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    Helpful Links

    Please see our list of helpful links.  If you would like to suggest a link for this page, please send an email to backstage@backstage.com.  Include "Helpful Links" in the subject line.  

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    If I Ruled the World

    Actors be warned! I've finally pulled it off. On the first of April, a statute goes into effect that bans one-person shows from being performed in the city of Los Angeles.

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    Windows 8 Phone Makes Microsoft Mobile-Cool

    Apple and Android have been duking it out for a while now on the smartphone front, with the fierce partisans on neither side willing to cede much ground. But they may have to now that Windows Phone 8 is on the scene.

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    Weaving Your Web(site)

    Thanks to the Internet, a headshot and résumé don't have to be an actor's sole calling card anymore. A website can help you raise your visibility and spotlight your talent.

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    Learn to Live With Uncertainty

    McKinley Belcher III reflects on the actor’s journey.

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    Not Every Opportunity is Golden

    Working Actor Michael Kostroff reminds you that some job offers aren't worth accepting.

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    Splish Splash

    The first thing you need to know about soap operas is that no one in the industry calls them soap operas. We call them soaps. And they're a great way to kick-start your career.

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    Anthony Michael Hobbs ... Got the Part

    A young actor and his "momager" use the Internet to book an educational web series.

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    Harlem Stage's ‘E-Moves' Provides Choreographers Feedback

    Choreographers such as Edisa Weeks and Leslie Parker enjoy the mentorship program at Harlem Stage.

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    Stephanie Bashall

    A combination of ability, preparedness, experience, and professionalism helped Stephanie Bashall land the role of the Cheshire Cat in "Alice in Wonderland Thru the Looking Glass."