All posts by "Ilana Rapp"

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Ilana Rapp is a media-savvy Generation Xer with instinctive wit, quick humor and a taste for deep human emotions. As a former (child) actress with Broadway, film and television credits, she is adept at, well, lots of things. She currently blogs on The Huffington Post and writes entertainment pieces for NYCastings. She is a huge fan of the television show V. Ask her why her favorite number is 22. Follow Ilana on Twitter @LizardLadyNJ.
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Photo by Paul Smith.

Heléne Yorke – I moved to the city with $3k my father lent me and about five boxes of things. I had two roommates, no furniture, and was routinely stretching ...
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When Should You Hire an Entertainment Lawyer? A Chat with Alesha M. Dominique, Attorney-at-Law, of MSK. When you decided to become an actor, did you think about the consequences of negotiating ...
The Hustle

It’s All About the Hustle It’s getting harder and harder to survive in this world. No one is going to do your work for you. Acting is not limited to ...
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Show business can be scary. Show business can be harsh. Show business can be rewarding. Let’s skip the “Do you have what it takes to be an actor” and go ...
Logan Smith & Athan Sporek

Television boy Logan Smith – Professional Photos by David Kaptein Photography. Broadway boy Athan Sporek – Photo by Matina Sporek. What’s that saying? “Boys will be boys.” Well, guess what? ...
Ride

I did find being the lead of the show I had much less downtime than everyone else. I almost wish I’d had the chance to do more, take more goofy ...
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Unless you’re on the fourth planet of the star Sirius, you’ve probably heard all about diversity in film and television – especially in the past couple of years. She made a ...
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Have you ever been to an audition or a job and you walk out not sure what just happened? Or something just doesn’t feel right? Here are five tips on how ...
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How does it feel to interview two of the most incredible young performers in two of the hottest Broadway shows? Find out here. The Broadway experience is one that many ...
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Jason George and Chandra Wilson in Grey’s Anatomy Photo by Mitch Haaseth / ABC Jason George has been in show business since the late 1990’s. This explains why he’s such ...