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Bonnie Wallace and Jennifer Markewich-Jones PODCAST – Tips for Young Actors

Not to miss. Podcast link is below. Take notes. This is Bonnie Wallace (the mother of actress Dove Cameron) and I having a profound conversation about how to help your child actor have happiness, success and balance in their lives. We also cover longevity in acting (how to remain in the game), how to get an agent and when, and we spend a lot of time on acting auditions. This podcast…

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What Parents of Actors Think Acting Success Looks Like and What it Really Looks Like

What most parents “think” acting success looks like IS NOT actually how acting success happens, in reality. This is why you cannot get discouraged by 2 or 10 or 50 or even 100 plus auditions. Your child actor may land some. They will not land most. No rhyme or reasons sometimes. But, if your child actor keeps going, they will get closer to the larger successes. But, again, true to the image on this…

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3 Main Tips – Child Actor to Adult Actor – with happiness and success

Here are the 3 most important things you need to do to make sure your child is pursuing acting for all of the right reasons and that you, as the parent of the actor, are making sure that their happiness and balance in life, are in check. These are also the things that will help your child actor to adult actor transition in a smooth, happy, successful way. The below 3…

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Parents of child actors – Listen Actively – Be Patient – Be Polite – Be Respectful

Parents of child actors, when your child actor is working with other acting professionals, listen to them “Actively”. Be Patient. Let them guide you. Be polite. Be respectful. Obvious, maybe? But not everyone is doing this. These life-skills and etiquette you need to use with other acting professionals may seem obvious, but they are not to some people. So, I feel it’s important to lay some of this out for those that may…

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Child Actor’s Clothing – Dos and Don’ts

For your child actor’s clothing, at the very least you should allocate a separate part in their closet for acting clothes. Or, you could put their clothing for acting into a different closet, if that works better for you. You can start basic and small on building up their clothing options, so don’t worry at all about getting all of the clothing, as you can take your time to build up their…

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Raising a happy successful Child Actor – the top 10 things that may surprise you

Below are the top 10 surprising things that you may not know just yet and you should know, as the parent of a professional child actor or child actress. These are tips and recommendations that will help in raising a happy successful child actor. The most surprising child actor tips have come from countless, long, but hugely enjoyable hours. I’ve spent a lot of time in acting workshops, classrooms, and heard from parents of actors. I’ve also been…