When NYC public schools are closed, BAL's door's are OPEN for creativity and play! Jan-Feb dates for PLAY in a Day (MLK Day and Mid-Winter Recess) are live now! Stay tuned as we continue to add more dates for 2020. ...

Join BAL for after-school classes in Winter/Spring 2020. We offer a diverse programming for youth from Pre-K through 10th Grades. NEW classes added include Broadway Bound Jr and Acting Ensemble. Check out our our full class menu today!...

1/6-2/10, 2020. Are you quick with a quip? Do you love to make people laugh or just want to know what it takes to mine and develop those funny or intriguing ideas you have? Well, now is your chance. Join BAL on Monday nights for an "Adults Only" Improv Class, taught by Tim Dougherty. Are you quick with a quip? Are you a good listener? Do you wish you were better? Do you love to make people laugh or just want to know what it takes to mine and develop those funny or intriguing ideas you have? Have you ever watched...

Does your child have dreams of being on Broadway? Do they ask you to be on TV or in the movies? And do you wonder….. How do we even get started?  Is it something we are even interested in pursuing? Brooklyn Acting Lab is excited to host an informational session with Lillian LaSalle, President of Sweet 180 Management and Production and long-time BAL parent....

10/28-11/20, 2019. Are you the funny guy at the office? Do you love to make people laugh or just want to know what it takes to mine and develop those funny ideas you have? Brooklyn Stand-Up is taught by Joe Larson, and will be a "hoot" for everyone from the aspiring professional stand-up comedian to someone who just wants to be more comfortable and engaging in their work presentations....

8/27-8/30, 2019. In a joint international partnership, Brooklyn Acting Lab will host Center of the Theatre of the Oppressed from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for a 4-Day intensive training workshop. Train with Geo Britto, the most experienced Joker from CTO in Rio de Janeiro and one of the first generation of students who trained with Augusto Boal when he returned to Brazil. The workshop will cover TO Exercises, the Theory, and Dramaturgy of Forum Theatre, including culminating in a Forum performance....

Join us this fall for programs in Park Slope and Ditmas Park! Lots of new programs available! We are also happy to announce that BAL is using a new registration system!...

July 17, 2019. Join us for this FREE, 3 hour experiential workshop as we use theater to explore our many intersecting identities. All are welcome! Using influences from devised and narrative theatre, participants will be encouraged to share their experience and personal alignment with their diverse identities. Over the course of the three hour workshop, we will collaboratively build a piece of theatre that explores how our identities are both personal and collective....

Join us on Sat, April 13, for a BAL Improv Troupe performance and workshop for Tweens and/or families....