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    4 Plays That Every Actor Should Read

    Here are plays that everyone should read (and not just see). It’s a short list of titles that can be tackled in a dedicated week of reading.

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    3 Common Mistakes Young Actors Make

    Every young actor makes a few mistakes in their quest of grand success. Here are some of the most common foibles young performers make at the beginning of their journey.

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    3 Things Actors Should Know About Race on Stage

    Here are three things that everyone should know about theater and race.

  • Advice

    5 Tips On Taking Advice

    Whenever anyone talks about playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and her ascendance to the heights of theatrical celebrity, one story almost always gets repeated. As a college student, she enrolled in a class taught by famed novelist James Baldwin. Mr. Baldwin, noticing the joy with which Ms. Parks read her works aloud ...

  • Advice

    3 Reasons a Theater Degree is Important

    We need a new and more effective way of talking about the value and power of a degree in the performing arts. Here are three reasons why a degree in theater is important.

  • News

    Zach Braff On Film School at Northwestern

    Zach Braff discusses the ways in which attending film school and learning how to work on the other side of the camera led to a more fulfilling and successful career.

  • News

    5 Top College Theater Programs Outside of NY

    Attending Augsburg College, Georgetown, Northwestern, Mason School of the Arts, or the University of San Diego may help you score a job even before graduation.