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    THE CRAFT: Acting Instrument - Playing a musical instrument onstage demands another level of awareness.

    Audiences always seem delighted when an actor proves to be more than a one-trick pony. They're especially enchanted when a performer can act, sing, dance... and play a musical instrument. Or two. How do these quadruple-threat wunderkinds integrate their musicianship with their acting

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    THE CRAFT: The Science of Suffering

    The Science of Suffering: Portraying pain realistically onstage involves preparation, research, and

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    Programs for the Young

    These companies have not only made their presence known through productions. Irish Rep. has extended its reach beyond the theatre world with its City as School program, now in its fourth year. Ten high school students who are having trouble in school are accepted annually as interns, and receive academic ...

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    Southeastern Theatre Conference Auditions

    The Southeastern Theatre Conference will hold its annual Fall Professional Auditions on Sept. 13-14 in Greensboro, N.C., at the Hilton

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    OVATIONS PROFILE: Soundscape Artist Designer John Zalewski

    Soundscape Artist Designer John Zalewski is the most nominated individual at this year's Ovations - and with good

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    Practicality and Passion: Successful Producers Speak Out

    Producers are not generally thought of as the "passionate" ones among the team involved in a theatrical endeavor. But on a recent panel conducted by Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and Performing Arts Resources (PAR), several successful Off- and Off-Off-Broadway theatre producers pointed out very--well--passionately, that a deep feeling of involvement ...

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    Judge Orders SAG/NY Runoff - Federal Court Requires Ballot Mailing by April 12

    A federal court judge has ordered the Screen Actors Guild/New York (SAG/NY) to renew its postponed runoff election for the national board of

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    Music in the Niteries

    AT RAINBOW & STARS UNTIL AUG. 9, DAVIS Gaines' cabaret concert is a mixed bag of songs gorgeously sung by one of today's finest voices on or Off-Broadway and all points in between. He has played the title role in Broadway's "Phantom" more than any other performer: 1,937

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    Livent Fielding Bids and Reorganizing

    Livent, the beleaguered Canadian theatrical company, continues to reorganize while it reviews confidential bids. As many as 10 companies may be interested in acquiring some of its assets, if not the entire

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    DANCE DIARY - Nijinsky: The Faun Revived

    Death of a Faun, with actor-dancer Nicholas Johnson as the legendary dancer, recently played Off-Off-Broadway, at St. Clements Theatre. Formerly a dancer with The Royal Ballet and English National Ballet, Mr. Johnson is a now an actor in London's West End, and on