Teen, Tween & Kids Summer Acting Camps

“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 school@barrowgroup.org.

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Monday, July 11, 2016
Instructor: Farrah Crane
Monday thru Friday, 10am - 5pm
Showing will be on Friday, July 15th at 4:30pm, $700

Monday, July 18, 2016
Instructor: Lily Zauner
Monday thru Friday, 10am - 5pm
Showing will be on Friday, July 22nd at 5pm, $700


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.

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Monday, July 25, 2016
Instructor: Farrah Crane
Monday thru Friday, 10am - 5pm
Showing will be on Friday, July 29th at 5pm, $700

Monday, August 8, 2016
Instructor: Farrah Crane
Monday thru Friday, 10am - 5pm
Showing will be on Friday, August 12th at 5pm, $700


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.

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Monday, August 1, 2016
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Monday thru Friday, 10am - 5pm
Showing will be on Friday, August 5th at 6pm, $700


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.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Instructor: Quinn Vogt-Welch
Monday thru Friday, 10am - 5pm
Showing is on Friday, July 15th at 6pm, $995


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.

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Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Instructor: Shannon Patterson
Mondays thru Thursdays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 4 Weeks
Showing will be on Friday, July 29th at 8pm, $995

Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Instructor: Elizabeth Bennett
Mondays thru Thursdays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 4 Weeks
Showing will be on Friday, July 29th at 6pm, $995

Monday, August 1, 2016
Instructor: Mark Grenier
Mondays thru Thursdays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 4 Weeks
Showing will be on Friday, August 26th at 6pm, $995


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.

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Monday, August 1, 2016
Instructor: Quinn Vogt-Welch
Mondays thru Thursdays, 2:30pm - 5:30pm, 4 Weeks
Showing will be on Friday, August 26th at 7:30pm, $1,195

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!

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Monday, August 8, 2016
Instructor: Mark Grenier
Monday thru Friday, 10am - 5pm
Showing will be on Friday, August 12th at 6pm, $750

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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Monday, August 8, 2016
Instructor: K. Lorrel Manning
Monday thru Friday, 10am - 2pm, $995

If you have any questions, please contact school@barowgroup.org.