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Audio Recording with Actor-Director-Playwright Anita Hollander as Susan Dansby Asks: How Did You Get That Job?

Listen as Actor-Director-Playwright Anita Hollander talks with writer Susan Dansby about how she got started as a child actor; how she dealt with a cancer diagnosis during college; losing her leg in her early 20′s; continuing her musical-comedy career; and how she wrote a play (performed at the White House) about how she’s Still Standing. Continue reading

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Companies Hiring November 1-7

Just ran across this post from AOL Jobs about 10 top companies that are hiring this week. List of jobs hiring week of November 1-7.

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9 Tips that can Help You Get a Publicized Job Fast!

Think your job search is over when hear that some big companies are hiring, creating thousands of job openings? Here’s how to stand out in the crowd when applying for those jobs you just found out about online or on TV. Continue reading

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How Casting Directors Promote, Protect and Defend Actors During the Audition Process

Casting director, Mary Clay Boland (formerly of As the World Turns) discusses the audition process in soaps. She explains why it might be a good idea to go over your audition material with the casting director before you’re seen by producers. Continue reading

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Casting Director Mary Clay Boland Reveals How Theatre Actors Get Hired, Part 2

In Part 2 of this two-part interview, casting director Mary Clay Boland goes into more detail about how theatre actors are hired. She discusses how and where casting calls are posted, and how producer-director sessions determine who gets the jobs. Continue reading

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Casting Director Mary Clay Boland Reveals How Theatre Actors Get Hired, Part 1

In Part I of this two-part interview, casting director Mary Clay Boland reveals how theatre actors are hired. From the time the casting director comes on board, the goal is to find the best fit for the director, the playwright and the actor. Continue reading

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The Challenges of Getting Hired as a Soap Opera Director

Christopher Goutman began his directing career by simply asking Executive Producer Nick Nicholson (Edge of Night) for a shot. He explains why things are more difficult for emerging directors to get hired for that dream job now. Continue reading

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How Does a Soap Opera Executive Producer Choose Actors?

How does a soap opera executive producer choose actors? Christopher Goutman gives tips on how young actors can get a job in television by using confidence and simplicity in their auditions. Continue reading

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The Acting Role Where Anita Hollander Offered to Lose Her Leg in the Second Act

Actor-director-composer-playwright Anita Hollander discusses her favorite roles (including one where she played a three-legged cat, then a one-legged dance hall girl). Anita reveals that sometimes her disability is an asset rather than a liability in performing demanding acting roles. Continue reading

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Make Money During Your Job Search – Elance.com

Make money during your job search by working at home, freelancing on Elance.com. Continue reading

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