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Dame Helen Mirren pays tribute to 'brother' Bob Hoskins - Western Daily Press

Dame Helen Mirren pays tribute to 'brother' Bob Hoskins - Western Daily Press | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Irish Independent Dame Helen Mirren pays tribute to 'brother' Bob Hoskins Western Daily Press Hoskins, who was born in Suffolk after his mother was evacuated from the capital, grew up in north London and left school at the age of 15 to work in a...
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Nice tribute to Bob Hoskins from Helen Mirren.

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52 Tuesdays: A year in the life of Tilda Cobham-Hervey - Sydney Morning Herald

52 Tuesdays: A year in the life of Tilda Cobham-Hervey Sydney Morning Herald 52 Tuesdays has taken Tilda Cobham-Hervey to the prestigious Berlin and Sundance film festivals, but Creative Artists Agency - Hollywood's most powerful talent agency -...
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Tweet from @HalfBloodTweet

Tweet from @HalfBloodTweet | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Feeling like this when watching the last Harry Potter film... http://t.co/6V5dIOgAKK
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Ha, ha!  The passion of the true fan.

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A welcome 'Nuisance' in the Shakespeare Theatre's prop shop - Washington Post

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A welcome 'Nuisance' in the Shakespeare Theatre's prop shop
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Becky Williams needed a box. As the soft-goods artisan at the Shakespeare Theatre's prop shop in Mount Rainier, Md., this shouldn't have been a problem.
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Ah, yes.  Cats and theatre.

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21 Creative Geniuses Doing What They Love In Life

21 Creative Geniuses Doing What They Love In Life | Acting Training | Scoop.it
These artists were all masters of their craft. While their road was never easy, you can see they had a special passion and determination in their element. It's inspiring to see people do what they seem to have been born to do.

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Pursue your passion!

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The King Is Dead, Forever: Game of Thrones' Jack Gleeson and Acting

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After his character's death on Game of Thrones, Jack Gleeson is giving up acting. Could this be the beginning of a trend for not-quite-A-list stars?
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Interesting perspective.  Sometimes it's hard for actors to remember that, yes, there can be other things besides acting in life.  Deciding one's own definition of success is essential for an actor -- or anybody.

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Cannes Film Festival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for 67th Edition - Hollywood Reporter

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Hollywood Reporter Cannes Film Festival Unveils Star-Studded Lineup for 67th Edition Hollywood Reporter PARIS – Tommy Lee Jones' The Homesman, Moneyball director Bennett Miller's Foxcatcher, The Artist director Michel Hazanavicius' Chechnya war...
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Seven things kids need to read better (and raising standards isn't one of them) - Washington Post (blog)

Seven things kids need to read better (and raising standards isn't one of them) - Washington Post (blog) | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Washington Post (blog) Seven things kids need to read better (and raising standards isn't one of them) Washington Post (blog) As the teacher stood lobbing question after question, the kids sat at their desks making eye contact with no one, shifting...
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Important!

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Jim Parrack and James Franco Are Opening an Acting School in Brooklyn - Gotham Magazine

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Jim Parrack and James Franco Are Opening an Acting School in Brooklyn
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Second, to open a Brooklyn-based acting school with Franco, who he's done several films with. ...
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Has anyone heard about this?  

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President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun' - seattlepi.com

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President Obama attends 'A Raisin in the Sun'
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The president and first lady caught the American masterpiece Friday night at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, where it first opened more than 50 years ago.
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Great work of art!

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Hong Kong Film Awards: 'The Grandmaster' Nabs Twelve Wins - Hollywood Reporter

Hong Kong Film Awards: 'The Grandmaster' Nabs Twelve Wins - Hollywood Reporter | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Yahoo!7 News Hong Kong Film Awards: 'The Grandmaster' Nabs Twelve Wins Hollywood Reporter HONG KONG – The Grandmaster swept the Hong Kong Film Awards with twelve wins, including best film, best director for Wong Kar-wai, best actress for Zhang Ziyi...
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Why You Should NOT Shoot 4K if You're an Indie Filmmaker

Why You Should NOT Shoot 4K if You're an Indie Filmmaker | Acting Training | Scoop.it
In the race for the latest and best technology, indie filmmakers often forget how much the format they shoot in will impact their post-production budget and...

