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    New Talent 'Graced' With Awards

    On October 23, with Aretha Franklin providing entertainment, the Princess Grace Foundation (www.pgfusa.org) bestowed its 17th annual awards to a group of emerging artists. Founded in 1982, the Foundation is dedicated to "identifying and assisting young talent in theatre, dance, and film," and the awards, a mixture of ...

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    gmt tours

    GMT Productions is casting for its 2001-02 touring season. Casting three separate southeastern U.S. non-Equity tours. Tour #1: Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" in repertory with "Twelfth Night." Seeking actors with stage combat training and Shakespeare experience. Tours #2 & #3: "Cinderella" in repertory with "The Velveteen Rabbit" and "Trail of Tears"; and "A Thousand Cranes" in repertory with "Alice in Wonderland ...

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    tours, "cinderella," "pocahontas"

    Sail Productions, Inc. is casting for non-Equity tours of its musical productions of "Cinderella" and "Pocahontas." For "Cinderella," seeking—Prince: baritone/tenor, very charismatic; King: tenor, character actor, baritone/tenor. Some female roles also available. For "Pocahontas," seeking—John Smith: baritone/tenor, leading man-type; Miramanee: female soprano, also understudy for ...

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    native american actor, mi

    Purple Rose Theatre Company in Chelsea, MI, is seeking a Native American male for an upcoming production of Lanford Wilson's new play "Rain Dance." First rehearsal Dec. 4; runs through March 17. Seeking—Tony: Native American who says he looks more Anglo than Indian, 36, once had a very ...

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    a cappella quartet

    Vox Bop, a mixed a cappella quartet featured on national Amazon.com TV ad, NBC's "All Things Considered" and NBC's "The Ainsley Harriott Show" is seeking versatile, low bass and soprano with strong reading skills. Must be excellent musician and be able to sing in a variety of ...

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    SAG, AFTRA Storm Seethes

    The Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists are suddenly experiencing a rift which endangers their 20-year practice of co-negotiating major contracts.

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    Actorfest Career Conference is Upon Us!

    It's still not too late to sign up for Actorfest, that unique one-day conference, where you can learn about the business of show business. Sponsored annually by Back Stage, Actorfest offers a series of informative career seminars that help you negotiate the pitfalls of a life in the theatre ...

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    Chinese Dramatist Wins Nobel Literature Prize

    In the first 98 years after the prestigious Nobel Prize for literature was established, the honor was rarely given to playwrights, and never to a Chinese writer. This year's recipient, Gao Xingjian (also spelled Xingjiang; pronounced "Gow Seen-gen"), is both.

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    The Komen New York Race for the Cure, an affiliate

    The Komen New York Race for the Cure, an affiliate of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, will present its tenth annual race—a 3.1 mile run/walk—in Central Park on Sun., Sept. 17 at 9:00 am. With over 30,000 runners expected, it will have ...

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    NYC Ballet's "Polyphonia"

    Former soloist with New York City Ballet, Christopher Wheeldon retired from dancing with the company last spring. He has since been selected by NYCB as first choreographic artist-in-residence. The appointment was certainly justified by his "Polyphonia," which premiered on Jan. 4 at the New York State Theater, as well as ...