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    Pew Doles Out Artist Grants, Exchanges

    Playwright exchanges between theatres in the Twin Cities and Philadelphia will occur for a third time thanks to renewed grant support by the Pew Charitable

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    Actor's Income Falls Far Below U.S. Average

    Actors' Equity Association reported in December that its members' earnings hit an all-time high in 1998. Reports from last spring revealed that Screen Actors Guild (SAG) members who worked on films and TV shows had experienced dramatic earnings increases from 1993 to

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    Webber in Plagiarism Counter-suit

    Andrew Lloyd Webber is involved in an unusual copyright infringement lawsuit against a fellow composer who had previously sued Webber over the same song. The case is scheduled to be heard in New York federal court on Mon., Sept.

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    Agents of Young Performers

    The following are only those agents who accept submissions from children or teens. Most prefer to be contacted initially by mail; do not call or drop off submissions in

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    Party Animals

    The following booking agents mentioned in this week's feature indicated that they do accept pictures and resumes or demos. Some hire technical staff as well as

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    Actors' Taxes : Search for Tomorrow

    Job search expenses? OK. Home office deductions? Now it's only for full-timers, but wait till

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    BIT PARTS - See Jane Act

    When Jane Alexander left acting to become the chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts in 1993, many thought her performance in Wendy Wasserstein's "The Sisters Rosensweig" would be the last New York theatre audiences would see from her for some time. Well, since retiring from public service ...

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    NEA Chair William Ivey Hits Floor Running

    William J. Ivey was sworn in May 28 as the new chairman of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) and immediately ground into high gear.

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    SOUND/BOOM OP, "ACTION HEROS"

    Jeff McLaughlin (prod.) is seeking a sound mixer/boom operator for Action Heroes, a digital feature-length comedy. Shoot starts mid-Mar. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is possible pay. Send resumé by Feb. 26 to Split Milk Productions, 7071 1/2 Santa Monica Blvd., #21, Hollywood, CA 90038 or fax ...

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    CHOREOGRAPHER, "THE MUSIC MAN"

    Kelly DuPee (prod.) is seeking a choreographer for The Music Man. Dir. John Lewis. Performances run June 29-July 8 at Faith Community Church. There is some pay. For information call (626) 858-8400, ext. 270.