Action! Guide To Children’s Talent Agencies In Boston

March 12, 2011 1:26 AM

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Guide To Children’s Talent Agencies In Boston

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Have you thought about seeing your child in a catalog or on TV? Think he or she has what it takes? Many parents do, but these reputable Boston area talent agencies specialize in sorting through all of the cute local kids to discover promising young talent.
Dynasty Models Boston

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Dynasty Models

207 Newbury St
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 536-7900
dynastymodels.com

Headquartered on Newbury Street, Dynasty has been placing kids on the big and small screen, in print and on runways for 25 years. They represent young models and actors with clients that include some of the biggest kid brands: Baby Gap, Gerber, American Girl, Disney, Stride Rite, Pampers, Nickelodeon, Hasbro, Osh Kosh and more. http://www.dynastymodels.com/dynasty_info/ourclients.php

Dynasty holds open casting calls for new, young talent several times each month.

Newborn – 2.5 Years: Second and Last Wednesday of each month at 11 a.m.

Age 3 – 12 Years: Third Wednesday of each month at 4 p.m.; Second and Fourth Saturday of each month at 10 a.m. and 3:30 p.m.

Model Club, Inc.

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Model Club

329 Columbus Ave
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 247-9020
modelclubinc.com

Model Club in the South End is an agency that places child models and actors. They develop child actors from talent spotted within their modeling corp. Their babies, kids and teens have worked with well-known companies like LL Bean, BJ’s, CVS, Abercrombie, Gap, Disney and Pampers.

Model Club holds open casting calls for new, young talent each week.

Babies & Toddlers: Mondays & Thursdays at 10 a.m.; Saturdays at 11:30 a.m.

Ages 3+: Wednesdays at 3:30 p.m.

Kids & Teens: Wednesdays at 8:45 a.m.; Saturdays at 12 p.m.

Cameo Agency - Talent Agency Boston

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The Cameo Agency

683 Main Street
Waltham, MA 02451-0600
(781) 647-8300
www.thecameoagency.com

Cameo has been representing local models and actors for more than 40 years. Cameo Kids have been cast in locally shot films that include The Love Letter, Fever Pitch, Perfect Storm and more. Their models have also advertised products from Carters to Talbots for Kids, McDonald’s, Gerber, Safety First and more. They also have workshops to train young models for on-camera work.

To be considered by Cameo Kids you need to send a headshot and full body shot, along with “a short paragraph of vital statistics and why you feel your child would be a good model.” They will follow up with you if interested.

Boston Casting

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Boston Casting

129 Braintree Street, Suite 107
Boston, MA 02134
(617) 254-1001
bostoncasting.com

Boston Casting is actually not a talent agency, but strictly a casting house. In other words, they don’t represent young talent as agents; they work with local agents and individuals to cast feature films and commercials. They keep the headshots and resumes of local child actors on file and arrange casting calls. Boston Casting also holds open calls for specific roles, which they post on their website.

Boston Casting helps develop young talent as well, holding headshot clinics, classes in acting for the camera, musical theater and improv for TV and film.

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