The Barrow Group Theatre Company’s mission is to develop and produce excellent plays and to offer world-class performing arts training, using a performance style that encourages simplicity, clarity, and spontaneity.
History & Achievements
Founded in 1986 by TBG co-Artistic Directors Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, The Barrow Group has become one of the preeminent performing arts training centers and theatre companies in New York City and the world.
We are located in midtown Manhattan, and run an arts center comprised of a 99-seat theater, a 50-seat theater, and several teaching studios.
Each year we share over 70 readings, workshops, community events, and productions.
Each year over 2000 aspiring and professional child and adult actors from all over the world study with us.
In 1995, TBG won a Drama Desk Award for off-off Broadway Excellence. In 2005, TBG was nominated for Drama Desk Award for Best Play. In 2013, TBG won a Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Solo Show.
In 2013, TBG alumni won an Academy Award, Emmy Award, and Lucille Lortell Award.
In 2015, Theatre Communications Group, one of the most prestigious publishers of performing arts books in the US, published “An Actor’s Companion” by TBG co-Artistic Director Seth Barrish, which details The Barrow Group’s approach to acting.
Equal Opportunity Statement
The Barrow Group reaffirms its policy of equal opportunity regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (including gender expression), age, marital status, disability, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam era veteran. This policy applies to all programs and facilities, including, but not limited to, admissions, educational programs, and employment. Any discriminatory action can be a cause for disciplinary action.
The Barrow Group is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation, contact email@example.com at least ten days in advance.