Sara Isaacson, Casting Director

Today my guest on the Hometown to Hollywood podcast is casting director Sara Isaacson. Sara is best known for casting Law and Order: True Crime, Bates Motel, Fringe, The Arrangement, Famous in Love, The Mentalist, Motive, Almost Human, and State of Affairs. She is a...

Light in the Piazza, and Self-Mastery

  This week I had the great pleasure of seeing opening night of Light in the Piazza at the LA Opera, where my daughter Dove played one of the two leads: Clara Johnson, opposite opera legend Reneé Fleming. I think most parents would be thrilled to see their kid on...

The Actor’s Dialect Coach, Scott Alan Moffitt

Today my guest on Hometown to Hollywood is The Actor’s Dialect Coach, Scott Alan Moffitt. Scott teaches both an introductory and an ongoing class in dialects at the Young Actors Space, which is located in Los Angeles. He is also available for one-on-one coaching via...

When Your Kid Wants To Take a Break from Acting

Imagine this: You’ve invested years of time and thousands of dollars to support your kid’s passion for acting. Just when things are starting to get somewhere, they announce they want to take a break from acting, and “just be a normal kid.” Now what? An announcement...

Cozi Zuehlsdorff: Actress, Singer, Writer

Today my guest on this podcast is actress, singer, and writer Cozi Zuehlsdorff. Cozi is best known for her work on Dolphin Tale and Dolphin Tale 2, Freaky Friday, Pure Country Pure Heart, Mighty Med, and Sophia the First.   Cozi has some exceptionally thoughtful...