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Endless auditions, rare callbacks, working for pennies. Welcome to a New York actor's life. But Christine Herzog insists she's not leaving. By Leslie Talmadge | Special to The Christian Science Monitor
NEW YORK – At 10:15 a.m., Christine Herzog steps into Studio B at the audition center above 46th Street and Broadway. The room is bare, except for a classroom-style clock and a long table, around which sit four casting directors.
Ms. Herzog has just seconds to convince the four that she was a former secret agent from Nazi Germany - and that she despises her mother.
The vibrant, 5 ft., 3 in., former dancer admits she's a little nervous and flashes a wide smile. Then she takes a deep breath and visibly transforms herself. click for more