Learn more about the types of work available to child actors.

Voiceovers for Kids

Working in your jammies, huge pay days and the company of celebrities sounds pretty sweet, right? For kids, doing the voice of their favorite cartoon characters is a dream come true. All of that is possible in the world of voiceover (VO for short). WHAT ARE YOU TALKING ABOUT? Voiceover is the audio (sound) portion…

Baby Biz

Why put your baby in the biz? Because it is fun! You might make a little bit of money. If you are successful, you will have some really cool photos and mementos of your child’s early years. It’s a good place to learn about the set and about how Hollywood works. But, babies are a tough…

Background Work

Note: Most of the information in this article pertains to working in Los Angeles, since background work in smaller markets tends to be handled by the local agents and casting directors. The terms “extra” and “background” are used interchangeably, and no offense is meant by either term. Many parents ask if working as an “extra”…