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Acting Training for Children – a must read for parents of child actors

Your child needs to train at a professional acting academy or school. Acting Training for children needs to be consistent. First, it needs to be professional training. Next, if the goal is to be at the professional level, your child has to be training throughout the entire year – there is no set season where you take an entire season off. It’s absolutely encouraged to take breaks now and then for a…

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Be humble and grateful on the acting journey

You and your child actor should be humble and grateful on your acting journey Sometimes, parents are not like this. Once in a while, there are parents of actors who have an entitlement type attitude, where they are not being humble, grateful or faithful. This type of attitude does NOT work anywhere or anytime with anyone in the acting world – and will certainly not help these child actors get roles. It’s who is the…

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How to Practice for acting auditions – For Child Actors

How to practice for acting auditions – for child actors, is below. I often get asked how I help my child when the lines come in. Practice for an acting audition has to be professional and adequate for your child actor. This cannot be overlooked or kind of done halfway as there are up to hundreds of other kids or more that have been working on the copy or sides diligently. Trying…

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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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Driving Tips for Parents of Child Actors

Here are just a few quick driving tips for parents of child actors: As the parent of a child actor, please be prepared to drive a lot within your own city and to the acting auditions, often times outside your city. Until your child can drive on their own, and maybe even after that time too, you will be doing a lot of in car maneuvering. If you are not close to…

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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…