Beginners Acting Class I: Basics

Starts: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Thursdays, 11am - 2pm, 10 Weeks - no class 11/23

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TEACHER BIO

Instructor: Ron Piretti

RON PIRETTI is an actor, fight director and director.  On Broadway, he has appeared as Officer Krupke in “West Side Story”, regionally as one of the Clowns in “39 Steps” and has appeared in many roles Off-Broadway, TV and Film.  He is a Fight Director/Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors. He has staged the fights for the Broadway and touring productions of “”The Last Ship” (music and lyrics by Sting), West Side Story”, “In the Heights”, “The Performers”, “The Miracle Worker” and many productions in and around NYC.  As a director, his projects include “Romeo and Juliet” at Wagner College, “Big Mistake” by Theresa Rebeck at Marymount Manhattan College, “Alwida, the Pirate Queen at Snug Harbor and “Man in the Basement” by Arlene Hutton for The Barrow Group in NYC.  Ron has written and directed staged readings on such topics as Vaudeville, Cole Porter, The Gershwins, Woody Allen, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weil.  He has taught acting and/or stage combat at The Studio in NYC, Actors Studio MFA Program at Pace University, Wagner College and Marymount Manhattan College.  He received his MFA from the Goodman School of Drama. He is a founding member of The Performance Arts Project.

Instructor: Edward Stanley

EDWARD STANLEY has been a member of the Barrow Group community since 2012. He's worked as an actor and spokesperson in theatre, television, commercials, industrials, voiceover, and print for over twenty five years. During his ten years in Los Angeles he worked primarily in television, with roles on Modern Family, Hot in Cleveland, The Comeback, and Desperate Housewives, among others. Edward has performed extensively on stage in his hometown of Boston, working with SpeakEasy Stage, Provincetown Rep, Boston Lyric Opera, and the Charles Playhouse, and spent two seasons in nearly twenty productions with the Alabama Shakespeare Festival. Recent credits include Mark Antony with the Virginia Shakespeare Festival, Oberon and Theseus with the Shakespeare Forum, and Duncan in Punchdrunk's Sleep No More.  Edward holds a BFA from Adelphi University, an MFA from the University of Alabama, and has studied with the National Theatre Studio in London.

  

Location: 
In-Person Classes - 520 8th Avenue, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10018*
Online Classes - held via Zoom

*Valid government-issued ID required for entry to the building

   

Meets

ThursdaySeptember 28, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayOctober 5, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayOctober 12, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayOctober 19, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayOctober 26, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayNovember 2, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayNovember 9, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayNovember 16, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayNovember 30, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
ThursdayDecember 7, 201711:00 am - 2:00 pm
Please Note:

All payments for classes are non-refundable (unless a class is canceled).
If you need to cancel a class for any reason, you must notify us by email at least one week before the class begins, and we will apply a credit to your account for a future class.
As our faculty are all working professional actors, directors and playwrights, we reserve the right to change teachers at any time.
Commitment is for the duration of the session. THERE ARE NO CREDITS OR REFUNDS FOR MISSED CLASSES. If you discontinue any class before the ending date of the session, you forfeit your fee.