All these so-called auditions advertised on the radio are scams.
They tell everyone that they're one of only a few to get accepted, that they're really talented, etc, and then they ask for money.
It's not real.
No genuine agent ever asks for money upfront.
Of course the presentation looked professional and nice, and this Zeek guy was paid good money to attend - he's an actor, so any job is a good one. He wouldn't care if this was a scam or not!
This is how scams operate - they make it look genuine and then scam you out of loads of money.
They won't get you or your kids any work - they'll just take your money and shatter your dreams.
The only way that a kid can get auditions to TV, movies, commercials, etc, is through a genuine agent - and genuine agents will only accept actors who have had many years of training at good acting schools and loads of experience. The good acting schools include classes in how to avoid scams and get a real agent.
Sorry - but you have to be sensible and realistic. You've been scammed.
Just don't make it worse by handing over any money to these people.
If your kid wants to be an actor, get him into a good acting school.