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    An Insider's Guide to the Casting Standouts of 2009

    In anticipation of the 2010 SAG Awards, Back Stage spoke with the casting directors, actors, and directors of several of the year's most prominent movies to find out what went into creating their films.

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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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    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.

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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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    "Art Wolff has a special gift for getting the

    "Art Wolff has a special gift for getting the best out of an actors' talent.

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    Who's in the Running: Ensembles

    As awards season arrives, Back Stage takes a look at the ensembles who have stood out over the last year for their film and television performances.

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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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    Spotlight on Video Games

    Our Spotlight on Video Games goes behind the scenes to highlight the talented actors who use voiceover and motion capture techniques to bring the most popular and recognizable video games to life.

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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.