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    Don't Cheat Yourself or the IRS

    Every year, we are confronted by actors who either didn't know about or simply disregarded the advice to keep their receipts and records.

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    Best Acting Advice?

    "We have to allow ourselves to let go and be vulnerable and allow people to question our sanity. Then the audience will forget they're watching a performance and feel guilty about intruding in our personal lives."

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    Savvy Studio Singing

    The record producer is often compared to the film director: It is their job to mold and shape a work of art.

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    Corinne Proctor

    Being a nonunion actor can feel limiting, which is why Corinne Proctor was very excited to see a casting notice on BackStage.com for the San Francisco Playhouse.

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    Exiles in Hollywood

    As a 20-year veteran of the business of casting I see my methods of getting there go through change every single day.

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    Dating Creative

    So, dating. Yeah. Without getting too Sarah-Jess-Parker, I have come to one conclusion:  As an actress, I need to date a creative guy.

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    Teacher Travails

    We recently had a very bad experience with a neglectful, abusive, and incompetent studio teacher.

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    L.A. Noir

    It's 10:29 a.m. The city is Beverly Hills. I'm your narrator, Secret Agent Man. Those who know me say I'm a good man in a bad town. Those who don't wish they did. These are my stories.

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    Take It on Home!

    The tap dance community is no longer homeless. On Jan. 4, the American Tap Dance Foundation opened the doors of its new American Tap Dance Center in Manhattan's Greenwich Village.

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    Something to Not Think About

    Whether it's for a play, a commercial, episodic television, or a feature film, how you approach a role is the most essential decision you can make as an actor.