Barbara McNamara, extras casting director for film and TV projects including “30 Rock” and “The Devil Wears Prada,” explains how background work can benefit aspiring actors.
Barbara McNamara Casting is seeking background talent to portray a female makeup artist, a clown, club-goers, and even Mitt Romney and Paz de la Huerta in the NBC's comedy's seventh season.
John Lutz ("30 Rock") and Jim O'Heir ("Parks and Recreation") are getting acclaim for playing the butt of the joke on TV.
In 2009, Back Stage reader Bob Leonard was featured in our weekly "Who Got the Part?" column after he was cast as a member of the Timeless Torches, a dance team for the WNBA's New York Liberty.
Colin Buckingham arrived at Back Stage's annual Actorfest NY event last year with copies of his headshot and résumé but only a vague idea of whom he might be able to give them to.