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    Victoria De Mare

    As a young girl, Victoria De Mare was obsessed with scary movies.

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    How Do You Cast Biopics and Historical Figures?

    It's a much more specific demand when we're casting really current figures—figures in the media, very visible figures. They're not just in history; they're people our audience would know very well.

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    Scholarly Servant

    "Take classes, work with other actors, create your own material, and stop blaming your agent," Andrea Martin advises all actors who are frustrated with the roles they are getting -- or not getting.

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    To Name Names or Not

    Michael Kostroff explains why he refrained form naming a shady casting director in a recent column.

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    Kids' Managers

    The following is a partial list of personal managers for infants, children, teens, and/or young adults on the East Coast. Those preceded by a plus sign (+) are members of the National Conference of Personal Managers. For further information on the NCOPM, visit its website www.ncopm.com

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    You Gotta Have a Plan

    If you have been following the last five weeks of this series and acting on the tasks outlined in each article, you now have an arsenal of information at your fingertips. You know your net worth, you have a budget, you understand the availability of investment and retirement options, and ...

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    And the Winner Should Be…

    The Oscars are still six weeks away, but I'm already thinking about all the talented actors who aren't going to get nominated.

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    Naked Girls Drinking!

    Kraine Theater

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    Common Mistakes

    "Doing too much in their montages. Even having a montage. Directors and casting directors really want to cut to the chase with you, not see little bits of everything you've ever done."

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    Jamie Bell Dancin' Days

    Jamie Bell's youth belies his remarkable talent and considerable experience as a dancer and an actor. Now 14, the northeast England native started dancing when he was 6 years old, participating in numerous competitions, and toured England with a musical theatre group when he was 9. But with his ...