Spring 2016 1.5 Year Program Showcase: March 29 – 31

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Join us for an evening of short plays featuring our 2014-2015 1.5 Year Program Students

Tuesday, March 29th at 7pm
Wednesday, March 30th at 3pm
Wednesday, March 30th at 7pm
Thursday, March 31st at 7pm

For tickets – RESERVE A SEAT
Industry – please email rsvp@barrowgroup.org for tickets.


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Melissa Caminneci

Melissa Caminneci went to Harvard, where she studied Medieval History and Literature. She also got involved in sketch comedy in college; her original goal was to make sketches about medieval times like Monty Python did in Holy Grail. In recent years she has performed improv, musical improv and sketch all over New York. Since starting classes with Lee and Seth, she has been featured in many one-act plays and student films. She has had an amazing experience with her conservatory colleagues over the past year and a half, and she looks forward to continuing to hone her skills with The Barrow Group’s awesome and supportive community! She also plans to bring her collegiate love of medieval comedy back into the mix by pursuing clown and commedia training this summer.

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Michelle Fawn is a graduate of Spelman College where she majored in Theater and Pre-Medicine. Ironically acting became her medicine and she is loving every part of this journey. She has performed on stage & on camera; most recently a Satire off Broadway, Le Chateau, numerous short films and two seasons in D’Matzi, web series.


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Harry Field, a graduate of The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) discovered his passion for acting while making his senior thesis film “Blue Shoes”, which he starred in, wrote and directed. Creating edgy and unpredictable moments that lure people in with suspense and intrigue is what motivates everything that Harry Field does. A raw, artistic and rhythmic soul with a cinematic intuition, he is grateful and excited to share his work with you in many ways.

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Nicholas Gifford

Nick Gifford grew up loving to perform. His favorite pastime in his early years was always dressing up in a costume, such as Superman or Batman, which his family and friends still recall fondly. After being named the class clown in high school, he went to work…performing manual labor (hilariously!) for the public works department of his hometown, Warwick, Rhode Island. While still working there full-time, he began regularly performing in plays and musicals. Since then, credits have included: Oklahoma! (Ali Hakim), The Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow), Annie (Rooster), Shrek The Musical (Donkey), and 12 Angry Men (Juror #8). He finally picked up and moved to New York in 2014, and began to study at the Barrow Group shortly thereafter. He would like to thank Seth & Lee for their great guidance, as well as everyone at the Barrow Group he has had the pleasure of working with.

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Irina Gorovaia started acting professionally at the age of ten. After three years, she took a brief twelve year hiatus to travel and study philosophy at Hunter College. Over the past two years she’s been involved in short films, indie features, and started her own web series. Irina is fluent in Russian, Hebrew and dead pan humor.



James PugelJames Pugel

James Pugel loves voiceover work and creating his own projects. He is a member of Love Creek Productions. This past fall, James appeared in two of the company’s wacky one-acts. Over the summer, he got his first lines in a feature film called “Future 38.” James is finalizing a pilot for a talk-show; he works on all facets of the show including directing and providing pizzazz as the co-host. 


Sarah ThomasSarah Thomas

Sarah Thomas is an actor, writer, and opera singer from Chattanooga, TN. After graduating from Northwestern with degrees in vocal performance and musical theater, she moved to New York to pursue her MFA in poetry at The New School and study in the conservatory program at The Barrow Group.  Her favorite theatrical credits include: A Little Night Music (Fredrika), Annie (Annie), Godspell (Robin), and The Miracle Worker (Aunt Ev). When Sarah is not performing, she serves as a poetry editor of the literary journal LIT, and stays up late editing her first book of poems.

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Jenyffer Zorrilla was raised in the Dominican Republic, she then returned to New York to attend college. After getting her degree in International Business and working for two years as a buyer she realized acting was her true passion and decided to leave her full time job to pursue an acting career.  She is extremely grateful to have been able to join the Barrow Group and for the opportunity to learn from Seth Barrish and Lee Brock. Download Resume