How do you cast Kids?

Lehman, Daniel
October 2007
Back Stage East;10/18/2007, Vol. 48 Issue 42, p6
Trade Publication
The article discusses how directors of television programs select children for their programs. Judy Taylor says that he organizes annual talent searches in various regions of the country to reach out those children that might otherwise not be seen. Carrie Hugh uses the strategy of taking auditions in small groups. Ilene Starger said the most important qualities in a child actor are naturalism, intelligence, and a certain charisma.


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