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    Spotlight On...Dance

    Music relies on the pitches, dynamics, and colors of sounds, as well as lyrics, for characterization. But how is it done in dance?

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    The Directors Roundtable

    Acclaimed directors discuss maintaining a vision, fighting with actors, and what to do with the MPAA.

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    Spotlight on Los Angeles Acting Schools & Coaches

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

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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 Moving to the Big Apple

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

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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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    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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    Spotlight On... Dance!

    Find out what acting skills choreographers want to see, and how a ballet dancer and Rockette made it as dancers in Los Angeles.

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    Unique Voices

    Let's get this out of the way quickly. Breaking into plain old voice-overs is tough. Doing those unique voices—animation, talking books, or serving as an announcer—is an even tougher nut to crack. The competition is keen and getting keener. Nonetheless, for those who are able to make ...

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    Spotlight on Touring

    Back Stage explores the pros and cons of being in a touring production, break down typical union and nonunion salaries, and provide valuable information on how to prepare for life on the road.