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    Compassion: What's in It for Me?

    If you're reading this, there's a good chance your career isn't exactly where you want it to be. What if I told you I had a surefire way for you to get the most extraordinary career possible?

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    Extra Benefits

    A certain casting office hired me for three days. They fitted me in a period costume and wanted my hair to be all one color.

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    Everybody's Talking at Me…

    Pop quiz: Assuming that talent is a given, what's the biggest obstacle in an actor's career?

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    Fit Body, Fat Résumé

    For many actors, maintaining physical fitness is essential to marketability and craft.

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    Jennifer Jean

    When Jennifer Jean lived in Dallas, working as a public school teacher and real estate agent, she never considered acting as a career, even though the urge lurked quietly inside her.

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    Extra Benefits

    A certain casting office hired me for three days. They fitted me in a period costume and wanted my hair to be all one color; I had to be shorter than 5 feet 5 inches and of white European descent.

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    Did Your College Acting Program Prepare You for the Real World?

    "I graduated from Loyola Marymount University this past May. I really thought the training and opportunities I received there were world-class." -- Will Werre

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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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    Of All Your Performances, Which One Are You Most Proud Of?

    Two years ago, I did a Shakespeare play, "Pericles," for a small Shakespeare company in Seattle, with a director named Sheila Daniels. I played Thaisa, which is not a huge part, but from start to finish the production was one of the most collaborative.

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    Get in the Game

    The interactive-gaming industry has rapidly grown into one of the biggest forms of entertainment today.