TWO WEEK Professional Acting Intensive

Starts: Monday, September 10, 2018
September 10th thru 21st, Monday thru Friday, 10am-5pm

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Instructor: Seth Barrish

Theater Direction: Mike Birbiglia's Thank God for Jokes, Martin Moran's All The Rage (Lucille Lortel Award for BEST SOLO SHOW), Mike Birbiglia's My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, (Lucille Lortel Award for BEST SOLO SHOW, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for Best Solo Show), Mike Birbiglia's Sleepwalk With Me (Nightlife Award for OUTSTANDING COMEDIAN IN A MAJOR PERFORMANCE), Martin Moran's The Tricky Part (OBIE Award, Drama Desk Nominations for BEST PLAY and BEST SOLO SHOW), David Edgar's Pentecost (Drama Desk Nomination for BEST PLAY), Jon Maran's Old Wicked Songs (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award & Garland Award for BEST DIRECTION), and Good (Straw Hat Award for BEST DIRECTION), among dozens of productions spanning a 40-year career Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway, in regional theater and internationally. Seth directed the NETFLIX special Mike Birbiglia: My Girlfriend's Boyfriend and co-directed the NETFLIX special Thank God for Jokes.  He co-directed Mike Birbiglia’s feature film Sleepwalk With Me (winner of the BEST OF NEXT at the Sundance Film Festival. Theaters Seth has worked with include Berkeley Rep, New York Theater Workshop, The Long Wharf, The McCarter, The Geffen Playhouse, The Intiman, Sundance Theatre Lab, The Promenade, The Signature Theater, Asolo Center for the Performing Arts, San Jose Rep, The La Jolla Playhouse, Two River Theater, Playhouse 91, La Mama e.t.c., The Perry Street Theatre, Provincetown Rep, and The Barrow Group—a New York City theatre company where he is Co-Founder and Co-Artistic Director. A professional acting and directing teacher, Seth recently served as a Master Teacher at the International Director’s Symposium in Spoleto, Italy, and is author of the book An Actor’s Companion–Tools for the Working Actor, published by TCG.  Seth was a consulting producer on Mike Birbiglia's film Don't Think Twice and a producer on Mike Birbiglia’s CD “Sleepwalk With Me Live.” As an actor, Seth appears regularly in film and on television.

Instructor: Lee Brock

Lee Brock has worked in numerous roles as an actor and director at The Barrow Group, and has appeared in theaters throughout the country (Manhattan Theater Club, The Kennedy Center, Playhouse 91, the Lucille Lortel Theater, The Bay Street Theater, Capital Rep, the Perry Street Theater, La Mama e.t.c., and many more). Her television appearances include several leads on LAW & ORDER, and guest spots on SEX & THE CITY, LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, THE INIVISBLE MAN, THE GUIDING LIGHT, and THE DOCTORS. Film: TADPOLE, REMEMBER ME, LABOR PAINS, and ON THE OUTS amongst others.


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



MondaySeptember 10, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
TuesdaySeptember 11, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
WednesdaySeptember 12, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
ThursdaySeptember 13, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
FridaySeptember 14, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
MondaySeptember 17, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
TuesdaySeptember 18, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
WednesdaySeptember 19, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
ThursdaySeptember 20, 201810:00 am - 5:00 pm
FridaySeptember 21, 201810:00 am - 5:00 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.