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kids Acting Toronto- Balancing Career and School as a child actor

For any one who has a full time job and personal endeavors, it is difficult to manage both. It is no different for child actors and models who also have to focus on school work. With school resuming soon, we have put together a list of tips to help you find balance between your modeling career and school!

1. Set a schedule

Have a parent or teacher help you to make a schedule. It is a lot easier to manage your time when you are organized and have your priorities set. It can be difficult to choose between career and schoolwork throughout the day, but if you have time set for both, it will save you from feeling overwhelmed.

2. Set realistic goals

List realistic goals for each week and work towards them one at a time. Start with smaller goals and once you have achieved these, you can focus on the bigger ones. Achieving each goal also helps with your confidence and makes you feel in control of your schedule.

3. Separate school work and career

Do not mix your homework with contracts and scripts. Keep them organized separately so that you have a clean workspace without distraction. This allows you to focus on one thing at a time and switch between them as needed.

4. Take breaks and vacations

Our energy runs out, our mind and body need rest. Listen to your body and take breaks when you need them. A tired mind and body will result in low productivity, so make sure to recharge.

Refresh your mind by taking a vacation or spending time outdoors with friends and family. These are great ways to change the scenery and calm your mind.

5. Give your best at both career and school

If you followed the above tips, you have a schedule, goals and are organized. It will be easier to focus on one aspect at a time. When you are doing school work, only focus on that. When you switch to acting/modeling work, do not think of school work. Keep your focus organized too!

6. Be prepared to face challenges

Managing a career and school is definitely no easy task. Even with good time management and organization, challenges will come up. Be prepared to face it when it happens. A tip is to focus on the reason why you want to model and act, remember the passion behind the task!7

We hope that these tips help you to find a good balance between work and school. Remember to have fun in the process! We wish you a good return to school!

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How to look more beautiful naturally

Make up is a great way to express  yourself and enhance your features. But for many reasons, a natural look may be what you are after. It may be a day spent in a rush, you may be in the mood for a fresh no-makeup look, or…you may have been called in for an audition (Yay!) that requires  you to show your natural features. 

No fret! In this article, we are sharing tips to make you feel confident with minimal or no makeup.

1. Drink your Water!

We have heard it countless of times, you gotta hydrate. Water flushes out toxins from your body, making your skin look brighter and revitalized.  

Keeping hydrated improves the elasticity of your skin which is great to prevent premature againg and wrinkles. It also decreases flaky skin caused by dry skin.

2. What you eat shows on your skin

Have a balanced diet with lots of fruits, veggies, protein, and omega-3 fatty acids rich food. It will not only help you look good, it will make you feel good. Eat your way to your best self!

3. Beauty Sleep

Being well rested is essential to look fresh and glowing.  Say goodbye to those dark circles with a good night’s sleep. Your body and skin needs rest to repair itself and recharge so it can be at its best the next day!

4. Build a good skincare routine

 Create a skincare routiine for your skin type and be consistent with it. Start simple with the essentials: Cleanse, Tone, Moisturize. And then add in serums as per your skin needs. And…never go to bed without removing your makeup, it’s not worth it!

5. Exfoliation for fresh skin

As part of your routine, include regular exfoliation. It is  essential to buff away dead skin cells and clear those clogged pores. Exfoliation reveals new skin that will make you look glowing!

6. Never skip sunscreen

The best thing to do for your skin i sto protect it from the harsh UV rays. Exposure to the sun can caus epremature ageing, hyperpigmentation, and worse of all, skin cancer. Do it for your future self and wear that sunscreen daily!

7. Do not neglect your hair

Your hair is the biggest accessory to your overall look, so do not forget to take care of it. Trim off the ends regualrly to keep looking healthy, keep that scalp healthy by washing regularly with the right shampoo/conditioner combo for you, and make time fo a hair mask every now and then. 

8. SMILE

A smile can do wonders! It makes you look bright, happy and youthful. So a beautiful smile is what we are after.

Do not be lazy with your oral hygiene routine. Brush, floss and visit your dentist regularly. Keep those teeth looking clean and white!

Smiling helps to lift your mood and those of others around you too, so go ahead and smile more!

MAX Agency is a successful Toronto acting agency representing men, women and children. MAX Agency is involved in providing actors, models and entertainers for the film, television, fashion and advertising industries.

For more daily content, follow us on FacebookInstagram and Twitter! Never miss a moment with MAX Agency!

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Top Toronto model and talent management agency’s 5 Tips for shooting great headshots

Professional headshots are essential for a model or actor when going to castings and auditions.  These photos are what you submit to agencies and they are the first photos that a creative director or a casting director will evaluate. We are sharing five tips to help you get the most out of your photoshoot!

1- Focus on your unique features

As someone who aspires to be in modeling and acting projects, you may have an idea of what you will be best fit for. You could have a very unique hair type or facial feature that makes you special. Maybe your forte is your freckles or your physique. Use that to your advantage and practice posing in ways that enhance those features! It will help casting directors to notice the characteristics that they are searching for.

2- Show emotion 

Acting and modeling requires you to play the role of different characters. Make sure to show different facial expressions to increase the chance that casting directors connect with the character that you are portraying. Showcase the roles that you want to play in your photos!

3- Go for a no-makeup look and a full glam

Modeling agencies look for minimal makeup looks where they can see your  natural features. You might also do side-profile shots in this look during your photoshoot. Also go for a full glam look, especially if you aspire to be in beauty campaigns for makeup brands. 

4- Consider the overall look and your goals when choosing your outfits

What you wear will play an important role in how your headshots turn out. If you are after a beauty campaign for example, consider showing your shoulders! It is a safe choice to keep it simple. Avoid logos and busy patterns. Go for a color that suits you, your skintone, your eye color, hair color, and so on. 

5- Good quality over quantity

Get your headshots taken by a professional photographer who is experienced and uses commercial-grade equipment. Consider whether they have studio lighting or if they will be shooting in natural light. Professional photos will ensure that you are taken seriously. 

Max Agency is one of the most successful Model and Talent Management Agencies in Canada representing men, women, and children. Max Agency is involved in providing actors, models, and entertainers for the film, television, fashion, and advertising industries as well as appearances in trade shows, promotions, and special events.

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