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    Allison Jones

    Jones is Judd Apatow's go-to casting director, currently casting his feature "This Is Forty," starring Paul Rudd. Her comedy hits include "Paul," "Scott Pilgrim vs. the World," and "Bridesmaids."

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    April Webster

    Webster began her career working in a multitude of aspects of New York theater: She served as stage manager, performer, mask maker, carpenter, prop/wardrobe master, and house manager.

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    Paul Smith

    Paul Smith credits his success as a headshot photographer in part to his upbringing. The Los Angeles photographer grew up in Australia, where life tends to be a bit more relaxed, he says.

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    David Muller

    The repeat champ says the exposure in Back Stage significantly raised his profile in the headshot business, and he moved out of his former studio and began working out of a 3,000-square-foot sound stag.

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    Cathryn Farnsworth

    Farnsworth, an 11-year veteran of the headshot business, has worked out of a studio before but now prefers doing shoots at her Toluca Lake home.

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    David H. Lawrence XVII

    Back Stage readers appreciate David H. Lawrence XVII's acumen and his ability to give students their money's worth.

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    Alex Taylor, The Sanford Meisner Studio

    Actors who've worked with Alex Taylor generously praise his coaching skills. "If you allowed it," says Scot Shamblin, "He's really changed my game—what I do and how I feel about the craft."

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    Argentum Photo Lab

    Readers' comments tended to focus on the consistent quality of Argentum's work. Back Stage sat down with Argentum owner Ajay Jhaveri to get his thoughts on what makes his business stand out.

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    NYC Readers' Choice: Health and Fitness

    Here are the 2010 New York Reader's Choice results for categories dealing with health and fitness.  To look at all of the categories, be sure to visit the main page.

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    NYC Readers' Choice: Classes and Coaches

    Here are the 2010 New York Reader's Choice results for categories dealing with classes and coaches.  To look at all of the categories, be sure to visit the main page.