Get to Know Eric Barr
A Stroke Survivor’s Tale
Eric was a co-writer, along with Charles Evered and Marty James, on the movie, A Thousand Cuts. His screenplay, Hole in the Sky, was a finalist at Sundance, and the screenplay, Cirque Berserk, was a winner at the Telluride IndieFest. You can read some of his short stories, published online at Connotation Press, here and here.
In addition to his writing, Eric has worked as a theatre director and acting coach for many years. He was the Artistic Director of the Porthouse Theatre in Cleveland, taught acting at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting (formerly Stella Adler Conservatory) in Los Angeles, and worked as an acting coach with the National Theatre of the Deaf.
Eric’s weekly podcast on acting, “Notes on Acting,” can be found at Acting Is…, iTunes, Stitcher, and In Demand Radio.