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    College Guide 2008

    A fine arts program can enrich an actor's education, but can it aid a career?

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    Spotlight on Dance

    Back Stage's look at the world of professional dancing includes a focus on Twyla Tharp's new dance musical, a celebration of New York dance studio Steps, tips from choreographers, and dance school listings.

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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.

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    Jeff Conaway

    ACTOR, DIRECTOR, PRODUCER and Writer

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    Spotlight on Acting Schools and Coaches

    Back Stage explores the arts of teaching and performing in a series of in-depth interviews from three veteran instructors. Plus you won't want to miss our extensive list of acting schools and coaches for both New York and L.A.!

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    To Join or Not To Join? The New Actor's Dilemma

    Anyone who wants to be a serious actor in this town will need to join that benevolent behemoth known as the Screen Actors Guild. A fractious and sprawling organization made up of 118,000 members, SAG includes everyone from the Tom Cruises and Michelle Pfeiffers of the world to bit ...

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    Spotlight on Young Performers

    In this week's spotlight, Back Stage explores the varying ways young performers can enter show business and how to avoid pitfalls along the way.

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    NY Acting Schools & Coaches

    Got books? Acting teachers' top picks on the best books. Plus Back Stage's comprehensive N.Y. coaching listing.

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    Acting Schools and Coaches

    Check out this list of New York-area stage and film acting schools, teachers, and coaches, divided into six categories: Acting Technique, Children/Teens, Comedy/Improv, Monologue/Audition/Coaching, Multipurpose, and On-Camera.

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    <strong>Commercial Acting </strong>

    The following institutions and individuals specialize in training for commercial work. Many of the larger institutions listed under "Acting Schools and Classes" and "Acting Coaching" also offer commercial training; check those listings for a complete look at training in this area.Click Here