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    Marion Kerr

    When Marion Kerr answered a fall 2006 casting notice in Back Stage West for the feature dramaWhite Knuckles, she had no idea it would result in two projects.

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    Scholarly Servant

    "Take classes, work with other actors, create your own material, and stop blaming your agent," Andrea Martin advises all actors who are frustrated with the roles they are getting -- or not getting.

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    You Gotta Have a Plan

    If you have been following the last five weeks of this series and acting on the tasks outlined in each article, you now have an arsenal of information at your fingertips. You know your net worth, you have a budget, you understand the availability of investment and retirement options, and ...

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    To Name Names or Not

    Michael Kostroff explains why he refrained form naming a shady casting director in a recent column.

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    Naked Girls Drinking!

    Kraine Theater

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    Lydia Pérez-Carpenter

    Lydia Pérez-Carpenter made two New Year's resolutions for 2008: to get an agent and to act abroad.

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    And the Winner Should Be…

    The Oscars are still six weeks away, but I'm already thinking about all the talented actors who aren't going to get nominated.

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    Jamie Bell Dancin' Days

    Jamie Bell's youth belies his remarkable talent and considerable experience as a dancer and an actor. Now 14, the northeast England native started dancing when he was 6 years old, participating in numerous competitions, and toured England with a musical theatre group when he was 9. But with his ...

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    Common Mistakes

    "Doing too much in their montages. Even having a montage. Directors and casting directors really want to cut to the chase with you, not see little bits of everything you've ever done."

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    Astaire Award Nominees Talk About Dancing on Broadway

    The 2011 Astaire Award Nominees spoke to Back Stage about their dance training and how to make it as a performer in New York.