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Improv For The Actor

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Location: Hell's Kitchen
312 W 36th St 3rd Floor
(Btwn 8th & 9th Avenues)
New York, New York 10018
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Class Information

  • Class Level: Beginner
  • Age Requirements: 13 and older
  • Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this improv class:

This class introduces students to the fundamentals of improvisation and explores the practical application of improv techniques to the work of the actor.

Exercises and games focused on agreement, spontaneity, and self-expression will heighten the actor’s creativity, playfulness, storytelling abilities, and confidence. 

Students will gain valuable tools that can be applied to auditions, rehearsals, performances, and other professional acting situations. 

Refund & Cancellation Policy

All payments are non-refundable.Full payment or a deposit of 50% is required in advance in order to secure your spot in a class. The remaining balance is due before the first day of class.

Teacher: Mark Grenier

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Mark Grenier is an actor, director, and teacher in New York City. He has an extensive background in improvisation and currently teaches improv classes at The Barrow Group and Magnet Theater, where he also served as the Training Center Director. He has taught over a thousand students in innumerable classes at many schools and organizations, including The All Stars Project, The Barrow Group, Fairfield University, Magnet Theater, Marymount Manhattan College, The Peoples Improv Theater, Polaris North Theater Company, and Stand Up Showcase, as well as at festivals around the country. Students have appeared in commercials, television shows such as Boardwalk Empire and The Colbert Report, in films, and on Broadway. In addition to studying improv with master teachers that include Armando Diaz, Mick Napier, and David Razowsky, he studied acting at The Atlantic Theater Company, The Barrow Group, and Michael Howard Studios and has a degree in film from Brooklyn College. He currently performs with three-person improv group, Theory of Everything, every Saturday night at Magnet Theater.

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The Barrow Group Acting School
Hell's Kitchen
312 W 36th St
3rd Floor
Btwn 8th & 9th Avenues
New York, New York 10018

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School: The Barrow Group Acting School

Founded in 1986, The Barrow Group is an award winning non-profit Off-Broadway theatre company, acting studio/school & arts center located in the heart of New York City.

The Barrow Group Acting School/Studio offers courses in acting and directing.  

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Reviews of Classes at The Barrow Group Acting School

(3 Reviews)

Attended: Playwriting Intensive

Carlos C H. gave this class 5 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Attended: Weekend Acting Workshop

Rina Hayashi gave this class 1 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Attended: Playwriting I: Jumpstart

Very motivating. Good exercises, good encouragement. Good jump start!

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