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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.

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    Creating Spectacle on a Cruise Ship

    Danny Teeson has directed and choreographed for Princess Cruises for eight years. He talks about why he loves the freedom his job gives him.

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    A Q&A with Manager Linda Rohe

    Linda Rohe, owner of Coastal Entertainment Productions, answers questions about the actor-manager relationship.

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    Forever 21, Kissing Comfort

    Working actor columnist Jackie Apodaca fields questions about figuring out which ages actors can play and love scenes.

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    The Ugly of Our Trade

    Sue reminded me of the harsh realities of our trade: If the actors were not making money for the company or, as in Peter's case, not an easy sell, then it only made sense to let them go.

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    A Master Class With Michael Feinstein

    By the time the two hours had elapsed in Michael Feinstein's master class, he had encountered—and made strides to correct—just about every problem faced by both new and seasoned singers.