How to Break Your Child into the Entertainment Industry

1st – You need an agent and professional-quality headshots. You can get headshots done at any local photography studio. While your child should look good in their headshots, keep in mind that these aren’t glamour shots. Your child should still look like themselves. Casting directors will quickly get annoyed if they call your child in for an audition based on their headshot and they show up looking completely different. As for getting an agent, we have a list of local talent agents here on our website. However, just meeting with an agent is not the end of the story… 2nd… read more

How to be more confident for your on-camera audition

Going in for an on-camera audition can be pretty nerve-wracking. You’ll be auditioning in front of a bunch of people whom you don’t know and you’ll only have a little bit of time to prove yourself. However, in the audition process, being charming and confident instead of nervous can be the difference between being a standout or just another face in the lineup. So here are a few tips and things to think about to help you be more confident for your on-camera auditions: Everyone gets nervous. Every actor walking into an audition is nervous. Even seasoned actors experienced with… read more

Alumni Spotlight – Jermaine Johnson

Before North Dallas actor, Jermaine Johnson, signed with the Callidus Agency, he was working his way through prolonged grief and an intensive 4-semester acting program at KD Conservatory in Dallas. Having lost his brother in a house fire at a young age, his mother during his last semester of community college and more recently, two of his best friends in a fatal car accident, Johnson struggled to say the least. In spite of these heart-shattering obstacles, Jermaine Johnson found his way to healing through passion in the arts. Though Johnson has been film-obsessed since he was 7 years old, he… read more