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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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    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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    Spotlight on Dance and Movement_IGNORE

    From 'Glee' to clowning, Back Stage investigates the latest in how dance and movement can boost your career.

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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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    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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    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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    It's All Academic

    In this year's college guide, Back Stage tackles the question: Is earning a degree in performing the right pathway for you? Plus, check out our comprehensive college listings.

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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 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.