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College Center Recap - A Look Back at 2012!

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Within days college students will start readying for exams and BroadwayWorld's Student Center will take its winter break. To tie you over until classes start back up in January, we brings you a look back at the college spotlights, features and guest posts of the past fall. Enjoy and we'll see you back here in January!

If you want to get involved with the 2013 Student Center, there's lots of opportunities available! We're currently recruiting for high-school, college and faculty contributors, bloggers and more.

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BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Rhode Island CollegeBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Rhode Island College
by BWW Special Coverage - November 30, 2012

This week's featured performing arts program is The Music, Theater, and Dance Department at Rhode Island College! Read on to learn about their program and degree offerings! (more...)


STAGE TUBE: Behind The Scenes of Millikin University's MACBETHSTAGE TUBE: Behind The Scenes of Millikin University's MACBETH
by Stage Tube - November 28, 2012

The Department of Theatre at Millikin University in Decatur, IL, will present the Shakespearean tragedy MACBETH starting December 5 thru 9 at the Albert Taylor Theatre. Watch the video below for a behind-the-scenes peek at the rehearsal period! (more...)


Photo Flash: FSU Student Theatre Association Presents World Premiere of A NIGHT LIKE THIS, 11/30-12/2Photo Flash: FSU Student Theatre Association Presents World Premiere of A NIGHT LIKE THIS, 11/30-12/2
by BWW News Desk - November 26, 2012

The FSU Student Theatre Association presents the world premier of Alexander Sage Oyen’s haunting original musical A Night Like This directed by FSU senior and FSU STA artistic director Blayze Teicher. This production will run from November 30 - December 2 in the Augusta Conradi Studio Theatre. Check out the promo photos below! (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Avila UniversityBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Avila University
by BWW Special Coverage - November 23, 2012

This week's featured performing arts program is The Departement of Theatre at Avila University in Kansas City, MO! Read on to learn about the BA and BFA options available as well as their upcoming production season! (more...)


STUDENT CENTER: Helen Hayes Winner Mitchell Hebert Discusses Co-Directing Bicultural MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMSTUDENT CENTER: Helen Hayes Winner Mitchell Hebert Discusses Co-Directing Bicultural MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW Special Coverage - November 20, 2012

Mitchell Hébert, professor of theater at the University of Maryland, co-directed the School of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies and National Academy of Chinese Theater Arts’ bilingual production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream. The Helen Hayes Award winner discussed being a part of such a groundbreaking project and seeing it evolve from concept to successful stage production. (more...)


UMD's Helen Huang Talks Cross Continental Production of MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAMUMD's Helen Huang Talks Cross Continental Production of MIDSUMMER NIGHT's DREAM
by BWW Features - November 19, 2012

The University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies performed their original interpretation of the Shakespearean comedy in collaboration with the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts at UMD in September and Beijing, China in October. Helen Huang, professor of Costume Design at UMD, talks about this groundbreaking production. (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Regent UniversityBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Regent University
by BWW Special Coverage - November 16, 2012

This week's featured performing arts program is The Departement of Theatre Arts at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA! Learn about their degree offerings below, and check out photos from last year's production of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT starring Isaac Gay in the title role! (more...)


BWW Student Center: Rider University's Dance Ensemble Takes Us HOME, 11/17-18BWW Student Center: Rider University's Dance Ensemble Takes Us HOME, 11/17-18
by BWW Special Coverage - November 15, 2012

Rider Dance Ensemble is a completely student run organization that has been on the rise at Rider University for some six odd years. When current president Kate Mina initially auditioned her freshmen year, there was roughly thirty students in the company; now Mina is the director of over 100 talented young men and women. Rider's upcoming production HOME will play November 17 and 18. (more...)


BWW Student Center: Hats Off to Westminster College's NOISES OFF!BWW Student Center: Hats Off to Westminster College's NOISES OFF!
by Megan Pedersen - November 15, 2012

A hysterical ride, Noises Off propels us into a world of absolute chaos and out-of-control laughter. In typical farce fashion, this show’s quickened pace will leave you exhausted at the end of the night. Noises Off is crowd favorite with its many mix-ups and mayhem. While all fun and games for the audience, the show is an incredibly complex and difficult one to stage! (more...)


BWW Student Center: University of Utah Tackles 'TIS A PITY SHE'S A WHOREBWW Student Center: University of Utah Tackles 'TIS A PITY SHE'S A WHORE
by Megan Pedersen - November 14, 2012

A story of love, lust and loss, The University of Utah's production of 'Tis a Pity She's a Whore tells a scandalous tale fit only for the likes of a Jacobean tragedy. Check out a video preview below! (more...)


