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Actors’ Equity-How it all Works

The Principal contract is sometimes referred to as “the white contract” while the chorus is often referred to as “the pink contract”. If you’ve been involved with theatre for a while, and/or you’re seeking to be a professional, odds are that the Actors’ Equity...

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How to Choose an Agency

  It’s important to know what you’re looking for in an agency, and what goals you have for your career. The time has come. You’ve read Stanislavsky, memorized every lyric to every Sondheim musical, and have seen all the Oscar nominees for the year. You’ve been taking...

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5 Famous Couples Who Met on Stage

Ahh, the glamor and romance of the silver screen. As you may remember from a previous CallBoard article, “5 Famous Couples Who Met on Set”, filming a movie can be the perfect setting for a budding romance to blossom. What about rehearsing for a play? The majority of...

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Becoming a Better Actor Without Acting

  As actors we are storytellers. Now for the real question: how are you supposed to afford to go to the movies every week? Acting is a trade, it is a marketable skill. Thus it follows that the only way to really be successful at it is through practice. You can read...

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