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    Corinne Proctor

    Being a nonunion actor can feel limiting, which is why Corinne Proctor was very excited to see a casting notice on BackStage.com for the San Francisco Playhouse.

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    Exiles in Hollywood

    As a 20-year veteran of the business of casting I see my methods of getting there go through change every single day.

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    Dating Creative

    So, dating. Yeah. Without getting too Sarah-Jess-Parker, I have come to one conclusion:  As an actress, I need to date a creative guy.

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    Teacher Travails

    We recently had a very bad experience with a neglectful, abusive, and incompetent studio teacher.

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    L.A. Noir

    It's 10:29 a.m. The city is Beverly Hills. I'm your narrator, Secret Agent Man. Those who know me say I'm a good man in a bad town. Those who don't wish they did. These are my stories.

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    Take It on Home!

    The tap dance community is no longer homeless. On Jan. 4, the American Tap Dance Foundation opened the doors of its new American Tap Dance Center in Manhattan's Greenwich Village.

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    Something to Not Think About

    Whether it's for a play, a commercial, episodic television, or a feature film, how you approach a role is the most essential decision you can make as an actor.

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    Interviewing An Actor?

    "Let the agent conduct the interview. Some actors come in, sit down, and proceed to do a monologue about themselves. That doesn't usually go over well with me." --Renee Glicker

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    Stephanie Bashall

    A combination of ability, preparedness, experience, and professionalism helped Stephanie Bashall land the role of the Cheshire Cat in "Alice in Wonderland Thru the Looking Glass."

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    Fostering Florence

    "I love exploring exactly what the playwright wrote and why he wrote it just that way—with the words in this particular order, with that progression of thought." —Brent Schindele