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Acting Audition Break-Through – What an Audition Really Is – This will change the way your child auditions!

I’ve been thinking and even dwelling a lot about acting audition outcomes, for kids, lately. Not any specific auditions that our daughter has had. Just been thinking generally more about what can make a child stand out in the audition room. The reason I’ve been thinking so much….well, we go to auditions, and she’s always prepared. Our child actress always knows her sides or copy. She loves what she is doing. She…

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How does my child actor stand out in the audition room? Top 5 Best Child Actor Tips.

So…it’s your child’s turn to audition. The fact is, the casting director may have already seen 50 other kids that look like your child, act like your child, and they may be getting the same read from all of those other actors. They may see the same actions from kids. They may seem the same choices and speaking tones from kids. It all starts to look the same to them. Over and over and…

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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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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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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…