Topic: children acting

I Can’t Stand To Watch My Child Audition

I Can't Stand To Watch My Child Audition

My daughter was auditioning for a part in Beauty and the Beast. Of course, because she’s a confident little girl, she wanted the part of Beauty. While she’s good, she certainly wasn’t the best. But telling your daughter that it was very doubtful that she was going to get the part of Beauty, not just because there were way more experienced actors, who were also older than her, is tricky. More »

A Casting Director Tells Mommyish What To Consider When Putting Your Kids In Show Biz

A Casting Director Tells Mommyish What To Consider When Putting Your Kids In Show Biz

It’s pretty easy for parents who put their children in the entertainment industry to get vilified. Child pageantry aside for a moment, whether you let your child model or act, the industry reputation is seedy for a reason. But for those parents who are looking to bank a little college money in the pre-K years, or are perhaps actively trying to establish their child with a career, there are definitely ways to successfully navigate the road to stardom.
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