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    PERSONAL MANAGERS FOR CHILDREN

    The following is a list of personal managers for infants, children, teens, and/or young adults on the East Coast. This list is extensive, but not all-inclusive. There may be managers not on this list who are equally legitimate and well-qualified. Back Stage advises getting recommendations and asking for references ...

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    The East

    The East If you worry about getting homesick during your summer theatre experience, you may want to check out Maine State Music Theatre. The group is considered by many to be a "home away from home" for professional artists and up-and-coming performers.

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    Spotlight on Agents: Reality Check

    Agent H. Shep Pamplin of Agents for the Arts said he couldn't stand it when an actor calls him and asks, " 'Can I send you a picture?' I'm not the post office. I can't stop you," Pamplin quipped. The audience laughed, as Pamplin offered another common scenario ...

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    Spotlight on Agents: NYC Area SAG, Equity, and AFTRA Agents

    The following talent agencies are franchised with Actors' Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild, and/or the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists. They have been compiled from union lists with additional information updated from Ross Reports, and are indicated (E) for Equity, (S) for SAG, and (A) for ...

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    2003-04 College Guide to the Performing Arts: Theatre Departments, 2003-04

    The following is a list of selected theatre departments at colleges, universities, and conservatories in the United States offering degrees or certificates. Those that are members of NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre), NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance), and U/RTA (University/Resident Theatre Association) are indicated ...

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    2003-04 College Guide to the Performing Arts: Dance Departments, 2003-04

    The following is a list of selected dance departments at colleges, universities, and conservatories in the United States offering degrees or certificates. Those that are members of NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance) are listed as such. Schools are listed alphabetically within each state.

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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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    Acting Schools and Classes

    This, the biggest and most broadly defined listing of all, includes all kinds of class types, sizes, and approaches, from Stanislavski nuts-and-bolts to cold reading and audition prep. What unites them is that while many offer specialized classes, all offer some class or other that could simply go under the ...

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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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    Give Yourself Credits: A Special Guide to a Proper Resume

    Although it's definitely a plus, a great headshot alone won't usually get you work as an actor—your 8x10 photo definitely needs something to back it up. And that something, as we all know, is a solid resume. Across the board, industry representatives point out that a clear ...