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    Beat Them to the Punch

    Since I was a child, all I ever dreamed about was being an actor. And like all actors, my dream has always been to do a film that I can be proud of for the rest of my life.

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    Print Fizzles, Video Sizzles

    The latest crop of dance books and recordings includes the DVD of a fascinating 2009 film about Meredith Monk, as well as less-interesting books on pedagogy, technique, and career building.

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    Letter from the Editor

    Back Stage's staff is always trying to come up with fresh editorial concepts and, above all, present helpful, actionable information for actors and other performing artists. With that in mind, we present our first-ever List Issue, which, as the title suggests, is all things lists.

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    Sickle at Heart

    As a professional (union) actor, as well as a longtime reader of Back Stage (ever since it was Drama-Logue), I was so bothered by your July 16 essay, "Bukowski and Popsicles," that I was compelled to send this reply.

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    NYC Production Listings

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater NYC area, including the five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, northern New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition, we list Broadway and Off-Broadway productions ...

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    Chenese Lewis

    Many people have an idea of what beautiful looks like: great bone structure, clear skin, a gorgeous smile, and a well-proportioned body. Plus-sized model and beauty queen Chenese Lewis is proof that beauty doesn't stop (or start) in a dressing room.

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    Turning Negatives Into Positives

    Before DV and HD exploded onto the scene, independent filmmakers had few choices when it came to shooting and finishing their final creations. As had been done for years, they would shoot on film—either 35mm or 16mm—strike "work prints" to physically edit or transfer their films to video ...

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    Lights

    Crossley Theatre

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    Sunday in the Park with Shakespeare

    Want to enjoy the abundance of acting opportunities that come with summertime Shakespeare festivals? Then invest your time and resources in a classical training program.

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    GOOD by C.P. Taylor

    ARK theatre company