Kids & Teens

  • How to Coach Kids in Acting?

    Kids monologues can be whimsical and fun, dramatic and emotional, or anything in between. The important thing is that the piece is well performed and leaves a lasting impression. The material should be age appropriate and something that the child performing the monologue for kids can relate .......

  • Adult Script and Kids Development

    Most parents who are helping their child pursue an acting career dream of the day their daughter or son books a big role. Whether it be TV, film, Internet or theater, we all want to see our children flex their creative muscles and enjoy the experience. Go for it!….but proceed with caution .......

  • Memorization And The Child Actor

    Some actors find it very freeing to get “off book” as quickly as possible. Others keep the script in their hands as long as they can throughout the rehearsal process. Everyone has their own method that works for them. Children often have a hard time digging their head out of the script .......

  • Should Teens Join the Actors’ Unions?

    Thanks to the merge of SAG and AFTRA into one union, there are now only two actor unions: SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild-American Federation of Television and Radio Arts) and

  • Has Your Child Shown Interest in Acting?

    There are lots of kids in the entertainment industry. We see them on TV all the time; we see them in movies and we see them in theater. Perhaps you have a child who has shown a dramatic flair, or has expressed interest in acting or maybe you want to expose your child to the arts. The first .......

  • Commercial Audition Tips for Teens

    There is lots of commercial work for teenagers. If you’ve never auditioned before, don’t be intimidated. Everyone had their first audition at some point. All auditioning is basically the same, in that the people casting are looking for the best talent they can find to fill the spot and .......

  • Slating Is A Piece Of Cake!

    Some of the terms in auditioning sound a lot scarier than they are. They sound very foreign if you are new to the business. You may have heard the term “slate your name” and been a bit panicked inside because you have no idea what it means. Well, you can relax. Slating is a piece of cak .......

  • Teenage Actor Resumes

    A teenage resume is a work in progress, as is the entire career of any actor. It’s okay if you don’t have a lot of credits yet. You are building your career one brick at a time. It is important, however, that you have a professional looking resume so casting directors and agents know th .......

  • How Do I Help My Child Choose The Perfect Monologue?

    And now for the BIG question: “How do I help my child choose the perfect monologue?” That’s easy…and not so easy….The right monologue has to fit like it was written for the child actor who is performing it. Whether performing for a teacher, classmates, casting director, agent, chu .......

  • Audition Dress Code for Teens

    So how should a teenage actor dress for an audition? That depends on the role you’re auditioning for. You want to have a hint of the character in the way you dress, but you don’t want to go overboard and freak out the people you are auditioning for. It also depends on how professional t .......