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    Everything Matters

    Speaking with Back Stage, Olympia Dukakis and Marco Barricelli touched on many subjects related to the craft of acting.

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    Exiles in Hollywood

    As a 20-year veteran of the business of casting I see my methods of getting there go through change every single day.

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    Job Gibe, Mail Order

    I'm 20 years old and often get asked the questions "Are you going to school?" and "What do you want to do as a career?" How do you tell people that you're an actor? Do you just straight up say, "I'm an actor"? Because what I've ...

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    Fears and Nerves

    "I have no reel. I have done three indies, four plays, and three local/Web commercials. I have some training. Should I even have the nerve to send headshots and résumés to agents?"

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    The First Job You Booked in New York?

    "M y first job was as Templeton for a national tour of 'Charlotte's Web.' I booked it shortly after arriving in New York, and because it got me into Actors' Equity, I thought I'd made it." -- Tony Rodriguez

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    Love In New York: How Do You Know

    Leonard Nimoy Thalia

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    The New BackStage.com

    This week marks the launch of Back Stage's newly redesigned website, which features improved navigation and functionality that, I hope you'll agree, is a significant upgrade.

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    Gettin' Ready Rag

    You only have a couple of weeks to get things done that could have a significant impact on your taxes for the past year.

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    Waiting, Wondering,Wrapping

    Booking one's first SAG job is an exhilarating experience. Last month, I booked my first national commercial and became SAG-eligible

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    How Do You Cast Theater for Kids?

    Are you willing to be confidently idiotic in front of all of us? Because that's what we do. People who are willing to look dumb and be silly tend to be the same people who know how to handle kids.