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Selena Gomez didn’t know her height in her first Disney Audition Video – and it was okay

Things happen in auditions. Sometimes your child does not know their height or weight even though you went over that with them in the car. If your child does not know their height, weight or another question they are asked by the casting director it’s okay, but it’s best they respond by saying, “I’m not sure.” or “I don’t know.” Most times if it’s just informational in nature regarding their profile,…

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Hearing a No after an Audition – Cinnamon or Nutmeg?

So, your child got a “No” -OR- they never heard back on a “Callback” they auditioned for? How common is this? Hearing a no after an audition is very common. In fact, you probably are either used to this by now OR if your child is just getting into acting please be prepared that there will be a lot of Nos. That is not coming at all from a negative place,…

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5 Power Foods for Child Actors – they should eat every day

If you are not already feeding the below 6 power foods to your child actor or young actress, you may want to consider doing so as snacks or mixing them into smoothies or other recipes as meals. These should be eaten everyday, and if not possible, have them eat them often. These 5 items have proven time and time again to have huge benefits for your child’s overall health, growth, mental state,…

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Masterclass with Dustin Hoffman – for Child Actors – only $90.00 – Acting Tips

Sign up here for the Dustin Hoffman Acting Class > Or read below to learn more about the class. Dustin Hoffman is now offering a Masterclass with his own Acting Tips for the low cost of $90.00 that all actors can take. Doesn’t matter where you live in the world, because the class is online. We are happy to share this with you, as a lot of you have mentioned that…

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Don’t take it personally – audition tips for child actors – casting directors are humans

This post is inspired by the words I heard out of the mouth of a young actor last week, over the phone. This child actor is a distant cousin of mine’s first born child (wow…that was a long one to type), and they had called me for acting advice and my opinion on a few things related to acting. She’s starting to get more auditions. The advice I gave to her and…

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Child Actors – Be believable in acting auditions – an absolute must

Some child actors are great at memorizing their sides. They get through lines rather quickly and some even feel very confident. But, often, something is totally missing in the audition room. That is, they are not believable. Child actors auditioning for TV, Film and Commercials often talk like they are on a big stage. Or they talk like a robot when they say their lines. Many child actors just don’t talk like…

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Getting your young child actor or young child actress to focus while working sides

If you have a young actor that ever has had even one moment of having trouble focusing on the lines they are learning, then I highly recommend you bookmark this post now, as you will want to come back to it. And, this lack of focus every now and then is 100% normal. Our own young child actress is often found running her sides at various times of the day. Sometimes at night in her…

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Is your child a happy actor? How can you tell?

As the parent of an actor or actress, you will inevitably at some point ask yourself, is this really my child’s dream and are they truly happy doing it? For some it comes early on in the process and for others a bit further into the acting journey. Is my child a happy actor? Is my child a happy actress? And how can you really tell? For me it came early…

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Child Actors – be the fruit loop in the bowl of cheerios

“Be you and never change for anyone. You are beautiful and if people call you weird or different don’t take it to heart, just keep being weird or different, because that’s you and that’s all there is to it!! Keep loving yourself and have a good day!! Be the fruit loop in the bowl of cheerios.” Our ‪child actor Inspiration‬al quote of the day, above, came from an amazing young, talented‪ singer‬ and ‪‎child actress‬ ‪who is…