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Irene Dreayer (The Dray)

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Brooke and Brie

The Dray Teaches Motown on Skype

Posted by The Dray on March 3rd, 2015

Dray Kid Twins Brooke and Brie are only 14 years old and were not around during the 1960’s for the “Motown Sound!” During a recent Skype session, I mentioned Motown and the name Berry Gordy, Jr. and the girls had no clue what or who I was talking about. So, the Dray’s lesson began! Berry […]


Private Skype Sessions With The Dray Work!

Posted by The Dray on August 11th, 2014

I want to tell you all about a wonderful experience on a Skype session with a young, 11 year old girl who was auditioning for a show called “The IT Factor”. The show is a singing competition for kids 11-15 years old. This girl and her parents wanted to work with me as they weren’t quite […]

Top Momagers


Posted by The Dray on July 17th, 2014

The Dray Way would like to welcome TOP Momagers to our Facebook page. Thank you all for your support and confidence in my knowledge and expertise in this business and for promoting The Dray Way! A “momager” is a mom who is also the manager and both roles, if done correctly, are a full-time job. […]

Abby and Tate - Stairs - Liv and Maddie


Posted by The Dray on May 1st, 2014

Dray Kid twins Tate and Abby Chapman are guest-starring on the popular Disney Channel series “Liv and Maddie.” Tune in Sunday, May 4th at 8pm for the “Flashback-A-Rooney” episode to see the debut of my adorable twins as they play Liv and Maddie when they were 10 years old. Here’s the “Once Upon a Time” […]

Ariana Grande and Ross Lynch

Kid Actors: The Good, the Bad & the Ugly, Who’s Responsible?

Posted by The Dray on April 12th, 2014

Your child wants to be a star like Ariana Grande or Ross Lynch, don’t they all?  Many deserve it, many don’t.  Many earn it, many don’t.  Many are pushed to do it. Many aren’t. So let’s say your kid has the goods, is really really talented and it’s completely their dream, not yours mom!  What […]

Conversation vs Texting

Conversation, Not Texting, Is An Acting Skill

Posted by The Dray on December 30th, 2013

  I read an article about a movie-goer’s observation of a girl sitting in the theater while watching the Ashton Kutcher movie “No Strings Attached”. He saw her “speaking with her thumbs” instead of watching the movie. OMG! I’m talking about texting. Do you text every time you communicate? When was the last time you picked […]