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    One Dream, or the Other

    My sister Kiki is two and a half years younger than I am. Despite the difference, it always felt as though we were the same age because we were inseparable.

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    Defend Your Celebs

    Defend Your Celebs

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    Greg Nutcher

    Greg Nutcher, a retired police detective turned actor, knew that his training and his experience on the beat would help him land the role of Jimmy Hampshire inThe Wallet.

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    Alex Haven

    Alex Haven spent years developing a career as a musician, but deep down inside he always wanted to act.

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    Kazuki: This Is My Earth

    The Kaye Playhouse

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    The Top 20 Casting Directors for the Films of 2005 -- Part One

    Lisa Beach shares her experience in castingWalk the LineandWedding Crashers, while Scot Boland and Victoria Burrows talk about what it was like to castHostageandKing Kong.

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    Andy Richter: A Sidekick Speaks

    He spent seven years being a second banana on Late Night With Conan O'Brien before striking out on his own, so Andy Richter knows a thing or two about what makes a good sidekick. "You've got to know the parameters of your role," explains Richter. "You have to ...

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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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    Into the Words

    In the beginning, there is the playwright. Then there is you. When the playwright and you, the actor, merge, when the playwright's words and your innermost self—your memories and thoughts and feelings—connect, the result is what we call a "character." Script analysis is a useful first step ...

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    Mahogany Reynolds

    Mahogany Reynolds moved to central New Jersey from Detroit almost five years ago to pursue her goal of becoming an actor.