Ron Piretti

Teaches at The Barrow Group Acting School

Ron Piretti is an actor, fight director and director. On Broadway, he has appeared as Officer Krupke in “West Side Story” and has appeared in many roles Off-Broadway, TV and Film. He is a Fight Director/Certified Teacher with the Society of American Fight Directors. He has staged the fights for the Broadway and touring productions of “West Side Story”, “In the Heights”, and the recent Broadway production of “The Miracle Worker” and many productions in and around NYC. As a director, his projects include “Romeo and Juliet” at Wagner College, “Big Mistake” by Theresa Rebeck at Marymount Manhattan College, and “Man in the Basement” by Arlene Hutton for The Barrow Group in NYC. For the Broadway Theatre Project, Ron has written and directed staged readings on such topics as Vaudeville, Cole Porter, The Gershwins, Woody Allen, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weil. He has taught acting and/or stage combat at The Studio in NYC, Actors Studio MFA Program at Pace University, Wagner College and Marymount Manhattan College. He received his MFA from the Goodman School of Drama.

Reviews of Ron Piretti

(6 Reviews)
Beginners Acting II: Getting Specific

9/4/2019
Antony K.

Attended: Beginners Acting II: Getting Specific


Ron Piretti is a great instructor. Delivers quick, direct, actionable feedback and always in a kind way

Beginners Acting I: The Basics

3/23/2019
Anonymous

Attended: Beginners Acting I: The Basics


I lovelovelove Ron as an instructor. This was my second class with him, and I'm taking Beginners II with him as well.

Beginner Weekend Acting Workshop

12/9/2018
Anonymous

Attended: Beginner Weekend Acting Workshop


Anonymous gave this class 2 out of 5 CourseHorse stars.

Beginner Weekend Acting Workshop

12/9/2018
Ashley T.

Attended: Beginner Weekend Acting Workshop


Ron is an amazing instructor and made the class so much less intimidating than I was expecting.

Beginners Acting I: The Basics

6/14/2018
Stephen O.

Attended: Beginners Acting I: The Basics


It was nice having the class with Ron And great experience, I love taking the next classes

Beginner Weekend Acting Workshop

8/13/2017
Anonymous

Attended: Beginner Weekend Acting Workshop


Fantastic experience, far beyond my expectations. Ron is a seasoned instructor who quickly got us comfortable with one another, and set up an environment that supported risk-taking, and encouraged learning by doing. Highly recommended for anyone wanting to test the waters of acting.