Photo Flash: Rider University Razzles and Dazzles with COLE, 11/14-18Photo Flash: Rider University Razzles and Dazzles with COLE, 11/14-18
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2012

Go back to a time where “the morals were looser, shows were broader, and the liquor was cheaper” as the Westminster College of the Arts of Rider University proudly presents COLE running opening tomorrow thru November 18 in the Yvonne Theatre on Rider’s campus in Lawrenceville, N.J. Check out the production photos below! (more...)


School of Theatre at FSU Carries on YTA Initiative with MONSTER UNDER THE BEDSchool of Theatre at FSU Carries on YTA Initiative with MONSTER UNDER THE BED
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2012

The School of Theatre at Florida State carries on its mission to engage the Tallahassee community with the Theatre for Young Audiences (TYA) presentation of Kevin Dyer’s The Monster Under the Bed, running November 15-18, 2012. TYA is an annual initiative of the FSU School of Theatre that concentrates on the theatrical “audiences of tomorrow” – our youth. Monster was the play chosen this season to engage students and families alike with its fun-filled, chaotic sense of adventure and heartfelt charm. (more...)


Photo Flash: Challenging Work Behind Scenes of SFA's THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT; Opens Tonight!Photo Flash: Challenging Work Behind Scenes of SFA's THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT; Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - November 13, 2012

Audiences will be captivated at what happens on stage when the Stephen F. Austin State University School of Theatre presents 'The Madwoman of Chaillot' tonight through Nov. 17, in W.M. Turner Auditorium. But equally fascinating and impressive is what goes on behind the scenes of this SFA production of the play written by French dramatist Jean Giraudoux and adapted by Maurice Valency. Read on to get a glimpse into the backstage work! (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Rowan UniversityBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Rowan University
by BWW Special Coverage - November 9, 2012

Today, BroadwayWorld's Student Center is excited to announce that the Department of Theatre & Dance at Rowan University in Glassboro, New Jersey, is this week's School in the Spotlight! Read about their programs and check out photos from past productions! (more...)


BWW Student Center Reviews: University of Utah's SWEENEY TODD Chills and Thrills!BWW Student Center Reviews: University of Utah's SWEENEY TODD Chills and Thrills!
by Megan Pedersen - November 9, 2012

A disturbing yet unforgettable fun evening is sure to be had at the University of Utah's production of Sweeney Todd. A musical about a mass murderer, you don't want to miss this one! (more...)


Photo Flash: University of Maryland Crosses Continents with Bilingual Co-Production of MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPhoto Flash: University of Maryland Crosses Continents with Bilingual Co-Production of MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - November 8, 2012

The University of Maryland’s School of Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies crossed continents, oceans and 12 time zones with a groundbreaking bi-lingual co-production of William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night's Dream. Created in collaboration with the National Academy of Chinese Theatre Arts, the production was presented at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center September 27-30, 2012. Check out photos below and read an insider's perspective on designing this revolutionary production! (more...)


Photo Flash: School of Theatre at Florida State Presents THE MONSTER UNDER THE BED; Opens Nov. 15Photo Flash: School of Theatre at Florida State Presents THE MONSTER UNDER THE BED; Opens Nov. 15
by BWW News Desk - November 5, 2012

The School of Theatre at Florida State presents The Monster Under the Bed as its annual and very popular offering of Theatre for Young Audiences, Nov. 15-18 in the Fallon Theatre, on the corner of Call and Copeland streets. Check out the production shots below! (more...)


SFA’s Mainstage Series to Feature THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT, 11/13-11/17SFA’s Mainstage Series to Feature THE MADWOMAN OF CHAILLOT, 11/13-11/17
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2012

The charming tale of a group of eccentrics who attempt to save 1940s Nazi-occupied France from the corruption of corporate executives and big-government politicos will take the stage when Stephen F. Austin State University College of Fine Arts and School of Theatre present 'The Madwoman of Chaillot,' written by Jean Giraudoux and adapted by Maurice Valency, at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Nov. 13 through 17, in W.M Turner Auditorium. (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Auburn UniversityBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Auburn University
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2012

This week, BroadwayWorld Student Center shines its spotlight on the Department of Theatre at Auburn University in Auburn, Alabama! (more...)


