Robert Serrell is an experienced coach and teacher, actor and director, and arts administrator and business leader.
As an acting and voice teacher, he is currently on faculty at The Actors Studio MFA Program at Pace University (named by The Hollywood Reporter one of the top 25 Actor Training Programs), The Barrow Group (alumni and past company members include Anne Hathaway, Vera Farmiga, and Denis O’Hare), and Shakespeare & Company (the largest classical theatre company in New England). His private coaching clients include actors, lawyers, doctors, corporate executives and t.v. personalities.
As an actor, he has performed Off-Broadway, in the New England premier of Little Dog Laughed, and in several SAG Independent films. As a stage director, he has directed several productions with the award-winning Shakespeare & Co Education Program (Champions of Change award from Harvard University). Robert is also a Designated Linklater Voice Teacher and was mentored by stage legend Irene Worth.
Currently serving as Executive Director of The Barrow Group Off-Broadway Theatre Company, under his leadership CBS news named The Barrow Group one of the top five acting studios in New York City (Fall 2012). Over a 3 year period, he has increased earned revenue by 600% and increased website visits by 1400%.
As a marketing consultant, Robert has worked with several corporate, education and arts organizations on branding, website design, and search engine optimization, bringing many of them to the top page of Google for specific keyword searches.
He is a leader who thrives at the intersection of art, education and business.