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  • News

    4 New Writing Gigs to Strengthen Your Skills

    Calling all playwrights (and actors who write)! There are more than just acting gigs in Backstage’s casting listings. Here are some upcoming opportunities to keep an eye on.

  • News

    Your Definitive 2016 Awards Calendar

    The Oscars won’t be handed out until Feb. 26, but the year’s film awards season is well underway. Here are the mostimportant dates and deadlines to remember.

  • Advice

    5 Acting and Filmmaking Resources From the Georgia Film Office

    With Georgia now third in the nation for on-camera production, there are numerous opportunities for anyone wanting to enter the industry, according to Lee Thomas, deputy commissioner of the Georgia Film, Music and Digital Entertainment Office.

  • News

    How to Complete Your Performing Arts School FAFSA

    Ready to start the college application process? Here are the first steps to getting your ducks in a row and applying for federal student aid.

  • Advice

    How to Get Discovered on Backstage

    Are you looking to get your work seen by the masses? Backstage is the best source to get you work and get you seen by the casting directors, agents, and others who will nourish your career. Here are four steps on how to use your Backstage profile to get discovered!

  • News

    6 Great Festivals for New Media Creators

    These new media festivals are a great way for content creators to be recognized for their work across YouTube, Vimeo, Snapchat, podcasts, and more!

  • 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 Production Assistant

    Being a production assistant is the first step for aspiring filmmakers, but it is also one of the best survival jobs for the auditioning actor. Here’s how to land such a job in New York City, Los Angeles, and Atlanta!

  • Advice

    How to Become a Theater Director

    Are you an aspiring visionary of the stage? As you browse Backstage for directing gigs, here are a few pointers from top industry professionals to keep in mind.

  • 9 Apps All Actors Should Have

    These nine apps can improve both your everyday life as well as your acting career!