Cynthia Bain's Young Actor Studio
     
  “Cynthia is by far one of the most professional, knowledgeable, and honest coaches I've worked with. Her warm and sincere approach builds instant trust with young actors.”
David Brookwell, Creator/Executive Producer/Writer, Beyond The Break
 
Cynthia Bains and David Brockwell
  GIVING BACK
Cynthia Bain's Young Actor Studio is proud to be a supporter of the following organizations:
Looking Ahead
Looking Ahead is a program of The Actors' Fund of America, tailored to help young performers and their families address the unique issues associated with working in the entertainment industry. Looking Ahead supports young performers ages 9 through 18 in developing the values, skills and confidence they need to make successful transitions to fulfilling adult lives.

Advisory Board Member
Kiwanis International
Serving the children of the world.

A community service group of service-minded women and men in Studio City who are unified in their belief that children benefit from the efforts of a group of caring and involved volunteers.

Studio City Entertainment Industry Group
Charter Member
Kiva
Kiva's mission is to connect people through lending for the sake of alleviating poverty. Kiva is the world's first person-to-person micro-lending website, empowering individuals to lend directly to unique entrepreneurs in the developing world.

Click here to join our lending team!!
Cynthia Bain's Young Actor Studio Kiva Lending Team
  RECOMMENDED
Howard Fine Acting Studio
Howard Fine is one of the finest teachers for adult actors in Los Angeles.
Alexander Techworks
For over 100 years actors, dancers, singers, musicians, athletes, and members of the entertainment industry have used the Alexander Technique in order to be more effective on stage, in front and behind the camera.
  YOUNG ACTORS
Looking Ahead
Looking Ahead is a program of The Actors' Fund of America, tailored to help young performers and their families address the unique issues associated with working in the entertainment industry. Looking Ahead supports young performers ages 9 through 18 in developing the values, skills and confidence they need to make successful transitions to fulfilling adult lives.
Talent Develoment Resources
Provides information on some of the psychological/social issues related to talent and giftedness, and to inspire creative expression. This link takes you directly to the teen/young adult page.
Screen Actors Guild
This is the Young Performers Link at SAG. Also look for the Resources box on the right hand side of this page, then scroll down to 'Young Perf. Database' and click on that to be taken to The State Statutes Database for Young Performers.
The Studio Teachers
This site contains "The Blue Book" which is a summary of California statutes and regulations governing the employment of minors in the Entertainment Industry.
Biz Parentz
Biz Parentz is a non-profit corporation designed to provide education, advocacy and charitable support to parents and children engaged in the entertainment industry, to promote a positive public image regarding child performers, and to educate the public (including potential artists and employers) regarding the safety, education and rights of child performers.   
  ALL ACTORS
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists
BookPALS
BookPALS is a literacy based program which provides an opportunity for performing artists to volunteer time and talents for the cause of literacy. Professional actors visit public elementary schools in local neighborhoods to read aloud to children every week. The world of literacy and literature is then opened to these children by the very people who can make books come alive through their talent and training. Currently, BookPALS is encouraging young performing artists who are interested in participating in the program as a reader, to contact them. In addition, this excellent program has many activities children. All resources are free.
Breakdown Services, Ltd.
The communications network and casting system that provides integrated tools for casting directors, talent representatives, and performers. Click on the ACTOR ACCESS link on the homepage to read the free excellent advice columns from casting directors Bonnie Gillespie and Mark Sikes.
Casting Society of America
This site contains a free, up-to-date contact list of all Casting Society of America members.
Drew's Scriptorama
The best place on the Internet to find film scripts.
imDB
"Earth's Biggest Movie Database"
L.A. Casting
  PERIODICALS
Variety
The Hollywood Reporter
Back Stage
Samuel French
Books For Filmmakers, Books for Actors, Books on Screenwriting, Scene Books, Industry Books, Books & Tapes – this site has it all!
Uta Hagen Roy London Howard Fine
 
 
Justin Chon
     
  "I honestly would not have been able to get through the first few weeks on my show without Cynthia's coaching. She helped me so much with my acting ability and my confidence.
Suzie Pollard
 
     
Suzie Pollard
     
  “Cynthia has been my on set acting coach for the last 2 seasons of Just Jordan. ...She has always pushed me to do my best and has never let me get away with mediocrity. She is one of the best acting teachers LA has to offer.”
Justin Chon
 
     

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