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    In Good Company

    A new type of actor-driven organization is proving a successful prototype for local theatre companies. Back Stage looked at four Los Angeles groups that have earned respect and praise for their contributions to the local scene.

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    <strong>Young Performers </strong>

    The following institutions and individuals train young people exclusively, or nearly so, but many schools and coaches in all fields, listed elsewhere in this issue, also offer programs for young people. Check other categories for details.Click Here

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    Who's in the Running: Actresses

    As awards season arrives, Back Stage takes a look at the actresses who've stood out over the last year for their film performances.

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    Who's in the Running: Actors

    As awards season arrives, Back Stage takes a look at the actors who've stood out over the last year for their film performances.

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    Spotlight on Comedy and Improv

    Charlyne Yi talks with us about her her new role in "Paper Heart" and top comedians talk about transitioning from comedy to drama. Also read about the hot, new comics who are on their way to the top.

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    Summer Training

    Summer isn't only about relaxation. In fact, summer is the perfect time to reflect upon your résumé and brush up on your skills or experience. Get started with Back Stage's Spotlight on Summer Training.

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    Welcome to LA Spotlight

    Thinking of moving to Los Angeles? Check out Back Stage's comprehensive spotlight to ease your transition. Find out where to live, network, and launch your Hollywood career!

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    Spotlight on Comedy and Improv

    Hear from the masters at the Upright Citizens Brigade, get advice on making a perfect demo reel out of your stand-up, and find out how to apply comedy skills to your acting.

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    <strong>Musical Theatre </strong>

    The following teachers and schools offer training and coaching primarily for musical theatre. Other organizations and individuals throughout this issue also offer training that applies to musical theatre; check other categories for details.Click Here

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    2011 Casting Standouts

    Casting is a difficult business—crucial to the quality of your project, but the best of it should go unnoticed. No one understands that better than actors.