How Child Actors Can Survive the ‘Awkward Teen Years’

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Your child actor has performed in local theater, participated in school plays, and taken classes to learn the basics of the industry. But what happens to their show biz career during the awkward teenage years? Bodies change, passions shift, and the roles available can dwindle. Don’t panic! Backstage Expert Denise Simon shares some helpful tips on navigating this time in your young performer’s life.

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Denise Simon
Denise Simon is a New York-based acting coach and career consultant who has been involved in the entertainment industry for more than 30 years as an actor, teacher, director, casting director and personal talent manager.