Celebrating 38 Years of TBG!

Doug GoldringTBG Updates

On The Barrow Group’s Birthday… TBG turns 38 this month! We are so proud to celebrate 38 years of inspiring and enriching lives through the power of storytelling. Thank you to our entire community, from those who were there when we began in 1986, to those who have only recently …

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

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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 …

Class Feature – April 2024

Doug GoldringTraining

Check out our April 2024 Class Feature with: Upcoming Spring classes Youth Summer Camps and Intensives Applications for the 6-Week Summer Program …and more!  

Actors Needed: Open Call Audition for TBG 1-Year Directing Program

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Open Call Announcement! Actor Auditions for TBG’s 1-Year Directing Program Actors are needed for scene work for the Spring Culminating Performances of our 1-Year Directing Program with Seth Barrish and Lee Brock. Actors must be available for in-class facilitated rehearsals on several Mondays between 6:30-9:30pm April 22-June 24 and at …

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 …

LOST…FOUND Heads to Edinburgh!

Doug GoldringProduction, TBG Updates

We are proud to announce that LOST…FOUND, a solo show written and performed by K. Lorrel Manning and directed by Lee Brock and Christine Cirker, which was the debut production in TBG’s brand-new studio theater, is headed to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer! On the heels of a major childhood …

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 …

Class Feature – Late March 2024

Doug GoldringTraining

Check out our Late March 2024 Class Feature with upcoming classes for adults and youths, summer camps and intensives for youths, as well as an invitation to apply to our 6-Week Summer Professional Acting Program! TBG’s full schedule of upcoming classes is available here.

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 …

Apply to the 6-Week Summer Program!

Doug GoldringTraining

It’s one of the most popular offerings at TBG! Lee Brock with 6-Week Summer Professional Acting Program Students Under the guidance of master teachers Seth Barrish and Lee Brock, students begin with script analysis and an introduction to the Barrow Group approach. The program then moves to Scene Study, Monologues, …

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 …

Class Feature – March 2024

Doug GoldringTraining

Check out our March 2024 Class Feature with upcoming classes for adults and youths, summer camps and intensives for youths, as well as an invitation to apply to our 6-Week Summer Professional Acting Program! TBG’s full schedule of upcoming classes is available here.