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    11 Amazing Books for the On-Camera Actor

    Whether you’re transitioning from stage to screen, new to the industry, or an accomplished pro looking to brush up your skills, here are 11 fantastic books for the on-camera actor.

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    What Not to Do for College Auditions

    Backstage spoke to professors and drama department chairs to get the lowdown on what students should and shouldn’t be doing in the audition room.

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    7 On-Camera Teachers to Get You Audition-Ready

    Are you pursuing film and television and looking for the right teacher to take your work to the next level? These 7 on-camera teachers will get you comfortable on-camera and ready to rock those big auditions!

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    New in Call Sheet: Agents, Managers, Casting Directors, and Production Companies

    Call Sheet features details about hundreds of casting directors, talent agents, managers, production companies, theaters, schools, and film festivals. The online version of Call Sheet is fully searchable and includes tons of exclusive listings updated daily. And now the new Spring-Summer 2015 issue of Call Sheet is available at a ...

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    8 Great Teachers to Kick-Start Your Voiceover Career

    As chosen by Backstage readers like you, here are the names to look out for when you want to take your voiceover work to the next level.

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    14 Great Regional Film Schools

    While many of the country’s top film schools can be found on either coast, more and more graduates are coming out of top regional programs with the skills (and contacts!) to start working right away. If you’re considering a career in film or media, here are 14 regional ...

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    7 Scholarships for College-Bound Filmmakers and Actors

    In addition to federal financial aid and loans, students should be applying for as many scholarships as they’re eligible for. Here are seven scholarships targeted to performing arts students.

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    The Monologuer: Find the Perfect Monologue

    Looking for a killer monologue for your next audition or acting class? Backstage's monologue database, The Monologuer, provides you with quick access to hundreds of high-quality monologues.

    With The Monologuer you can browse through individual monologues or find monologues conveniently grouped together by authors or productions.

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    Make it Reel: From Actor to Filmmaker

    Find out what the multi hyphenate buzz is all about as Luke Barnett and Ariana Bernstein share how they're creating their dream roles by making their own content.

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    6 Websites to Jumpstart Your College Research

    These six websites will help streamline your college research and educate you with all the necessary information to get started!