Synopses & Reviews
In todays competitive society, parents face great pressure to encourage their children to follow their dreams and strive for excellence. Organized in a practical question-and-answer format, Your Childs Career in Music and Entertainment: The Prudent Parents Guide
raises and addresses many of the issues parents encounter when seeking to turn their childrens creative passion and talent into a sustainable career in entertainment. Topics include:
•Knowing which professionals to consult and when
•Finding and preparing for auditions
•Dealing with the financial aspects
•Understanding statutory and regulatory legal protections for children
•Creating balance for the whole family
Most importantly, maintaining a childs health and happiness is underlined throughout. Drawing on author Steven Beers extensive contacts in the industry, the book quotes the personal experiences of industry players, stars and their parents, and veteran sources. This indispensable guide will help parents ensure that their children are instilled with morals and values that will make them not just good performers, but good people, capable of becoming responsible adults who will run their own careers someday.
About the Author
Steven C. Beer
is a partner at Franklin, Weinrib, Rudell and Vassallo, PC, where he concentrates his practice in media and entertainment law. He represents industry-leading film companies and has acted as counsel to numerous artists, including Britney Spears, Aaron Carter, Hilary Duff, Justin Timberlake, Stefani Germanotta (Lady Gaga), and many others. Steven is the proud father of three boys, all of whom have worked as entertainers, and resides in New York City.
Kathryne Badura is an entertainment and fashion industry attorney with a communications and business background and has at various entertainment law firms, record labels and artist management companies. She has performed as a featured soloist in several musical groups, performing pieces that ranged from modern Broadway to classical Mozart.