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    What Do You Suggest to Cure Audition Anxiety?

    We have found that getting to the root of the anxiety helps eliminate it, if not totally, at least partially.

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    Create an Action Plan

    No business stands a chance of long-term success without a strategic action plan. Acting is no different.

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    All the Info on Infomercials

    Hosting an infomercial is not acting. But acting skills may help, starting with the ability to communicate information about and enthusiasm for a product.

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    Virtual Auditions

    There's something new afoot in the casting world: virtual auditions. What do you need? Just a video camera and Internet access.

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    Rocker on Broadway

    Reeve Carney talks about the vocal challenges of being Spider-Man in Julie Taymor's megamusical with music and lyrics by Bono and the Edge of U2.

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    'This Is Tyler'

    Like most actors who have spent years auditioning regularly, I never dwell on an audition, whether I'm happy with how I did or not. But this is the first time I have seen myself on TV with my family present.

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    Me, the Porn King, and Improv for Beginners

    I grew up fairly sheltered, in a pleasant little tree-lined Pennsylvania suburb.  I was a sweet, stereotypically diligent student. So I never actually imagined I'd be working with people in porn.

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    Ashley King... Got The Part!

    Ashley King didn't have to search far for inspiration to play middle-school teacher Ms. Peterson, an endearingly spacey earth mother whose classroom is full of bullies, problem children, and one devilish little girl.

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    Money and Moments

    "I spend a lot of time coming up with detailed pasts for the characters I play, but I don't really get how to use a moment before. Any tips for making this work?"

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    Collaborating Across Cultures

    South African choreographer Theo Ndindwa teams up with New York's Steps Repertory Ensemble.