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    Actors' Fund Responds to Ruling On HIV+ Patients

    An official of the Actors' Fund of America suggested a measured response to a recent New York State Court of Appeals decision requiring medical professionals to treat patients infected with the AIDS virus. In an Oct. 15 ruling, the court broadened the interpretation of the state's human rights law ...

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    NEA, TCG Offer Playwrights Residencies

    A total of 12 playwrights will receive $25,000 each in support of a residency offered by the National Endowment for the Arts and Theatre Communications

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    THE CRAFT: To Smell, Perchance To Feel

    The daily dedication required for sense memory work may be daunting, but some actors find the payoff to be the only true life in

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    "THE LIBRARIAN"

    Diane Paige (prod./dir.) is seeking a gaffer, key grip, 1st A.C., art director, script supervisor, production manager/A.D., and P.A.s for The Librarian, a non-sync-sound film for LMU about a woman with facial blemishes deciding not to cover them up. Weekend shoot starts Feb. 23 ...

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    AGENTS OF THE WESTERN UNITED STATES

    Back Stage West contacted every theatrical agency in the Western United States. We asked them if they are currently accepting submission, and to provide us with specific information on what types of talent they represent. The following list contains much new information about the changes that have taken place with ...

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    THE CRAFT: Putrid in Pink - Can the color your character wears improve your performance?

    A few years ago at a book fair, I ran into an old acquaintance, mystery novelist Julie Smith. I hadn't seen her for years, but the first thing I said to her was, "You look great! Did you have your colors done?" A natural redhead, Julie looked fabulous in ...

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    DANCE DIARY

    A "Coup" for Ballet

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    BISTRO BITS: Comings & Going

    Consider this the hail-and-farewell column. Actually, two hails and a farewell-with the farewell up first. In a show at Arci's Place, called "Another Final Farewell Appearance," Kaye Ballard explains, "I ruined my voice singing in the only keys Arthur Siegel could play." Okay, she brought up the voice thing ...

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