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    Spotlight on the Healing Arts

    Strains, sprains, breaks, aches, and pains are all-too-familiar results of the extreme movement work required of many professional performers.  This week Back Stage shines the spotlight on the healing arts.

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    Comedy and Improv

    The standup comedy playbook has changed. New media have created more ways to get your act to the masses, so success performing live is less likely to earn you a trip to the sitcom big leagues.

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    2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards Voters Guide

    Back Stage takes an in depth look at all the nominees in every category of the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards.

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    Who's in the Running: Film Actors

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

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    Spotlight on Gay Pride

    Men for all seasons: Cheyanne Jackson leads a new breed of out actors embraced by audiences in a variety of roles.

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    Training Abroad

    Training AbroadBackstage talks to actors who have chosen to train outside of the United States. Actors discuss learning the language, different methods, the joys and the challenges.

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    <strong>Solo Shows </strong>

    The following programs specialize in developing one-person or solo shows for performers and writer/performers.Click Here

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    cousins middle

    Gerry Cousins fashioned her studio as a direct segue into the professional world of film and TV—emphasizing craft, focus, relaxation and commitment.

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    Welcome Knights of Velour!

    Costuming for Period films set in the days of knights, shining armor, and toothless peasants can be quite a challenge. Thankfully we arranged a brief interview with the master of King Arthur period clothing and part owner of "Wilde Knights Clothing Design" Chuck "Sir Galahad" Loosyer.

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    Surviving the Recession

    Those who embark on the acting life often experience a vast array of financial ups and downs. With the economy in decline, this balancing act is getting trickier and trickier, so managing your money responsibly is more important than ever before.