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    Take It on Home!

    The tap dance community is no longer homeless. On Jan. 4, the American Tap Dance Foundation opened the doors of its new American Tap Dance Center in Manhattan's Greenwich Village.

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    School Rumination, Get the Picture

    I see people my age on TV and in films and wonder if that could be me if I were in New York or L.A. Might it be more advantageous for me to get closer to the centers of the industry?

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    Right Lies

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    Rachel McLaughlan... Got the Part

    Rachel McLaughlan dove into her routine of looking through casting notices in Back Stage. She searched with mouse clicking online and pen circling in print.

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    You've Got to Have Friends

    "While evaluating my December numbers, I noticed that I put together a solid month of activity during the hiatus of "30 Rock." " -- Richard Rella Jr.

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    Picture If You Will

    Is it getting harder for you to memorize lines? You'd think that the more you practice a technique, the easier it becomes. But for most of us, as we age, our memories deteriorate. Memorization—once the least of our problems when approaching a new role—is increasingly a challenge ...

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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 greater Los Angeles area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    Networking Q's, Open Calls

    I know I need to market myself, but how exactly can I do that? Is there anything I can do to stand out?

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    Why Actors Should Join Twitter

    Social networking has become an important marketing tool for actors in recent years. Read Unscripted blogger Tamara Dhia as she offers solid advice to actors on the benefits of tweeting.