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    Dancing in Hell

    Washington Blvd.

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    It's a Wonderful One-Man-Show Life!

    The Actors Playground

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    Beat Them to the Punch

    Since I was a child, all I ever dreamed about was being an actor. And like all actors, my dream has always been to do a film that I can be proud of for the rest of my life.

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    Print Fizzles, Video Sizzles

    The latest crop of dance books and recordings includes the DVD of a fascinating 2009 film about Meredith Monk, as well as less-interesting books on pedagogy, technique, and career building.

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    Letter from the Editor

    Back Stage's staff is always trying to come up with fresh editorial concepts and, above all, present helpful, actionable information for actors and other performing artists. With that in mind, we present our first-ever List Issue, which, as the title suggests, is all things lists.

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    Sickle at Heart

    As a professional (union) actor, as well as a longtime reader of Back Stage (ever since it was Drama-Logue), I was so bothered by your July 16 essay, "Bukowski and Popsicles," that I was compelled to send this reply.

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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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    Backstage Member Aurelia Scheppers Wants to Play Strong Women (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Aurelia Scheppers, who started her career with a small role in in Roger Corman’s “Dinocroc vs. Supergator” for the Syfy channel, says she wants to play more strong women.

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    2004-05 NYC Casting Directors

    The following is a list of independent casting directors in the New York area who cast for commercials (but may cast for other areas as well).

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    Community Volunteerism Opportunities

    The gifts are unwrapped, the champagne bottle is in the recycling bin, and it's time again to think about turning over a new leaf, making changes in ourselves and our communities. While Sept. 11 saw an outpouring of public interest in donating and volunteering, there are still plenty of ...