Stage Dad

This series is designed to help parents understand what it takes to support a child who wants to pursue performing as a career. We’ve all seen the caricatures of the horrendous stage moms and dads — and, no question, they’re out there — but many want to do the best for their kids. And they often don’t know where to turn, where to start, or how to seek guidance. This is the place.

10 years ago today, Ben played the title role in Billy Elliot for the first time
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Some aspects of the business are dark and even dangerous; what should you know?
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Friends develop nonprofit foundation to help other parents of child actors
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An interview with David Doan, vice president of young talent at CESD Talent Agency
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Broadway Spoofs Watch now (3 min) | Or: How we knew our child was going to be an actor...
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An interview with Kim Pedell, founder of Zoom Talent Management
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A seven-year project yields 49 conceptual photos of performing arts high schoolers
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