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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!

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Saturday, June 20, 2015
Instructor: Ron Piretti
Saturdays June 20th and 27th, 11am - 6pm, $325

Monday, July 6, 2015
Instructor: Stephen Singer
Mondays, 6:30-9:30pm, 8 weeks, $400

Tuesday, July 7, 2015
Instructor: Martin Van Treuren
Tuesdays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 8 Weeks, $400

Friday, July 10, 2015
Instructor: Shannon Patterson
Fridays, 11am-2pm, 8 weeks, $400

Friday, July 10, 2015
Instructor: Anthony Gillan
Fridays, 2:30-5:30pm, 8 weeks, $400

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Instructor: Quinn Vogt-Welch
Saturdays, 10am - 1pm, 8 Weeks, $400

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Instructor: Alyson Schacherer
Saturdays, 1:30pm - 4:30pm, 8 Weeks, $400

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Instructor: Sidse Ploug
Saturdays, 5pm - 8pm, 8 Weeks, $400

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Instructor: Mark Grenier
Sundays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 8 Weeks, $400

Saturday, August 1, 2015
Instructor: Ron Piretti
Saturday August 1st and 8th, 10am - 5pm, $325

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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Wednesday, July 8, 2015
Instructor: Alyson Schacherer
Wednesdays, 6:30-9:30pm, 8 weeks, $400

Saturday, July 11, 2015
Instructor: Anthony Gillan
Saturdays, 2pm - 5pm, 8 weeks, $400

Sunday, July 12, 2015
Instructor: Ron Piretti
Sundays, 6:30pm - 9:30pm, 8 Weeks, $400

Read more about The Barrow Group Acting Approach here.