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    Um, Can I Say Something Here?

    New work, workshops, and premieres happen all the time in the real world, and when you're cast in one, you often have the opportunity to put your personal stamp on the script.

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    Forbidden White Lie

    A few weeks back, I offered a two-parter titled "Jerks Don't Work." Though not everyone agreed with all of my advice, I'm always glad to have sparked discussion.

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    Finding the Recess in Recession

    Americans are now experiencing the ups and downs of a boom-bust economy that have always been the actors' lot, including the need to take part-time jobs outside their chosen profession.

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    Production Chart NY

    Back Stage lists major U.S. film, TV and theatre productions that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the New York City area. Check for new listings every Thursday!

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    Actors Generating Jobs Via The New Producers

    Nearly gone are the days of the sole producer who stumbles upon or nurtures an obscure project with an inevitable eye towards commercial presentation.

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    Nikki Bohm ... Got the Part

    A lack of musical experience doesn't stop Nikki Bohm from landing a role in a satire of celebrity culture at Highways Performance Space.

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    Caitlin Gold

    Caitlin Gold works hard. The Toronto native checks BackStage.com for casting notices every day and submits herself for every character that even somewhat matches her description.

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    Karen Volpe ... Got the Part

    "Every experience leads to the next experience and gives you the ability to move on. It's kind of cool to look back and see that," says actor Karen Volpe.

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    A Year of Inspiration: Things You Can Do Each Month to Advance Your Career

    If you steadily add to your actor bag of tricks and approach your career day by day and month by month, the pursuit of work and the steps required to advance your career will become second nature and feel a lot less daunting.

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    Thanks For Nothing

    If CD's can't take a couple of minutes to comment on the work I just did, why should I spend the time and money to send them a thank-you card?