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    The CSA Breakdown on Danielle Pretsfelder

    Danielle Pretsfelder, a CSA member since 2011, is currently the manager of talent and casting at Nickelodeon, where she’s working on such projects as “Welcome to the Wayne” and the second season of “Wallykazam!” She talks about making time for others during her downtime, the importance of being prepared ...

  • Interview

    Backstage Life With Josh Stamberg of ‘The Affair’

    Showtime’s “The Affair” knows how to do scandal. The series, now on its second season, centers on the titular wreckage between two lovers, Noah and Alison (Dominic West and Ruth Wilson), and their respective spurned spouses, Helen and Cole (Maura Tierney and Joshua Jackson). Josh Stamberg gives us eyes ...

  • Interview

    #IGotCast: Elle Campagna

    Elle Campagna is just one of many actors cast through Backstage!

  • Advice

    1 Way to Get Seen for an MFA Audition

    Backstage chats with University/Resident Theatre Association director of communications Tony Hagopian about what URTA does, why it’s important for theater lovers to support each other, and how the organization helps students be seen by up to 15 MFA theater programs in one go.

  • Interview

    5 Questions With…William Devane

    Best known for his role on “Knots Landing,” actor William Devane discusses his newest gig on Fox’s “The Grinder,” what he’s learning about himself, and the actor he respects the most.

  • Interview

    How to Work in Atlanta Theater Year-Round

    Best known for Alliance Theatre’s “A Christmas Carol,” Chris Kayser has made a living acting for decades in Atlanta.

  • Interview

    Will Smith Is Back—and Happier About His Acting

    After a self-imposed hiatus from film work left him recharged, Will Smith is back in “Concussion,” playing Dr. Bennet Omalu and ready to keep growing as a performer.

  • Interview

    Why ‘Kingdom’ Star Jonathan Tucker Prefers Filming in L.A.

    Already in the heat of “Kingdom” Season 2, “Justified” alum Jonathan Tucker has once again proven that his addict-mixed martial arts fighter Jay Kulina is the hit DirectTV series’ most engrossing player.

  • Interview

    The CSA Breakdown on Jason Loftus

    A CSA member since 2007, Loftus tells Backstage about his biggest audition room pet peeves, how much he’s rooting for you, and what anyone interested in casting as a career should know.

  • Interview

    Backstage Life With Erin Richards of ‘Gotham’

    As good-girl-turned-bad Barbara Gordon on Fox’s hit origin story drama “Gotham,” Erin Richards knows a thing about making a splash. Here, she shares some of her favorite shots from filming Season 2!