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    Allison Volk...Got the Part

    When Allison Volk saw the casting notice for "Sideshow Collectibles," she had no idea it would lead to about a year's worth of work.

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    Jane Taylor...Got the Part

    The play "Dreams Deferred" debuted last December at the Grand Theatre at the Producers Club on West 44th Street in New York.

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    Lisa Goodman...Got the Part

    Lisa Goodman was cast in David Cromer's production of Thornton Wilder's "Our Town," to star Helen Hunt, at the Broad Stage in Santa Monica.

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    Veraalba Santa...Got the Part

    After submitting herself for the role of Arianna, a dancer whose relationship is swiftly deteriorating due to her partner's alcoholism, Santa received a specific directive for her audition.

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    Walter B. Smith...Got the Part

    Since getting his first professional review in Back Stage as a young man, "appropriately handsome with a fresh scrubbed–naiveté," Walter B. Smith has shuffled through casting notices in the publication.

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    Sergey Nagorny…Got the Part

    When Sergey Nagorny saw the casting notice for "The Lost and Found Project," an experimental play compiling family stories relating to Russian-Jewish immigration to the U.S., he had no doubt he had to audition.

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    Adam Suzuki...Got the Part

    The story told in "La Sierva" was what interested Adam Suzuki when he saw the notice on BackStage.com in June 2011.

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    Savannah Frazier...Got the Part

    The young actor was especially interested in "From the Fire," because of its historical subject matter and the reputation of composer Elizabeth Swados.

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    Joe Manuel Gallegos Jr. ...Got the Part

    When Santa Fe, N.M., native Joe Manuel Gallegos Jr. moved to L.A. at the beginning of 2011 to work as an actor and a dancer, one of his priorities was to sign up for an electronic subscription to Back Stage.

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    Ree Merrill...Got the Part

    Merrill attributes being able to deliver a convincing performance at the cold read to her years of advanced Meisner training.