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    Riding the Regional Circuit

    You may have moved to New York or Los Angeles from America's hinterlands to pursue a career as an actor, but if you don't have an agent or can't seem to land paying work consistently, your best bet -- ironically -- might be to move back.

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    Temporary Employment: Working Nine to Five - Actors Talk About Temping

    For our spotlight on temporary employment services, Back Stage elicits words of wisdom and war stories from a dozen veterans of the temping trenches. Temp jobs can provide the flexibility a performer needs to pursue a budding career, but the wrong situation can also hamstring your efforts, and the actors ...

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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 Moving to the Big Apple

    Everything you need to know on making a home and a performing career in Gotham.

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    Welcome to New York

    All the inside information you need to live, work, and succeed in the rough and tumble world of New York City.

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    Emmy Watch Spotlight

    Back Stage turns the spotlight on the Emmy race.  In this week's issue, read the revealing round table discussion with Simon Baker, Laurence Fishburne, Michael C. Hall, Denis Leary and Bill Paxton.

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    2011 Great Performances: Film and TV Ensembles

    Back Stage highlights some of 2011's best ensemble performances in film and television, including "Breaking Bad," "The Help," and more.

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    Spotlight on Colleges and Universities

    Heading to college? Back Stage asked six current undergraduate drama students from around the United States to describe their lives on campus.

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    Spotlight on Dance

    If dance is your passion, you may find that working as a backup dancer, a Broadway gypsy, or an ensemble performer in touring shows is just as rewarding as being a headliner.

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    Spotlight on the 63rd Annual Tony Awards

    Back Stage shines the spotlight on the 63rd Annual Tony Awards.  This week's spotlight includes a roundtable discussion with nominees and a profile of all 40 nominees.