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    Renee Colvert

    The unequivocal adulation, the young, squealing audience members, the occasional moment when an enthusiast will rush the stage, these are the things that cause musical theatre actress Renee Colvert to admit, "I'm a Beatle, in a way."

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    Ozzie Stewart

    Ozzie Stewart jumped into character even before she got the role of Ms. Vy, a street hustler and gifted bookie, inBeautiful Jones, a nonunion film she read about in Back Stage East in January.

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    Jamie Gaul

    Jamie Gaul was in her astronomy class at Cal State Long Beach when her cell phone buzzed with the news that she was about to experience a completely different variety of stars.

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    Eric Pagán...Got the Part

    Despite a shaky audition, the actor used his AMDA training to land a role in a musical based on an L. Frank Baum story.

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    Robert Sciglimpaglia

    When Robert Sciglimpaglia walked into the courtroom at New York's John Jay College of Criminal Justice to film a mock death-penalty trial for a set of research videos, he felt right at home.

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    Michael Raye

    It takes a special kind of man to wear a dress -- and wear it well. But actor Michael Raye is up to the challenge.

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    Beth Sobo

    While on vacation in Portland, Beth Sobo checked BackStage.com for acting opportunities in the area and discovered a casting notice for the musical "Gracie and the Atom" at Portland's Artists Repertory Theatre.

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    Alexis Black

    Alexis Black knew she was destined to be an actor when, at age 4, she fell backstage, hurt herself, and wailed, "I have to go back on stage!"

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    Carole Balkan

    "I really think that in my heart, I've always been an actor," says Carole Balkan, a woman who took a hiatus from the profession for the better part of two decades in order to raise her two children (one of each).

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    Jamie Gaul

    19-year-old Jamie Gaul was studying astronomy at her Cal State Long Beach class when her cell phone buzzed with the news that she was about to encounter a completely different variety of stars.