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    Dariean Henderson

    Having faith is important for all aspiring actors. But Dariean Henderson's faith factored in a little more when the actor responded last year to a notice for a nonunion feature called "True Riches."

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    Budgeting Your Movie

    For an actor, New York is one of the best cities on earth. It’s also one of the most expensive. Professionals in the business suggest saving three months’ worth of expenses before moving here, particularly if you don’t yet have a job or a place to live.

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    Just Breathe

    "You can't control what people are going to think of your audition, but you can control everything else."

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    Replacing in a Role

    Actors replace other actors in long-running shows in a variety of circumstances, most of them fraught in one way or another. Some actors follow the role's originator, others have to play iconic characters, and still others must tackle particularly difficult parts.

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    Agnes Is at It Again

    "Agnes de Mille's work represents an important period of American choreography that has been lost," says choreographer Liza Gennaro, daughter of Broadway and television choreographer Peter Gennaro. "What she did in terms of movement innovation and finding a movement language for a character is something you rarely see in ...

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    The Right Moves

    Some say we are what we eat. If you're a movement instructor, you'd say we are how we sit, stand, move. And while we may often associate movement techniques with training for dancers, these instructors list a surprising number of reasons why the actors who study with them ...

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    The Frog Prince

    The Flatiron Playhouse

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    Representative Resistance

    I met with an agent yesterday, and although she offered to sign me, I feel strangely unhappy.

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    Liz Quin

    When Liz Quin saw the notice for "College Bound," part of GreatSchools.net's online video series designed to help parents enable and support their children in school, she was interested right away.

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    The Merry Wives of Windsor

    Camino Real Playhouse