Geek To Me Radio #182: Emmy Winning Casting Director, Deborah Barylski, on “Arrested Development”, “Home Improvement”, and More

Jul 21, 2020

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Emmy Award winner Deborah Barylski on casting shows like “Home Improvement”, “Arrested Development”, and “Just Shoot Me”. Contact Deborah for audition coaching by emailing [email protected]

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0:00 SEGMENT 1: Deborah explains how the casting process works and the differences between casting films and TV shows.
12:28 SEGMENT 2:  Deborah on the hardest part about casting especially during pilot season and why it was so hard to cast the role of Job in Arrested Development.
26:08 SEGMENT 3: James bonds with Deborah on one of his favorite forgotten shows, “Doctor Doctor” starring Matt Frewer of Max Headroom fame.
31:30 SEGMENT 4: Deborah on how the casting process evolves after the project gets started, growing up in St. Louis, and her early career in theatre.
44:24 SEGMENT 5: Deborah gives advice to actors and invites aspiring actors to contact her for auditioning lessons by emailing [email protected]

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