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Jonathan Parker

Member Since 15 Nov 1999
Offline Last Active Sep 23 2016 06:49 PM

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Jonathan Parker's Talent Blog > Scammers Get Jail Time

Posted 10 August 2008

The staff at Star Search Casting isn't the only group of people cracking down scammers targeting the modeling industry. Recently the Norfolk Superior Court convicted two men found guilty of scamming more than a dozen models, ages 2 to 32, out of thousands of dollars. The men will both serve time in jail, and will complete community service upon their rele...

Jonathan Parker's Talent Blog > Star Search Casting Is The Best Social Networking Site For Actors, Dancer, Singers...

Posted 24 July 2008

Popular sites like Myspace.com, Friendster.com and Linkedin.com have revolutionized the way individuals connect on the Internet. From keeping in touch with friends to networking and establishing vital business contacts, social networking has quickly become apart of most web usersí daily lives. While Star Search Casting is most commonly known for maintaini...

Jonathan Parker's Talent Blog > Acting, Dancing & Singing Classes On A Budget

Posted 05 July 2008

While training is ideal for aspiring dancers, singers and actors, it can also be expensive. Dance classes can costs hundreds of dollars per semester while acting classes at some schools can be well over $1,000. This can be daunting to dancers, singers and actors who have their heart on mastering their chosen craft.

If you are interested...

Jonathan Parker's Talent Blog > When Record Deals Go Wrong, Pt 2.

Posted 26 June 2008

Yesterday we began talking about how new artists can often lose their record deals based on a number of factors. In the first part of the blog, we talked about Tigah, an Atlanta based artist who lost his deal when his project was pushed to the back burner in favor of label mate Bow Wow, who was more popular at the time. Today, weíll discuss other reasons...

Jonathan Parker's Talent Blog > When Record Deals Go Wrong, Pt 1.

Posted 22 June 2008

For many singers and bands, a record deal is the ultimate dream come true. But what many donít realize is that unfortunately, there are hundreds of artists who get signed each year yet their albums never reach the shelves of record stores.

New artists face many challenges when first breaking into the recording arts industry. One challenge is...