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    Seeking Audition Feedback?

    "In my experience, CDs are more apt to give feedback if they had a strong feeling about the reading, good or bad. If I think the feedback will help the actor, I pass it along."

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    Dancing for Joy

    Despite the gloomy financial scene, dance lovers have plenty of reasons to celebrate. Here are a few.

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    Just Say No

    An actor knows he can count on one sure way to land the audition of a lifetime—simply make plans for a much-needed, much-anticipated, much-looked-forward-to-and-carefully-planned trip.

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    Sex Behind the Scenes

    Showmance is what happens between two emotionally charged people involved in a show are attracted and then collide. And sometimes even an airbag or condom can't provide safety.

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    How Can an Actor Be Proactive in His or Her Career?

    How to engage our developing clients in their own destiny, how to empower them, how to put them in the driver's seat -- those are the questions we confront daily.

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    Praise and Pass, Scouting Troupe

    Do you know of or recommend any theater companies in town where I can work with an acting family–type atmosphere?

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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    As we enter the holiday season, I'd like to urge all of you to give thanks to those who have helped make your path a little bit easier.

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    Patty Rivera

    Every new opportunity can give an actor a chance to do something he or she hasn't before. Such was the case for Patty Rivera.

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    Father Ponders Fi-Core

    My daughters have only done background work for the past two years. They accumulated waivers, and I was misinformed and told to join the Screen Actors Guild, which I did.

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    Capturing the Feel of 1950s Memphis

    "I decided to take a risk. I didn't want to be a slave to the dance forms of the period," says Sergio Trujillo, choreographer of the new Broadway musical "Memphis."