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    My Dinner With SAG

    Last night, I decided to kick off the new year by having dinner with an old friend I haven't seen in a while. He's been going through a tough time, and I figured some good food and conversation might help.

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    Independent Worries, Looking Ahead

    I submitted myself for this commercial that I thought really fit me. They called me up today letting me know they might use me for it, but it's nothing for sure. What do you think I should do?

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    Lessons to Live By

    I was contacted in early December by a woman who hadn't filed tax returns in the last 10 years, and both the Internal Revenue Service and the state of California wanted to know why.

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    Teaching Unfamiliar Accents

    Plays borrowed from the headlines are not an uncommon phenomenon, and nowadays plays inspired in one way or another by international relations are hardly unexpected.

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    5 Keys to Setting Goals That You Can Actually Achieve

    Ah, January. You've got a clean slate. Excitement is in the air. It's time to get to work on achieving your New Year's resolutions.

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    'Where's the Watch?! and Other Tales: A Memoir From Seinfeld's Uncle Leo'

    The following is an excerpt from Len Lesser and Tama Ryder's book, "Where's the Watch?! and Other Tales; A Memoir From Seinfeld's Uncle Leo."

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    Selecting the Shot

    Your headshot is your ambassador to the industry. For people who don't know you, it's your best chance to make a strong impression and compel them to bring you in.

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    Multiple Teachers?

    There are no shortcuts to great acting. Mediocre acting can be done by many, great acting by very few.

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    The Importance of Actions

    A New York actor, director, and coach, Stephen Dym still scribbles actions in his script, designing them, he writes, to "stimulate the senses: visual, kinetic, olfactory, and auditory."

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    Don't Glamorize

    When it comes to us reading unsolicited submissions, however, it does boil down to what is going on in that particular period.