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    "Back Stage" Launches Its Own Website

    Back Stage has entered the worldwide digital environment with the official launch of its website. The site is meant to supplement the print version of the newspaper with daily updates of casting notices and theatre and entertainment

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    Four Win Swire Scholarships

    The recipients of the 1998 Willard Swire Scholarship Awards are Jennifer Berman, Sandra Berrios, Meg Bussert, and Neil Klein Benari. The awards are given out each year by the Actors' Work Program to assist with the financial challenge of obtaining tuition and training for new

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    "THE COMPLEX"

    Katherine Brooks and Jennifer Lane (prod.) are accepting submissions for The Complex, a lesbian version pilot of "Queer As Folks". Five-day shoot starts Feb. 15. There is pay.

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    ACTORS WE LOVE - Jennifer Leigh Warren: Petite Power

    "You don't know how good you are," a drama instructor at Dartmouth once told Jennifer Leigh Warren, who was looking into a psychology major when she was cast in a lead role in the theatre department's production of the musical

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    DANCE DIARY - Irish Lightning From Chicago

    Mark Howard, founder and artistic director of Chicago's Trinity Irish Dance Company, has claimed that his group features "progressive Irish dance." In Trinity's recent New York City debut at The Joyce Theater, two numbers offered--"The Mist" and The Mollies--do fall into that category. As for the rest ...

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    Dance Diary: Contemporary Argentino

    Julio Bocca and Ballet Argentino returned to the City Center recently, in a program that seemed quite a distance away from their debut at the Center in 1995. When first seen here the company seemed equally divided between the classic and contemporary. At least it performed a "Don Quixote Suite ...

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    KAREN KONDAZIAN'S - THE ACTOR'S WAY

    The holiday season is a great time for actors to reflect on their achievements during the past year and to outline their goals for the next. Most of the casting directors we've talked with agree that natural talent is not enough to achieve

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    Newman Encourages CEOs to Dig Deep

    Film star and philanthropist Paul Newman along with a group of America's top business executives, is urging corporations to almost double their annual charitable

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    NON-UNION TV/VIDEO"SEXUAL"

    Marc Paulsen (prod./dir.) is accepting submissions for Sexual, a digital music video. Two-day shoot starts Mar. 3. Copy, credit, and meals provided. There is pay.

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    Filming in New York

    With summer approaching, the number of film and television projects in New York--both independent and studio-backed--traditionally takes an upswing. Warmer weather means more opportunities for outdoor scenes. Here's a complete listing of current and upcoming productions. Note: Casting directors stress that performers should not visit or call their offices ...