Posts tagged young actors

Don’t Be a Stage Parent

Just in titling this week’s column, I’m conflicted. “Stage mom,” “stage dad,” “stage parent,” these phrases all have a negative connotation in the entertainment industry, and I don’t want to perpetuate that. But this phrase…

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$1500 Kid Actor Workshop?

Recently, I got the following email from one of my Self-Management for Actors course graduates. Asking for a friend in another market. Ever heard of [COMPANY NAME REDACTED]? They’re charging $1500 for a workshop for…

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Young Actor ResumΓ©

Hello, Your column on resumés was really helpful but I still have a question. My daughter, 10, has done lots of theatre work — no leading roles — but wants to transition into TV/film. Should…

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When to Walk Away

I’ve talked about When To Say NO (several times), but there’s a conversation going on over at PARF (Professional Actors Resource Forums) that has gotten very specific about walking away from a role, and I…

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