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    Finding a Good Preparer

    I lost money because my preparer didn't know how to make the best use of deductions on my tax return. The returns weren't wrong; they just weren't as right as they could have been.

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    The Last Word: Almost Famous?

    "I have been compared to Minnie Driver and Juliette Lewis. My first thought is, 'But I don't have a big jawbone, and I'm not skinny and weird.' "

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    Montego Glover's Favorite Performances

    Montego Glover discusses Mark Rylance in "Jerusalem," Phylicia Rashad in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," and Cherry Jones in "Doubt."

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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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    Casting Suggestion, Directing Direction

    "Is there any way I can gracefully, directly or indirectly, suggest to the directors that they audition my friend?"

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    Making Dances in Myriad Realms

    If you are looking to diversify your choreographic career path, there is perhaps no better model than 38-year-old Long Island, N.Y., native Larry Keigwin.

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    Some Tax Myths Debunked

    This week I thought I'd take on a few durable tax myths. Free yourself of these misconceptions, and your filing can be a much happier and more productive experience.

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    Friends With Career Benefits

    What avenues are there to pursue to ease your way into having a connection without appearing to be an overly ambitious opportunist?

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    Facing Challenges, Past and Future

    "This is my last visit with you, and I wish I could give you every last piece of my experience, my joy, my successes, my ups and downs, so that you will have an easier time of it" - Beth Grant

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    Agents of Young Performers

    The following is a list of agents who mainly represent young performers or have a young performers' division.