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    Obstacle Course

    We're all familiar with that important actor's tool, the objective, but don't forget the other "O" word: obstacles. Obstacles go hand in hand with objectives but are less frequently discussed, perhaps even misunderstood.

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    Billy Stritch Connects Industries Through Networking

    Stritch discussed his transition from music to theater at the Actor’s Fund Benefit on Thursday.

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    'Warrior' Fights Back

    On Nov. 6, cast members from the fight film "Warrior" spoke at a Q&A following a screening of the film at the SAG Foundation.

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    Count on Him

    This year has been very good to Mark Ruffalo. To Ruffalo's delight, he's receiving great feedback from audiences and critics—a number of whom have put him at the tops of their best actors lists for his performance opposite Laura Linney as an estranged loner who reconnects with ...

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    Caroline Aaron: Back to the Source

    Not that long ago, had you told Caroline Aaron she would trade her cramped but beloved New York digs for a home in Los Angeles, she'd have called you crazy. But that's exactly what happened to the veteran stage and screen actor when she came to L.A ...

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    Simple Gifts

    Before undertaking a Molière play, it's helpful to know something about the enormously popular 17th century French comic playwright. Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in Paris, son of a successful tradesman, he left his social class for the lowly life of an actor. Acting, writing, directing, and managing his own theatre ...

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    Couples Craft

    Acting, directing, maintaining healthy love relationships: three daunting tasks. Yet some couples combine all three by directing each other. Some even throw writing, composing, and/or producing into the mix. I grilled several such couples to find out how working together affected their interpersonal dynamics and vice versa.

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    Etta Murfitt & Will Kemp

    They play larger-than-life 1950s American types, denizens of an auto repair shop in a sweltering town: He plays Angelo, a sweet boy seduced by a rugged drifter named Luca, framed for murder, imprisoned, and seeking retribution at any cost; she's Rita, his sweetheart and the town's emotional caretaker ...

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    In the Moment

    From the beginning, Viggo Mortensen was the only choice of director John Hillcoat ("The Proposition") to play the role  in "The Road."

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    Squeeze Play

    Debra Christofferson has a problem: She sees famous people. Except when she has a celebrity sighting, it most often comes near the audition room.