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    Astaire Award Nominees Talk About Dancing on Broadway

    The 2011 Astaire Award Nominees spoke to Back Stage about their dance training and how to make it as a performer in New York.

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    Mistakes Better Not Be Made

    Michael Shannon navigates 100 minutes of roller-coaster speech in his Off-Broadway triumph. How does he do it? Lots of water and no phone calls.

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    HEDDA GABLER AND THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

    Ibsen and Wilde's classic plays in performance. John Basil and Nataniel Merchant direct.

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    Don't Cheat Yourself or the IRS

    Every year, we are confronted by actors who either didn't know about or simply disregarded the advice to keep their receipts and records.

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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."