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    Acting Nuts

    Often when I venture upon this acting avenue with thespians—viewing what acting skills they have to show—the first presentation foray is just that: presentation.

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    Road Rage

    "I recently went through a rough experience involving my first professional tour and am desperately seeking advice on the situation."

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    Santa Claus Ain't Coming to Town. You Are!

    This is the time of year when agents start a betting pool to see which actors will remember to give us a little something as a thank-you for all the hard work we do.

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    What Do You Expect From Actors On Set?

    "I think being available is very important. Sometimes you have to dial yourself down to zero, so you're available for the character, for the director's directions, for the scene to happen." - Ang Lee

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    London, and the World, Calling

    What are the odds that a California boy will grow up to play Charles Dickens characters at the London Palladium? It wasn't something I planned.

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    Beat Them to the Punch

    Since I was a child, all I ever dreamed about was being an actor. And like all actors, my dream has always been to do a film that I can be proud of for the rest of my life.

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    Phil Cutrone

    Phil Cutrone has learned a few things about auditioning: Be nice. Be humble. If the casting people are unpleasant, leave.

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    Finding the Perfect Headshot

    Every actor know that your headshot is not only a true representation of yourself, but the best representation. How hard could it be to get a picture like that?

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    Dues Discussion

    "I have a difficult time understanding how the unions are protecting the "working actor," and I am hoping you can help to clear something up for me."

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    Facing Challenges, Past and Future

    "This is my last visit with you, and I wish I could give you every last piece of my experience, my joy, my successes, my ups and downs, so that you will have an easier time of it" - Beth Grant