Category Archives: Child Actors

5 Essential Things to Teach Your Child Actor


We talk a lot on this blog about how to further your own career, but what if you’ve got a young rising star at home? Being the parent of a child who is interested in starting their acting career early is a difficult road to navigate, especially if you have limited experience in the industry. […]


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Sanity Tips for Parents of Child Actors

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Bonnie Wallace is the author of  THE HOLLYWOOD PARENTS GUIDE, an accurate, experience-based tested information on every step needed to give your child the best possible opportunity to make it in Hollywood. Bonnie includes wisdom, inspiration, and resources to help you on your own journey and even help you decide if this dream is right […]


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VIDEO – Actor’s Audition Bag: Essential Items to Keep in Your Bag!

​21 items to have in your audition bag. Water Snacks/ Napkin​s/ Hand wipes​ Headshots/Resumes Business cards Pencil/Pen/Highlighter Demo Reel on USB drive Headphones ​Razor​ Deodorant Breath mints Toothbrush Make-up supplies Hair brush comb, ​clips​ ​Hair ​spray Quarters for Parking Meter Change of Clothes Dressy & casual Robe Iphone/Ipad for GPS directions Cash/Credit Card     We […]


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VIDEO – Rejection: Use these tips to make your child actor feel better!

Scenario: Your talented child actor has been auditioning like crazy and has not booked for a long time. To add insult to injury they just had 3 callbacks on a feature film, met the director and producer only to hear they didn’t get the part.  What are you going to do when they express feelings […]


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VIDEO – Practicing Improvisation Skills Makes You a Better Actor and Human Being!

Cast It Talent is pleased to present a new take on acting with a focus on kids! Mae Ross and her students from 321 Acting Studios will take a deeper dive into important acting topics like this week’s blog on improv. Improvisation helps you experience life and its changes with aplomb and is an obvious […]


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Featured Artist Series: TYLER HARDING


STUDY and SUPPORT SYSTEMS HELP YOUNG ACTORS GO FAR The latest in our featured artist series hails from my own home state: Michigan. Tyler Harding, 13, lists his job as “student/actor” and is already well on the way to making a formidable career as the latter. He and his mother Christina weighed in on what […]


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How Does Your Location Affect Your Acting Opportunities?


Are you interested in a one-on-one workshop with Amy? How does your location affect your Acting opportunities? Surprise, it shouldn’t! Read below to see how YOU can do it yourself! Amy answers these questions and more on this week’s Ask Amy! Each week Amy answers your questions here! Do you need acting technique tips or […]


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Get In Touch With Your Higher Self In Masterclass: Lesson 7 – @CastItTalent

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Don’t Be Late! Lesson 7 is here! Remember, EVERY Lesson is FREE to view with your Cast It Talent registration at either the free Basic level or the paid Pro level. Register here. This week Larry gives you the most fundamental and essential insight into the heart and soul of every character you will ever play! Masterclass with Larry Silverberg […]


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Yassie Hawkes: How One Young Actor Made it Big (And What You Can Learn From Her)

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Sometimes, as actors, it can feel like circumstances are everything. If you don’t live in Times Square or Hollywood you might as well give up and take a business course because you will never, ever, ever be seen by anyone who matters. If you’re untrained, unconnected, or don’t seem to fit a type, forget about […]


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Launch Your Kid’s Career with the Power of the Interwebs!

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By the time many actors launch their professional careers, they are armed with years of training, practical experience, and perhaps a degree or two. But what happens when the career in question belongs to a pint-sized human who may or may not want to be in the business for the remainder of their natural lives? […]


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