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    Magic in the Chair

    If actors come with the goods to create the miracle in the chair, then they'll be forgiven for their lack of experience and knowledge about the proper way to do auditions.

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    Character Dance

    Have you ever fantasized about being an animated cartoon character? Or perhaps you're just looking for a new outlet for your dance skills. If so, you may want to think about motion capture.

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    #ICastIt: 1 Reason to Make Them Laugh

    Brandon Hill talks about finding funny actors for Good Deed Entertainment's first Web series "Occupational Hazards" through Backstage.

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    How to Lose $500

    "I sometimes take a few weeks to answer letters, but in this case we don’t have that kind of time. This is really simple: It’s a scam."

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    Adam Frost

    Canadian actor Adam Frost makes it a point to find new ways to sharpen his skills. "I just think it's important to stay busy in whatever aspect of the craft you think is important," says the actor.

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    In Loving Tribute of Corey Allen

    Acting teacher and author remembers "Rebel Without a Cause" actor, and producer Corey Allen. 

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    What You Have in Common With Actors Across the Atlantic

    When he took his business worldwide, acting coach Anthony Meindl learned that actors—and acting—are the same no matter where you are in the world.

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    Advice From Actorfest LA (Video)

    Actorfest LA panelists and vendors share advice on what to do at an audition, how to be proactive, and how to succeed as an actor.

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    2009 New York Acting Schools and Coaches

    Following is Back Stage's comprehensive list of New York acting schools and career counselors.

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    It's a Bird! It's a Plane! It's... a Stuntperson!

    It could be a horrible car crash or a three-alarm fire or a simple slip-and-trip, but if it's in a movie or on television, chances are it's a stunt man or woman taking the hit.