Balancing Parenthood and Showbiz

THE PARENT TRAP PHOTO COURTESY OF PIXABAY This blog covers a lot of topics that are really relevant to the young actors trying to balance their school, chores, and acting careers. But let’s be honest, kids have a pretty significant resource: their parents! Parents help learn lines, drive their kids to acting class and auditions……

Summer Side Gigs

KEEPING YOUR PIGGY BANK FULL BETWEEN BOOKINGS Summer is here, which means that the kids are out of school, people are shelling out loads of cash to go on their family vacations, and overall the economy is booming, right? If you’re like most of the U.S., summer hurts your wallet more than any other season. Have…

New Gender Rating System for Film+TV

COMBATING STEREOTYPES BREAKING NEWS! We’re all familiar with gender stereotypes. People have varying opinions about gender roles in society, but in recent years, the general opinion on the matter has become more progressive. The film and television industry has tried to keep up and combat criticism by portraying stronger women and more sensitive men in…

Spring Cleaning for Actors

CLEAN UP YOUR CAREER PHOTO COURTESY OF PIXABAY Now that it’s officially Spring, you’re probably working hard to clean out your garage, maybe purge on some clothes in your closet, but what about cleaning up your career? As you’ve probably figured out by now, being an actor takes a lot of maintenance and evaluation —cleaning,…

Tips From A Teen

VIDEO BLOG WEEK! YAY! ACTING YOUR AGE Lots of people probably give you acting advice, whether it be your parents, your teachers, or those famous folks we bring in for workshops. All of those tips are super valid, especially coming from a trained professional, but sometimes it helps to get some advice from someone, well,…

Can a Movie Beat the Book?

THE CHICKEN OR THE EGG…KINDA PHOTO COURTESY OF PIXABAY It’s an age-old debate: what’s better, the book or the movie? It seems that the trend of recent years is to make movie renditions of books that fall flat in the eyes of their well-read audiences. Bringing a book to like in a movie can be…

One Rotten Tomato

ONE TOMATO, TWO TOMATOES… PHOTO COURTESY OF PIXABAY Have you ever been skeptical about a movie that just hit theaters, but went to see it anyway after seeing that it scored over 90% on Rotten Tomatoes? How about seeing something different after you find out Rotten Tomatoes called that one flick you were planning to…

Actors Turned Politicians

ALL ROADS LEAD TO POLITICS PHOTO COURTESY OF ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER Not all politicians start on their career paths to D.C. right away. Not even our current president thought he’d end up in the White House when he first began building his business. Politicians can come from all kinds of backgrounds, but the one you’re…