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    CD Andrea Romano Gives Voice to Superheroes

    Andrea Romano's impressive list of voiceover casting and directing credits reads like the 1980s and '90s inductees of a hypothetical Saturday morning cartoon Hall of Fame.

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    EMC Plea, Pay Survey

    Being an Equity candidate, I'm used to waiting for an opening to audition. But as of late, I haven't seen any! It's almost as bad as being nonunion now!

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    1 Place for Italian-American Actors to Call Home

    Carlo Fiorletta, the president of the Guild of Italian-American Actors, believes in protecting regular people, and chats about what members can expect, his responsibilities, and why its important to have an ethnic union.

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    The Contemporary American Theater Festival Celebrates 25 Years of New Plays

    Associate producing director Peggy McKowen tells Backstage what the Shepherdstown, W.Va.-based festival looks for in its auditioning actors (it ain’t easy!).

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    Scout's Honor

    "Be prepared. You've heard it a million times, but it still slays me that actors think it's okay to walk in unprepared."

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    Salt in My Eyes

    "You remember John, don't you?" Of course I did. How could I forget the man my grandmother referred to as "salt of the earth," who had been my uncle's best friend for 40 years—and who was now a successful Hollywood producer.

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    Ethel Kessler on Her Postage Stamps Honoring Four Choreographers

    The Postal Service will be issuing a commemorative series titled "Innovative Choreographers," honoring Isadora Duncan, José Limón, Katherine Dunham, and Bob Fosse.

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    Giving Thanks

    If you were a doctor, nurse, or anyone forced to stay at Hackensack Hospital between 1993 and 1995, you likely saw my hallway renditions of Bell, Ariel, Snow White, Jasmine and Pinocchio.

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    7 Tips for a Successful Headshot Session

    You’re paying a lot for professional headshots! Here are seven tips to make sure your session goes smoothly!

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    Rage On!

    It's hard to keep your passion alive when you're surrounded by such negative energy. That's why you have to rage against the dying of the light.