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Social Media Savvy for Actors

Some people say that social media is more important to your career than actual talent. I wish I could say that is entirely untrue. We live in a world where people are dealing with lots of money. It takes a great deal of money to put on a Broadway show or create a new television series. We know that the industry likes to hire celebrities to star in their movies because name recognition sells tickets.

So why are we so surprised that industry executives want their performers to have followings? Maybe it is time to start looking at social media in a different way. Flip it on its head, and look at it as a brilliant opportunity to cultivate what makes us unique, and — in turn — helps us find our tribe. That tribe of followers can translate into a platform that can truly help you in your career. How you go about gaining your followers, creating your niche, and nurturing your platform is up to you. Here are some vital tips on how to use social media to enhance your performing arts career:

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New StageAgent Features – Summer 2015

Every month, hundreds of thousands of artists rely on StageAgent to be the Web’s most comprehensive and accurate theatre resource. As a result, our team is constantly working behind the scenes to gather feedback from users, fix bugs and add new features. During this past summer, we made some great enhancements to the site. We wanted to make sure you’re especially aware of these four new StageAgent features!

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