Aspiring young actors got to gain knowledge from some of our favorite young stars on Wednesday.
Janel Parrish (ABC’s “Pretty Little Liars” & “Dancing with the Stars”), Garrett Clayton (Disney Channel’s “Teen Beach Movie”), Karan Brar (Disney Channel’s “Jessie”) and Ryan Potter (Disney’s “Big Hero 6”) attended the final day of The Celebrity Experience on January 7 to participate in a Q&A Panel with the students/aspiring actors.
The Celebrity Experience is an exclusive interactive event that occurs over five days in the Capital of the entertainment Industry located in the heart of Hollywood. During this incredible experience they provide tools for success and opportunities for young performers to work in-person with celebrities and experience what it means to work in the entertainment industry first hand. The Celebrity Experience unites performers with Hollywood heavy hitters including casting directors, talent managers and international TV & Film stars.
Every performer is able to see from an inside perspective what it means to work in the entertainment industry. Young performers gain valuable real-life experience by performing with celebrities, shooting scenes in a movie studio with a full crew and directed by a Hollywood director while creating a reel of their work which is a rare and unique opportunity for aspiring performers. The ability to present a body of work in their reel, done in cooperation with real celebrities, provides a (unique) advantage to stand out from the crowd and compete with others already working in the entertainment industry.
Actors are taught to think like a business professional at a young age and perform in front of large audiences and meet key decision makers in the industry to help the young performer blossom.
Check out photos of Ryan, Janel, Garrett, Karan and producer George Caceres below. Stay tuned for interviews.