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    The Contemporary Dance Company Spotlighting Gorgeous Under-the-Radar Dancers

    Heidi Latsky Dance has been providing dancers with disabilities the opportunity to perform their personal “intense investigations of the individual” since 2001. Here, she offers dancers of all shapes and sizes her top tips, what to expect when relocating to NYC, and what the dance world is sorely missing.

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    How to Get Into L.A.’s Best Museums—For Free

    That's right, New York: L.A.'s got museums, too, and we have the information you need to get into some of the city's best entirely cost-free.

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    5 Steps to Acting on Television

    If you’re looking to become one of the faces who grace the silver screen, here’s how to make the transition as smooth as possible.

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    Are You Waving Red Flags in the Audition Room?

    There are three important elements that dictate whether an actor not only books jobs but also can create and sustain a career.

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    A London Actor's Guide: The Solo Show

    Why should actors create their own solo shows—and what are the pitfalls to avoid? We dive deep into the ins and outs of making your own work.

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    How to Survive the Edinburgh Festival Fringe

    The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is an enormous, rich celebration of the arts—and it's exhausting! Here's help in choosing between thousands of performers, hundreds of stages and every kind of cultural event while still retaining your sanity.

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    When You Help the Crew Shine, Everyone Shines

    Crewmembers will work for you regardless of how you treat them, but this doesn’t mean they should be treated like hired help. They are professionals like you and their positions behind the camera are no less integral to the production than yours in front of it.

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    How to Fight Actor Envy

    It’s a dreaded disease, but we all come down with the symptoms now and again. Secret Agent Man outlines how to deal with it head on.

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    The Beginner’s Guide to Acting on Television

    With the Emmys just around the corner, this week, Backstage is angling our spotlight on predictions for the honors and the actors vying for them. But they were once new, too! Allow our Backstage Experts to be the confidant they wish they'd had with this beginner's guide to ...

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    4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Modeling Career

    In order to get to the fun parts of modeling and have a successful career, you’ve got to know how to conduct yourself. Here are four important points you can apply in order to help create positive experiences, expand your career, and get the most out of your modeling.