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Coping with COVID-19 crisis: Acting students step – virtually – into an industry without traditional launchpad live showcases

Deadline, May 20, 2020

May 20, 2020

Coping with COVID-19 crisis: Acting students step – virtually – into an industry without traditional launchpad live showcases

Already, some in the entertainment industry are reaching out to students in new ways. … The result was a coalition of about a dozen L.A. and NYC agents and managers working in conjunction with Breakdown Services to develop Virtual College Showcases, in which students self-tape their showcase performances for inclusion on Breakdown Services audition links. … Among schools that have posted showcases via Virtual College Showcases, with others planning to join, are … UC Irvine ….