11 year old Keara Maive, has been working the Chicago circuit since she was 5 years old. With more than 70 credits to her name, ranging from leading roles to extra work on Student, Independent, Feature, Television and Commercial Projects, Keara loves what she does and it shows. Keara recently won an award for Best Child Actor in the Cobra Internet Film Festival for her work on the short film "Hide and Seek" and was chosen as "The Dray Kid of the Week" by Irene Dreayer, a former Disney Executive Producer.
First and foremost, I am the mother of Child Actress Keara Maive. I am also a photographer, have produced a few films, am the founder of Chicago Kids in the Industry (a FREE resource to help connect child talent to independent, student filmmakers & production companies), and founder of Casting in Chicago (the grown-up version of Chicago Kids, which shares casting notices).
Name: Jen Stanko & Keara Maive
Lives in: Chicago, Illinois
Occupation: Actor, Casting Director, Dancer, Photographer (Still) and Producer