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    Astaire Way to Paradise: TDF Honors B'way Hoofers

    The Theatre Development Fund (TDF) announced the nominees for this year's Astaire Awards for "Best Dance on Broadway" Wed., May 2. TDF will present the awards at a star-studded gala luncheon Fri., May 18 at the Hudson Theatre, located at 145 W. 44th St.

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    Broadway Theater Writer Dies

    Otis L. Guernsey Jr., critic and author who chronicled Broadway theater for decades as the editor of the "Best Plays" annuals, has died. He was 82.

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    Best Plays Gets New Editor

    Theatre critic Jeffrey Eric Jenkins has been named editor of "Best Plays." Former editors Otis L. Guernsey Jr. and Henry Hewes will serve as consultants to Jenkins, who is the chairman of the American Theatre Critics Association, a journalist for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, and a former writer for Back Stage ...

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    TECHNIQUE: On-camera acting workshops focus on

    TECHNIQUE: On-camera acting workshops focus on auditioning for film/TV. Creating a positive experience, rather than a fearful one. A specific cold reading method based on Margie's book, How to Get the Part...Without Falling Apart!

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    Credit This

    Sometime, in some distant future, there's a great living to be made as an actor. The big house in Bel Air or the ranch in Wyoming is only a lucky break away. But, meanwhile, most actors have to struggle with a few day jobs and the rare supporting role ...

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    Lucille of Approval: Lortel Noms to be Named

    The League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers will announce a modification to the annual Lucille Lortel Awards this week, Back Stage has learned. For the first time in the awards' 16-year history, the format will change to include nominees for outstanding achievement Off-Broadway. Until now, only winners have been announced.

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    The Peking Acrobats

    The New Victory is a compacted, mimetic, and artificial version of a Broadway theater.

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    Print Books

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    State of the Union

    Let's assume you're trained and talented—now you want to make a living as an actor.