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    Isabelle Zufferey Boulton...Got the Part

    After graduating from the Stella Adler Studio of Acting's two-year conservatory program in June, the nonunion actor spent every morning on BackStage.com searching the latest casting calls.

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    Jamie Harris on Richard Harris in 'This Sporting Life'

    My father's turn in "This Sporting Life" was a fantastic performance. He was an animal. He was a brooding man. The '60s really had that brooding, strong man.

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    Don't Be a $tarving Arti$t

    Once my clients begin generating substantial income, I have another job as well: advising them on how to protect their assets and avoid pitfalls that may deplete their wealth.

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    Cirque du Soleil Goes to the Movies

    Academy Award–nominated director Andrew Adamson (“Shrek”) on bringing Cirque du Soleil’s Vegas stage creations to big screens in his new 3D film “Cirque du Soleil: Worlds Away.”

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    Puffing on Illusion

    Some people do yoga. I hang out in a little cigar shop on Melrose Avenue. I come here to center myself, to think, to contemplate the meaning of my existence, and existence in general.

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    CD Andrea Romano Gives Voice to Superheroes

    Andrea Romano's impressive list of voiceover casting and directing credits reads like the 1980s and '90s inductees of a hypothetical Saturday morning cartoon Hall of Fame.

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    EMC Plea, Pay Survey

    Being an Equity candidate, I'm used to waiting for an opening to audition. But as of late, I haven't seen any! It's almost as bad as being nonunion now!

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    1 Place for Italian-American Actors to Call Home

    Carlo Fiorletta, the president of the Guild of Italian-American Actors, believes in protecting regular people, and chats about what members can expect, his responsibilities, and why its important to have an ethnic union.

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    The Contemporary American Theater Festival Celebrates 25 Years of New Plays

    Associate producing director Peggy McKowen tells Backstage what the Shepherdstown, W.Va.-based festival looks for in its auditioning actors (it ain’t easy!).

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    Scout's Honor

    "Be prepared. You've heard it a million times, but it still slays me that actors think it's okay to walk in unprepared."