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    Lobby, No Heroes

    Although actor sabotage doesn't seem to be the norm, it happens, and it can be jarring. How can serious actors stay on their game while minimizing distractions around them?

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    Pilot Season

    Back Stage lists major U.S. TV pilots that are currently casting or accepting submissions. On this page you'll find productions occurring in the greater Los Angeles area. Check for new listings every Thursday! (Website members only.)

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    A Playwright's Dilemma

    Recently I was reminded of the excellent Back Stage article ["Understanding the Playwright-Director Relationship," by Michael Lazan, April 19] after a director rebuked me for not rewriting my one-act play as he had told me I should. The cast was present for the first rehearsal and he informed me, as ...

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    Molly Summer

    For musical theatre actor Molly Summer, getting work is all about the numbers.

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    Contact Hi, Teen Has-Been

    "Do I even have a shot? I'm not asking if I'm good enough. You probably can't tell me that through an email! But am I too old to keep this "silly" dream alive?"

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    NY Acting Markets: Television

    When it comes to assessing the health of the television market for actors in New York, experts disagree.

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    Fostering Florence

    "I love exploring exactly what the playwright wrote and why he wrote it just that way—with the words in this particular order, with that progression of thought." —Brent Schindele

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    Den J. Economou

    Den J. Economou spent decades working in transportation and travel in north Texas before pursuing a career in acting, his lifelong ambition.