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

Jul 21, 2020

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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