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.

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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!

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016
Instructor: Farrah Crane
Wednesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 10 Weeks, $495

Saturday, April 9, 2016 Sold Out
Instructor: Stephen Singer
Saturdays, 10am - 1pm, 10 Weeks - no class 5/28, $495

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Instructor: Ron Piretti
Sundays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 10 Weeks - no class on 5/29, $495

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Instructor: Andres Petersen
Sundays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 10 Weeks - no class on 5/29, $495

Monday, April 11, 2016
Instructor: Alyson Schacherer Rutter
Mondays, 2:30-5:30pm, 10 weeks - no class 5/30, $495

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Instructor: Anthony Gillan
Wednesdays, 11am-2pm, 10 weeks, $495

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Instructor: Anthony Gillan
Thursdays, 11am-2pm, 10 weeks, $495

Thursday, April 14, 2016
Instructor: Alyson Schacherer Rutter
Thursdays, 6:30 - 9:30pm, 10 weeks, $495

Friday, April 15, 2016
Instructor: Shannon Patterson
Fridays, 11am-2pm, 10 weeks , $495

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Instructor: Martin Van Treuren
Saturdays, 1:30pm - 4:30pm, 10 Weeks - no class on 5/28, $495

Saturday, April 16, 2016
Instructor: Sidse Ploug
Saturdays, 5pm - 8pm, 10 Weeks - no class 5/28, $495

Sunday, April 17, 2016
Instructor: Mark Grenier
Sundays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 10 Weeks - class on 5/29, $495

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Instructor: Sidse Ploug
Tuesdays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 10 Weeks, $495

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Instructor: Martin Van Treuren
Tuesdays, 6:30-9:30pm, 10 weeks, $495

Thursday, April 21, 2016
Instructor: Martin Van Treuren
Thursdays, 2:30-5:30pm, 10 weeks, $495

Thursday, July 7, 2016
Instructor: Martin Van Treuren
Thursdays, 6:30-9:30pm, 8 weeks, $425

Friday, July 8, 2016
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Fridays, 2:30-5:30pm, 8 weeks, $425

Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Saturdays, 10am - 1pm, 8 Weeks, $425

Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Saturdays, 1:30pm - 4:30pm, 8 Weeks, $425

Saturday, July 9, 2016
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Saturdays, 5pm - 8pm, 8 Weeks, $425

Sunday, July 10, 2016
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Sundays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 8 Weeks, $425

Monday, July 11, 2016
Instructor: Stephen Singer
Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm, 8 weeks, $425

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.

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Saturday, April 9, 2016
Instructor:
Saturdays, 2:30 - 5:30pm, 10 weeks - no class 5/28 and 6/4, $495

Sunday, April 10, 2016
Instructor: Ron Piretti
Sundays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 10 Weeks - no class on 5/29, $495

Wednesday, April 13, 2016
Instructor: Alyson Schacherer Rutter
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm, 10 weeks, $495

Friday, April 15, 2016
Instructor: Shannon Patterson
Fridays, 2:30-5:30pm, 10 weeks , $495

Friday, April 15, 2016
Instructor:
Fridays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 10 Weeks, $495

Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Instructor: Sidse Ploug
Tuesdays, 11am - 2pm, 10 Weeks, $495

Wednesday, July 6, 2016
Instructor:
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm, 8 weeks, $425

Saturday, July 9, 2016
Instructor:
Saturdays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 8 weeks, $425

Sunday, July 10, 2016
Instructor:
Sundays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 8 Weeks, $425

Read more about The Barrow Group Acting Approach here.