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    Identity Play

    Research into a part in "Invisible Man," at the Studio Theatre, teaches McKinley Belcher III about himself.

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    Joe Manuel Gallegos Jr. ...Got the Part

    When Santa Fe, N.M., native Joe Manuel Gallegos Jr. moved to L.A. at the beginning of 2011 to work as an actor and a dancer, one of his priorities was to sign up for an electronic subscription to Back Stage.

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    A Cautionary Tale

    "I can't think of another profession where what they teach you in school is so completely different from what you have to do in the professional world," says Stephen Tobolowsky.

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    New York Acting Schools and Coaches

    The following is a list of New York–area stage and film acting schools, teachers, and coaches organized by category and alphabetically.

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    Derrick Scott

    Life experience was definitely a contributing factor when Derrick Scott booked the role of Howard in the independent short film "Without Sanctuary."

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    Jennifer Jean

    When Jennifer Jean lived in Dallas, working as a public school teacher and real estate agent, she never considered acting as a career, even though the urge lurked quietly inside her.

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    17 Tips to Produce Greener Theater

    Our friends at the Broadway Green Alliance offer some tips for how to green your theater or production, and make a change in the environment through your art!

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    Rosie Cosch... Got the Part!

    After a 15-year hiatus from acting, Rosie Cosch is back doing what she loves. Cosch hoped that getting cast would be an opportunity to network and build a new—or, in her case, second—career.

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    Is 'Beautiful' the New 'Ugly'?

    The headshot is the passport into the casting director's office. It has to say something about who the actor is. A pretty headshot does not always serve the actor in terms of getting an audition.

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    4 Tips for Voicing Child Characters

    Auditioning to play a youngster in an animated project? Here are four tips to channel your inner child and book the gig!