Backstage Experts

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    The Other Audition Technique

    Are your auditions not going how you’d like them to? Backstage Experts Risa Bramon Garcia and Steve Braun have a few suggestions to fix that!

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    The Dancer’s 5-Minute Workout

    Check out Backstage Expert Erika Shannon’s two dance moves that will give you a killer workout right in your own home! Dancify your workout with a quickie five-minute toning session for abs, glutes, and quads!

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    Why Retouching Won't Ruin Your Headshots

    Photographer Luke Fontana understands your worry that retouching might make you look less like the you casting directors see in the room—but he explains how to calm your fear.

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    How to Help Your Child Actor Find Success

    Backstage Expert and acting coach Denise Simon offers parents advice on how to help their young performers find acting success.

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    How to Maintain Momentum

    Backstage Expert and casting director Kate McClanaghan sees too many performers rest on their accomplishments instead of pushing ahead to the next level—and she urges you to stop!

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    5 Essential Ingredients to Acting Success

    Backstage Experts and acting teachers Joanne Baron and D.W. Brown know that much more goes into a successful acting career than just talent and luck—like these five key ingredients!

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    How to Find a Great Commercial Photographer

    Backstage Expert and modeling career coach Aaron Marcus explains how actors and models can find the perfect photographer for their needs.

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    How to Overcome Jealousy

    Teri Wade understands that jealousy may seem like part and parcel of being an actor—but it's actually something you can transform into positive thinking!

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    How to Be an Awesome Understudy

    Acting teacher and "The Humans" understudy Blair Baker outlines five easy to execute ways in which you can be an awesome understudy—and not succumb to nerves if you go on!

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    How to Relax for a Headshot Shoot

    Photographer Luke Fontana explains how actors can relax before getting a headshot so that they get the best photo possible.