Beginners Acting Classes

“The Barrow Group was really the acting institution that taught me how to act.  I worked with the best teachers…Lee Brock and Seth Barrish, who taught me why less is really more.”
Anne Hathaway, Academy Award Winner

Note: If you are a more experienced actor and would like to learn about our Scene Study Classes for Professionals, please click here.  The Beginners acting class is for ages 18 and up. If you are interested in our Teen or Kids Acting Classes, please click here.

GOOD by C.P. Taylor

Vera Farmiga in GOOD by C.P. Taylor

Beginners Acting Class I: The Basics
View: Beginner Acting Class I Course Outline
This 10-week class is designed for the beginning / amateur adult actor, and will teach you the fundamentals of the craft. The class highlights quick and powerful ways to make your performance more natural and spontaneous. No experience is necessary.  A great start for the beginning actor!

Beginners Acting Class II: Getting Specific
This 10-week class is a follow-up to Beginner Acting Class I, and focuses on scene study and script analysis.  After taking this class, beginner students can audition to be a part of the professional Scene Study Intensive Workshops.

Read more about The Barrow Group Acting Approach here.