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    Alice in Hollywood

    Alice and her parents arrived during the season of the pilot and settled in a forest known as Oaktree, where they found many children just like Alice, all searching for the same dream.

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    Pass the Remote

    One might say that G. Charles Wright has spent his whole life preparing for a job in casting. "All my childhood was spent in front of a television instead of playing outdoors or doing homework," he says.

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    Michiko Sasaki

    Dedication, fearlessness, and the ability to be in the moment helped Michiko Sasaki land the role of Sachiko in "Nightshift," a feature-length musical comedy to be shot in Cologne, Germany, this summer.

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    Stella for Star

    Back Stage recently spoke with five Adler graduates, who reflected on the studio's 60-plus-year history and Adler's enduring legacy and influence.

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    Actor Jealousy and Comparisons

    Comparisons, they happen. Especially in group settings such as the collaboration that is the performing arts. And they can destroy the harmony and productivity of any project.

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    The Lovely 'Drones'

    Recently, the real-life couple of Amber Benson and Adam Busch teamed up to co-helm "Drones," a screwball sci-fi comedy set in a seemingly mundane cubicle farm.

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    Liz Quin

    When Liz Quin saw the notice for "College Bound," part of GreatSchools.net's online video series designed to help parents enable and support their children in school, she was interested right away.

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    Post Haste, Losing Face

    Since signing, I go out all the time for voiceovers (yay!), but I have yet to go out for the on-camera department (boo!). I met with all of the on-camera agents briefly, sent a couple of updates, but still—no dice.

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    Opening Pandora's Voice Box

    Dialect coach Carla Meyer's the one James Cameron hired in 2006 to fill an extremely particular assignment on what's now the biggest-grossing movie of all time, "Avatar."

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    Prefer Actors Working Inside Out Or Outside In?

    "Good work is good work, no matter how you get there. However, it's thrilling to witness character-building based on externals." -- Michele Mulroney & Kieran Mulroney