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The Young Actor's Guide

Dana Bowling

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The Young Actor's Guide

The Young Actor's Guide

Dana Bowling

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I'm a Casting Director, Audition Coach, Career Consultant and Mom dedicated to helping young actors and their parents find their way through this confusing yet exciting business! Join me as I speak with all kinds of people who have gone through this journey just like you, as well as other experts in this small world of "Hollywood".

Latest Episodes

INVEST IN YOURSELF - How to find the best coach and classes for YOU!

Hey guys!! In this episode, I go through the importance of INVESTING IN YOURSELF and why it's so important to get coaching and take classes! I also talk about what to look for in an acting coach and class and what to run away from! Interested in following along on Instagram? Find me here: https://www.instagram.com/dana.coaching/

27 min2019 DEC 4
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INVEST IN YOURSELF - How to find the best coach and classes for YOU!

Road to Representation Update and Listener Questions!

GUYS! I just launched my first Road to Representation to agents and managers and holy moly! It is going so well!!! Listen to this episode to hear all about it and see if it is right for you when I launch in 2020! Also - listener questions and more! Follow me over on IG at https://www.instagram.com/dana.coaching/

30 min2019 NOV 22
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Road to Representation Update and Listener Questions!

#146 - Just Get Started Already! My Conversation with Laney from Life is But a Dish

Have you ever struggled with JUST STARTING THE THING?? Join me and Laney from Life is But a Dish in our honest conversation about the hard parts of taking risks. We cover fear of others judging us, how to get better even when you think you suck, and how to keep going even when you're scared. This is a great valuable conversation for anyone: actors, entrepreneurs, parents, etc. Hope you enjoy getting to know her! Join Dana's Business Coaching Waitlist HERE Follow Dana on IG athttps://www.instagram.com/dana.coaching/ Follow Laney on IG athttps://www.instagram.com/lifeisbutadish/

50 min2019 NOV 7
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#146 - Just Get Started Already! My Conversation with Laney from Life is But a Dish

#145 - Mindset And Rejection - My Talk At Brighton Hall School

This episode, I'm joined by a room of child actors and their parents at the Brighton Talks: Seminars for Young Performers. I know that social media and talking to other parents in the waiting room can make it seem like everyone else has it all together, but it's not true! Listen to this Q&A, where I explain how to remain positive and realistic about your child's career when they're facing competition and rejection.

68 min2019 OCT 30
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#145 - Mindset And Rejection - My Talk At Brighton Hall School

#144 - Stop What You're Doing And Focus Like A Boss

I know what it's like being a creative, our minds are 50 different places all at once. Last week's episode was all about how to start, now it's time to talk about how to stay focused. In this episode, I give you my tips on how to keep your head down and get the thing DONE!

34 min2019 OCT 17
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#144 - Stop What You're Doing And Focus Like A Boss

#143 - For All New Actors: Here Is How To Get Started!

The more time you sit on the idea of wanting to start instead of taking action, the harder it gets! Think of this episode as your blueprint for this business. It can get so frustrating scrolling through tons of google articles just looking for some SOLID advice on this industry and how to get started. That's what this podcast is all about; I want you to have somewhere to go and learn from someone you trust who KNOWS this business.

35 min2019 OCT 2
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#143 - For All New Actors: Here Is How To Get Started!

#142 - What Parents Of Child Actors Wish They Knew When They Started

I went straight to the source on this one! I posted in my Facebook group and on Instagram and asked: "if you guys had to come up with some things that you wish someone told you when you started this business for your child what would they be"? And I got SO many amazing responses that I share with you in this episode!

33 min2019 SEP 11
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#142 - What Parents Of Child Actors Wish They Knew When They Started

#141 - Talent Manager Chelsea Streano On Celebrating The Small Victories

This interview with talent manager Chelsea Streano is AMAZING! So many golden nuggets for you guys! We talk about who in the youth world would benefit from a manager, when you know it's time to find a manager, parental red flags, and what catches a manager's eye!

66 min2019 AUG 28
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#141 - Talent Manager Chelsea Streano On Celebrating The Small Victories

#140 - How To Know If You Should Quit

I didn't plan on releasing a podcast this week! If you've been following my stories on Instagram, you know that my life has been so overwhelming lately! And with that being said, I'm going to talk about how to know if you should quit. Quitting has this negative connotation, but I talk about how it can actually be POSITIVE for your life and well being!

18 min2019 AUG 17
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#140 - How To Know If You Should Quit

#139 - Why Hearing NO Is A Good Thing

This episode is a bit of a rant! It's full of all the things that I wish someone told me at the beginning of my journey. I dig deep into understanding why hearing "no" is a good thing, and how not letting the rejection tear you down is essential to our happiness and success in life.

