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    Spotlight on Dance

    Back Stage's look at the world of professional dancing includes a focus on Twyla Tharp's new dance musical, a celebration of New York dance studio Steps, tips from choreographers, and dance school listings.

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    Spotlight on Young Performers

    Back Stage surveys the world of young performers by talking to actors, directors, organizers of youth musicals, and more.

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    Spotlight on Los Angeles Acting Schools & Coaches

    Back Stage's annual guide to Acting Schools & Coaches.

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    Spotlight on Financial Planning

    Just in time for tax season, Back Stage offers helpful advice on how actors can manage their finances.

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    Long Day's Journey…To Study Abroad

    Back Stage recently spoke with eight acting students who have trained abroad. Their diverse stories provide an overview of the possibilities and challenges involved in studying outside America.

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    Summer Training

    In anticipation of summer 2010, Back Stage looks at the various ways actors can stay busy in the sizzling season.

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    New York Acting Markets

    With the economy in the doldrums, daytime dramas being canceled, and Broadway shows closing despite good reviews, is it still possible to make a living as a performer in Gotham?

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    NY Acting Schools & Coaches

    Got books? Acting teachers' top picks on the best books. Plus Back Stage's comprehensive N.Y. coaching listing.

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    Moving to Los Angeles

    Back Stage's comprehensive guide to what an actor needs to know about moving to Los Angeles to pursue acting, particularly for pilot season.

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    The Well-Kept Secret

    There are a host of print modeling gigs that employ the mature, the chunky, the average, and the quirky. And the majority of "models" who grace the pages of lifestyle features and/or advertising copy are actors.