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    A $10K Deadline for L.A. Theater Artists

    Theater artists on the search for grants, check out the Center Theatre Group’s Richard E. Sherwood Award, aimed at emerging artists based in Los Angeles.

  • Advice

    6 Classes For Aspiring Actor-Writers

    Backstage has rounded up six classes—from Los Angeles to New York, down South, and beyond—for actors interested in creating their own breakout roles.

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    Ava Duvernay’s Epic Twitter Takeover

    Director of the Oscar-nominated “Selma” proves herself a powerhouse and leader with her online event “Rebel-A-Thon,” featuring over 40 black filmmakers dispensing their well-earned advice to Twitter users using the hashtag #ARRAY.

  • Advice

    1 Way to Get Closer to Your Broadway Dreams

    Backstage chats with the director of education at the Broadway Dreams Foundation about what opportunities the not-for-profit has to offer actors of all ages with dreams of standing on stage on the Great White Way.

  • Advice

    Take a MasterClass With Dustin Hoffman

    A new online course puts working actors in touch with the lessons the Academy Award winner wishes he’d been taught before embarking on a career in acting.

  • News

    2 New Workshops for Multimedia Creators

    Made in NY Center by IFP is offering two new workshops in the months of June, July, and August for entrepreneurial multimedia creators as well as storytellers utilizing location-based narratives to enhance their work.

  • Advice

    6 Ways for Writers to Get Free Money!

    Here’s a list of grants, residencies, and fellowships for playwrights and screenwriters both in the United States and overseas.

  • News

    SAG Foundation Golfs for Charity

    The not-for-profit is holding its 6th Annual L.A. Golf Classic to raise money for member assistance programs on June 8 in Burbank, Calif. Expected to attend are Michael Peña, Andy Garcia, Ron Perlman, and more.

  • Advice

    1 Key Thing to Consider Before Applying to College

    Whether you know you want to be an actor for the rest of your days or just want some drama in your higher education, there are key aspects to take into consideration when applying to colleges.

  • News

    The Amazing New Website for Film Geeks

    Already watched everything worth watching on Netflix but are still craving that movie fix? The Academy has created an online oasis for you.