Back Stage West, the trade weekly, is sponsoring a day-long trade fair for actors in Los Angeles, ActorFest '98. The event is slated for May 9. The trade fair is to feature seminars with actors, casting directors, producers and agents; play readings by noted industry members; and "acting-related" services on the exhibition floor.
The fair begins at 9 AM and ends at 5 PM at the L.A. Airport Marriott Hotel, 5855 W. Century Blvd. For a $25 all-day pass, which includes seminars and entry to the exhibition floor, call (310) 474-6161. For reservations to the play readings, call (213) 525-2356.
Detailed information on Actorfest '98 can be found on the Web site www.backstage.com.
-- By Rebecca Paller