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    Letters

    Back Stage welcomes letters on performing arts issues. All letters should run no more than 250 words, include the writer's address and phone number, and are subject to editing.

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    Tips from Equity at the Edinburgh Fringe

    Every year, 20,000 performers descend upon Edinburgh to participate in the Fringe Festival. We talked to Equity UK's Louise Grainger about what performers can expect and answered some burning questions.

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    Class Conscious

    I want to thank you and your staff for your Mar. 21 issue, dedicated to acting schools and coaches. I found this issue extremely helpful to my search for an acting group to grow and play with. My brief acting experience came when I was in high school (a long ...

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    Give Us Our

    Give Us Our Rights

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    I just received my Back Stage West [7/1/04] and

    I just received my Back Stage West [7/1/04] and read the article on JP Davis [writer/star of the indie Fighting Tommy Riley]. I understand what he went through because I'm going through the same predicament, although he has gotten a lot farther than I have.

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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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    Letters

    I am responding to the article, "Look for the Union Label" [by Les Spindle, BSW 4/28/05]. To say that nonunion actors are like "Velveeta cheese" and union actors are like "gourmet brie" is just plain silly. I know plenty of Equity actors who earned their cards by working ...

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    LETTERS: SAG Subheads Objections

    Implications and innuendoes seem to be taking up space in Back Stage lately. For example, the subheadline of the Jan. 15 article about the SAG/NY runoff election, "Election Ballot Mailing Deadline Set After Craig Threatens Lawsuit" seems to imply that one event caused the other. Similarly, the sentence, "The ...

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    Correction

    In our March 14 listing of personal managers, we left out the fact that American Talent Management is a member of the National Conference of Personal Managers.

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    Focus on Diversity

    I am writing to say how thrilled I am by the coverage Simi Horwitz has given to Latino/a and Arab-American artists this past summer and fall. The work Ms. Horwitz has done has been outstanding and very important in forwarding the public's understanding of diversity. Kudos!!!