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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.”

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    1 New Place to Find Monologues

    New VP at Playscripts Brad Lohrenz chats with Backstage about what the company is known for, what sets it apart, and tools to make life a little easier for those looking to license plays.

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    Arden Kaywin’s 1 Tip for Accessing Your Full Vocal Range

    Using her experiences as a recording artist, musical theater performer, and opera singer, Arden Kaywin helps her students access their full vocal range and break free from the physical and emotional challenges holding them back.

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    54 Below’s Jennifer Ashley Tepper on Cabarets, Honesty, and YouTube

    The director of programming at New York’s foremost cabaret venue (“Broadway’s living room”) reveals to Backstage how she brings established and emerging performers together.

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    The Secret to Calleri Casting’s Success

    The trio behind Calleri Casting—James Calleri, Paul Davis, and Erica Jensen—share the secret to their success, what actors should know about auditioning, and the toughest part of their job.