Tag Archives: advice for parents of would-be child actors

Is Working as an Extra Worth It?

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Several weeks ago, LA Weekly had an amazing article by journalist Hillel Aron titled, Some Hollywood Extras Suffer, But Others are Rolling in It. Aron’s article deals with the huge difference in earning potential and working conditions between those extras … Continue reading

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Nine9 The UnAgency Promises to Stop Marketing to Minors

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Just over a year ago, I wrote a blog post about an inappropriate email my 14-year-old received from a company called Nine9 The UnAgency and its predecessor, OneSource Talent.  About 102,000 people have viewed the post over a year, and … Continue reading

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Parents of Child Actors Beware: Nine9 The Unagency’s Misleading Marketing Is Here!

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Looks as if Dallas is home to a new branch of an old company that targets would-be models and actors with costly (and unneeded) services while masquerading as a way to “break in” to the industry. Like many other bogus casting … Continue reading

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Resources for Parents of Dallas Child Actors

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Ever since I posted a blog post about a year ago about my struggles with my grandson’s acting career, people have been asking me questions. The most common one is, “How do I get my child into acting?” I’m not … Continue reading

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5 Things Parents of Would-be Child Stars Need to Know

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When you have a child who catches acting fever, there is no cure. So strap yourself in for a long, strange roller-coaster ride! Recently, our resident 12-year-old actor attended a workshop taught by 20-year-old actress Jennifer Stone.  You probably know … Continue reading

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