Stop Saying No in Auditions

Illustration By : Nick Bertozzi By Marci Liroff Megatalented television producer Shonda Rhimes just came out with a new book, “Year of Yes,” which chronicles the 12 months she spent agreeing to do anything and everything that scared her. It wasn’t just a “yes” to putting herself in harm’s way, like jumping out of an […]

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The Secret To Staying In The Moment

Illustration By : Nick Bertozzi By Marci Liroff Any good actor knows he needs to prepare the “moment before” any scene. Often forgotten is the “moment after.” When I’m holding auditions for my projects, I see so many actors who have done their research on the project, made character choices, and are off-book. Yet when […]

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Hollywood Has Become The Wild, Wild West

Illustration By : Nick Bertozzi By Marci Liroff If you’re in L.A. and haven’t RSVPd to my April Audition Bootcamp, take a moment and check it out. Only a few seats left! As a casting director, producer, and acting coach, I read, on average, about 20 scripts a week. I’ve been doing this long enough […]

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