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    The Inner Beauty of Nip/Tuck

    In the world of Nip/Tuck, beauty is definitely more than skin deep.

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    A Playwright's Dilemma

    Recently I was reminded of the excellent Back Stage article ["Understanding the Playwright-Director Relationship," by Michael Lazan, April 19] after a director rebuked me for not rewriting my one-act play as he had told me I should. The cast was present for the first rehearsal and he informed me, as ...

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    Tony Gracia... Got the Part

    Persistence, determination, and resourcefulness paid off for Tony Gracia with a leading role. He plays the zombie hunter in the independent film "Scream, Zombie, Scream."

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    No Class, Parental Partners

    I'm 12 years old and just starting out. I don't think I should submit myself to any agents, because I need more experience. But again, I can't find any casting calls to gain experience. How do I break out of this annoying cycle?

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    Reflection, Revival, and Renewal…and a Wedding Singer

    After staying with my agents for a little over a year, I got news from them informing me that they were planning to leave the business and close down the agency in a few months due to personal reasons. --Derek Lui

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    Den J. Economou

    Den J. Economou spent decades working in transportation and travel in north Texas before pursuing a career in acting, his lifelong ambition.

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    Fostering Florence

    "I love exploring exactly what the playwright wrote and why he wrote it just that way—with the words in this particular order, with that progression of thought." —Brent Schindele

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    NY Acting Markets: Television

    When it comes to assessing the health of the television market for actors in New York, experts disagree.