With pilot season approaching, Denise Simon wants you to be prepared—whether you're a young actor, or the parent of one!
So your child wants to be an actor? Really? Please think about this long and hard. Let me share my perspective as someone who has worked with children for the last 35 years as a casting director and acting coach.
Stumped on what to get your young actor for the holidays this year? Denise Simon has some suggestions that every young actor will love!
As 2013 comes to a close, it is a good time to reevaluate the past year’s successes and where there is room for improvement in 2014. Here are a few benchmarks to think about before we all close the books on another year.
Eden Sher offers some advice (and in typical Sue fashion, some encouragement) on what she's learned from playing Sue Heck on ABC's "The Middle" for five years.
As an acting coach and teacher primarily for child to young adult performers, I more often see a much milder form that manifests itself during the audition.
I am so proud of my “kids” and their amazing parents who sacrifice everything to make their dreams come true. You are all stars. Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Sadie Calvano may play the sarcastic daughter of Anna Faris on CBS's "Mom," but the pleasant, upbeat actor was excited to chat about working on the show and the acting lessons she's learned.
“Watching the student, seeing what they’ve written come to life, that is hands down the most memorable moment,” said YSF executive director Bill Thompson.
The fake cry. Every parent has heard it and knows in an instant when their child is pretending. I would say the same is true for good casting directors. They can spot a young actor pretending to feel something they don’t.