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Hmmm...interesting.

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I posted comments to the article about why you might consider shooting in 4k for your film. Embrace the tech when appropriate!

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Long Beach's Garage Theatre hosts Johnna Adams' Sans Merci - The Daily Titan

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Long Beach's Garage Theatre hosts Johnna Adams' Sans Merci
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Sans Merci is the first play of the spring season at The Garage Theatre in Long Beach.
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Beverly man journeys to a new life through theater - Boston Globe

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Beverly man journeys to a new life through theater
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William Owens said he had never seen a movie — much less a play — when he enrolled in a theater class at a Kansas community college.
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Remarkable story about an isolated young man who finds a life in theatre.  Today's must-read for actors!

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An A-to-Z look at Michigan's place in film and TV - Lansing State Journal

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An A-to-Z look at Michigan's place in film and TV
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If you graduated high school in the early 2000s, you know this movie. For better or worse, ...
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Fun article about Michigan references in film by Annie J. Kelley.

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Star Wars Episode 7: meet the new cast - The Guardian

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The Guardian Star Wars Episode 7: meet the new cast The Guardian When Lucasfilm and Disney announced the cast of the new Star Wars film on Tuesday, fans fell into two camps: those celebrating the return of Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison...
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Are you a fan?

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Mean Girls' 10th Anniversary: Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey and Lacey Chabert Reflect on the Film's Legacy

Mean Girls' 10th Anniversary: Rachel McAdams, Tina Fey and Lacey Chabert Reflect on the Film's Legacy | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Mean Girls is proof that high school never really ends. Ten years ago today, Cady Heron (Lindsay ...
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Don't we all love Mean Girls?

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Auditions & Casting Notices

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Second casting call info for "Swag."

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Oliver Stone Spars with Chinese Film Official at Beijing Film Festival - Variety (blog)

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Hollywood Reporter Oliver Stone Spars with Chinese Film Official at Beijing Film Festival Variety (blog) Stone's remarks later built into a slow-moving, almost surreal on-stage argument with Zhang Xun, the president of China Film Co-production...
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Tribeca Film Festival: Nas music documentary 'Time is Illmatic' premieres ... - Entertainment Weekly

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Purdue Theatre presents edgy rock musical 'Spring Awakening,' a story of pain ... - Journal and Courier

Purdue Theatre presents edgy rock musical 'Spring Awakening,' a story of pain ... - Journal and Courier | Acting Training | Scoop.it
Purdue Theatre presents edgy rock musical 'Spring Awakening,' a story of pain ...
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Written in  1906, relevant today.  Interesting.

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Hollywood actor comes out of retirement for Wyoming high school film festival - Casper Star-Tribune Online

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Hollywood actor comes out of retirement for Wyoming high school film festival
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Students at Kelly Walsh and Natrona County high schools collaborated on this year's festival.
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Congrats, students at Kelly Walsh and Natrona County HSs!  Nice story.

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How Scarlett Johansson helped me challenge disfigurement stigma - The Guardian

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The Guardian How Scarlett Johansson helped me challenge disfigurement stigma The Guardian Pearson is currently starring alongside Scarlett Johansson in Under the Skin, a critically acclaimed science fiction film directed by Jonathan Glazer about an...
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Good for you,Scarlett Johansson!  We support actors with disabilities & disfigurements too.

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Beckham's son 'wants acting career' - Belfast Telegraph

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Beckham's son 'wants acting career'
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Cruz is indignant as he wants to be in moves and keeps asking his dad to ring up Tom Cruise and bag an acting role for him!" a source told British magazine Closer.
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"Daddy, can you bag me an acting role?"  Now that's a career strategy we hadn't thought of.  

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Olivier awards 2014: Almeida theatre defeats West End giants - The Guardian

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The Guardian Olivier awards 2014: Almeida theatre defeats West End giants The Guardian Kirkwood's epic play was part of Michael Attenborough's final season in charge of the theatre but was commissioned and nurtured over six years by the theatre...
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