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    Looking for a Stage?

    If you’re developing a one-person show or cabaret act, chances are, if you’re the right fit, the historic Joe’s Pub can help expand your professional network and fulfill your creative dreams.

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    How to Get an Edge on Your Vocal Competition

    Edge Studio works out of New York, Los Angeles, Connecticut, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C., to ensure voice actors have the right tools and coaches to give clients what they’re looking for and keep getting hired. Backstage chats with studio founder David Goldberg for an inside look at the ...

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    The 3 Most Common Social Media Mistakes

    Actor-Entrepreneur (and Backstage Expert!) Tony Howell chats about his company, Creative Social Media; the three most common mistakes actors make on Twitter, Instagram, and the like; and how social media is changing the industry.

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    6 Ways the Flea Theater Can Support YOU

    The Off-Off-Broadway theater’s producing director Carol Ostrow tells Backstage how young artists can launch their careers, both at the Flea and in NYC.

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    Need a New Headshot?

    L.A.-based actors looking for new headshots at a reasonable price should consider jumping into the back of the Headshot Truck. Backstage chats with co-founders Adam Hendershott and William Harper about their road to the world’s first mobile photo studio.

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    1 New Opportunity for LGBT Media Makers

    Backstage chats with Millennia Scope Entertainment founder Shahid Manning about his not-for-profit’s goals to dispel homophobia by giving filmmakers of LGBT media a leg up in the industry.

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    The 2nd Annual Austin WebFest Is Now Accepting Submissions

    David L. Carter, the festival’s chief information officer, reveals to Backstage what makes a Web series stand out in both content and marketing.

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    5 Tips for Vocal Health

    Dr. Melin Tan-Geller, a former pianist and now Montefiore Medical Center’s assistant professor of otorhinolaryngology—vocal care—chats about what singers can do to preserve and care for their voices, dispels myths surrounding steroid use, and lists the one thing many performers don’t know.

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    How Rooster Teeth Became the Premier Digital Content Giant

    Since its inception in 2003, Rooster Teeth Productions has continued to grow, becoming a key player in online digital content and showcasing incredible talent worldwide.

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    5 Ways Stage Combat Enhances Acting

    Fight director Jared Kirby helps performers and directors of stage and screen tell stories through violence rather than indulging in “action porn.”