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    Taking Control

    Welcome to the Actor's Finance Workshop. For the next eight weeks, this column will explore the basics of personal finance.

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    The Cock Machine

    Theater for the New City

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    Fees to Meet You

    Casting directors, especially those who deal with musical theater, have taken the liberty to view themselves as teachers.

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    Hot and Bothered

    Back in high school and college, summer generally meant sleeping in, going out, and hitting the beach instead of the books. But for dedicated actors, summer is the perfect time to pursue short term studies in any number of artistic disciplines.

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    NY Acting Markets: Commercials

    One longtime commercial casting director (speaking anonymously) says she cast far more nonunion jobs—60 to 70 percent—than union jobs last year.

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    The Upside of Uploading

    Getting your webisode online doesn't have to be harder than making it.

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    Technology and Imagination in the Acting Process

    At first it was subtle, a few students expressing their frustration at not being able to come up with a new idea in acting class. Then the dissatisfaction of some became more open.

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    Email Goes Offline

    Our lives as actors are governed by email: We get our audition information from our agents via email, we send out mass emails to promote shows we're in, and we submit ourselves by email for all manner of projects.

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    Make it Reel: From Actor to Filmmaker

    Find out what the multi hyphenate buzz is all about as Luke Barnett and Ariana Bernstein share how they're creating their dream roles by making their own content.