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    Know Yourself? Why Self-Awareness Will Make You a Better Actor

    Focused on helping actors heal from acting “blocks” and gain the courage to act again after being discouraged, C. Stephen Foster's Awakening the Actor Within: A Twelve-Week Workbook to Recover and Discover Your Acting Talents invites creative growth and inspiration for actors. In the following excerpt, Foster introduces the most important ...

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    A Love Letter to Gene Wilder, Before His Silver Screen Fame

    A love letter 55 years in the making, actress Jane Buchanan fondly remembers the summer she spent apprenticing in presence of the late, great comedic actor, Gene Wilder.

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    Criticizing Anti-War Artists

    New York theatre groups banding together to protest a war against Iraq will only result in their self-righteously preaching to the converted, in a city that is already predominantly liberal and Bush-hating. It also sends a clear, chilly message to those who support President Bush's efforts that their views ...

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    Pro Consolidation

    I think SAG and AFTRA's consolidation into a new umbrella union would be a very equitable way for artists and labor to present a strong bargaining position to the corporate distributors. That's how I see it—there are artists and labor who create the product that is then ...

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    LETTERS

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. Each letter should include the writer's address and phone number, is subject to editing, and must be limited to 250

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    Slamming Elia

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    To Be (an Actor) or Not to Be

    There comes a point in every struggling actor's career when they question whether they are on the right path. Trust me. I pretty much ask myself that every day (so do my parents).

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    Actorfest NY Pre-Registration Is Now Open!

    Back Stage is proud to announce that the website for Actorfest NY 2008 is now live!

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    In response to the May 19-25 news article

    In response to the May 19-25 news article "Subject to Availability," by Brenda Aréchiga: