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4 Elements of An Actor's Workout

Top 4 Actor’s Workout Elements

Posted on 09. Jan, 2017 by .

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Top 4 Actor’s Workout Elements by Deborah Lemen Musicians, artists, and dancers are consistently working on their craft. Dancers; step by step, Musicians; note by note, Artists; stroke by stroke. In the same vein, as an actor, it is extremely important to be continually working out on your own and in class, hence here are coach Deborah […]

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WHAT’S YOUR AUDITION MISSING?

Posted on 19. Feb, 2016 by .

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What’s Your Audition Missing? “I have found that a number of young actors and actors in the beginning of their careers get frustrated when they don’t book every audition,” says Master Teacher Claire Chubbuck of Chubbuck Youth Studios. Producers, directors and a casting people are looking for the actor who is the character. Not the […]

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Top 4 Secrets to Booking Auditions!

Posted on 01. Feb, 2016 by .

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Learn the Top 4 Secrets to Booking Auditions! At any audition, the casting directors await you and the door separating you can often be seen as a barricade. In reality, you should view it as a gateway and treat it as though it is your stage. Whether it’s a pre-read for an associate or a full-blown […]

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How to Market Your Child Actors

HOW TO MARKET YOUR CHILD ACTOR

Posted on 17. Jan, 2016 by .

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How to Market Your Child Actor for Increased Auditions and Call Backs (Part 1 of 3) The concept of marketing when applied to a young child actor is really quite simple. It boils down to doing a few things that may increase your child actor’s presence in print and on the big screen. Just think […]

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Counselors Corner: Child Actors Handling Audition Rejection

Posted on 01. Dec, 2015 by .

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Child Actors Handling Audition Rejection & Anxiety was an article Hollywood Mom Blog originally posted 5 years ago – but it’s just as appropriate today.  You get the call. Your agent says “Your daughter is perfect for it,” or “Your son is exactly what they are looking for.”  You and your child both begin to […]

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15 Tips When Your Child Actor is Offered an Controversial TV or Movie Role

Posted on 13. Sep, 2013 by .

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Child Actors at any point in their careers might be asked to perform in a project with “edgy” or “controversial” elements that are out of the ordinary for them and potentially out of your  family’s comfort zone. These storyline elements might include stunts, weapons work, foul language, prostitution, sexual situations, racial issues, horror, smoking, slavery, […]

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Judy Taylor and Disney Cast

DISNEY Casting Guru JUDY TAYLOR Gives TOP 5 TIPS for Open Call Auditions!

Posted on 12. Jul, 2013 by .

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Dallas News recently asked Judy Taylor, Senior Vice President, Casting and Talent Relations for Disney Channel, what her top tips were for the open call auditions Disney is hosting around the country. This is what she had to say: Be Yourself “We cast our Disney Channel series and movies to be reflective of our diverse audience, so just be yourself […]

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How to Market Your Child Actor Part 3

Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by .

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How to Market Your Child Actor Part 3 To recap, in the last two parts of “Marketing Your Child Actor,” we discussed the following marketing tools: Part 1: (1) Headshots; (2) Postcards and Mailing Lists; (3) Social Media; Part 2: (4) Keeping your agent and/or manager in the loop; 5) Websites that provide information for casting projects; […]

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EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: Disney Producer & Creator of THE DRAY WAY, IRENE “The Dray” DREAYER (Part 2)

Posted on 26. Jan, 2011 by .

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Finally!  Here is the long-awaited second half of our exclusive interview with seasoned television and film producer Irene “The Dray” Dreayer. A brief reminder of her many credentials follows: Has produced 600 half hours of Primetime TV. Is currently producing the new original movie “Hunky Santa” for ABC Family. Formed her own personal management company in Los […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Disney Executive Producer IRENE “The Dray” DREAYER Reveals Top 5 Mistakes Child Actors Make!

Posted on 20. Dec, 2010 by .

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Hollywood Mom Blog is giving the invaluable gift of top notch“inside information” for our Hollywood Moms and Dads this holiday season! Our friend, Irene “The Dray” Dreayer, Executive Producer of “The Suite Life on Deck” is revealing the Top 5 Mistakes she sees aspiring child actors make. Later this week, we will be sharing the […]

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MidWestern Child Actors Can Send Virtual Auditions to Hollywood FREE Thru 11/14!

Posted on 09. Nov, 2010 by .

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Breakdown Services, is hosting “Breakthru with Breakdown,” a unique event offering child actors from ages 6 to 18 in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Ohio, Minnesota, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa and Wisconsin to send in their virtual scenes for free. The reads will then be sent to every agent and manager in Hollywood for review. Actors or their […]

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Top Children’s Acting Coach Elizabeth Bauman Leads Monologue Workshop

Posted on 30. Mar, 2010 by .

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Top Children’s Acting Coach Elizabeth Bauman Leads Monologue Workshop and I’m going to tell you why that’s an incredible opportunity for your child actor! A few years ago, my daughter Jordan took Saturday classes at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in Los Angeles.  Her acting coach was Elizabeth Bauman, who wrote and directed the […]

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Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber Rock Pop-Con 101

Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by .

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On Feb. 20, 2010, Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, New York, hosted Pop-Con Festival Experience, an all-day music event for tweens & teens with multiple stages, various vendors and games with the amenities of a family-friendly convention environment. Featuring over half-a-dozen musical artists, skateboarders and young pop icons, Pop-Con aims to be the pop event with […]

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Top 5 Mistakes Child Actors Make on Auditions!

Posted on 18. Feb, 2010 by .

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I was recently asked,  “What are a child actors most frequent audition mistakes?”  This list of the Top 5 Mistakes is a solid start thanks to contributions from several professionals in the industry. And Momagers and Popagers I won’t let you get off that easily, I’m also compiling a list of top mistakes Parents of […]

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