Modeling and Acting Centers


Are you interested in modeling and acting? Or maybe you are just looking for a place to build more self-confidence, work on your poise and develop interview skills? Barbizon can help find what makes you shine so you can reach your goals!

Barbizon is the top modeling and acting training center of its kind. There’s a reason why hundreds of thousands of graduates have walked the runway at Barbizon. We're the best when it comes to helping you bring out your best! So whether your dream is to pursue modeling, acting, another area of the entertainment industry, or even if you want to rule the boardroom, Barbizon’s program was created just for you.

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    Brittany Hollis
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    Zach Roerig
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    Nicole Anderson
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    Lyndsy Fonseca
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    Katrina Hoernig
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    Haley Bennett
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    Danielle Veenstra
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"If you really want to be a model, an actor, a singer or a dancer, this is the best way to do it. You get lots of experience, lots of stage time, everything you need to make your dreams come true."
– Emily Kenyon, Signed with Wilhelmina and Models International

Our graduates have graced the covers of top fashion magazines, walked in New York Fashion Week, flown all over the world to model for top designers in locations like Paris, Milan and Shanghai, appeared in print campaigns and so much more. Barbizon's modeling program is the product of more than 75 years in the fast-paced modeling industry.


"It's so much more than just a modeling program... it was an opportunity that gave me life skills that are absolutely unparalleled."
- 2010 Miss America Caressa Cameron

With acting classes that focus on everything from on-camera training to improv, we help you build the experience and teach lessons that will last a lifetime. Whether you dream of becoming an actor or you want to succeed in something else, this part of the program will help you find the voice and project the confidence of the best version of yourself!



  • Audition Practice
  • On Camera TV Classes
  • Poise and Posture
  • Commercial Acting
  • On Stage Showmanship
  • Commercial Print Modeling
  • Runway Techniques
  • Model Manners and Etiquette
  • Nutrition and Exercise
  • Art of Self Promotion
  • Industry Information
  • Photo Movement
  • Product and Fashion Ads
  • Self Confidence Development
  • Voice and Diction
  • Monologues
  • Grooming Skills
  • Improvisation
  • Essential Interview Skills
  • *Classes may vary dependent on location

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