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    6 Questions With…Misty Copeland

    The history-making African-American principal dancer of the American Ballet Theatre chats about her Broadway debut in “On the Town,” her dance crushes, and which of her performances have left a lasting mark on her.

  • Interview

    8 Questions With...Jennifer Beals

    Backstage chats with Beals (“The L Word”) about her latest role as a mourning doctor on TNT’s “Proof,” why sometimes you shouldn’t listen to an agent, and the side effect of acting that’s rarely spoken about.

  • Interview

    8 Questions With…Christopher Meloni

    The “Law & Order: SVU” and “Oz” actor talks about the new film “Diary of a Teenage Girl,” his worst survival jobs, and his auditioning woes.

  • Interview

    8 Questions With...Jon Voight

    The Oscar-winning “Ray Donovan” star tells Backstage what he learned about people while selling encyclopedias, and the hilariously horrifying audition he had when he was first starting out as an actor.

  • Interview

    9 Questions With...Denis Leary

    The actor-director-producer-writer-etc.-etc. chats with Backstage about his new FX show, “Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll,” the time he failed miserably in an audition for Oliver Stone, and the No. 1 thing he learned about elevating any project.

  • Interview

    9 Questions With...Yvonne Strahovski

    The “Astronaut Wives Club” actor chats to Backstage about how she approaches auditions, her acting crush, and why she was terrified to act onstage after her role on the TV series “Chuck.”

  • Interview

    8 Questions with...Rick Hoffman

    The hard-working “Suits” star tells Backstage about his worst-ever audition—which ended up becoming his big TV break!

  • Interview

    8 Questions With…Holly Hunter

    The “Broadcast News” and “Saving Grace” star talks about her new movie, “Manglehorn” (out June 19), her audition prep work, and why she’s loved the ups and downs of her career.

  • Interview

    6 Questions With…Susan Lucci

    Since leaving behind “All My Children’s” iconic Erica Kane in 2011, Susan Lucci has stepped into another great role on Lifetime’s “Devious Maids,” now in its third season.

  • Interview

    6 Questions With…Debi Mazar

    Known for her roles in films such as “Batman Forever” and “Goodfellas,” Debi Mazar is back on the big screen in “Entourage,” reprising her role as a Hollywood publicist. The actor chats about her worst survival job, what she wishes she’d known before she started acting, and her experience ...