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    Waiting, Wondering,Wrapping

    Booking one's first SAG job is an exhilarating experience. Last month, I booked my first national commercial and became SAG-eligible

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    Body Language

    Diet. Rest. Massage. Martial arts. Acupuncture. Dance classes. Yoga. Pilates. Stretches. Cycling. These are among the various ways that actors stay fit for physically demanding roles.

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    Bollywood Aerobics

    "I'm actually quite shocked at the success I've had with Bollywood aerobics. I never expected it to take off as well as it has," says Rahul Nath, a Hollywood-based actor and professional Bollywood dancer.

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    Actors Uploading Audition Videos to Websites?

    What do you think of actors uploading their auditions to video websites and being submitted by their agents or managers?

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    21st-Century Fitness

    According to game-sales tracker VGChartz.com, the workout game Wii Fit was the fourth-best-selling video game in the world in 2009.

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    Pre-Workout Smoothie

    This is useful not only before a workout but also afterward, for breakfast, a sweet fix, or anytime you're starved and short on time.

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    Revisiting Rajiv's Leper in 'Tiger'

    Here I am again, backstage in my dressing room, preparing to go on as the leper in "Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo."

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    Experience vs. Sheepskin: Verdict?

    "Did you go to college?" I replied truthfully: "No." I was informed that my lack of a certificate from a secondary institution of learning would prevent me from teaching at this particular school.

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    Koji Ohashi

    The acting bug first bit Koji Ohashi while he was watching American TV reruns in his native Japan. "I didn't know anything about New York City and New York theater," he says.

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    How To Guide: Do It Yourself

    Back Stage's guide to all the ways you can take the reigns, from setting up your own theater company, to obtaining work visas, to paying quarterly taxes.