Stewart, 14, signs acting contract, films pilot

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By The Staff

Joe Stewart, 14, of Dry Ridge has signed an acting contract with Frederick Levy Management 101 of Los Angeles and Bryan Leder, BLT of New York.

Stewart recently attended The Mike Beaty Talent Expo in Dallas with his agent, Jake Lang of Wings Model Management in Cincinnati. He received 16 callbacks, including Nickelodeon and Disney for his performances in monologue, cold read, two person scene, runway and athletic wear.

He will be leaving later this month for New York where he will be auditioning for TV and film.

While in Dallas, Stewart was filmed by Nickelodeon for a new pilot about a young surfer in California.

Stewart is the son of Jim and Cindy Stewart.