Barbara Kahn, Private Acting and Playwriting Coach


Multi-award-winning playwright/director/actor has been offering private coaching for more than twenty-five years. Reasonable, non-exploitive rates with discount options.

Contact Information

East Village location New York, New York, United States 10003

phone: view phone646-263-9140




Actors: There is no secret to auditioning. Just take your talent, add a little common sense and hard work...

Get the job: design a dynamic resume, learn audition etiquette, choose and prepare monologues, get tips on doing cold readings, callbacks and prepared auditions, do practice auditions.

Develop your craft: learn basic and advanced acting techniques for creating character and relationships, using time and place, breaking down the script, finding the action and conflict, putting it all together.

Playwrights: YOU decide what to write. I help you with dramatic structure and clarity.

What makes a play, create specific and complex characters, write believable dialogue, develop characters' relationships, learn importance of time and place, action and conflict, scene and act structure.

Writing a one-person play, turning your life experience into a stage-ready performance piece.

All sessions are held in a theater space in the East Village, convenient to public transportation.

Hours of work

Mon noon to 6:00 pm
Tues noon to 10:00 pm
Wed noon to 10:00 pm
Thu noon to 6:00 pm
Fri noon to 6:00 pm
Sun 5:00 to 9:00pm


East Village, Manhattan

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