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    Welcome to New York

    Sisters are not the only ones doing it for themselves. Performers are taking their careers into their own hands and, rather than waiting to be discovered, they’re launching their own futures. And there’s no better location to do it than New York.

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    Back Stage Puts a Spotlight On the Best of the Web

    Back Stage highlights how web series can boost your career and features five actors from prominent online shows.

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    Spotlight on Modeling

    Back Stage takes an insider look at the modeling industry, with a new modeling union, plus-size models, and more.

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    The List Issue

    Back Stage's staff is always trying to come up with fresh editorial concepts and, above all, present helpful, actionable information for actors and other performing artists. With that in mind, we present our first-ever List Issue.

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    Spotlight on Regional Casting

    Why cling to the major hubs when there's work to be had from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters?

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    Agents and Managers Sound Off

    Let's get this out of the way quickly. Bona fide agents and managers are all gung ho on several points, starting with the fact that they never ask potential clients for money—for any purpose. Indeed, they do not receive funds from their signed clients either, short of a ...

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    Spotlight on the Tony Awards

    This year Back Stage celebrates this amazing season with one of our biggest Tony Awards Spotlights ever. The Tonys will be presented Sunday, June 12, at 8 p.m. EDT in a live telecast by CBS from the Beacon Theatre in New York City.

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    Spotlight on the Tony Awards

    Back Stage gives an in-depth look on the Tony Awards, with everything from critics picks to nominees' favorite performances.

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    Spotlight on Technology

    As the tech universe continues to change, new platforms and social media are making the casting process more accessible and casting information more available—to the benefit of actors and casting directors alike.

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    Spotlight on Comedy and Improv

    From improvising at auditions to the ten comedians to keep your eye on, Back Stage explores how to make it in the comedy and improv business while remaining in good humor.