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    Budgeting Your Movie

    For an actor, New York is one of the best cities on earth. It’s also one of the most expensive. Professionals in the business suggest saving three months’ worth of expenses before moving here, particularly if you don’t yet have a job or a place to live.

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    Just Breathe

    "You can't control what people are going to think of your audition, but you can control everything else."

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    The Art of the Ask

    Having conversations and building relationships with people who are established in this industry can significantly accelerate the development of your career.

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    Agnes Is at It Again

    "Agnes de Mille's work represents an important period of American choreography that has been lost," says choreographer Liza Gennaro, daughter of Broadway and television choreographer Peter Gennaro. "What she did in terms of movement innovation and finding a movement language for a character is something you rarely see in ...

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    Ron Millkie

    Ron Millkie, a SAG, Equity, and AFTRA member who made a name for himself with horror fans worldwide when he played Officer Dorf in the originalFriday the 13th, has been reading Back Stage for over 30 years.

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    Hire Education, Out of Character

    Why is it that actors tend to book work when they don't care about the audition, don't need the work, or are sick or tired during the audition?

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    Representative Resistance

    I met with an agent yesterday, and although she offered to sign me, I feel strangely unhappy.

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    The Frog Prince

    The Flatiron Playhouse

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    The Merry Wives of Windsor

    Camino Real Playhouse

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    Jonathan Brown

    One expects to drive a lot in L.A., but Echo Park-based actor Jonathan Brown puts a bit more wear on the radials than most.