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    A Transition Toolbox

    Whether you are just starting out as an actor, thinking of leaving the business, or changing roles within the business, going through a transition can be complicated and emotionally draining.

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    Bathing Suits, Onscreen Looks

    I've never, ever had this happen before. Have you ever been asked to bring a bathing suit to change into at a first audition, since the role calls for it? Is this a scam?

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    Animation Production Companies

    The following animation production companies are located in California and New York. The companies that accept voice-over demo submissions have indicated their preferred format.

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    Geoffrey Goldberg

    It's a routine that's all too familiar: Wait hours to audition, give it your best shot, and then -- nothing. And no one knew it better than Geoffrey Goldberg.

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    Headshot Heaven and Resume Reality

    More than anything, the hardest thing for you as an actor to do when it comes to headshots-beside learning how to choose one and use one-is to truly commit securely to the image looking back at you.

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    L.A. Noir

    It's the time of year we call hiatus. That means the networks have picked up their new shows and I'm just sitting around, waiting for casting to kick in.

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    Team Players

    Growing up in the San Francisco Bay Area, Erika Sellin spent many an hour perfecting pirouettes as an aspiring ballerina.

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    Independent Worries, Looking Ahead

    I submitted myself for this commercial that I thought really fit me. They called me up today letting me know they might use me for it, but it's nothing for sure. What do you think I should do?

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    The Voice of God?

    I'm thankful every day for this extraordinary career. And yet I am often reminded of the voiceover industry's limitations when it comes to advancing women fairly.

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    CD Scams Actors via Direct Solicitations

    Working Actor Michael Kostroff warns about the pay-to-play schemes that some shady casting directors perpetrate.