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    Can College Dance Departments Prepare Students for the Future?

    Bill Clinton has certainly been clear about his eagerness to " build a bridge to the 21st Century." His campaign rhetoric this election year revolved around gliding positively into the next century with education leading the way. Nonetheless, Clinton's emphasis on "bridge-building," though an enticing attention-grabber, has not clearly underlined ...

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    Cabaret's Best Feted At 12th Annual Bistro Awards

    Back Stage honored the outstanding cabaret artists of 1996 at the 12th annual Bistro Awards, presented on March 3 at the Supper Club. The entertainers, chosen by "Bistro Bits" columnists Roy Sander and John Hoglund, were spotlighted in a three-hour ceremony featuring performances by the winners and a special presentation ...

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    LA Drama Crix Roll with "Reefer': Equity Waiver Productions Dominate Awards, Big Theatres Snubbed

    The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle (LADCC) bestowed seven awards on "Reefer Madness," a small-theatre production of a camp satire on America's war against illegal drugs, at the Circle's 31st annual ceremony at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel last week. "Reefer" was cited for the overall excellence of its ...

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    AFTRA's Bruce York Will Leave Sept.

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    Equity's Quinn: Faithful Servant Now Must Lead

    For Patrick Quinn, there appears to be a lifetime connection between the theatre and

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    LA Studios - Slice NY Staffs

    (BPI) Film production may be booming in New York, but the corporate presence of major Hollywood studios is very much in

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    Two Eliot Feld Dancers Are "On the Town"

    "New York, New York, it's a wonderful town!" There are the Nedicks sign, the subway platform, the Brooklyn Bridge, Coney Island. The saws are buzzing, the hammers thumping; a lamp post that was red when I arrived is black when I leave; the stage crew, undaunted by the 90-degree ...

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    A CAPPELLA CHORUS

    Verdugo Hills Showtime Chorus is seeking singers, all voice ranges, lower voices especially needed for Pasadena-based women's a capella chorus. For information call (818) 500-1063.

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    "DONNIE & LUKA"

    Mehrad Brooks (dir.) will hold auditions for Donnie & Luka, a non-sync-sound 16mm film for USC about two lifelong friends turned hitmen struggling emotionally with their latest assignment. 10-day shoot starts Feb. 23. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is no pay.

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    Carnegie Study: Drama Tops For Learning

    A decade-long nationwide study of youth organizations espouses drama programs' power to instill strong values for language and