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    Now Casting: Nonunion ‘Mamma Mia!’ and 3 More Gigs

    Here I go again! An upcoming production of the ABBA musical, “Mamma Mia!” is currently seeking nonunion actors for leading roles, including that iconic mother-daughter duo!

  • Advice

    How to Become a Victoria’s Secret Angel

    Hundreds of models around the world vie for a coveted spot in the annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. Here are 10 tips on how to break into the modeling world and make that dream come true!

  • Advice

    How to Become a Print Model

    If you can assemble a portfolio of high-quality photographs, you could very well make fabulous (and lucrative) appearances in newspapers and magazines. Here are some pointers on starting out—plus one surprising tip!

  • News

    6 Modeling Gigs Now Casting

    This week's Backstage casting highlights are for you models among us. We have six paid modeling gigs, ranging from an American Red Cross shoot, to a hair and beauty expo show!

  • Interview

    How to Become a Plus-Size Model

    Co-founder of all-size modeling agency JAG Models Gary Dakin offers five tips about headshots, finding an agent, managing expectations, and modeling schools, for both curvaceous and “straight-size” models.

  • Advice

    How to Become a Model in NYC

    Are you interested in becoming a model, but you aren’t sure where to start? These nine steps are sure to start you on the right food down that runway.

  • Interview

    Michael K. Williams Returns to TV

    Known for his work on HBO’s “The Wire” and “Boardwalk Empire,” Michael K. Williams brings another nuanced, all-too-real character to life on HBO’s “The Night Of.” How does he do it?

  • Advice

    How to Become a Commercial Model

    Joe Thompson, an agent at Abrams Artists Agency, explains how theater or film actors can launch a career in print and television commercials—a welcoming market that’s always hiring.

  • News

    Now Casting: ‘French 75’ and More Acting Gigs

    Four great casting opportunities await Backstage actors today—including one filming in Paris, France! Check out these notices to see if there’s a gig that’s perfect for you.

  • News

    Stanley Tucci Shows Off ‘501 Blues’ in ’80s Commercial

    Long before “The Devil Wears Prada” and “Winchell,” Stanley Tucci was a working actor in New York City—advertising jeans!