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    1 Thing All Actors Must Remember About Agents

    Having an agent doesn’t just sometimes make your life as an actor (somewhat) easier—it’s also a responsibility. That’s why Abrams Artist Agency’s Robert Attermann explains the single most important thing that you need to remember about your representation!

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    What's the Process for Signing with an Agent?

    When it comes to being signed by an agent, the whole process can seem impenetrable. What’s normal? What’s most likely? So we asked Abrams Artists Agency’s Robert Attermann what the process is really like!

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    What's the Best Acting Class for Children?

    Natural talent and charisma can only take you so far, but how do you know what acting method or teacher is right for your young performer? Backstage Expert Denise Simon advises on how to choose the best class for your child.

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    What to Wear for an Audition

    For child actors, walking into an audition room is scary enough without having to worry if you’re dressed appropriately. Acting teacher and Backstage Expert Denise Simon explains what clothes will make you stand out.

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    How to Help Your Child Handle Rejection

    Ask any actor the hardest thing about his or her career, and one of the top answers is going to be the rejection. Being turned down is part and parcel of the job—but that doesn’t make it any easier. Here, Backstage Expert Denise Simon explains how parents can ...

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    Why I'm Producing 'Love and Human Remains'

    Producer Jen Rudolph explains the passion for Brad Fraser's play that has prompted her to produce it for a second time, this time at the Peter J. Sharp Theater at Playwrights' Horizons.

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    How to Write, Direct, and Star in Your Big Break

    Loyola Marymount University, USC School of Dramatic Arts, and UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television all provide students with the tools necessary to survive and thrive in a DIY entertainment world.

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    How to Handle a Meeting With an Agent or Manager

    Cowan, of Edna Cowan Management, gives her take on the typical meeting with prospective clients.

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    CD Ken Lazer’s 6 Pieces of Audition Advice

    The casting director and owner of Ken Lazer Casting offers tips for actors to give their best in auditions for commercials, TV shows, webisodes, and more.

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    What Does a Union Rep Do?

    "Business representatives are vital employees at the guild who interpret, administer, and enforce all the contracts that the guild has with thousands of producers." —Karen Borell, SAG