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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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    Acting Schools and Studios for Kids and Teens in L.A. and NYC

    Ambitious aspiring actors may want to investigate the courses offered at these studios and companies before turning professional.

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    6 Ways Fight Training Will Make You a Better Actor

    Stage combat is an element of theater and film wherein so many other elements combine, and yet it’s often relegated to “supplemental” training. Fight director Meron Langsner breaks down a half-dozen ways that stage combat will improve your acting skills.

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    How Actors Can Cope With the High Cost of College

    With the price of higher education soaring, actors face particularly difficult struggles when it comes to debt repayment. Experts weigh in with advice and tips on how to balance those bills.

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    9 Study Abroad Options for Actors

    Want to travel without interrupting your training? Here's a list of some less traditional options for performing arts study-abroad programs.

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    The 2013 Backstage College Guide

    With everything from handling college costs to finding the best audition monologue, check out our 2013 college guide and get ready to start applying and auditioning!

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    Want to Star on Broadway? 7 Colleges Where Tony Winners Trained

    Whether you're soaring high above Broadway audiences, throwing knives at your wife on stage, embodying a upper middle class Jewish woman, or donning a pair of fabulous red boots and dancing on a conveyer belt, you had to get your training somewhere. Find out where some of this year ...

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    6 College Programs for Actors on a Budget

    Don't let the cost of college bring you down. Check out six budget-friendly programs to consider in your school selection process.

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    New in Call Sheet: Agents, Casting Directors, TV Productions, and Theaters

    Call Sheet features details about hundreds of casting directors, talent agents, managers, production companies, theaters, and schools. The online version of Call Sheet is fully searchable and includes tons of exclusive listings updated daily. And now the new Fall-Winter 2014-2015 issue of Call Sheet is available at a bookstore near ...

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    Acting Methods, Part 3: Hagen and Chekhov

    Most American actors use methods pioneered by Konstantin Stanislavsky. At the same time that his work was being interpreted by teachers such as Stella Adler, Lee Strasberg, and Sanford Meisner, Uta Hagen and Michael Chekhov were putting their own spin on the basics.