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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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    <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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    The Sundance Issue

    From a smartphone app to Jon Heder's tips for actors, Back Stage gathers insider information and success stories surrounding the Park City film festival.

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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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    BB'S KIDS Have Starred

    BB'S KIDS Have Starred in...

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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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    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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    Spotlight on New York Acting Schools and Coaches

    It's that time again for Back Stage's comprehensive spotlight on New York acting schools and coaches. Take advantage of this great resource to hone your abilities and further develop your acting skills.

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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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    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.