Atelier Past Faculty

Seth Barrish

Seth Barrish headshot

Photo courtesy Seth Barrish


Directing Credits: (Broadway) The New One; (Off Broadway) The New One (Outer Critics Circle Award: OUTSTANDING SOLO PERFORMANCE); The Tricky Part (OBIE Award, Drama Desk Nominations for BEST PLAY and BEST SOLO SHOW); All The Rage (Lucille Lortel Award for BEST SOLO SHOW); My Girlfriend’s Boyfriend, (Lucille Lortel Award for BEST SOLO SHOW, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominations for BEST SOLO SHOW—Final performance at Carnegie Hall); Sleepwalk With Me; Pentecost (Drama Desk Nomination for BEST PLAY), Old Wicked Songs (Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award & Garland Award for BEST DIRECTION); and 17 Minutes among dozens of productions spanning a 40-year career Broadway, Off Broadway, Off Off Broadway, in regional theater and internationally. Film & TV Directing Credits: Sleepwalk With Me (co-Director); Netflix Comedy Specials: The New One (Director); Mike Birbiglia—My Girlfriend's Boyfriend (Director); and Thank God for Jokes (co-Director). Seth is a professional acting and directing teacher and author of the book An Actor’s Companion–Tools for the Working Actor. Producer: Sleepwalk With Me Live. Consulting Producer: Don’t Think Twice; Working it Out Podcast. As an actor, Seth appears regularly in film and on television. Seth is also a composer and most proud of his affiliation with his family, Lee Brock, Phillip and Rachel Barrish.

Campus Address

Lewis Arts complex
122 Alexander Street