Dream of being an actor?

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Hi! I’m Bonnie, founder of Hometown to Hollywood.

Helping young actors build safe, successful careers.

I work with parents of young actors, and young adult actors, to help them transform frustration and confusion into knowledge and confidence, so they can build an acting career safely and successfully. Working with me, clients learn what they need to know and do to realize their dream-- or their child's dream-- of being a professional actor.

A consultant, speaker, writer, podcast producer, Backstage Expert, and veteran Hollywood mom (I’m Dove Cameron's mother), I’m a champion for passionate young actors.

My intention is to educate and inspire so you can have your very best chance for success.

I’ve written two books, Young Hollywood Actors, and The Hollywood Parents Guide, and also produce a regular podcast, Hometown to Hollywood, which you can check out here.

I do one-on-one consultations over video calls and in-person in Burbank, CA to help you create your own road map to that dream — because every actor’s journey is unique. You can check my consultations page out here.


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“Hands down the best one-hour investment we could have made as parents of an aspiring actress. Bonnie’s industry insights and her help in mapping out an action plan have proven invaluable as we support our daughter in taking her acting career to the next level. Thank you, Bonnie!”



“Insightful and inspirational. Breaking in can be a daunting task, but Bonnie simplified the process, offering sound advice and honest feedback. She was genuine and nonjudgmental, a refreshing quality in this otherwise intimidating business. I highly recommend Bonnie’s services!”



“Bonnie offered advice and ideas that we’d never heard from our agent or manager! We left feeling confident and reassured, with a specific plan to help my daughter reach her goals. No matter where you are on this journey, I highly recommend a consultation with Bonnie.”



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Please Note:

While I am gratified that my work has contributed to the success of many young actors, either through guiding their parents or by guiding young adult actors directly, I do not agent, manage, commission, procure, or attempt to procure work for actors. In keeping with California state codes, Bonnie J. Wallace and Hometown to Hollywood Inc. conducts entirely optional consultations, workshops, and online classes with solely educational intent.

These consultations, workshops, or online courses are not job interviews or auditions, and they are neither a promise nor a guarantee of employment or auditions. Consultations, workshops, and online courses are not auditions for employment or for obtaining a talent agency or manager. CA Labor code 1703.1 (b)

CA State Talent Service (Krekorian) Bond #64836379, Hometown to Hollywood LLC

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