Our Expanded Space – Take a Look!

Doug GoldringTBG Updates

We are proud to officially announce the expansion of our Performing Arts Center on the 9th floor of 520 8th Avenue! TBG now occupies 19,155 square feet, with a 60-seat studio theater, eight rehearsal studios and conference rooms, and multiple communal areas for artists, patrons, and students to gather and …

Edinburgh LOST…FOUND Tickets are On Sale

Doug GoldringProduction, TBG Updates

Tickets are now on sale for LOST…FOUND at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival! We are thrilled for this important work to continue its journey following an initial run in TBG’s mainstage theater this fall. LOST…FOUND written and performed by K. Lorrel Manning directed by Lee Brock and Christine Cirker On the heels of …

Teacher Spotlight: John Yearley

Doug GoldringCommunity, Training

We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, John Yearley! Read our interview with her below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? JY: Finding teaching in midlife is one of the great gifts of my life, so it’s hard to narrow it down to …

Kate Neuman: How It Should Be

Doug GoldringCommunity

Your idea of a character is necessarily less interesting than you are, because it’s only a part of you. – Seth Barrish, many years ago. I’ve been an actor for a long time; I became a writer more recently. I’ve found that, for both, releasing my ideas of “how it …

Class Feature – June 2024

Doug GoldringTraining

Check out our June 2024 Class Feature with: Upcoming Summer Classes Youth Summer Camps and Intensives Applications for the 6-Week Summer Program (Spots are limited!) Applications for 1-Year Programs starting Fall 2024 for Actors, Directors, and Teens …and more!

Join us for our June Improv Sharing!

Doug GoldringCommunity, Student Sharings

It’s Improv Night again! Come by TBG this Friday, June 14 at 7pm to see our next Improv Sharing, featuring students from Improv I and Improv II under the guidance of TBG teaching artist Samantha Evans! Reserve your free ticket here or just come on by!

Teacher Spotlight: Dinanda Klaassen

Doug GoldringCommunity, Training

We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Dinanda Klaassen! Read our interview with her below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? DK: Oooh, so many things! When the class and I are in “the playground.” I often talk about the playground metaphor in …

Lee Brock: Compare and Despair

Doug GoldringCommunity

Today I had a conversation with a fantastic artist. He mentioned, “I’m having some issues with Compare and Despair.” “Why?” “I just heard a song a guy wrote, and I think it’s better than anything I’ve ever written.” “But you are so talented and have accomplished so much!” He shrugged …

Newsletter – June 2024

Doug GoldringCommunity, TBG Updates

Check out our June 2024 Newsletter here! This month’s newsletter features: Upcoming Adult Classes Youth Summer Camps and Intensives Applications for the 6-Week Summer Program and 2024-25 1-Year Acting and Directing Programs Culminating Performances for 2023-24 1-Year Acting and Directing Programs An Improv Class Sharing …and more!

Teacher Spotlight: Brian Rojas

Doug GoldringCommunity, Training

We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Brian Rojas! Read our interview with him below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? BR: [I love] creating an environment for a class to be silly, vulnerable, playful, and supportive with each other. Also, how …

We’ve got Weekend Workshops all Summer!

Doug GoldringTraining

Maybe you’ll be hitting the beach a lot this Summer.  Sounds nice! But you can still fit in a class with us, because we’ll have Weekend Workshops on offer most every weekend from June 1 through August 25. Check out the options… June 1 and 2 – Beginner Acting June 15 …

Class Feature – Late May 2024

Doug GoldringTraining

Check out our Late May 2024 Class Feature with: Upcoming Summer Classes Youth Summer Camps and Intensives Applications for the 6-Week Summer Program Applications for 1-Year Programs starting Fall 2024 for Actors, Directors, and Teens! …and more!

Thank You for Your Support!

Doug GoldringProduction, TBG Updates

Thanks to all who came out to our Spring Benefit Reading of Triptych by John Yearley last week! We are so grateful for this community’s support, and for the lovely, moving evening. Kudos to Eric Paeper, Tricia Alexandro, and Michael Giese on the beautiful direction and performances! PC: Jolene Siana …

Ron Piretti: The Joy is in the Work

Doug GoldringCommunity

It is important to have a goal, but so often we forget about the journey. It seems we tend to look for the final result. The joy is in the work. That is where creativity begins. We draw from what we know and those who have gone before us. We …

“An Actor’s Companion” in Backstage!

Doug GoldringPress

We already knew how great a book “An Actor’s Companion” is, but we sure appreciate Backstage for mentioning it in their article “These 5 Great Books About Acting Can Upgrade Your Performance!” Congrats to Seth! If you don’t have your own copy, grab one today! Copies are available online or …