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    ACTOR'S ACTOR Jefferson Mays: On His Own

    In Tootsie, Michael Roberts (Dustin Hoffman), who masquerades as a woman, says he was more of a man as a woman than he ever had been as a man. When an actor plays a man in a dress, it can bring about epiphanies. In Doug Wright's Pulitzer- and Tony-winning ...

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    Soap Club

    Our casting director has a memory like a steel trap," said actor Patrika Darbo of Days of Our Lives. "

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    Setting Up Camp

    With the exception of trying out for school plays, 17-year-old Robin De Jesus, a native of Norwalk, Conn., had never been on a full-fledged audition before he went to an open call for Camp, a low-budget independent film that opens in theatres this week and tells the refreshingly sweet story ...

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    The Hustler

    It would be easy to dismiss James Franco as lucky. After all, he was blessed with the chiseled good looks of a matinee idol and cheekbones that could cut diamonds. One could easily make the mistake of lumping him in with other young actors who seem to fall into acting ...

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    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.

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    VIDEO: Chris Colfer Discusses 'Glee'

    Check out our behind-the-scenes interviews with Chris Colfer of Fox TV's "Glee" as he talks about the upcoming second season of the critically acclaimed show. 

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    The Black and White of 'Dark Blue'

    Dylan McDermott and Tricia Helfer on the lifetime of experience and hard work behind their latest characters

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    Actress Karen Dyer Is Pretty 'Evil'

    Ok, it's not "Hamlet."  But Karen Dyer has added a solid credit to her resume -- as well as creating a fantasy figure for thousands of gamers -- as the voice and screen capture image of Sheva Alomar, a character in the bestselling video game "Resident Evil 5." 

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    Imagine That!

    What kind of person would watch a then-unknown actor named Tom Hanks on a badly produced audition tape and choose him from among so many others to star in a series? Marcy Carsey would.

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    Good Ill Hunting

    Actor-writer-producer Darlene Hunt is just as quirky as some of the characters she creates for "The Big C," Showtime's unlikely new dramedy about cancer, starring Laura Linney.