Barry Yandell AEA
I am a working professional actor
Encouraging and celebrating uniqueness
Discovering hidden talents
Motivating students to discover ALL possibilities!
Frequently asked questions
What is your typical process for working with a new student?
Every actor is a unique individual. I choose material that highlights each student's strengths and interests and explores each actor's challenges. We can overcome these obstacles together.
What education and/or training do you have that relates to your work?
Bachelor of Arts - Theatre- Texas Wesleyan University
certified k-12. university of Texas at Arlington
Masters of Arts ( in progress- 12 hours to completion) The
University of Houston
Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts - London , England
Lincoln Center - New York City
Numerous voices featured on The Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon , etc
Voice Numerous video games including Borderlands series.
Do you have a standard pricing system for your lessons? If so, please share the details here.
90.00 oer session ( Approx 1.5 hrs each)
In person OR Remote
How did you get started teaching?
after completing my undergraduate theatre studies and working as a professional actor, writer and singer, I felt the calling to serve in the classroom. I taught speech, theatre and musical theatre for 25 years before pursuing acting full time😇
What types of students have you worked with?
I have coached a variety of students from children to adults-- Naturally gifted to those who simply loved the Arts- including successful students with special needs. several of my past students are enjoying great success as working actors, writers and producers in New York and worldwide. At this exact moment I have a student auditioning for his CALLBACK for Broadway's Dear Evan Hansen and the upcoming tour of Hamilton in lead roles!❤️
Describe a recent event you are fond of.
I love world travel and make it a point to stay current on Broadway, off Broadway, off off Broady, regional and community and educational theatre.
What advice would you give a student looking to hire a teacher in your area of expertise?
Search for a teacher who has your unique and best interests in mind! In my opinion, you should seek a coach who is a WORKING professional actor.
What questions should students think through before talking to teachers about their needs?
What will the coach require of me?
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What are your favorite roles you have played?
What action plan should I take to promote success/ personal fulfillment as an actor?