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    INDEPENDENT MEANS: Getting Closer - With The Limey, Steven Soderbergh continues to break down the barriers between actor and director.

    I'm not sure which came first: Steven Soderbergh or the over-used term "independent film." In 1989, Soderbergh was a relatively obscure 26-year-old writer/director who startled the world when he walked away with the prestigious Palme d'Or at the Cannes Film Festival and then, to even greater surprise ...

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    Face to Face : Mark Linn-Baker Times Two - Taking on Feydeau's "Flea"

    "Farce is a much-maligned form. It's easy to do badly and therefore audiences may have a negative feeling about it," says Mark Linn-Baker, starring in--yes, a farce--George Feydeau's "A Flea in Her Ear." Under the direction of Bill Irwin, the Broadway production opened at the Roundabout Theatre Company ...

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    SSDC Names New Officers, Board Members

    The Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers presented its elected officers and board members for 1997 at its biannual membership meeting on Mon., Nov. 18, in New York

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    EQUITY STAGE

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    HENRY V

    Blue Sphere Alliance's decision to mount Henry V could not come at a more appropriate time. Shakespeare's celebration of the newly crowned king that once was the rascal, drunken, thieving prince in a lowly world of drugs and hazing holds particular relevance to America's welcoming of Dubya ...

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    Day-Lewis, Cotillard Nab Top Acting Oscars

    Daniel Day-Lewis won his second best-actor Academy Award on Sunday for "There Will Be Blood," while "La Vie En Rose" star Marion Cotillard was a surprise winner in the best actress category.

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    How To Get an Agent?

    How do you get an agent interested in you? (And other important questions...)

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    How to Act the Ethnic Other

    Actors often play ethnicities that are not their own -- even ethnicities perceived as in conflict with their own. Here's how to approach such a role.

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    Eliot Feld's Ballet Tech in Repertory

    Since 1967, Eliot Feld has created 107 ballets. His latest, "Organon," was conceived for New York City Ballet during that company's winter season. While there were no premieres scheduled for his own company, Ballet Tech, in their five-week season at the Joyce Theater (March 20-April 22), there certainly was ...

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    Secret Agent Man: The History Boys (and Girls)

    It seems to me that a lot of you spend way too much time worrying about the business of acting when you should be focusing more on becoming better actors.