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 The Daily ActorNYCDA Artistic Director Richard Omar talks with The Daily Actor about how to respond to director feedback:

“Learning to cope with all the requests and demands to adjust your performance is part of the job, but there are times when acting jargon gets used in place of clear direction, leaving the actor in the worst place – feeling that they are doing something wrong and not knowing what to do about it.”

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Broadway WorldBroadway World announces the launch of NYCDA’s Musical Theater Professional Training Degree Program

“The musical theater landscape is changing rapidly and with that comes new, exciting opportunities for careers in the industry. We are thrilled to develop a program that offers students a personalized approach to training that places acting at the core to best prepare them for an artistic career on the stage and beyond,” said Richard Omar, president and artistic director at The New York Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.

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BackstageArtistic Director Richard Omar speaks with about putting students in front of the camera in a professional environment:

“A lot of what we talk about has to do with the practicality of trying to get a series of jobs, which means learning to interview well. One of the things we teach is how not to talk about yourself as an actor….”

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