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    A Cautionary Tale

    "I can't think of another profession where what they teach you in school is so completely different from what you have to do in the professional world," says Stephen Tobolowsky.

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    New York Acting Schools and Coaches

    The following is a list of New York–area stage and film acting schools, teachers, and coaches organized by category and alphabetically.

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    Derrick Scott

    Life experience was definitely a contributing factor when Derrick Scott booked the role of Howard in the independent short film "Without Sanctuary."

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    Jennifer Jean

    When Jennifer Jean lived in Dallas, working as a public school teacher and real estate agent, she never considered acting as a career, even though the urge lurked quietly inside her.

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    Back Stage Message Board Reacts to the SAG-AFTRA Merger

    On March 30, the SAG-AFTRA merger was approved by a substantial majority of the membership.

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    Pre-Workout Smoothie

    This is useful not only before a workout but also afterward, for breakfast, a sweet fix, or anytime you're starved and short on time.

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    Thought Control

    Recently I found myself thinking about…well, about thinking. What should or shouldn't be in your mind when you're acting? How do you control your thoughts? How do you not think about a pink elephant?

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    One Child's Eyes

    I slowly realize my whole life is about acting. Every day is 24/7 auditioning, acting class, new headshots, meeting with 'producers'—and waiting tables to pay for all of it. What happened to 'my life'?

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    A Clip That Keeps Your Camera Close

    If you have a great idea for a shot that takes place outside the safe environs of your everyday life, Peak Design’s line of camera clips can help ensure that your shooter will survive the trip.

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    ABC and CBS: Network Television Production 2004-05

    A list of network TV programs for ABC and CBS for 2004-2005.