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Ep292 - Liana Hunt: The Improv Comedy That Led To Back to the Future

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Ep292 - Liana Hunt: The Improv Comedy That Led To Back to the Future

Liana Hunt is a triple-threat actress currently gracing the stage as Lorraine Baines in the Broadway musical, "Back to the Future". She talks about her journey to theatre, sharing that even though nobody in her family is in the arts, or into theater and music, their unwavering support was more than enough.

48 mins
11/7/23

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Liana Hunt is a triple-threat actress currently gracing the stage as Lorraine Baines in the Broadway musical, "Back to the Future". She talks about her journey to theatre, sharing that even though nobody in her family is in the arts, or into theater and music, their unwavering support was more than enough. Having experiences with improv comedy, Liana highlights the importance of trust and vulnerability in improvisation, and how it helped her to embrace unpredictability and let go of perfectionism. Playing an iconic role in "Back to the Future," she recalls the time of her audition process, the challenges that came along with it, bringing their own uniqueness to their roles while being faithful to the movie, and why she thinks the show is filled with “Broadway magic”. Beyond her work on stage, Liana emphasizes the significance of spending time with herself, personal growth, and authenticity in her journey as a performer.

Liana Hunt is known for her remarkable performances on stage. She has appeared on Broadway, national tours, regionally, on television, and in films. She's a skilled improviser, teacher, and private coach, and has been seen on the Broadway stage previously in “Newsies” and “Mamma Mia”. Now she's bringing her flavor to the iconic role of Lorraine McFly in “Back to the Future” on Broadway.

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  • Instagram: @lianamariehunt
  • Twitter: @lianamariehunt

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