STUDENT CENTER: St. Bonaventure University Senior Destined for Career in DesignSTUDENT CENTER: St. Bonaventure University Senior Destined for Career in Design
by BWW Special Coverage - November 1, 2012

Do you know what it takes to make a functional rod puppet? What about a giant batch of fake blood? Senior Emily West knows how to make both those and more as part of her many skills showcased through her set, costume and prop designs as a dedicated member of St. Bonaventure University Theater. And now, Emily plans to pursuer her passion post-grad. (more...)


Photo Flash: William Peace University's GODSPELL Opens Tonight!Photo Flash: William Peace University's GODSPELL Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2012

Conceived and originally directed by John Michael Tebelak, with music and new lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, GODSPELL is one of the biggest off-Broadway and Broadway successes of all time. Directed by Kenny Gannon, this production of GODSPELL opens tonight, October 31, at the Leggett Theatre in the Main Building with a run scheduled thru November 10. (more...)


VIDEO: Columbia College Presents 
THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, 11/7-11/17VIDEO: Columbia College Presents THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI, 11/7-11/17
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2012

The Theatre Department at Columbia College in Chicago will present Bertolt Brecht's THE RESISTIBLE RISE OF ARTURO UI on November 7-17. BroadwayWorld brings you a look at the promo trailer! (more...)


Tony Award Nominee <a href=Michael Hayden Directs SUMMER AND SMOKE at FSU School of Theatre, 11/2-11/11" width="75" align="right" border="0" hspace="5" />Tony Award Nominee Michael Hayden Directs SUMMER AND SMOKE at FSU School of Theatre, 11/2-11/11
by BWW News Desk - October 31, 2012

Winner of the Theatre World and Drama League awards along with Olivier, Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk nominations for his portrayal of Billy Bigelow in the Royal National Theatre/Lincoln Center Theatre production of CAROUSEL, Michael Hayden, also a Tony Award Nominee for JUDGMENT AT NUREMBERG, is set to direct SUMMER AND SMOKE at the School of Theatre at Florida State. (more...)


Sonoma State's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents MEGA HOT LAVA NEW PLAY FESTIVAL, 11/15-11/17Sonoma State's Department of Theatre Arts & Dance Presents MEGA HOT LAVA NEW PLAY FESTIVAL, 11/15-11/17
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2012

Sonoma State University's Dept. of Theatre Arts and Dance presents the fourth annual "Mega Hot Lava New Play Festival." This annual festival features script-in-hand readings of new plays written by Sonoma State University student playwrights. (more...)

Photo Flash: San Diego State University Presents PETER PAN & WENDY, 11/16-12/2Photo Flash: San Diego State University Presents PETER PAN & WENDY, 11/16-12/2
by BWW News Desk - October 30, 2012

The School of Theatre, Television and Film at San Diego University presents PETER PAN & WENDY from November 16 thru December 2 at the Don Powell Theatre. Check out the production photos below! (more...)


UC Berkeley Presents <a href=Woody Guthrie’S AMERICAN SONG, 11/9-11/18" width="75" align="right" border="0" hspace="5" />UC Berkeley Presents Woody Guthrie’S AMERICAN SONG, 11/9-11/18
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2012

Woody Guthrie’s American Song, the second production in UC Berkeley’s Department of Theater, Dance, and Performance Studies Main Stage 2012/13 season, opens November 9 in the Durham Studio Theater on the UC Berkeley campus. (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Cedar Crest CollegeBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Cedar Crest College
by BWW News Desk - October 26, 2012

In this week's edition of 'School in the Spotlight', we feature the Performing Arts Department at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, Pennsylvania! (more...)


<a href=Pittsburgh CLO Academy Seeking Internship Candidates for 2013 Gene Kelly Awards" width="75" align="right" border="0" hspace="5" />Pittsburgh CLO Academy Seeking Internship Candidates for 2013 Gene Kelly Awards
by BWW News Desk - October 24, 2012

Applications are now being accepted for college sophomores, juniors and seniors to coordinate the 2013 Pittsburgh CLO Gene Kelly Awards. The internship runs December 19 & 20 and January 7 – June 7, 2013. (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Pace UniversityBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Pace University
by BWW Special Coverage - October 19, 2012

In this week's 'School in the Spotlight' series, we visit The Performing Arts Department at Pace University in New York where students and faculty chat about the various programs offered! (more...)


