Marci Liroff

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  • Advice

    10 Audition Tips You Need to Know

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff is working on a new project—but she’s still seeing actors make the same mistakes in the audition room.

  • Advice

    How to Make Friends With Directors

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff has seen actors impress directors in auditions and at dinners by speaking intelligently about classic films. Would you be able to hold your own?

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    The 4 Phases of Pilot Testing

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff walks you through the stressful, exciting stages of testing for a network pilot—and reminds you to stay in the moment.

  • Advice

    Get Serious About Your New Year and New You

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff urges you to seize the start of a new year to form new, healthy habits, adjust your mindset, and learn to let go of what you cannot control.

  • Advice

    Gone But Not Forgotten

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff honors some of the wonderful actors we've lost in recent years.

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    16 On-Set Phrases You Must Know

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff concludes her vocabulary lessons with these words and terms that will make you sound like a pro—even if you’re doing background work.

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    15 Phrases Every Actor Should Know Before Going to Set

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff provides a handy glossary of the strange words and phrases used to keep production moving!

  • Advice

    Listen for More Than Your Cue

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff hates it when actors go blank during an audition until it’s their turn to speak—and you definitely won’t get the part if you don’t know how to react and hear the other person.

  • Advice

    The Best Part of Casting

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff knows exactly what her favorite part of the casting process is: delivering good news!

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    Is There 1 Way to Be Successful?

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff takes a look at Backstage’s advice columns and wants you to understand that they’re not as contradictory as they might first appear.