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    Hessinger Named AFTRA's Acting Exec

    Greg Hessinger, the assistant national executive director of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA), has been named the union's acting national administrator, effective June 1. He will replace Bruce York, the present executive director who has

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    Learning About Protecting Your Work

    One reason that producers and studios insist scripts and treatments be submitted through an agent or an attorney is to avoid legal problems if a writer later feels his or her idea was stolen. Most scripts get little attention, so a similarity is often coincidental-but plagiarism does exist. An agent ...

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    ATA Regulations Expire

    Hollywood has entered a "period of uncertainty" because of the expiration of the Screen Actors Guild's regulations governing talent agents on Oct. 20, Association of Talent Agents executive director Karen Stuart said.

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    Potential Production Problems or Covering Your Assets

    Permits? Regulations? Penalties! If you're a first-time theatrical producer in Los Angeles, you probably have enough to worry about without agonizing over zoning restrictions and securities law. But don't get too stressed out. While you will need to take legal precautions, things are not as complicated as they ...

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    Wanted: America's Funniest Folks

    So you think you've got what it takes to compete with the funniest people in North America? Call Judi Brown. The producer of festival talent for the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival, Brown travels to 20 cities across the United States and Canada to find people she believes to ...

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    Theatre Songs Glorify NYC: Two Centuries of Broadway at City Museum

    Actors slightly intimidated by the Main Stem auditioning and casting process might take comfort in knowing that the feeling goes back at least as far as 1913. The cover of the sheet music for "I'm a Little Bit Afraid of You, Broadway" shows a timid young actress crossing Madison ...

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    CASTINGSTAGEIf the union status of a project is not specified at the end of the casting notice, union members should check with their union offices before accepting employment.SCENES & MONOLOGUES AT LE BAR BAT

    Actors needed to perform scenes and monologues at Le Bar Bat showcase. This is part of an industry evening on Mon. Aug. 19. First floor is seated theatre for scenes, monologues, poetry, and comedy. Second floor is singers, dancers, bands. Third floor is artists, sculptors, painters, photographers, jewelers. 500 to ...

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    NEWS WIRE : L.A. Weekly Gives Out

    In one of L.A. theatre's hippest yearly gatherings, the 19th Annual L.A. Weekly Theatre Awards strutted and fretted on the stage of the Tom Bradley Theatre at the Los Angeles Theatre Center this week. Hosted by the unhinged Fabulous Monsters and the game Linda Purl, the three-hour ...