Friday, July 30, 2010

Ensemble Members Form Prod Co.

Barefoot Studio Pictures - Founded by a small group of Ensemble Members from New York City's critically acclaimed Barefoot Theatre Company, Barefoot Studio Picutres is an LA & NYC based independent company dedicated to the production and development of feature, short and viral films.  Reminiscent of the gritty, visceral and character driven pictures from the late 60's and early 70's era, we explore stories from a truthful place that ignite passion, incite laughter, and provoke discussion.  As bold, commanding and powerful as its theatrical partner, Barefoot Studio Pictures promises to take artistic risks to bring a memorable cinematic experience to life.    Company (pictured from L to R): Will Allen, Joseph Sousa, Dan Graff, Christopher Whalen, Francisco Solorzano & Jeremy Brena (not pictured).   Contact: 6711 Yucca Street, # 214, Hollywood, CA 90028 / PH: (212) 802-8305.   Members joined this past month in Los Angeles office to take part in a writing retreat.  There are currently several projects in the works.  Stay tuned for more info and preproduction news.  

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Ensemble Member, Pamela Seideman

Ensemble Member and director Pamela Seiderman directs Alfred Uhry award winning play, The Last Night Of Ballyhoo at Hofstra University (produced in conjunction with The Gray Wig). 


(produced in conjunction with The Gray Wig)
a play by Alfred Uhry

Friday, July 16, 23, 30, 2010 8 pm
Saturday, July 17, 24, 31, 2010 8 pm
Sunday, July 18, 25, August 1, 2010 2 pm
Monroe Lecture Center Theater

$25 adult
$20 senior citizen (over 65)
$18 matriculated non-Hofstra student
$15 Hofstra faculty/staff/student with current HofstraCard (two-ticket maximum)

Pamela was last seen directing Suite Horovitz at Theatre For The New City for our 70/70 Horovitz Project.

Pamela Seiderman

Theater: on the Barefoot Board and has been a member of Barefoot Theatre Company since 2001. Pamela has Directed Barefoot's productions of Never The SinnerSecurity and A Mother's Love. Other directing credits: Les Miserables (School Edition), Singin' in the RainLove LettersHouse of Blue LeavesInto the WoodsA Midsummer Night's DreamThe Importance of Being EarnestBrighton Beach MemoirsLend Me a TenorThe Last Night of BallyhooPippin and West Side Story. In her past life, Pamela worked as a production assistant for the Broadway production of the Tale of the Allergist's Wife and as the Musical Theatre resident at Playwright's Horizons. She served as a Teaching Artist for the Roundabout Theatre and the Metropolitan Opera Guild. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Director's Lab. Currently, she teaches theatre at South Side High School in Rockville Centre, NY. Pamela is a graduate of Brown University and holds an MFA in Directing from Brooklyn College as well as an MS in Education from Queens College. Member Since 2001.

Wednesday, July 28, 2010

Ensemble Member, Lorraine Rodriguez

Ensemble Member, Lorraine Rodriguez can be seen at this year's acclaimed NY Int'l Latino Film Festival.

short film called "Taught to Hate" at the NY Int'l Latino Film Festival. Screenings will be Thursday July 29 at 2:30pm and Sunday August 1 at 2pm, at The School of Visual Arts Theater 333 W 23rd Street (Bet. 8th and 9th Ave.), New York, NY.

Lorraine was most recently seen in numerous events/readings for our 70/70 Horovitz Project including the Horovitz Marathon at Theatre Row Theatres.

Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Ensemble Member John Harlacher

Barefoot Ensemble Member John Harlacher directs 'Penetrating The Space', written and performed by
Kim Katzberg.

This is a funny funny show about addiction, incest, rape,
fame seeking, tormented bisexuality, and the politics of Theatre. July 31st! One night only workshop performance!
For tickets click : OR For tickets, pics and to read more about the show go Dixon Place: 161A Chrystie Street (Btwn Delancey and Rivington) New York, NY 10002 (212) 219-0736 F to 2nd Ave / 6 to Bleecker JMZ to B o w e r y /B,D to Gr a n d
JOHN HARLACHER - An actor and director. As an actor, NY theatre credits:Dog Day Afternoon, Rats,Next!, Complete Control(Barefoot Theatre Company)Danton's Death (Prospect Theatre Company), The Little Prince (Theatron),Young Adolf Hitler (La Mama). Film credits: Love Simple and The Cry of Dracula. He wrote and directed the feature filmUrchin, about a homeless boy searching for the paradise under New York City. Urchin was released theatrically in 2007 and is distributed worldwide on DVD. In 2008, Urchin was banned in Malaysia as "a threat to culture." He also is known for directing the Halloween event Nightmare: Ghost Stories, which America Online declared "America's #1 Haunted House." Member Since 2008.

Friday, July 16, 2010

Announcing Barefoot Theatre Kids!!!

Nicole Haran & Stonie Darling join the Barefoot team to create Barefoot Kids, an educational outreach program bringing children's theatre into the community through Brooklyn schools.  

BFK introduces children to every facet of theater production: auditioning, script analysis, acting, character development, costume design, and finally set & lighting design.   Our program emphasizes the joy of performing arts in a collaborative, fun loving atmosphere.  Our goal is to achieve the highest quality standard possible, while offering an imaginative and creative environment for after school enrichment.  Past productions include: Tom Sawyer, Charlie Brown and Pinocchio.

If you are interested in meeting with us to discuss a BFK production at your school or taking classes, please send an email to us at
- Nicole & Stonie
Nicole Haran - Director of Education
Stonie Darling - Co-Director of Education

Sunday, July 11, 2010

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Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Ensemble Member, Jeremy Brena

Ensemble Member Jeremy Brena stars in the film, The Same Deep Water As You along with a cameo from another Ensemble Member, Chiara Montalto.   The Same Deep Water As You is a short film that brings to life the fear and suspicion we all face in our work, our marriage and our lives.  Gwen is a stay at home mom with an intriguing hobby: she goes after email scammers.  But she soon learns her marriage is something of a scam itself.

Saturday, July 3, 2010

Barefoot Theatre Co. works on sale...

Israel Horovitz's New Shorts - Bridal Dance & Fiddleheads and Lovers & Affection in Time & The Fat Guy Gets the Girl & Beirut Rocks & The Audition Play & The Hotel Play & Cat Lady & Inconsolable & Speaking of Tushy & 2nd Violin & The Race Play~ Israel Horovitz

This brilliant collection of Horovitz’s newest one-act plays can be mixed and matched to form several “theme” evenings.

For example, nine of these plays formed the highly-successful off-Broadway show “Israel Horovitz’s New Shorts” - The Bridal Dance, Affection In Time (The Prologue), The Fat Guy Gets The Girl, Beirut Rocks, The Audition Play, The Hotel Play, Cat-Lady, Inconsolable and The Race Play.

Additionally, six of these plays were joined to create an evening called “6 Hotels” - Fiddleheads and Lovers, Speaking of Tushy, Beirut Rocks, (intermission), The Audition Play, The Hotel Play, 2nd Violin. And recently, an off-Broadway show was created by Barefoot Theatre Company entitled “The Middle-East (in pieces)”, comprising of A Mother’s Love, Security, Beirut Rocks, and What Strong Fences Make