If your kid dreams of seeing his name twinkle on Broadway – TimeOut New York Kids has a crash course on breaking your child into showbiz. The article is packed with resources, websites, and details on how to self-submit your kid to agencies and casting directors for auditions, castings, and open calls.
Whether your child is into modeling, acting, dance or all three – this article is worth a read. There are a host of links and helpful resources.
*Update* Keep in mind this TONYK article was originally written in 2010 – however many of the resources are still just as timely today as they were then. As with anything, do your research and contact each business or organization directly.
Take Away: If you have the flexibility, the fervor, patience, and thick skin…oh and a child who actually wants to be in the biz…then give it a shot – but don’t get carried away. When it stops being fun – find something else do. TimeOut Kids has plenty of suggestions!