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    Derek Lui

    It takes a brave person to leave his homeland, family, and successful career behind to pursue his dreams of stardom in Los Angeles. In 2007, Derek Lui was in Hong Kong, hosting lifestyle TV programs and movie premieres for such blockbusters as Transformers.

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    Les Mahoney... Got The Part!

    Sometimes a director finds an actor who is just right for a character. Other times the director finds an actor who is so right, the character itself has to change. The latter was the case for actor Les Mahoney.

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    Talbot Perry Simons...Got the Part

    When he saw the notice for "Thursday's Speaker," a SAG Ultra Low Budget feature, he knew he'd found something that would let him do what he loved.

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    Crappy New Year

    For actors, there's something outright cruel about the timing of the holidays. To be asked to be thankful just as career opportunities are dwindling really rubs salt in the wound.

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    Widespread Deconstruction

    Script analysis is what you do before you embark upon character development. It's the process by which you discover the broader context within which to make your personal choices.

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    In Appreciation of the Actor

    "When writing a play, I find it helpful to imagine specific actors in the roles."

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    Island Wisdom

    "Lost's" wisdom can be applied to almost anything in life, and that includes your acting career. So let's take a closer look at some of the best lines from "Lost" and see what you can learn from them.

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    Collaborating Across Cultures

    South African choreographer Theo Ndindwa teams up with New York's Steps Repertory Ensemble.

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    Small-Screen Selector

    Over the years, John Frank Levey has amassed an impressive array of Emmy and Artios awards for his work on such groundbreaking shows as "ER" and "The West Wing."

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    Permission to Laugh Again

    Ten years ago, "Saturday Night Live" gave a grieving America permission to laugh again. Certainly, no sane person could find humor in the horror that was Sept. 11, 2001.