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    Aviom A360 Is a Portable, Programmable Mixer for Any Venue

    Just so there’s no misunderstanding: The A360 may be easily portable, but it’s no toy. For starters, it’s expensive—it will run you about $800. But that sky-high price comes packaged with plenty of options and capabilities you’ll be glad to have at your disposal.

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    3 Strategies For Framing a Meeting

    A frame is the way your brain mentally packages your power, authority, strength, information, and social status. In any meeting for any reason between two or more people, one person grabs the power.

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    'Switched At Birth' Actors Talk TV's First All-Sign Language Episode and Roles For Deaf Actors

    The television show "Switched At Birth" is already known for having entire scenes in American Sign Language (ASL). But on March 4, the series will make history with an episode entirely in ASL.

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    Stop Fighting Your Success

    I can't count how many actors I've coached, at every career level, who come in telling me they’re doing all the right things, yet their vision of the future has been just that—a vision of the future. It hasn’t had the chance to become a ...

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    5 Ways to Give a Great Interview

    Whether you’ve paid hard-earned money to spend a few minutes with a casting director or agent or they’ve called you in, there are some tricks to making those fleeting moments work for you.

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    How To Prepare Content for Video Editing

    I’ll walk you through the process of prepping your content for the edit. I know there are lot of options when it comes to video editing software, but for the sake of efficiency, I’ve chosen Final Cut Pro.

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    Why You Should Play to the Camera in Auditions

    The most important part to any audition is the camera. It captures the story/concept that the actor is responsible for executing or portraying for us the audience.

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    Top High School Summer Training Programs

    Backstage highlights performing arts programs at Broadway Artists Alliance, Carnegie Mellon School of Drama, La Jolla Playhouse, Rutgers, and UCLA.

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    Don't Hide Behind Your Voice at Auditions

    Let's focus on one critical factor: Not hiding behind your voice in your auditions! The folks behind the table want the human connection to happen, which is what you want too. Right? So, why is your voice running your audition?

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    Top College Summer Training Programs

    Backstage highlights performing arts programs at American Conservatory Theatre, Atlantic Acting School, Maggie Flanigan Studio, the New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts, and Yale.