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    Los Angeles Production Listings

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

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    Sarah Louise Lilley

    The University of Southern California graduate offers one simple piece of advice to her fellow actors: Always remain optimistic after an audition.

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    Ross Reports -- Updates for October 2004

    Below are updates for the Comedy Casting Guide/Personal Managers Directory (March 2004) and Guide to Acting Schools and Coaches (June 2004).

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    Praise and Pass, Scouting Troupe

    Do you know of or recommend any theater companies in town where I can work with an acting family–type atmosphere?

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    Double Act

    My work is about the live moment. I tell stories, but the heart of my work cannot be recorded, or written down, or transferred to TV.

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    Change for a Dollar, This Week Only

    A couple of months ago, my agent there moved on to another company, so I feel even less loyal now. So, obviously, I'm thinking about looking for new reps.

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    Book 'Em

    Contemporary theatre is moving away from language and linear storytelling and toward images and concepts, often presented in multimedia and multidisciplinary form.

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    Carson Grant

    Carson Grant has acted in over 200 films, but the Warren, R.I., native was still on tenterhooks after multiple auditions for the filmLiars and Lunatics, a project he read about in Back Stage East.

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    Experience vs. Sheepskin: Verdict?

    "Did you go to college?" I replied truthfully: "No." I was informed that my lack of a certificate from a secondary institution of learning would prevent me from teaching at this particular school.