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    How to Lose $500

    "I sometimes take a few weeks to answer letters, but in this case we don’t have that kind of time. This is really simple: It’s a scam."

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    Adam Frost

    Canadian actor Adam Frost makes it a point to find new ways to sharpen his skills. "I just think it's important to stay busy in whatever aspect of the craft you think is important," says the actor.

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    In Loving Tribute of Corey Allen

    Acting teacher and author remembers "Rebel Without a Cause" actor, and producer Corey Allen. 

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    What You Have in Common With Actors Across the Atlantic

    When he took his business worldwide, acting coach Anthony Meindl learned that actors—and acting—are the same no matter where you are in the world.

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    Advice From Actorfest LA (Video)

    Actorfest LA panelists and vendors share advice on what to do at an audition, how to be proactive, and how to succeed as an actor.

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    2009 New York Acting Schools and Coaches

    Following is Back Stage's comprehensive list of New York acting schools and career counselors.

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    It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... a Stuntperson!

    It could be a horrible car crash or a three-alarm fire or a simple slip-and-trip, but if it's in a movie or on television, chances are it's a stunt man or woman taking the hit.

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    Bonnie Piesse... Got the Part

    Before she was 20 years old, Bonnie Piesse was cast in Episodes 2 and 3 of the "Star Wars" prequel trilogy as Beru, the Tatooine farmer's wife who adopts Luke Skywalker as a baby.

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    Danielle Lozeau... Got the Part!

    After seeing the casting notice in Back Stage, Danielle Lozeau auditioned for the role of Olivia in "Red Hook Black," a feature film about six people living in Red Hook, N.Y.

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    Shark Attack on Sunset Boulevard

    In quick succession, five agents in five weeks have passed on representing me. They all used essentially the same reason:  "We have too many blondes with far more credits who are just like you."