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    Michael Pitt: Pushing Boundaries

    You wouldn't think it while looking at his delicate, cherubic face, but 22-year-old Michael Pitt knows how to portray troubled, rebellious misfits. Whether playing thieving rock star Tommy Gnosis in Hedwig and the Angry Inch, a murderous teen in Bully and Murder by Numbers, or the vulnerable American tourist ...

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    Vanessa Redgrave and Joely Richardson Have Acting in Their Blood

    It's intimidating for anyone to choose the life of an actor, never certain what your next job will be and knowing only a small percentage of artists make a living at their craft.

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    Warming Up Cold Reads

    Good news for all you cold-reading-a-phobics out there: The script is once again your friend. Los Angeles audition techniques guru Margie Haber invented a way to do cold readings without pre-memorizing.

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    The Serendipitous Creation Behind ‘Song One’

    For first-time indie filmmaker Kate Barker-Froyland, the stars aligned as she worked with CDs at Telsey + Company, cast Anne Hathaway as her lead, and got Jenny Lewis to write the soundtrack.

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    Shira Lazar: A Back Stage Exclusive

    "I love people, and the Internet happens to have the most people," says Shira Lazar. A web early adopter, she brings old-school journalistic chops to covering the world of new media.

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    Aleksandar Antonijevic Hops into Step in 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland'

    Aleksandar Antonijevic talks about experimenting with "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" as well as how he’s sustained his career in ballet and started expanding into other artistic ventures.

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    VIDEO: An Evening With... 'Me and Orson Welles'

    Back Stage recently talked to actor Christian McKay about his role in the film "Me and Orson Welles," as part of the 'Evening With...' series.

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    Role Model

    After spending several years as a model and rolling out prizes and cheering on contestants on "The Price Is Right," Amber Lancaster was ready to try at acting. Luck was on her side.

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    Sundance '11: Adepero Oduye

    Adepero Oduye has her first feature-film leading role in "Pariah," writer-director Dee Rees' tale of a teenage African-American girl in Brooklyn who struggles to hide her homosexuality from her parents.

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    A Girl For All Seasons

    Zooey Deschanel is the girl next door in the coolest neighborhood in town. At age 29, the actor has already established herself as a type: A Deschanel role usually calls for a dry wit and a sardonic humor.