Kids Casting Call for New York Kid Actors

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A commercial is New York

Casting directors are now casting kid actors to work on scenes filmed in Syracuse, New York on August 8 to August 10, 2022. 

  • Specifically, we need the following kids:
  • 1. 6-7-year-old girl to be the daughter of a couple at church on 8/8 & 8/10
  • 2. 9-13-year-old BIPOC girls to portray the daughter of a detective on 8/9 and 8/10

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Commercial Casting Call for Kid Actors

Kid Casting! We're looking for kids ages 7-13 for roles next week on Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday (8/8 - 8/10) in Syracuse. Kids can now sign up for AND Casting via the link below:


Specifically, we need the following kids:

  1. 6-7-year-old girl to be the daughter of a couple at church on 8/8 & 8/10
  2. 9-13-year-old BIPOC girls to portray the daughter of a detective on 8/9 and 8/10

Eventually, all of the kid castings will be done through the portal, but we're accepting photos via email now as we transition over to using the portal for kid castings.

All roles shoot in Syracuse, NY, and the rate is $187 for 8 hours on set.

Interested? Apply Now

Acting Tips for Kids 

  1. Get into character

Before you start your acting performance, you must get into character. It means getting to know everything there is to know about your character, including their backstory, their motivations, and their personality traits. Once you understand your nature, you can start to add your interpretation and bring them to life on stage or screen.

  1. Speak clearly and confidently

When you're acting, you must speak clearly and confidently. It will help ensure that your audience understands what you're saying and that they can follow your performance. If you're unsure of your lines or struggling with your delivery, take some time to practice beforehand so that you can be as confident as possible when it comes time to perform.

  1. Connect with your scene partners

It would help if you connected with your scene partners to give a believable and convincing performance. It means establishing a rapport and connecting with the other actors on stage or screen. If you can do this, it will make your scenes much more believable and enjoyable for you and your audience.

  1. Use your body language

Your body language is just as important as your words when you're acting. It can often be more critical. That's because your body language can convey much about your character's emotions and intentions, even if you're not saying anything. So, ensure you're using your body language to your advantage and conveying the right messages with your posture, facial expressions, and gestures.

  1. Be prepared

As an actor, you must always be prepared. It means knowing your lines backward and forwards, being familiar with the script and the characters, and being ready for anything that might come up during a performance. The more prepared you are, the easier it will be to perform well under pressure.

  1. Relax and have fun

One of the most important acting tips for kids is to relax and have fun. Acting can be nerve-wracking, especially if you're new to it. But if you can relax and enjoy yourself, it will show in your performance. So, please take a deep breath, let go of any nerves, and have fun with it.

  1. Be yourself

Lastly, one of the best acting tips for kids is simply being themselves. It doesn't mean you should try to imitate someone else or copy their mannerisms. Rather, it means that you should focus on being the best version of yourself. After all, nobody knows your strengths and weaknesses better than you do. So, if you can tap into those and use them to your advantage, you'll give a much better performance than if you're trying to be someone you're not.

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