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    Summer Training Listings

    A detailed breakdown for actors of national listings for summer training.

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    Personal Manager Spotlight

    For the past four years, Spellman-Paul Entertainment has been managing and developing talent -- everyone from newcomers, to actors in the middle of their careers, and performers looking for just the right role for a comeback.

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    Introduction to Video Editing For Newbies

    So you wanna be an editor, huh? Anyone can do it these days (or so they say). You’re only in charge of the story, the music, the rhythm, the pace, shaping the actors’ performances, and often re-writing the script. Cool with handling all of that?

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    How Old Is Too Old?

    Playwright-actor Vanessa Claire Stewart discusses “making it” by a certain age.

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    Adios, Amigo

    Every agency I know evaluates its list at least twice a year to see who can stay and who should go. These aren't fun meetings, but they're absolutely necessary.

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    Aisling Quinn

    In April, Aisling Quinn saw a casting notice in Back Stage for a staged reading of "The Day the Music Died," a musical based on Don McLean's song "American Pie."

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    Scar Scare, Card Concern, Director Distress

    I don't go to many auditions is because I had an accident when I was little. I'm self-conscious about these scars, and I'm really scared I'll be rejected for jobs because of them.

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    Networking in Los Angeles

    Theater companies such as Sacred Fools and Theatre of Note, as well as performances and classes, afford opportunities to meet other actors.

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    New York-Based Television Programs

    Here is a list of television shows that are currently based in the New York City area.

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    Learn How to Nail Your College Dance Audition!

    Dancewave, a nonprofit dedicated to developing strategies for learning and connecting dance in Brooklyn, will be hosting Dance Through College and Beyond 2015 on Oct. 18.