One-Year Directing Program

September-June, three 11-week sessions

Please email a directing C.V. to school@barrowgroup.org (school null@null barrowgroup NULL.org) for consideration
Class size limited to 6 directors
Directing 1 is a prerequisite to this course
Culminates in an invited showcase of short plays directed by the directing students

Fall Session: Communicating with Actors

In this term, directors learn and practice tools that help facilitate communication with actors.  Directors also learn about auditioning and set building.  Directors will work in two scenes of their choices.

Winter Session: Script Analysis Application

In this term, directors will focus on script analysis and sharpening storytelling.  Directors will rehearse and work on their feet on two new scenes, which they will cast.  Directors will also choose the 10-minute play that will work on in the spring session.

Spring Session: Rehearsal Technique & Industry Showcase

In this term, directors will hold an open audition for Barrow Group students.  Directors will cast and rehearse their 10-minute play under Seth Barrish’s supervision, tech the show, work with a stage manager, and have 3-day showcase run of their production.