23 min2019 AUG 7
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#139 - Why Hearing NO Is A Good Thing

Latest Episodes

INVEST IN YOURSELF - How to find the best coach and classes for YOU!

Hey guys!! In this episode, I go through the importance of INVESTING IN YOURSELF and why it's so important to get coaching and take classes! I also talk about what to look for in an acting coach and class and what to run away from! Interested in following along on Instagram? Find me here: https://www.instagram.com/dana.coaching/

27 min2019 DEC 4
Comments
INVEST IN YOURSELF - How to find the best coach and classes for YOU!

Road to Representation Update and Listener Questions!

GUYS! I just launched my first Road to Representation to agents and managers and holy moly! It is going so well!!! Listen to this episode to hear all about it and see if it is right for you when I launch in 2020! Also - listener questions and more! Follow me over on IG at https://www.instagram.com/dana.coaching/

30 min2019 NOV 22
Comments
Road to Representation Update and Listener Questions!

#146 - Just Get Started Already! My Conversation with Laney from Life is But a Dish

Have you ever struggled with JUST STARTING THE THING?? Join me and Laney from Life is But a Dish in our honest conversation about the hard parts of taking risks. We cover fear of others judging us, how to get better even when you think you suck, and how to keep going even when you're scared. This is a great valuable conversation for anyone: actors, entrepreneurs, parents, etc. Hope you enjoy getting to know her! Join Dana's Business Coaching Waitlist HERE Follow Dana on IG athttps://www.instagram.com/dana.coaching/ Follow Laney on IG athttps://www.instagram.com/lifeisbutadish/

50 min2019 NOV 7
Comments
#146 - Just Get Started Already! My Conversation with Laney from Life is But a Dish

#145 - Mindset And Rejection - My Talk At Brighton Hall School

This episode, I'm joined by a room of child actors and their parents at the Brighton Talks: Seminars for Young Performers. I know that social media and talking to other parents in the waiting room can make it seem like everyone else has it all together, but it's not true! Listen to this Q&A, where I explain how to remain positive and realistic about your child's career when they're facing competition and rejection.

68 min2019 OCT 30
Comments
#145 - Mindset And Rejection - My Talk At Brighton Hall School

#144 - Stop What You're Doing And Focus Like A Boss

I know what it's like being a creative, our minds are 50 different places all at once. Last week's episode was all about how to start, now it's time to talk about how to stay focused. In this episode, I give you my tips on how to keep your head down and get the thing DONE!

34 min2019 OCT 17
Comments
#144 - Stop What You're Doing And Focus Like A Boss

#143 - For All New Actors: Here Is How To Get Started!

The more time you sit on the idea of wanting to start instead of taking action, the harder it gets! Think of this episode as your blueprint for this business. It can get so frustrating scrolling through tons of google articles just looking for some SOLID advice on this industry and how to get started. That's what this podcast is all about; I want you to have somewhere to go and learn from someone you trust who KNOWS this business.

35 min2019 OCT 2
Comments
#143 - For All New Actors: Here Is How To Get Started!

#142 - What Parents Of Child Actors Wish They Knew When They Started

I went straight to the source on this one! I posted in my Facebook group and on Instagram and asked: "if you guys had to come up with some things that you wish someone told you when you started this business for your child what would they be"? And I got SO many amazing responses that I share with you in this episode!

33 min2019 SEP 11
Comments
#142 - What Parents Of Child Actors Wish They Knew When They Started

#141 - Talent Manager Chelsea Streano On Celebrating The Small Victories

This interview with talent manager Chelsea Streano is AMAZING! So many golden nuggets for you guys! We talk about who in the youth world would benefit from a manager, when you know it's time to find a manager, parental red flags, and what catches a manager's eye!

66 min2019 AUG 28
Comments
#141 - Talent Manager Chelsea Streano On Celebrating The Small Victories

#140 - How To Know If You Should Quit

I didn't plan on releasing a podcast this week! If you've been following my stories on Instagram, you know that my life has been so overwhelming lately! And with that being said, I'm going to talk about how to know if you should quit. Quitting has this negative connotation, but I talk about how it can actually be POSITIVE for your life and well being!

18 min2019 AUG 17
Comments
#140 - How To Know If You Should Quit

#139 - Why Hearing NO Is A Good Thing

This episode is a bit of a rant! It's full of all the things that I wish someone told me at the beginning of my journey. I dig deep into understanding why hearing "no" is a good thing, and how not letting the rejection tear you down is essential to our happiness and success in life.

23 min2019 AUG 7
Comments
#139 - Why Hearing NO Is A Good Thing
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