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    21 Actors Who Never Finished College

    Training is a key part of acting. For many actors though, sometimes training can't be found in high school or college. Find out what actors never finished their high school and college educations, finding training elsewhere, and went on to have successful careers.

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    5 Things You Should Know Early In Your Acting Career

    There are a lot of things you need to know as an actor, but here are five lessons I wish I'd learned early in my career.

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    29 Signs You Have a Degree in Theater

    Every profession has its ups and downs, but it seems like if you have a degree in theater, the downs are just a little harder than most other professions. Sometimes you have to laugh just to keep from crying.

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    3 Common Mistakes Young Actors Make

    Every young actor makes a few mistakes in their quest of grand success. Here are some of the most common foibles young performers make at the beginning of their journey.

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    21 Actors Who Didn't Go To College for Acting

    Don't have a BFA or BA in acting? It's not too late for you! Not all successful actors go to school for acting. Some actors like Bradley Cooper, Teri Hatcher, and Dustin Hoffman graduated college with degrees in english or mathematics or science.

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    Congratulations, Graduates! Welcome to the Terrifying Real World!

    Secret Agent Man hopes that expensive college education you just completed included courses in personal finance, how to interact with industry professionals, and lessons in twiddling your thumbs.

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    3 Things Actors Should Know About Race on Stage

    Here are three things that everyone should know about theater and race.

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    5 Biggest Mistakes a Theater Actor Makes On a Film Set

    You just landed your first film job! Congratulations! However, working on a film set is much different than in a theater. Here are the top five mistakes theater actors make on a film set – and how you can avoid them.

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    Brooklyn’s Poly Prep Offers Students Professional Experience

    Poly Prep Country Day School’s middle school campus in Dyker Heights, Brooklyn, might be a borough away from the Great White Way, but the school’s 360-seat theater, seasoned faculty, and talented student performers give their productions a professional polish.

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    5 Tips On Taking Advice

    Whenever anyone talks about playwright Suzan-Lori Parks and her ascendance to the heights of theatrical celebrity, one story almost always gets repeated. As a college student, she enrolled in a class taught by famed novelist James Baldwin. Mr. Baldwin, noticing the joy with which Ms. Parks read her works aloud ...