Marci Liroff

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  • 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.

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    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.

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    Why Sometimes Giving Up Control Is the Best Choice

    Producer and casting director—and sometimes actor!—Marci Liroff let go and went with it while on set for “Myrna.” And to her surprise, things worked out.

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    How to Prep for the Fall TV Season

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff doesn’t want a last-minute audition for a new fall show to catch you off-guard—so follow these suggestions to make sure you’re fully equipped to go in for any new series.

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    How to Replenish Your Self-Confidence

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff responds to a question posed by the mother of a child actor who is losing confidence and motivation.

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    4 Ways to Have a More Confident Audition

    Producer and noted casting director Marci Liroff breaks down the ways you can own the audition room without being a diva.

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    7 More On-Set Tips for Kids and Parents

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff recently spent time with a 10-year-old coaching client on the set of “Extant,” and gleaned a few important lessons about delivering a great, consistent performance that she’d like to pass on!

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    9 On-Set Tips for Kids and Parents

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff recently spent time with a 10-year-old coaching client on the set of “Extant,” and gleaned a few important lessons she’d like to pass on!

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    The No. 1 Most Important Bit of Preparation

    Producer and casting director Marci Liroff never wants you to neglect this vital part of your prep work!