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    Kids' Managers

    The following is a partial list of personal managers for infants, children, teens, and/or young adults on the East Coast. Those preceded by a plus sign (+) are members of the National Conference of Personal Managers. For further information on the NCOPM, visit its website www.ncopm.com

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    Tough Calls

    So there's no doubt about it: Computers rock. But you know what? I still love my phone.

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    Quiet! Someone's Getting the Job

    Film and television are reactive media. The next time you're watching a TV show or movie, notice that the actors listen and react more than they talk.

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    Terumi Shimazu

    Actors are constantly asked to perform at their best with little preparation. But sometimes little preparation can serve the character.

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    Naked Girls Drinking!

    Kraine Theater

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    Common Mistakes

    "Doing too much in their montages. Even having a montage. Directors and casting directors really want to cut to the chase with you, not see little bits of everything you've ever done."

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    Jamie Bell Dancin' Days

    Jamie Bell's youth belies his remarkable talent and considerable experience as a dancer and an actor. Now 14, the northeast England native started dancing when he was 6 years old, participating in numerous competitions, and toured England with a musical theatre group when he was 9. But with his ...

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    Recording Show Tunes With Broadway Royalty

    In his new book, “Album Produced By…More of My Rollercoaster Life,” Bruce Kimmel shares stories about working with Elaine Stritch, Dorothy Loudon, and more.

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    I'm Not That Guy

    When creating a character, are actors limited by who they are? Actors sometimes play an idea of a character instead of a specific, idiosyncratic, actual person.

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    Be Here Now

    "One of the best-kept secrets of acting is... all actors lie to themselves and to others about how little they are truly in the moment." So says Los Angeles– based longtime director and teacher Richard Seyd.