“Whenever I’m asked by aspiring actors where I think they should study, I always recommend The Barrow Group… the smartest, least pretentious, simplest and most effective techniques I’ve ever come across.” — Allen Coulter, Director, “Vinyl” on HBO
Under the guidance of Barrow Group acting teachers, our youth summer programs introduce students to the Barrow Group approach to acting. These intensives reinforce working with ease, clarity, and simplicity. We also encourage an atmosphere of trust and PLAY!
7-9 Years Old Summer Acting Camps
For kids (ages 7 to 9) these one-week camps focus on acting and an introduction to the art of theatre. Students will work on ensemble building games, improv, story structure, scene study, movement, crafting sets, props, and costumes! The camp culminates in a showing in The Barrow Group’s Studio Theatre. For more information, please email email@example.com.
10-13 Year Old Summer Acting One Week Camps
For tweens we offer One-Week Acting Camps. This program will introduce students to the Barrow Group approach through ensemble building games, improv, script analysis, monologues, scene work, film/tv on camera acting, as well as rehearsal and performance tools. The program culminates in a showing of scene work in the Barrow Group Studio Theatre.
10-13 Year Old Summer Theatre Production and Performance One-Week Camp
For tweens we offer One-Week Theatre Production and Performance camp. In this one week camp, students will learn all of the artistic and technical positions in professional theater. The studnets will start by breaking into groups and writing a short play for themselves, which they will also act in. They will then step into the roles of director, producer, stage manager and design team for the other groups in the class. The camp culminates in a showing of their work in the Barrow Group Studio Theatre.
10-13 Year Old Summer Musical Theatre Camp
For tweens we offer Two-Week Acting Camps. This program will introduce students to the Barrow Group approach as applied to Musical Theatre Students will work on scenes, songs, movement, and audition technique . The program culminates in a showing of scene work in the Barrow Group Studio Theatre.
14-18 Years Old Summer Acting Intensives
For teens we offer 4-Week Summer Acting Intensives. These intensives will focus on ensemble building games, improv, script analysis, monologues, scene work, film/tv on camera acting, mock auditions, as well as rehearsal and performance tools. The program culminates in the Barrow Group Studio Theatre where students will perform short scenes for friends and family.
14-18 Years Old Summer Musical Theatre Program
For teens (14 – 18 yrs. old) we also offer a 4 Week Teen Musical Theatre Summer Program. The intensive begins with Barrow Group acting basics including script analysis and improv. From there students will learn how to apply the Barrow Group tools to their songs including how to break down lyrics and find the story of the song. Students will also learn the basics of a professional musical theatre audition: how to find a 16-bar cut in their song, working with an accompanist, and doing a mock audition. The class culminates in an open showing for friends and family in the Barrow Group Studio Theatre.
14-18 Years Old One-Week Improv and Sketch Comedy Intensive
For teens (14 – 18 yrs. old) we offer a One-Week Improv and Sketch Comedy Intensive. During this week, students will explore the basics of Improv, analysis classic sketches, writing their own sketches, acting in improv and sketch comedy. The intensive ends with a showing for friends and family to watch their work!
14-18 Years Old Two Week Filmmaking for the Actor Intensive
For teens (14 – 18 yrs. old) we offer a Two-Week Filmmaking for the Actor Intensive. This is a crash course intensive in DIY filmmaking. Students will create their own content by learning how to write, act, direct, and produce their own work. Students will learn the basics of screenwriting, setting up shots, sound, lighting, directing, and editing. Students will leave the class with edited footage of their work and clear next steps into the process. Students must provide their own/have access to an iPhone, iPad, or other camera as well as a laptop for editing.
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