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    Reporting Your Income

    One of the most important forms you will need for filing your taxes is your W-2 form. Your employer is required by law to provide you with a statement of your earnings and taxes withheld. This statement comes in the form of a W-2, which must be provided to you ...

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    Shira Gregory

    Shira Gregory was about a year and a half out of college and waiting tables. She'd had only one acting job in New York City, and it wasn't even paid. In short, she was miserable.

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    Karin De La Penha

    “First of all, she’s gorgeous, and she’s incredibly gifted,” says Shannon Denise Evans, who wrote and directed the series.

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    Top 10 Things You Should Know About BackStage.com

    Back Stage posts casting notices from all 50 states, Canada, and even overseas. In addition to productions in New York and Los Angeles—from top-of-the-line projects to student films—Back Stage posts many online-only casting calls for jobs in the rest of the U.S. and Canada.

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    Financing Your Dream

    Unless you were born into wealth and your parents can afford to send you to whatever school you choose, you'll need to explore all your options for paying tuition, room and board, and incidental expenses.

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    4 Days of Learning with Backstage University Next Week!

    Acting, singing, headshots, and audiobook recording are all covered next week at Backstage University!

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    Karnell Matthews... Got the Part!

    In earning the role of Ben in "The Rainbow Room," Karnell Matthews proved that hard work, sincerity, and initiative produce results.

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    Talking With Tommy Tune

    Nine-time Tony winner Tommy Tune receives the 2012 Capezio Dance Award.

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    5 Film Festivals to Renew Your Faith(s)

    Like people, film festivals span different religious beliefs. Here are five to look into, regardless of where or whom you worship.

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    Be Intentional at Auditions

    Before an audition, Sterling Studio's Constance Tillotson says, know the character's intent.