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    When To Brand Yourself?

    "I think that branding yourself is a great idea if you are very specific to begin with. Many actors are more versatile, so branding can pigeonhole them." -- Josselyne Herman-Saccio

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    Valid Deductions

    This week let's look at the specific acting-related expenses you are allowed to write off on your tax return.

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    Jay Gillespie

    In his short film career, Jay Gillespie has already had the distinct privilege of working with two horror icons—Tony Todd ("Candyman") and Robert Englund ("Nightmare on Elm Street").

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    An Actor's Most Guarded Secret

    Actors often get round-a-bout questions in auditions by the hiring personnel who hold an interest for discovering an artist's age.

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    College and University Programs in Theater and Dance

    The following is a list of accredited, degree-granting acting programs at colleges and universities in the United States and the United Kingdom.

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    Change Your World

    Auditions for college acting programs, whether undergraduate or graduate, typically last three or four minutes—about as long as it takes to soft-boil an egg.

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    Oh, the Pain!

    It's all you crazy actors out there who are responsible for my superior rectus being strained. All that dumb, weird stuff you do triggers an eye-rolling motion in my head that I just can't control.

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    Creativity and Depression, Lost Vouchers

    As a performer, I find myself subject to a battle with depression and black moods when not working and sometimes when working. What can a performer do to combat this?

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    'Case' Study

    Though he's never had acting aspirations of his own, casting director Michael Testa feels a special kinship with actors.

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    Angela Lansbury's Latest Role

    But why would Lansbury, a performer known largely as an actor and a singer, commit herself to an organization designed specifically to serve dancers?