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    Get Cast on a Disney Cruise Line and 5 More Projects

    This week in Backstage casting notices, you have the opportunity to play a Disney princess and travel the world all at once! Disney Cruise Lines will hold open calls in New York City for talent to portray several classic roles aboard two of its ships.

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    How to Silence Your Inner Critic

    Backstage Expert Wendy Braun offers actors five easy steps to taming your inner critic (and a quick guide for feeling good) at every audition.

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    How to Crush Anxiety in Seconds

    Backstage Expert and acting coach Joseph Pearlman has a surefire way to stop anxiety in its tracks and make auditioning less stressful!

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    How to Avoid Becoming a ‘Starving Artist’

    Actor, voiceover artist, and producer Neil Holland offers up some tips on how to create your own work and avoiding the “starving artist” stereotype.

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    2 Things Every Voice Actor Should Know

    Matt Senreich, creator of “Robot Chicken,” offers advice to voice actors and talks his working relationship with Seth Green.

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    Why You Should Write Your Next Project

    Actor and Backstage Expert Douglas Taurel wants you to write your next challenging role; he did it with his "The American Soldier," and he knows how powerful the experience can be!

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    How B'way Shows Get Cast

    Casting director Benton Whitley explains how the process of casting theater begins and concludes—from the CDs' research to whittling down the options for the creative team.

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    Fall 2016 Checklist: Child Actors

    Backstage Expert Denise Simon breaks down eight things that every parent of young performers should take care of before summer comes to a close and the busy school year starts up again!

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    6 New Cruise Ships Now Hiring

    New ships from Royal Caribbean, Carnival, and Holland America are all now offering actors additional chances at booking work.

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    4 Tips on How to Book the Job

    We break down four bits of industry insight and advice from acting coach and Backstage Expert Anthony Meindl’s book, “Book the F##king Job!”