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    Top 20 Casting Directors - Part 2

    Interviews with Lisa London and Catherine Stroud (Grandma's Boy); Mindy Marin (Thank You for Smoking); Roger Mussenden (with Ann Robinson) (Superman Returns); Rick Pagano (with Coreen Mayr and Heike Brandstatter) (X-Men: The Last Stand).

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    Cae Camille

    When dancer Cae Camille shredded her hamstring last year, she transitioned to a new performing career.

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    Ditto for D.C., Reading List

    "I was wondering if by any chance you can recommend a couple of acting books that will help me in my career. I need to learn how to get my confidence up—I get so nervous in auditions."

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    Actors Generating Jobs Via The New Producers

    Nearly gone are the days of the sole producer who stumbles upon or nurtures an obscure project with an inevitable eye towards commercial presentation.

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    Forbidden White Lie

    A few weeks back, I offered a two-parter titled "Jerks Don't Work." Though not everyone agreed with all of my advice, I'm always glad to have sparked discussion.

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    Unions, Guilds and Associations - REDIRECTED

    The following organizations support the film, theatrical and television industries.

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    Production Chart NY

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film, TV and theatre productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the New York City area. Check for new listings every Thursday!

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    A Dolt's Only XMA$ Pageant

    Theatre Tehatre

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    Stavellie Salomon

    Stavellie Salomon was not supposed to be an actor. In fact, the Scotland native and youngest of 12 children has spent most of her life trying to live up to her family's desire that she be a doctor.

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    Lauren Graham Close to the Source

    For actress Lauren Graham, the role of Lorelai Gilmore in the critically acclaimed TV show The Gilmore Girls is just the kind of character she had been looking for. Graham portrays a 32-year-old single mother of an independent and cerebral 16-year-old. Lorelai walks the thin divide between friend and parent ...