Join us for our April Improv Sharing!

Doug GoldringCommunity, Student Sharings

Wanna see some Improv?! Come by TBG on Saturday, April 20 at 7pm to see our April Improv Sharing, featuring students from Improv I and Improv II under the guidance of TBG teaching artists Samantha Evans and Chris Roberti! Reserve your free ticket here or just come on by!

Stephen Singer: Staying In Class

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Why am I still taking acting classes at this point in my life? After a long career edging towards 50 years? I am talking specifically about taking class at TBG, with Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, though I have trained in other techniques along the way. The following is an excerpt …

Teacher Spotlight: Lauren Lay

Doug GoldringCommunity, Training

We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Lauren Lay! Read our interview with her below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? LL: I love welcoming people to this world of acting, which feels so grand and mystical, and distilling it down to …

Lee Brock: Can’t

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I’m teaching a ten-week monologue class. I ask everyone to bring in contemporary material, and also, of course, Shakespeare. A student, Alex, says, “I can’t do Shakespeare.” I think, “Can’t” is a strong word. It stops us from having an experience.  “Can’t…” brings us to a full stop. Alex continues, …

Newsletter – April 2024

Doug GoldringCommunity, TBG Updates

Check out our April 2024 Newsletter here! This month’s newsletter features: Upcoming Spring classes Youth Summer Camps and Intensives Applications for the 6-Week Summer Program A Youth Open House to try out our classes An Improv Class Sharing …and more!

Teacher Spotlight: Edward Stanley

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We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Edward Stanley! Read our interview with him below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? ES: How much time have you got? There’s so much, but one thing I really love about the Beginner track is …

Alyson Schacherer: That Second Go Feeling

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Have you ever wanted the first go of a scene to feel more like the second go? Me too. And I’ve heard this from students in class a lot, sometimes with a bit of frustration or longing. Years ago my friend and fellow teacher Chris Wells and I were talking …

Teacher Spotlight: Arlene Hutton

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We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Arlene Hutton! Read our interview with her below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? AH: The students! Experiencing the “aha” moments. Watching a playwright find their voice. Connecting my students with theatres. And, most of …

Lee Brock: Change The Sentence In Your Head

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I’m teaching. Two actors finish their scene. One of them says, “That was so horrible. I wasn’t real. It was just terrible.” I pause and walk slowly to the side of the stage.  “Why don’t you change the sentence in your head” “What do you mean?” “It’s just a sentence …

Teacher Spotlight: Lunie Jules

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We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Lunie Jules! Read our interview with her below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? LJ: I love when people light up when they see a tool at work, or when it’s used. I always start every …

Lee Brock: Surrender

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I am standing on top of a ridge at thirteen thousand feet after hiking a bit with my skis on my shoulder.  My son wants to start the day off with the deepest powder.   I haven’t done this run in years and not with this much powder.  I throw …

Newsletter – March 2024

Doug GoldringCommunity, TBG Updates

Check out our March 2024 Newsletter here! This month’s newsletter features: Upcoming Spring classes Youth Summer Camps and Intensives Two weekends of free student sharings, including “After-School Cafe,” performed by and written in collaboration with our Tween Performance Ensemble Applications for the 6-Week Summer Program …and more!

Teacher Spotlight: Ron Piretti

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We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Ron Piretti! Read our interview with him below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? RP: I love watching students in my class progress. I think The Barrow Group approach is very accessible. When I teach …

Arielle Beth Klein: Learning From Young Artists

Doug GoldringCommunity, Training

Some of the most extraordinary experiences I have while teaching come when I’m leading youth classes. Young artists are a constant reminder of the importance of play, imagination, and joy. Three ideas come to mind most clearly when I think of what I’ve learned from kids about storytelling: 1. Storytelling …

Teacher Spotlight: Kate Neuman

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We’d love to introduce you to one of our incredible TBG teaching artists, Kate Neuman! Read our interview with her below… — What do you enjoy most about teaching? KN: I love seeing actors come into their own, realizing that they have all they need just as they are – the …

Mike Giese: Small Rooms

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Ask any actor and they’ll tell you that some of the best acting they’ve ever seen has not been on screen or on a stage, but in small rooms. A play reading in a living room. A scene study class in an out-of-the-way studio space. Sharing a monologue in some …