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    Networks Make Final Pilot Orders

    Josh Gad, Roseanne Barr, Mindy Kaling, Becki Newton, Sarah Silverman, Rebel Wilson, Reba McEntire and more lead this season's pilots.

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    Los Angeles Production Listings

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the Los Angeles area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    NEW YORK CITY PRODUCTION LISTINGS

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater New York area.

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    NYC Production Listings

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film and TV productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater NYC area, including the five boroughs, Long Island, Westchester, northern New Jersey and Connecticut. In addition, we list Broadway and Off-Broadway productions ...

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    Focus on Photography: Personal Style

    Getting a good headshot requires more than a good photographer. A good stylist can make all the difference in making you look your absolute best.

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    'Tis the Season to Get Prepared

    Acting opportunities slow down during the holiday season. You should use some of this available time to get started compiling your tax data. Better preparation leads to a larger refund, and most performers can always use more income.

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    Not Waitin' on the World to Change

    Taking that leap of faith to pursue acting more seriously last year was not nearly as life-changing as the decision I made a few days ago: I quit my desk job.

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    Flappers Comedy Club Owners Share Their Training Secrets (Video)

    Barbara Holliday and Dave Reinitz, owners of Flappers Comedy Club in Los Angeles, talk to Back Stage about their comedy training philosophy and how to teach someone to be funny.

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    How to Make an Editor Like You

    Be aware of what you are doing and how you are doing it from take to take and setup to setup. Often, great performances end up on the cutting room floor because actors didn't think.

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    Heroes: Super-Sized

    They're not really superheroes — they just play one on TV. But the all-too-human actors who portray these save-the-day types have pretty big costumes to fill.