In-Person Beginners Acting Class I: The Basics

Starts: Sunday, October 3, 2021
In-Person - Sundays, 2:30-5:30pm, 10-Weeks

This event is in the past.


This 10-week class is designed for the beginning / amateur adult actor, and will teach you the fundamentals of the craft. The class highlights quick and powerful ways to make your performance more natural and spontaneous. No experience is necessary.  A great start for the beginning actor!

For more information about this class, please click here.

Please note, to register for an in-person class, students must be vaccinated. Please review our training program policies here.



Instructor: Blaire O'Leary

Blaire O’Leary is a New York based actor, producer, and teaching artist.  She joined The Barrow Group in 2011 as a member of the Apprentice Company.  NY theatre credits include work at HERE, 59E59, The Living Theatre, Governors Island, The Soho Playhouse, Queens Theatre, Dixon Place, Galapagos Arts Space, PopUP Theatrics, International Wow & Shrunken Shakespeare Company.  She is also co-founder of the Brooklyn based Exquisite Corpse Company, where she has produced and performed in both New York and nationally touring productions since 2012.  As a teaching artist, Blaire most recently joined the faculty of New Jersey Performing Arts Center's in-school residency program teaching Devised Theatre.    Blaire holds a BFA in Acting from Marymount Manhattan College.  More information is available at


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



SundayOctober 3, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayOctober 10, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayOctober 17, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayOctober 24, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayOctober 31, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayNovember 7, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayNovember 14, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayNovember 21, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayNovember 28, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 pm
SundayDecember 5, 20212:30 pm - 5:30 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.