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Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs bi-weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, Senior Editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day.

In the Envelope: The Actor’s Podcast Backstage

    • TV & Film
    • 4.6 • 31 Ratings

Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs bi-weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, Senior Editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day.

    Lily Gladstone

    Lily Gladstone

    Lily Gladstone joins In the Envelope: The Actor's Podcast to discuss her Oscar nominated performance in Martin Scorsese's "Killers of the Flower Moon" and the historic Oscar nomination that came with it. Gladstone also looks back at her acting training and explains the various techniques that make her the performer you see on screen.
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    Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, senior editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day: https://bit.ly/2OMryWQ

    Follow Backstage and In the Envelope on social media:
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    Looking to get cast? Subscribe here: www.backstage.com/subscribe
    Browse Backstage casting listings: https://bit.ly/3mth68e
    Check out our community-driven virtual programming, The Slate: https://bit.ly/2WDNXf0
    Backstage stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: https://bit.ly/3cuMBt5

    Special thanks to...
    - Host: Vinnie Mancuso
    - Producer: Jamie Muffett
    - Social media: Karen Jenkins
    - Design: Mark Stinson, Caitlin Watkins
    - Additional support: Kasey Howe, Samantha Sherlock, Oriella St. Louis

    • 51 min
    Elizabeth Debicki

    Elizabeth Debicki

    Elizabeth Debicki joins In the Envelope: The Actor's Podcast to discuss her journey to Hollywood success, from training at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne to learning on-camera acting from Baz Luhrmann and playing Princess Diana on ‘The Crown.’
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    Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, senior editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day: https://bit.ly/2OMryWQ

    Follow Backstage and In the Envelope on social media:
    - https://www.facebook.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/intheenvelope
    - https://www.instagram.com/backstagecast

    Looking to get cast? Subscribe here: www.backstage.com/subscribe
    Browse Backstage casting listings: https://bit.ly/3mth68e
    Check out our community-driven virtual programming, The Slate: https://bit.ly/2WDNXf0
    Backstage stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: https://bit.ly/3cuMBt5

    Special thanks to...
    - Host: Vinnie Mancuso
    - Producer: Jamie Muffett
    - Social media: Karen Jenkins
    - Design: Mark Stinson, Caitlin Watkins
    - Additional support: Kasey Howe, Samantha Sherlock, Oriella St. Louis

    • 48 min
    Emma Stone

    Emma Stone

    Emma Stone joins In the Envelope: The Actor's Podcast to discuss the insecurities, doubts, and ultimately triumphs of playing the undead Bella Baxter in Yorgos Lanthimos' "Poor Things." Stone also dives into the arc of her entire career, from the Valley Youth Theatre in Arizona to the Oscar stage.
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    Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, senior editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day: https://bit.ly/2OMryWQ

    Follow Backstage and In the Envelope on social media:
    - https://www.facebook.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/intheenvelope
    - https://www.instagram.com/backstagecast

    Looking to get cast? Subscribe here: www.backstage.com/subscribe
    Browse Backstage casting listings: https://bit.ly/3mth68e
    Check out our community-driven virtual programming, The Slate: https://bit.ly/2WDNXf0
    Backstage stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: https://bit.ly/3cuMBt5

    Special thanks to...
    - Host: Vinnie Mancuso
    - Producer: Jamie Muffett
    - Social media: Karen Jenkins
    - Design: Mark Stinson, Caitlin Watkins
    - Additional support: Kasey Howe, Samantha Sherlock, Oriella St. Louis

    • 41 min
    Taraji P Henson

    Taraji P Henson

    Taraji P. Henson joins In the Envelope: The Actor’s Podcast to discuss taking on the role of Shug Avery in “The Color Purple,” putting ego aside to audition, and the approach to performing that’s served her well over a three-decade career.
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    Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, senior editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day: https://bit.ly/2OMryWQ

    Follow Backstage and In the Envelope on social media:
    - https://www.facebook.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/intheenvelope
    - https://www.instagram.com/backstagecast

