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    Bryant Park to Shutter Ticket Booth

    The Bryant Park Music and Dance Half-Price Ticket Booth, source of discounted tickets to the theatre, ballet, opera, and other performances for 13 years, will close on June

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    Object Lessons

    Any child can turn a sandbox into a theatre: A shovel becomes an evil wizard. A plastic bucket is a king's castle. As we grow up, most of us lose this ability to endow inanimate objects with life and personality. But actors who work in puppet theatre can never ...

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    "SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST"

    Scott Baugh (dir.) is accepting submissions for Survival of the Fittest, a 35mm short. Shoot starts early Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is possible pay.

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    STYLIST, YETTA YOUNG PRODS.

    Yetta Young (prod.) is seeking a hair stylist and makeup artist for a film. Shoot starts Mar. 3. There is possible pay. Send resumé by Feb. 24 to 840 1/2 Waterloo St., L.A., CA 90026 or fax to (213) 483-6837.

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    Senior Adult Theatre: Nationwide, the Stage Expands

    In 1790, when actor-manager Lewis Hallam, Jr. turned 50, half of the nation's population was under 16 years old. By 1990, when August Wilson won the Pulitzer Prize for drama with "The Piano Lesson," the average American was 33. Demographers figure that in another 50 years, the median age ...

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    "ABOVE AND BEYOND"

    Michelle Christie (dir.) is seeking a costume designer and set carpenter for Above and Beyond, a children's theatre show. Prod. Susan Young. Performances start in Apr. at the Acme Comedy Theatre. There is pay. Fax resumé to (310) 230-0941.

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    Arts Day on March 3 Forces Gather For Arts Day On March 3

    Nearly 500 arts advocates are expected to gather in Albany on March 3 for the annual Arts Day rally. They'll ask New York lawmakers to increase the state arts appropriation by $10 million over the governor's proposed $5.1 million

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    CENTERSTAGE: Getting an Agent: Some Steps to Put You In the Right Direction

    Unfortunately, there's no magic formula to tell you exactly how to go about getting an agent, but there are certainly a lot of steps you can take to increase your chances of attracting

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    THE ACTOR'S WAY: No Guts, No Glory - Casting for theatre and indie film has given Marilyn Mandel great respect for actors and little patience for safe choices.

    In a town fueled by film and TV production, Marilyn Mandel is a rare entity: a casting director for the theatre. As a casting director at the Pasadena Playhouse, the resident casting director at the Matrix Theatre Company, and a consultant for many other L.A. theatres, Mandel has carved ...

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    LONDON CALLING- Will Actors Strike?

    British Equity's campaign for a minimum weekly wage of £250 is hotting up. In the Feb. 20 issue of The Stage, the British equivalent of Back Stage, the union paid for a page advertisement in which more than 200 British stars--among them Michael Caine, Christopher Lee, Miriam Margolyes, Joan ...