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    Sivan Hadari

    "I knew it would be a challenge playing two characters in one play," says Sivan Hadari, "but I thought I could pull it off."

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    Candice Gordon…Got the Part

    After years of being a Back Stage subscriber, Candice Gordon was thrilled to land the lead role of Diane Harris in "What If?," an Off-Off-Broadway production at Manhattan's Chernuchin Theatre.

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    James Mcknight

    The nonunion feature filmBlake's Divine Comedytells the story of poet and artist William Blake, a self-doubting English teacher.

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    Gio Banuelos

    Gio Banuelos is proof that the right actor is more important than the right role. He knewSolitudewas a project he wanted to be involved in, so he submitted, even though he didn't fit any of the character descriptions in the breakdown.

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    Alex Querna

    Alex Querna was comfortable in front of the camera long before his first acting gig, having come to L.A. to work in sports television.

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    Shari Gulley

    When actor Shari Gulley spotted a Back Stage West casting notice this summer forI Hate My Friends, a play premiering at the San Francisco Fringe Festival, she knew she was ready for the challenge.

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    Alex Haven

    Alex Haven spent years developing a career as a musician, but deep down inside he always wanted to act.

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    Molly Summer

    For musical theatre actor Molly Summer, getting work is all about the numbers.

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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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    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.