Mark Grenier (he/him/his) teaches acting, improv, and filmmaking at The Barrow Group in NYC. His students and coaching clients have appeared in films from Columbia Pictures, Lionsgate, and Paramount Pictures; series on Comedy Central, HBO, and Netflix; national commercials; and on Broadway. He’s taught workshops and professional development seminars at Columbia University, The Ford Foundation, The Fulbright Association, Kaye Scholer LLP, Marymount Manhattan College, New York Film Academy, Pearson Education, Travelocity, Twitter, and WebMD. He studied acting and directing at The Barrow Group and The Atlantic Theater Company, improv and sketch comedy at Annoyance Theatre and The Upright Citizens Brigade, and filmmaking at the Graduate School of Cinema at Brooklyn College.
“More than any other improv teacher I’ve ever had, Mark created an environment for improvisation that is pure joy and play. And while I have taken classes from other teachers, none of them ever created a magic circle that lived up to the standard set by him.” – Yotam GingolD