Brad Barfield is a professional Actor/Director/Teacher, and has been working professionally in New York and South Florida since 2004. Brad studied acting at Alexander W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts, continued on to North Carolina School of the Arts, and graduated from FAU with a BA in Theatre-Acting. He moved to New York where he worked at theatres such as the Henry Street Settlement, Cherry Lane Theatre, and the Studios at Lincoln Center. Since childhood, Brad has been seen numerous times on both the stage and screen in South Florida with some of his favorite roles being Robbie in Splitting Infinity, and Jim in The Glass Menagerie.
Mr. Barfield has taught at various studios in the area and started his teaching career at BAK MSOA as an acting instructor. Brad then ran the drama program at Palm Beach Lakes High School for four years, where his students received many top honors and scholarships for acting. Mr. Barfield has studied and performed on the Globe stage in London, England and has been positively reviewed in the New York Times. Mr. Barfield is currently the Acting/Directing/Theatre History teacher at his Alma Mater A.W. Dreyfoos School of the Arts where he has directed successful productions of The Diary of Anne Frank, and the main stage selection for the Florida State Thespian festival for 2016 , Romeo and Juliet. Mr. Barfield has an extensive knowledge of improvisation, character development, mask exploration, physical comedy/clowning skills, heightened language, Shakespeare, and acting on film. All of these tools, and his years of experience make Mr. Brad Barfield’s classes some of the most engaging acting classes in the area.