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    Mundane an issue as this is, when students arrive

    Mundane an issue as this is, when students arrive late to class or to a scene-partner rehearsal, it can demoralize others. James Tripp, head of acting at New York's Stella Adler Studio, expects students to be quiet and seated when he comes in. (Adler required proper dress and posture ...

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    DCA in Funding Struggle - Handcuffed by Mayor, Agency Still Reaching Out to Arts Groups

    New York City's Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA)‹shackled by a budget-cutting mayor who's battling a generous city council‹has been suffering its chains with grace, still trying to offer a limited helping hand to arts

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    Batman Crew Member Dies in Film Shoot

    A crew member involved in the filming of the new Batman movie has died in a car accident on the set, when his 4x4 vehicle crashed into a tree during a dummy film run involving the "Batmobile."

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    CBS Faces Strike on a Second Front

    CBS News is taking its case directly to nearly 500 writers, graphic artists, editors, and producers.

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    Money Matters

    The Actors' Fund of America invites show-biz pros to attend five free Monday evening seminars covering money management issues for

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    Los Angeles–based writer-director; TV

    Los Angeles–based writer-director; TV credits include HBO's Pu-239, Showtime's Californication

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    IATSE Acts Locally

    Despite a decision by International Association of Theatrical and Stage Employees (IATSE) President Tom Short to shut the door on wage concessions to keep struggling Broadway shows alive, the six individual New York City Locals have agreed to offer those concessions to at least one more show.

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    Poesessed

    "Poessessed," presented by and at the Fremont Centre Theatre, 1000 Fremont Ave., S. Pasadena. Sun. 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21-Dec. 9. $15. (626) 441-5977.

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    Morris Dance Group To Build Brooklyn Center: $5 Million, 3-Story Facility To Include Theatre, Low-Rental Studios

    The Mark Morris Dance Group is constructing a $5 million center in Brooklyn to include a large studio convertible into a 100-to-200-seat theatre, two small rehearsal studios that will also be available to outside groups for low rents, and a school in which Morris will teach dancers "interested in longer

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    New York Theatres Address Audience Security Concerns

    Not unexpectedly, in the wake of the Sept. 11 disaster, theatres nationwide are beefing up security, as are, indeed, movie theatres. At the New York City-based Big Apple Circus, for example, all packages are checked before ticket holders are allowed into the tent. Similar measures have been taken at "Les ...