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    Actor's Responsibilties on Set?

    What do you expect from actors when they show up on the set? What are their responsibilities?

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    Risk Management

    Robin Lippin initially imagined her move to L.A. as temporary. Two decades and dozens of casting gigs later, Lippin still calls Hollywood home.

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    Everything Matters

    Speaking with Back Stage, Olympia Dukakis and Marco Barricelli touched on many subjects related to the craft of acting.

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    Yoga for You

    Because so many different strands of yoga have developed over the years, how can you even decide which style is right for you?

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    Claudia Vázquez

    In February, Vázquez saw a BackStage.com casting notice for an open call for Disney's "Touch of Magic," a family-friendly, interactive mini–musical comedy show that would be presented at Latino festivals.

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    Dancing Their Way to Injury

    As the environment and schedule of the professional dancer intensifies, the body morphs in potentially damaging ways to attempt to maintain its health.

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    Diving Deeper

    I found that I had a special talent in perceiving other people's feelings and making them feel better. I refused to let myself, or anyone else, fall into sadness.

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    Underwear Only, Please

    I'm wearing a billowy blue mini-dress and heels, in full makeup, my hair prepped. I picked this outfit on purpose—so I can disrobe easily. Why? I have a commercial audition.

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    Aisling Quinn

    In April, Aisling Quinn saw a casting notice in Back Stage for a staged reading of "The Day the Music Died," a musical based on Don McLean's song "American Pie."

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    Tara Henderson

    After submitting to a casting notice she saw in Back Stage, Tara Henderson auditioned and was one of five people cast—out of approximately 700 submissions and 250 auditioning performers.