STUDENT CENTER: Westminster College Finds The DivineSTUDENT CENTER: Westminster College Finds The Divine
by Megan Pedersen - October 18, 2012

To divine is to discover. Discover humor, beauty, tragedy and gentle wisdom in Westminster College's THE DIVINERS playing through October 27th. (more...)


STUDENT CENTER: St. Bonaventure University Theater to Revive Biennial One-Act Festival, 11/30-12/2STUDENT CENTER: St. Bonaventure University Theater to Revive Biennial One-Act Festival, 11/30-12/2
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2012

St. Bonaventure University's Theater Department will revive its biennial one-act festival production this November in a diverse, 6-piece presentation entitled “Knowing and Un-Knowing.” (more...)


School of Theatre at Florida State Presents SUMMER AND SMOKE, 11/2-11/11School of Theatre at Florida State Presents SUMMER AND SMOKE, 11/2-11/11
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2012

The School of Theatre at Florida State embarks on a romantic exploration of life, body, and soul in Tennessee Williams’ psychologically stirring drama Summer and Smoke, directed by BFA Acting Assistant Professor Michael Hayden. The production runs from Nov. 2-11 in the Lab Theatre, located on Copeland Street between St. Augustine and Lafayette. (more...)


PHOTO FLASH: Broadway's <a href=Courtney Balan and Kilty Reidy Teach Master Class at William Peace" width="75" align="right" border="0" hspace="5" />PHOTO FLASH: Broadway's Courtney Balan and Kilty Reidy Teach Master Class at William Peace
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2012

The Fall 2012 semester started off on a high note at William Peace University as Broadway performers Courtney Balan (CRY-BABY, [TITLE OF SHOW]) and Kilty Reidy (THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, IN MY LIFE) recently paid a visit to the school's BFA Musical Theater students and conducted a week-long residency teaching master classes in voice, acting and dance. Check out the photos below! (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Liberty UniversityBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Liberty University
by BWW Special Coverage - October 12, 2012

In this week's 'School in the Spotlight' series, we head to Lynchburg, Virginia, to visit the Department of Theatre Arts at Liberty University! (more...)


STUDENT CENTER REVIEWS: Ohio University Tackles Dark Comedy MR. MARMALADESTUDENT CENTER REVIEWS: Ohio University Tackles Dark Comedy MR. MARMALADE
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2012

It's not too many times in your life you watch an imaginary businessman do a line of cocaine off of a child's tea set. But that's just one of the unexpected moments in Ohio University School of Theater's first main stage production of the year, Mr. Marmalade, which runs thru Saturday, October 13 at the The Elizabeth Evans Baker Theater in Kantner Hall. (more...)


Student Center: Randolph Academy Set for 20th Anniversary Gala on 10/15; Tickets Still Available!Student Center: Randolph Academy Set for 20th Anniversary Gala on 10/15; Tickets Still Available!
by BWW News Desk - October 8, 2012

Fly in numerous highly talented young artists from Stratford, Shaw, Broadway and Hollywood for a special performance showcasing some of the academy’s Alumni and current stars. Now add some Funk to groove by, plus an auction stacked with a treasure of items suited to varied tastes and budgets. Wrap the entire event in an Broadway theatrical cool vibe and you’re beginning to get a taste for The Randolph 20th Anniversary Gala Fundraiser Party on October 15! Check out the promo video below! (more...)


Photo Flash: University of Georgia's THREE SISTERS Opens Tomorrow, 10/9Photo Flash: University of Georgia's THREE SISTERS Opens Tomorrow, 10/9
by BWW News Desk - October 8, 2012

The University of Georgia's production of Anton Chekhov's THREE SISTERS opens tomorrow, October 9, and runs through Sunday, October 14, at the Cellar Theater in the Fine Arts Building. See below for promo shots! (more...)


Broadway's <a href=Kevin Covert Returns to Alma Mater, FSU, for HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING" width="75" align="right" border="0" hspace="5" />Broadway's Kevin Covert Returns to Alma Mater, FSU, for HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk - October 5, 2012

The School of Theatre at Florida State welcomes home one of its extremely successful alums, Kevin Covert. Covert is back in Tallahassee to play a featured role in the school’s upcoming production of How To Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and to choreograph the show. (more...)


