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    A.R.T./NY Offers Grants for Small Theatres

    The Alliance of Resident Theatres/New York (A.R.T./NY) has received a first-year gift of $40,000 to create a new fund for general operating grants to small

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    Creating a Successful Cabaret Show

    A cabaret show is the product of many elements: direction, musical direction, theme, choice of material, venue, technical direction, how you present yourself (what you wear, flyers, photos), and marketing (attracting an audience). In a successful cabaret show, none of these can be

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    PROFILE: Security Risk - Director John Boorman goes out on a limb for the performing and production teams he assembles.

    Director/writer/producer John Boorman has made movies about subjects as diverse as a calamitous river-rafting journey through the American backwoods in Deliverance to the ancient myth of King Arthur in Excalibur to an autobiographical child's-eye view of WWII in Hope and Glory. With The General, he branches out ...

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    SAG-AFTRA-AEA Agents

    The following New York, Chicago and Los Angeles agencies are franchised either with Actors' Equity Association, Screen Actors Guild, or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. They have been compiled from the most recent union lists, and are indicated (E) for Equity, (S) for SAG, and (A) for ...

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    BC/EFA Simonizes

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, the entertainment industry's preeminent AIDS fundraising and grant-making organization, will salute Neil Simon Mon., June 26 at its second "The Playwright's the Thing" fundraiser. Walter Bobbie will direct a cast that, even in these days of all-star fundraisers, is exceptionally star-studded. They will ...

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    THE CRAFT: To Smell, Perchance To Feel

    The daily dedication required for sense memory work may be daunting, but some actors find the payoff to be the only true life in

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    "THE LIBRARIAN"

    Diane Paige (prod./dir.) is seeking a gaffer, key grip, 1st A.C., art director, script supervisor, production manager/A.D., and P.A.s for The Librarian, a non-sync-sound film for LMU about a woman with facial blemishes deciding not to cover them up. Weekend shoot starts Feb. 23 ...

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    AGENTS OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES

    Back Stage West contacted every theatrical agency in the Western United States. We asked them if they are currently accepting submission, and to provide us with specific information on what types of talent they represent. The following list contains much new information about the changes that have taken place with ...

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    THE CRAFT: Putrid in Pink - Can the color your character wears improve your performance?

    A few years ago at a book fair, I ran into an old acquaintance, mystery novelist Julie Smith. I hadn't seen her for years, but the first thing I said to her was, "You look great! Did you have your colors done?" A natural redhead, Julie looked fabulous in ...