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    The Successful Commercial Actor’s No. 1 Habit

    The majority of actors approach the commercial audition the same way. Backstage Expert Joseph Pearlman outlines how to set yourself apart from the pack and land the role!

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    10 Smart Career Moves That Require No Talent

    Talent is great, but there are other parts of your career that you have more control over—and that may help you book the job over someone more talented!

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    How to Find the Right Jobs for You on Backstage

    We break down how to use Backstage and our casting calls to help you find the right auditions and jobs for you. Happy auditioning!

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    6 Online #ActorLife Must-Haves

    Backstage Expert Tony Howell offers six simple online platforms that actors should utilize to increase their reach and name.

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    How to Become an Uber or Lyft Driver

    Looking to pay your bills or fund your artistic projects with a part-time job that offers flexibility and mobility? As ridesharing apps continue to reshape the way people travel, drivers are taking advantage of the smartphone technology—and the income!

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    Stop Waiting and Start Doing

    Are you waiting for someone to call you up and invite you to an audition? Stop it. The industry isn't interested in waiting for you—it's time for you to make your own opportunities.

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    How to Take a Great Headshot

    Anthony Meindl explains to actors how they can take a great headshot that will book them the audition!

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    What's Your Performing Personality?

    Voice teacher and Backstage Expert Andrew Byrne breaks down the four most dominant personality types in performers. Which one are you?

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    6 Steps to Submitting a Script

    If you've written a big, juicy part for yourself in a movie or a play, the next step is to get your script made. Using Backstage Call Sheet's production company listings and these six steps, you'll be on your way in no time!

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    Stop Saying No to Yourself

    Backstage Expert Cathryn Hartt understands that there are days when your acting career seems like a waste of time—but that doesn't mean you have earned the right to give up on yourself!