Heidi Miami Marshall’s career has spanned 20 years as a professional Director, Casting Director, and Actor Coach.
Heidi started her career as the lead Casting Director at TELSEY + CO for the musical RENT on Broadway and around the world. While there she cast over 70 productions of theater, film, tv, commercials, and voice-overs.
After casting and directing for Baz Luhrmann’s production of LA BOHEME on Broadway and the Ahmanson Theater in Los Angeles, she ventured back towards her passion of creating and directing original work onstage and screen.
Heidi has received awards and fellowships for her directing in both theater and film, most notably the prestigious American Film Institute’s Directing Workshop for Women (DWW) and The Drama League in New York.
Heidi’s recent film MUSCLE has played over 30 film festivals and won 6 Awards. She’s a member of The FilmmakeHers and is passionate about supporting and pushing for women filmmakers to be hired in Film/TV.
Heidi is proficient in many mediums – film, TV, live theater & events, documentary – and particularly enjoys guiding actors through their process for theater and film. She has guided performances to stunning reviews from Broadway (American Idol star Fantasia and Chaka Kahn in THE COLOR PURPLE) to booking prime TV and Feature Films on big and small screens for the past 20 years. (see Actor Reviews).
Heidi has been teaching private classes and coaching in her Studio for 15+ years.
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