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    I want you to put yourself in this girl's position. You don't have an agent and you desperately want one. This man has offered to sign you. But the guy makes your skin crawl. So what would you do?

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    Misleading Lady

    Are strange or seemingly miscast credits better than no credits at all? Will this turn into a problem that could hurt my chances at future professional auditions?

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    The Best Method Is No Method

    "I can't say I have a method." That's Jackie Presti speaking. "I never understand any method. Does any method fit every person? We're not cookie cutters."

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    Switching Hats

    An ever-growing number of agents have decided to shift gears in the world of representation, removing their agent's hat in favor of a manager's. Their motivations and circumstances vary.

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    Maintaining a Relationship with Your Agent

    The relationship between client and agent is delicate. The client and agent can go through periods when there simply is no "relationship." But there is hope.

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    Eugene Douglas...Got the Part

    "Something was missing," Eugene Douglas says. "If I was going to be a more effective teacher, I needed to know more about every aspect of [acting], and the only way to do that was to fully immerse myself."

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    Chemistry Lesson

    What happens when you feel no chemistry with the person who's supposed to be your loving spouse or you can't stand the actor who's playing your best friend?

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    Dancing With the Jabbawockeez

    What makes Jabbawockeez a truly rare dance troupe are the communal sensibility and the collaborative practices that drive everything about how the group is run and how its work is created and presented.

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    How Do You Cast Theater for Kids?

    Are you willing to be confidently idiotic in front of all of us? Because that's what we do. People who are willing to look dumb and be silly tend to be the same people who know how to handle kids.

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    Training, Transitioning

    "I'm an actor who has made a bit of a career for myself working behind the camera. My problem is that I want to act full time, not just work as a camera operator."