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Parents of Child Actors: New Bill in Congress Penalizes Kids & Parents — Call Your Representative NOW!

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Congresswoman Grace Meng, who represents the 6th District of New York (Queens) in the House of Representatives, has introduced H. R. 3691, described as a bill, “To limit the number of hours that children may be employed as actors, performers, … 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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Casting Hub: Another Look at the Dollars and Sense

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My 12-year-old takes weekly film acting classes with the wonderful Nancy Chartier. Over the year and a half he’s been studying with her, I’ve gotten to know some really wonderful parents of very talented young actors, as well as some … Continue reading

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Is CastHub.tv a Casting Hub Spin-off? Is it Legit?

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I can always tell when Casting Hub hosts one of its big weekend “auditions”, because traffic on my blog always skyrockets on Sunday, as parents start to go online to research the company after their child gets the “good news” … Continue reading

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Are Casting Hub & Its Cousins Fooling Would-Be Child Stars?

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My blog normally gets about 300 visitors per day. But one post on scammers who prey on children’s dreams, published in March, 2013, has had more than 100,000 readers. It’s not the only post on on the subject of helping a child smitten with … 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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What a REAL Audition Opportunity Looks Like

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Lately, a couple of posts I wrote several months ago have been getting a lot of traffic.  It’s summertime, and the parents of would-be Disney stars are getting bombarded with letters and sales pitches from companies who want to help … Continue reading

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