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    Nic Stanich

    Nic Stanich originally auditioned for two supporting roles, but then casting director Meridith Montgomery literally chased him down the street to ask him to read for the lead.

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    Sarah Louise Lilley

    The University of Southern California graduate offers one simple piece of advice to her fellow actors: Always remain optimistic after an audition.

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    Backstage Member Aurelia Scheppers Wants to Play Strong Women (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Aurelia Scheppers, who started her career with a small role in in Roger Corman’s “Dinocroc vs. Supergator” for the Syfy channel, says she wants to play more strong women.

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    Chenese Lewis

    Many people have an idea of what beautiful looks like: great bone structure, clear skin, a gorgeous smile, and a well-proportioned body. Plus-sized model and beauty queen Chenese Lewis is proof that beauty doesn't stop (or start) in a dressing room.

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    C. Stephen Foster

    There are few actors who can cross gender lines and effectively play male and female roles. With his soft Southern lilt and his 5-foot frame, C. Stephen Foster has always been in touch with his masculine and feminine sides on stage.

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    Jessica Gerono

    Even before Jessica Gerono's audition for "The Crossing" was over, she had a strong feeling that she got the part. "Well, you know, honestly, I came in and I read, and it was like right away the director told me that I was perfect," says Gerono.

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    Jaspal Binning (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Jaspal Binning is a British Indian actor who moved to NYC to study acting at NYFA, and has recently joined the Flea Theater's The Bats. Binning is now starring in "Job" at the Flea Theater in New York.

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    Actor and Comic Courtney Davis on the Life Lesson She Learned from Improv (Slideshow)

    Backstage member Courtney Davis is a nonunion actor and standup comic who got her start in Austin, then moved to L.A. and later New York City with hopes of being on “SNL.”

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    Greg Nutcher

    Greg Nutcher, a retired police detective turned actor, knew that his training and his experience on the beat would help him land the role of Jimmy Hampshire inThe Wallet.

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    Renee Colvert

    The unequivocal adulation, the young, squealing audience members, the occasional moment when an enthusiast will rush the stage, these are the things that cause musical theatre actress Renee Colvert to admit, "I'm a Beatle, in a way."