ESL Beginner Acting Class I: The Basics

Starts: Tuesday, January 23, 2018
Tuesdays, 2:30pm-5:30pm, 10 Weeks

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The English as a Second Language (ESL) class combines The Barrow Group approach to acting alongside diction work (including pronunciation, intonation, and stress). The acting work is adapted so that it also engages the vocal work.

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Instructor: Kate Neuman

Kate appeared in TBG’s 2017 Mainstage production of Enemy of the People, as well as in TBG’s 2009 workshop of the play. Other TBG productions include Short Stuff 1 and 2Dream of a Blacklisted Actor, and F.A.B. Women at TBG’s Fast and Furious and According to the Chorus. Other New York theater credits include productions at such theaters as Soho Rep, The Public Theater, Ensemble Studio Theater, The Workshop, The Lambs, and The Jewish Rep. Regionally, she has been seen at The Long Wharf, The Philadelphia Company, and Florida Rep, to name a few. She has appeared in soaps and episodics on TV, and she was featured in the first Miramax film, Playing for Keeps.

In 2005, Kate began teaching ESL. She has been on the ESL faculty at Columbia University, NYU, and Hunter College, where she designed and teaches an acting course for advanced students. She also teaches Creative Writing in Hunter’s English department.

Kate holds an M.A. in English Literature from Columbia University, where she was a President’s and Nicholson Fellow, and an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from Hunter, where she was a Hertog Fellow.


Location: The Barrow Group
312 West 36 St, 3rd floor
New York, NY 10018
Phone: 212.760.2615



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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.
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