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    Agent Ready or Not

    Here is a questionnaire which will give insight into your readiness for an agent. The individual questions are based upon my extensive conversations with agents and behavioral therapists.

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    Not All Contracts Are Created Equal

    As the year comes to an end, actors start thinking about all the changes they're going to make after the holidays.

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    Freelancer Commission, Manager Decision

    Like the majority of actors in New York City, I do not have an agent, but I freelance with a couple of them, which, in the overall, has been a good arrangement for me.

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    Sophie Flack Reveals What It's Really Like to Dance in a Corps de Ballet

    Her book begins by setting the record straight on the term "ballerina." Flack emphasizes that the word is properly used only to describe mature dancers who have achieved star status.

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    Cara Loften...Got the Part

    "It's my dream to play strong, courageous, even mythical female characters, which is exactly what this film offered," explains an enthusiastic Loften.

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    One Part, Many Players

    The audience had to feel they were watching the same character continuously or the film wouldn't connect. How does one make that happen?

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    Bring On the Gifts

    It doesn't matter whether you're an established actor or you're just starting out. Showing gratitude is an important part of this business.

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    Follicle Failure, Reel Long Ago

    Is being bald a big issue when you're just "another actor in the city"? I know that if you're the next Marlon Brando, maybe people won't care about your lost hair, but let's not kid ourselves.

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    2012 Southern California Theater Listings

    Southern California theater has become a bona fide local industry, with increasing audiences and numbers of union contracts.

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    Happy Thanksgiving

    The holiday season has a certain "circle of life" quality that I've always enjoyed. It starts with Thanksgiving, a day that allows us to look back, and it ends with New Year's, a day that inspires us to move forward.