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What’s it like being a young actor?

What’s it like being a young actor?

Update: 2020-05-26


What’s it like being a young actor?
About your host:
Debi is the founder of Play Healing and a mother of two teenage daughters. Debi coaches parents online and has featured on BBC Radio to talk about parenting, home schooling and preventing tech addiction. She has worked in education with children aged 4-16 for over 20 years, performed as a musician for 25 years and completed a Post Grad in Therapeutic Play.
Episode guest:
Carys John has been a professional child actor from the age of ten, having performed in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s School of Rock in the West End (the first BAME actor in the role of Bass player Katie in the UK). Carys also plays Coco, in The 4 O’Clock Club television series on CBBC.
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Value Bombs:
Parenting high achieving children can be a challenge, especially when that involves your child in a demanding semi-professional vocation, such as acting or sports.
What do we do with the realisation that our child may be talented? How do we support and nurture their gift without losing our sanity?
3) The roles for children in professional theatre or television are demanding. How do we help our children rise to the demands of such challenging but amazing opportunities?
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What’s it like being a young actor?

What’s it like being a young actor?

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