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  • Advice

    3 Ways to Master Your Audition Nerves

    Every actor gets a little nervous before an audition, but how can you relax enough to give an amazing performance? Backstage Expert and acting coach Matt Newton shares three quick tips for keeping audition anxiety at bay.

  • Advice

    What Needs to Be on Your Demo Reel

    Demo reels are a necessity to prove that you’ve worked before and that you have talent, especially if you’re a new actor without a slew of well-known credits. But how do you know what is worth including on a demo reel and what immediately marks you as an ...

  • Advice

    How to Choose the Best Audition Monologues

    Should you need to audition with a monologue, how do you choose what to perform? We asked Backstage Expert and acting coach Matt Newton about what makes for a good audition monologue.

  • Advice

    Exactly What You Need on a Résumé—And How to Format It

    Once you have a headshot, you need something to put on the back of it—a résumé! Backstage Expert and acting coach Matt Newton breaks down what to put on a résumé and exactly how to format it.

  • Advice

    Advice for Your First Day On Set

    Once you're cast, you have enough to worry about without fretting over filming for the first time, so Backstage Expert and acting coach Matt Newton walks you through what to expect from a professional set—and how to behave.

  • Interview

    Acting the Anomalies in ‘Fargo’ Season 2

    Noah Hawley, creator of FX’s anthology series that riffs on the classic Joel and Ethan Coen film, tells Backstage how he created the highly anticipated new season—from scratch.

  • News

    Lifetime TV Brings Broadway to the Small Screen

    Tune into Season 2 of “Broadway Balances America,” which takes viewers behind the scenes of several touring Broadway shows including “Kinky Boots,” “Cabaret,” and “If/Then.”

  • News

    The 2015 Emmy Nominations Are In!

    Both familiar faces and welcome newcomers populated the 67th Emmy nominees list, presented July 16 by “Orange Is the New Black’s” Uzo Aduba and “So You Think You Can Dance” host Cat Deeley.

  • News

    Looking to Stream Tomorrow’s Emmy Nom Announcements?

    For those who don’t have a TV to tune into the live announcements of the Emmy nominations, there’s a solution for you!

  • News

    Silvercup Studios Expands into the Bronx

    The leading independent film and TV production studio in the Northeast will open a $35 million project in the Bronx, to be called Silvercup North.