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Celebrating the wonderful world of Alan Menken

July 22 is the 70th birthday of Alan Menken, the prolific songwriter behind many of Disney’s greatest hits and several twenty-first century Broadway smashes. Whether you are new to his work (and hiding under a Disney-shaped rock!) or a big fan of his luxurious scores, welcome to the wonderful world of Alan Menken!

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Dealing with “No”: A Brief Rejection Deflection Guide for Actors

They said no. You prepared for your audition for hours, and they said no. What do you do now? Even though we know that rejection is a central component of a career in the theater, being denied a job we really want still stings. But don’t beat yourself up, our latest blog post offers five tips to help you deal with rejection as an actor.

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The New StageAgent Has Arrived!

If you visited StageAgent.com this past week you might have noticed that we have a brand new look! After months of hard work, we are very proud to announce the launch of our redesigned website. 

Our team made literally hundreds of improvements to the site with our recent release. Many of these changes are clearly visible. For example, StageAgent now has greatly improved site navigation, new guide features, geolocation targeting, and profile management tools.  Numerous other improvements were made ‘behind the hood’ to help with site performance and to help build the foundation for our future growth.

Read more to learn about three of the big new features on the new site.

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Drama Teachers: Time to Lesson Plan!

For every teacher, writing lesson plans is a time-consuming task. What makes a successful lesson plan for a drama teacher? What should a teacher keep in mind when they create lessons, activities, and assessments? Check out our latest blog post for inspirational tips and advice on how to create substantial, effective, and fun lesson plans for the forthcoming year.

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I Wish I Knew: NY, LA or Chicago? Interview with York Walker and Caitlan Taylor

One of the biggest decisions an artist will have to make in their career is “Where should I move?” This week in I Wish I Knew, we interviewed York Walker and Caitlan Taylor about their experiences living in New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. If you’ve been looking for some advice about these three cities (the most popular choices for aspiring artists) this is the post for you!

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