    Looking to get cast? Subscribe here: www.backstage.com/subscribe
    Browse Backstage casting listings: https://bit.ly/3mth68e
    Check out our community-driven virtual programming, The Slate: https://bit.ly/2WDNXf0
    Backstage stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: https://bit.ly/3cuMBt5

    Special thanks to...
    - Host: Vinnie Mancuso
    - Producer: Jamie Muffett
    - Social media: Karen Jenkins
    - Design: Mark Stinson, Caitlin Watkins
    - Additional support: Kasey Howe, Samantha Sherlock, Oriella St. Louis

    • 34 min
    Andrew Scott

    Andrew Scott

    Andrew Scott joins Backstage's In the Envelope: The Actor's Podcast to discuss his haunting role in "All of Us Strangers," his playful approach to performing, and how he defines chemistry with co-stars like Paul Mescal.
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    Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, senior editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day: https://bit.ly/2OMryWQ

    Follow Backstage and In the Envelope on social media:
    - https://www.facebook.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/intheenvelope
    - https://www.instagram.com/backstagecast

    Looking to get cast? Subscribe here: www.backstage.com/subscribe
    Browse Backstage casting listings: https://bit.ly/3mth68e
    Check out our community-driven virtual programming, The Slate: https://bit.ly/2WDNXf0
    Backstage stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: https://bit.ly/3cuMBt5

    Special thanks to...
    - Host: Vinnie Mancuso
    - Producer: Jamie Muffett
    - Social media: Karen Jenkins
    - Design: Mark Stinson, Caitlin Watkins
    - Additional support: Kasey Howe, Samantha Sherlock, Oriella St. Louis

    • 40 min
    Paul Giamatti

    Paul Giamatti

    Paul Giamatti joins In the Envelope: The Actor's podcast to discuss his Oscar buzz-y role in "The Holdovers," reuniting with director Alexander Payne, and how he's changed as a performer over the years. We also get to the bottom of why, exactly, the 1989 slasher "I, Madman" is listed as Giamatti's debut credit on Wikipedia.
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    Backstage has been the #1 resource for actors and talent-seekers for 60 years. In the Envelope, Backstage’s podcast, features intimate, in-depth conversations with today’s most noteworthy film, television, and theater actors and creators. This is your guide to every aspect of acting, from voiceover and commercial work to casting directors, agents, and more. Full of both know-how and inspiration, In the Envelope airs weekly to cover everything from practical advice on navigating the industry, to how your favorite projects are made, to personal stories of success and failure alike. Join host Vinnie Mancuso, senior editor at Backstage, for this guide on how to live the creative life from those who are doing it every day: https://bit.ly/2OMryWQ

    Follow Backstage and In the Envelope on social media:
    - https://www.facebook.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/backstage
    - https://www.twitter.com/intheenvelope
    - https://www.instagram.com/backstagecast

    Looking to get cast? Subscribe here: www.backstage.com/subscribe
    Browse Backstage casting listings: https://bit.ly/3mth68e
    Check out our community-driven virtual programming, The Slate: https://bit.ly/2WDNXf0
    Backstage stands in solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement: https://bit.ly/3cuMBt5

    Special thanks to...
    - Host: Vinnie Mancuso
    - Producer: Jamie Muffett
    - Social media: Karen Jenkins
    - Design: Mark Stinson, Caitlin Watkins
    - Additional support: Kasey Howe, Samantha Sherlock, Oriella St. Louis

    • 44 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
31 Ratings

31 Ratings

PhilliM2 ,

A MUST listen for actors and creatives!!

Love the variety of guests and topics covered. Honest, insightful, and filled with natural humour! I’m an actor and also doing a lot of personal development work.

I’ve found these conversations to be invaluable.

Thank you, and keep up the good work! 💯

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Archipelago man ,

Not good

Mr.Smart is too overwhelmed by the people he meets and you can hear that. I’m sure the intention is good but it’s just uncomfortable to hear.

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