Interview

Sort by:

  • Interview

    Page to Screen

    Back Stage caught up with journalist and author Lawrence Wright to talk about the documentary based on Wright's one-man show, "My Trip to Al-Qaeda," as well as his unexpected transformation from writer to actor. 

  • Interview

    VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with Henry Dittman

    In this week's edition of Behind the Scenes, Back Stage's film editor Jenelle Riley discusses upcoming movies with actor, host and writer Henry Dittman.

  • Interview

    Behavior Study

    In this final installment of our series on auditioning, the topic is general protocol—the kind of professional behavior that will show you off in the best possible light. Here's the breakdown.

  • Interview

    Shop Clerk to Star

    Studios might experience a sudden influx of actors applying for positions at their gift stores. As the story has been told, actor Derek Luke was working at the Sony Pictures gift shop where, unbeknownst to him, he befriended Antwone Fisher, whom he would later portray in Denzel Washington's directorial ...

  • Interview

    Blind Faith

    The blind submission of the classic headshot, résumé, and cover letter package to agents and casting directors is an act on par with buying a lottery ticket. Although you may not know anybody personally who has gotten representation or work this way, there is evidence that it works just often ...

  • Interview

    Beginner's Luck

    Although Sharlto Copley has always been known among friends and colleagues for his virtuosic ability to make up characters on the spot, he never seriously considered acting as a legit career.

  • Interview

    VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with Henry Dittman

    In this week's edition of Behind the Scenes, Back Stage's film editor Jenelle Riley discusses upcoming movies with actor, host and writer Henry Dittman.

  • Interview

    Joan Rivers Can't Get Off the Elevator

    Joan Rivers has been a lot of things. She's been a star of late-night TV. She's been a menace to celebrities on the red carpet. She's been whatever word you call people who appear on reality television shows.

  • Interview

    Curtain Call

    When Gordon Davidson steps down from his artistic director/producer position with the Center Theatre Group at the end of this year, it will bring an end to a chapter of what has been one of the most influential careers in American theatre history. From the time he became artistic ...

  • Interview

    Two For One

    SAG president Melissa Gilbert and AFTRA president John Connolly make the case for consolidation.