue reading

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Free workshops

We aren’t fans of pay-to-play workshops, but we are on board when SAG offers free workshops for children.  SAG Foundation wants you to know that they are offering free SAG Casting Access Workshops in June and July.  If they are … Continue reading

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If you could do it all over again…?

One of our most popular recent discussions is about acting Do-overs. If you could go back and restart your child’s career using your learned knowledge to make changes and fix mistakes, what would you do? Some tops choices: Start earlier … Continue reading

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When workshops are scams

Some actors think all actor workshops are scams. If you want to differentiate between those that could be useful and the planned scams, Bonnie Gillespie lays it all out for you in her CD Workshop Caution blog post.  Her target are … Continue reading

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