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    Zack Gold

    As soon as he was called in to read for the role of Simey in John B. Keane's The Year of the Hiker last fall at Theatre Banshee in Burbank, Calif., a part he'd submitted for after seeing the casting notice on BackStage.com, Zack Gold got right ...

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    Dariean Henderson

    Having faith is important for all aspiring actors. But Dariean Henderson's faith factored in a little more when the actor responded last year to a notice for a nonunion feature called "True Riches."

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    Chenese Lewis

    Many people have an idea of what beautiful looks like: great bone structure, clear skin, a gorgeous smile, and a well-proportioned body. Plus-sized model and beauty queen Chenese Lewis is proof that beauty doesn't stop (or start) in a dressing room.

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    Backstage Member Aurelia Scheppers Wants to Play Strong Women (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Aurelia Scheppers, who started her career with a small role in in Roger Corman’s “Dinocroc vs. Supergator” for the Syfy channel, says she wants to play more strong women.

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    C. Stephen Foster

    There are few actors who can cross gender lines and effectively play male and female roles. With his soft Southern lilt and his 5-foot frame, C. Stephen Foster has always been in touch with his masculine and feminine sides on stage.

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    Greg Nutcher

    Greg Nutcher, a retired police detective turned actor, knew that his training and his experience on the beat would help him land the role of Jimmy Hampshire inThe Wallet.

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    Jaspal Binning (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Jaspal Binning is a British Indian actor who moved to NYC to study acting at NYFA, and has recently joined the Flea Theater's The Bats. Binning is now starring in "Job" at the Flea Theater in New York.

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    Actor and Comic Courtney Davis on the Life Lesson She Learned from Improv (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Courtney Davis is a nonunion actor and standup comic who got her start in Austin, then moved to L.A. and later New York City with hopes of being on “SNL.”

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    Jessica Gerono

    Even before Jessica Gerono's audition for "The Crossing" was over, she had a strong feeling that she got the part. "Well, you know, honestly, I came in and I read, and it was like right away the director told me that I was perfect," says Gerono.

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    Mahogany Reynolds

    Mahogany Reynolds moved to central New Jersey from Detroit almost five years ago to pursue her goal of becoming an actor.