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    TCG Goes Corporate? Group to Run AT&T: Onstage, Gets Seagram Support for Playwrights Program

    In a seeming departure from its staunchly not-for-profit posture, Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has entered into relationships with two high-profile corporations. TCG henceforth will administer AT&T: Onstage, the communications company's 15-year-old program to support innovation and cultural diversity in the creation of theatre. And TCG and its partner ...

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    Ruth Franklin Voice-Over Class

    Ruth Franklin will teach her master class in voice-over techniques for actors starting in October. This professional seminar meets once weekly in a professional recording studio for eight weeks. Each student's work is recorded and each graduates with a demo tape. Those interested in studying with her should call

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    Off the Bookshelf - How-To Times Four

    How-to books frequently combine an unendurable smugness with psycho-babble. A virtual model of that repellent coupling is one of the four books reviewed here: Smart Actors Foolish Choices--A Self-Help Guide to Coping with the Emotional Stresses of the Business (Back Stage Books, an imprint of Watson-Guptill Publications, softcover, 176 pgs ...

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    SPOTLIGHT ON DANCE: Dance Training

    ACADEMY OF PERFORMING

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    SAG Grants Agents New Powers: Eastern board approves waiver, breaking tie in West.

    The Screen Actors Guild has approved a waiver that will give talent agents broad new powers and privileges. The waiver will allow talent agents to engage in the distribution and financing of motion pictures and to have non-controlling interests in production companies.

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    CAL SHAKES

    Shana Cooper (cstg. dir.) will hold auditions for the California Shakespeare Festival. Season to include: Cymbeline, The Skin of Our Teeth, Romeo & Juliet, and Twelfth Night. Rehearsals start May 1. Performances run through Oct. 7 in Berkeley. There is pay for non-Equity performers.

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    ACTORS' CUES & A'S: On Industry Seminars

    After writing a column a while back on the subject of seminars conducted by agents and casting directors, I heard from many actors who wrote to share their stories. Below, two actors pose questions about their

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    Corrections

    Phone-tag confusion led to our rewriting history in the April 28 review of "Our Lady of Sligo." De Valera most certainly was not England's prime minister. He was a leader of Sinn Fein and became, in 1932, president of the Irish Free