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    Actresses Casting Directors Love: Part 3

    This week's issue is a first of its kind: a collection of essays written by or relayed to Back Stage by casting directors from across the country, each sharing a story about a special actor they have auditioned and, in some cases, cast.

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    Actresses Casting Directors Love: Part 2

    This week's issue is a first of its kind: a collection of essays written by or relayed to Back Stage by casting directors from across the country, each sharing a story about a special actor they have auditioned and, in some cases, cast.

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    Actresses Casting Directors Love: Part 1

    This week's issue is a first of its kind: a collection of essays written by or relayed to Back Stage by casting directors from across the country, each sharing a story about a special actor they have auditioned and, in some cases, cast.

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    Come Together, Right Now, Over Here

    Actors in productions from across the world will be performing as a part of the California International Theatre Festival 2010 season, July 17–25, in Calabasas, Calif.

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    A 'Working Actor' Success Story

    "I'm a teen living on the East Coast. This sounds extremely cliché, but I can't even explain to you in words how much I love acting. I am now ready to start my career in television and in feature films."

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    Coming to a Smartphone Near You

    Today, f you don't have an app, you're committing the sin of ignoring customers who have embraced apps like a previous generation embraced the Hula-Hoop.

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    Powerful Influences, Decisions, and Memories

    "Sometimes, the most powerful word in an actor's toolbox is the simple word 'no.'"

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    You Could Drive a Truck Through It

    Nashville-based voice coach Brett Manning is one of the most recognized names in vocal instruction. Manning has also created the only CD instruction course dealing solely with vibrato.

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    What Do Working Actors Bring to Class That Helps the Other Students?

    "I believe to have working actors in a class is a necessity, not a luxury. It is a direct reflection of the work process of that class."

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    Hair Cuts

    I feel that the actions of the management of Broadway's "Hairspray" were shameful and wrong. I applaud Joel Vig for having the courage to stand up for what is right.