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    Caitlin Gold

    Caitlin Gold works hard. The Toronto native checks BackStage.com for casting notices every day and submits herself for every character that even somewhat matches her description.

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    Karen Volpe ... Got the Part

    "Every experience leads to the next experience and gives you the ability to move on. It's kind of cool to look back and see that," says actor Karen Volpe.

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    A Year of Inspiration: Things You Can Do Each Month to Advance Your Career

    If you steadily add to your actor bag of tricks and approach your career day by day and month by month, the pursuit of work and the steps required to advance your career will become second nature and feel a lot less daunting.

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    Maryland Meltdown, Wardrobe Worry

    What advice can you give a 30-something mother from Maryland who has spent half her life dreaming of working as an actress in New York?

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    Thanks For Nothing

    If CD's can't take a couple of minutes to comment on the work I just did, why should I spend the time and money to send them a thank-you card?

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    Newcomer Conundrum, Curse Clarification

    I've heard a lot lately that casting directors are only looking at those with credits right now. What should I do?

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    #ICastIt 1 Reason to Act Naturally from Michael Morgenstern

    Filmmaker Michael Morgenstern talks about casting for his production companies projects like web series "Dash & Dot," and why acting naturally is key for child actors.

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    Saving for a Rainy Day

    You have to pay your agent 10 percent and your manager 10 percent; why not 10 percent for yourself as well? Take that money right off the top and put it away for a rainy day.

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    Carl Washington

    Your first job can affect the way you think about your career. A good experience can inspire and invigorate, while a bad one might cause you to consider a different path.

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    Residual Reassurance, Group Dynamic

    "If my son has a credited principal role in a major motion picture, will he still get residuals if he's nonunion?"