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    Costumes and Props at an Audition?

    If dressing in character or carrying a phone works, use it! The time an actor spends in the audition room is that actor's time to get the role.

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    It's (Ouch!) Shoe Time

    Shoes with 6-inch stiletto heels or sharp toes or flat soles without arch support may not be a big deal when worn for a short time, but what if you're cast in a role that requires them?

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    Carl Washington

    Your first job can affect the way you think about your career. A good experience can inspire and invigorate, while a bad one might cause you to consider a different path.

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    Dance Schools and Classes

    From Bhangra to chair dancing, a melting pot of cultures, new technologies, and the Internet have brought exciting new choices to the world of dance classes from coast to coast.

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    Halftime Movers and Shakers

    "It can compete with anything out there," Christina Iannelli says. "Performing with the Nets has made me a better dancer and given me confidence and poise."

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    Dancing Behind the Stars

    The right backup dancers bring enormous energy to the stage, and their motion helps focus the audience's attention on the singer.

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    Reasonable Request, Accidental Advantage

    Is it too much to ask for the script before committing to a project? Or are starving actors supposed to take anything without asking any questions?

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    R.I.P.

    Society is divided by class, and the world of acting is no different. At one end of the spectrum we have the rich: name talent who command top dollar.

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    Playing Drunk

    Playing drunk is a very difficult thing to pull off. Even though you may be eager to conduct some firsthand research on this project, I'm afraid that it requires a clear head and great skill.

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    Striking It Rich?

    "The talent's acting job is to convince the clients that they believe in and use the product and just happen to be an actor, rather than an actor playing a role."