Photo Flash: School of Theater at FSU Presents HOW TO SUCCEED, 10/19-10/28Photo Flash: School of Theater at FSU Presents HOW TO SUCCEED, 10/19-10/28
by BWW News Desk - October 5, 2012

The School of Theatre at Florida State continues to climb up the ladder of success with the musical Broadway smash How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying directed by BFA Music Theatre faculty Tom Ossowski. This production will run from October 19-28 in the Fallon Theatre, on the corner of Call and Copeland streets. (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Meredith CollegeBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Meredith College
by BWW Special Coverage - October 5, 2012

The BroadwayWorld Student Center is a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the country making it easier for prospective students by showcasing programs searchable by schools, location, degrees and concentrations. Each week, we feature high-school and college programs in our School in the Spotlight Series. This week we spotlight the Theatre department at Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina! (more...)


Student Center: University of Utah Takes on Being Gay in High SchoolStudent Center: University of Utah Takes on Being Gay in High School
by Megan Pedersen - October 4, 2012

In a world where being gay in high school can be downright scary, a group of diverse students form a Geography Club – really a secret club for kids looking for a safe place to be themselves. (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Ouachita Baptist UniversityBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Ouachita Baptist University
by BWW Special Coverage - September 28, 2012

The BroadwayWorld Student Center is a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the country making it easier for prospective students by showcasing programs searchable by schools, location, degrees and concentrations. Each week, we feature high-school and college programs in our School in the Spotlight Series. Today, we're excited to spotlight the students and faculty of Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Arkansas! (more...)


Randolph Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary & Launches the Randolph TheatreRandolph Celebrates Its 20th Anniversary & Launches the Randolph Theatre
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2012

The Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts is simultaneously celebrating its 20th year, and has renovated the large theatre that is part of the Randolph Centre for the Performing Arts building. The Bathurst Street Theatre, located at 736 Bathurst St., will now be known as the Randolph Theatre, named after the President and Founder of the Academy, George C. Randolph Jr. (more...)


FSU Alumni & Broadway Stars <a href=Kevin Covert and Amanda Watkins speak to School of Theatre" width="75" align="right" border="0" hspace="5" />FSU Alumni & Broadway Stars Kevin Covert and Amanda Watkins speak to School of Theatre
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2012

Kevin Covert and Amanda Watkins had what Executive Director of the School of Theatre at Florida State University, Cameron Jackson, called a “reunion catch-up,” where the longtime friends and colleagues spoke to students, faculty and staff about their lives since graduating from the School of Theatre. (more...)


Photo Flash: School of Theatre at Florida State Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART, 10/5-10/14Photo Flash: School of Theatre at Florida State Presents CRIMES OF THE HEART, 10/5-10/14
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2012

With its national reputation, the School of Theatre at Florida State premieres its theatrical season with Beth Henley’s Pulitzer Prize-winning Crimes of the Heart directed by MFA Directing candidate Matt Silva. This production will run from October 5-14 in the Lab Theatre, on Copeland Street between St. Augustine and Lafayette Streets. (more...)


BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Colby CollegeBWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Colby College
by BWW Special Coverage - September 21, 2012

The BroadwayWorld Student Center is a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the country making it easier for prospective students by showcasing programs searchable by schools, location, degrees and concentrations. Each week, we feature high-school and college programs in our School in the Spotlight Series. Today, we're excited to spotlight the students and faculty of Colby College in Waterville, Maine! (more...)


Student Center: University of Utah's Latest Production is Ripped From the HeadlinesStudent Center: University of Utah's Latest Production is Ripped From the Headlines
by Megan Pedersen - September 21, 2012

“Student Commits Suicide After Shooting Spree Kills 16 Classmates.” Headlines like this are sensationalized in the media every day. In Vernon God Little, meet Vernon, the best friend of a a boy who went on a killing spree. In this dark satire told with surreal humor, 15 year old Vernon deals with the aftermath. (more...)


Florida State's School of Theatre Alumni Featured in Broadway's CHAPLIN THE MUSICAL!Florida State's School of Theatre Alumni Featured in Broadway's CHAPLIN THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2012

Alumni from the School of Theatre at Florida State University, Justin Bowen (’09) and Leslie Flesner, (’08) are performing in Chaplin the Musical – “the big musical about the little tramp.” (more...)


 BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Bloomsburg University

BWW Student Center's School in the Spotlight: Bloomsburg Universityby BWW Special Coverage - September 14, 2012

The BroadwayWorld Student Center is a comprehensive Student Database listing college and university performing arts programs across the country making it easier for prospective students by showcasing programs searchable by schools, location, degrees and concentrations. Each week, we feature high-school and college programs in our School in the Spotlight Series. Today, we're excited to spotlight the students and faculty of Bloomsburg University in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania! (more...)

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