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    Are Paid Agent Auditions Worth It?

    Margaret Emory is an agent for Dulcina Eisen Associates and a member of New York Women in Film and Television. She welcomes your questions or comments via email at askanagent @hotmail.com. Back Stage reserves the right to edit them, and not all received will necessarily be used. Please do ...

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    What Was Your Most Memorable Learning Experience?

    Remember when you suddenly saw the light through a mentor? Flubbed a direction before a packed house? Suddenly had to help out a fellow actor on stage, or receive help?

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    Fiddler on the Roof

    Plymouth Rock and the Pilgrim Fathers are all very well, but in this multiethnic country, we need all kinds of myths -- including some non-WASP ones -- to celebrate who we are and how we got here.

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    Tech Talk: Actors Make Movies, TOO

    Permits, stages, and locations are your next step in shooting your own film. Once you have your budget and production schedule firmly in hand, the next step is to plan how and where you'll be shooting your film. First and foremost is the importance of obtaining permits for shooting ...

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    Women Who Steal

    "Women Who Steal," presented by San Diego Repertory Theatre at the Lyceum, 79 Horton Plaza, San Diego. Tue. 7 p.m., Wed.-Sat. 8 p.m., Sun. 2 & 7 p.m. (Sat. 2 p.m. Feb. 15 only.) Jan. 30-Feb. 22. $25.50-42.50. (619) 544-1000.

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    BC/EFA Presents "Nothing Like a Dame"

    Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS will present, on Mon., March 1, the ninth annual "Nothing Like a Dame" benefit, supporting the Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative of the Actors' Fund of America benefit, at the St. James Theatre, 246 West 44th St.

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    What's the Setup?

    Once you have your budget and production schedule firmly in hand, the next step in making your own film is to plan how and where you'll be shooting.

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    White Barn Stage Doors Closing? Goodspeed Opera Going?

    The historic White Barn Theatre may be sold in the coming months, along with up to 18 acres surrounding the venue.

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    Singer's Stratagem

    Dear Jack I feel, because becoming a singer is so competitive, if I pursue acting as well, I will have a better chance of making it as a singer once I have gained recognition as an actor. Do you think this is a good idea?

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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.