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  • Interview

    Musical Theater Los Angeles Turns Kids into Pros

    Amanda Baird’s students at MTLA are equipped not only with the skills required of a triple threat, they also learn one of the most important things an actor needs to know: how to handle rejection.

  • News

    8 Upcoming Acting Opportunities

    Use the downtime between shifts at your survival job to look for some new audition opportunities! Here are eight projects seeking actors located all over the country including a pilot, films, and LEGOLAND!

  • News

    La Jolla Playhouse Will Give You Theater ‘Without Walls’

    The San Diego theater’s 2015 Without Walls (WoW) Festival will join together a wide array of performance artists for a one-of-a-kind weekend meant to challenge traditional notions of theater Oct. 9–11.

  • News

    A New Opportunity for California Playwrights

    Humanitas and Center Theatre Group have teamed up to give Southern California-based playwrights a $5,000 cash prize and the chance to launch their unproduced work.

  • News

    7 Auditions You Might’ve Missed

    From commercials to Netflix series to theater in L.A., Backstage has a slew of roles on offer for all actors. Check out seven you might have missed from this past week and see if any are right for you!

  • News

    A $10K Deadline for L.A. Theater Artists

    Theater artists on the search for grants, check out the Center Theatre Group’s Richard E. Sherwood Award, aimed at emerging artists based in Los Angeles.

  • Advice

    #ICastIt 1 Actor Who Proved Research Makes a Difference

    Jonathan Kuhn is no stranger to writing, but “Ex-Communication” marks the first professional play Kuhn has put up himself. The one-act play, which debuts at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, is set in a coffee shop where a man decides to meet with all his exes in one afternoon.

  • Advice

    1 Way to Get Closer to Your Broadway Dreams

    Backstage chats with the director of education at the Broadway Dreams Foundation about what opportunities the not-for-profit has to offer actors of all ages with dreams of standing on stage on the Great White Way.

  • News

    5 Chances to Get Cast

    Check out these five casting notices off Backstage.com from Georgia to Los Angeles and Portland to see if any would be a good fit for you.

  • News

    The Science of One-Act Theater

    Where theater and sci-fi geeks coexist! Kicking off its second year, Sci-Fest LA: the Los Angeles Science Fiction One-Act Play Festival, will feature sci-fi and fantasy greats for two nerd demographics.