Paige Jennifer Barr

Paige Jennifer Barr

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Paige Jennifer Barr is an accomplished actor, sketch performer, writer and casting director living in New York City. She has performed at The Upright Citizen's Brigade theatre, The PIT, The Laugh Factory, The Broadway Comedy Club, and many others. She was a performing, writing and contributing member of the feminist sketch comedy group 'Women Aren't Funny' and 'More Famous-er' for many years. She was also on the UCB improv team 'Bogus Sting' and a co-originator of the improv genre 'the evente'. She has many national network commercials running and a great internet spot for Planters Peanunts new campaign 'Power of the Peanut'.

She has most shot a few scenes as Dr. Cohen, opposite Eddie Falco in 'Nurse Jackie'.

She is an accomplished comedy short filmmaker - writing, producing and acting in many of her projects. Her most recent work the pilot 'Life of the Party', a wacky 1/2 hour comedy, has done well in festivals and will be pitched to networks in the coming year. She is also a talented Casting Director freelancing with some of New York's Top commercial casting companies.

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National Network
National Network
National Network
National Network
Power of the Peanut

Metamucil Health Bar - Michael Strahan
HBOGO
Swanson
Intel
(dir) David Gordon Green of East Bound & Down

Film / TV

Nurse Jackie
Sarah's Key
Celebrity Apprentice
How to Drive Everyone Crazy
Critical Rescue (2 Episodes)
Reality Rewind (Pilot)
Venus and Lola
Upright Citizen's Brigade

Dr. Cohen
Ornella
Linsey
Elena
Lead
Lead
Lead
Receptionist

opposite Edie Falco director Jesse Peretz
opposite Kristin Scott Thomas & Joanna Merlin
Guess that Stain - with Ms. Joan Rivers
(voice - Animated Series)
Discovery Channel
Max Curious Productions
Two She's Productions
Comedy Central

Comedy

Power of the Peanut (webisode)
Stand Up
Women Aren't Funny
Eight is Never Enough
The Evente
Bogus Sting
New York Renaissance Faire

Elaine
Regular Performer
Writer Performer
Regular Performer
Founding Member
Armando Diaz
Featured Performer

(dir) David Gordon Green of East Bound & Down
Voodoo Lounge Bam Bam Slam
New York City - PIT etc.
The Laugh Factory
Upright Citizen's Brigade
Upright Citizen's Brigade
New York

Theatre

24 Hours Plays
Quilters
Wizard of Oz
John Grace Ranter
Fiddler on the Roof
A Day in the Death of Joe Egg

Betty
Lisa etc. (Lead)
Wicked Witch
Ma
Yente
Shelia

African American Series
Fredericksburg Theatre
Pennsylvania Youth Theatre
Tom O'Horgan Director
Culbreth Theatre
Helms Theatre

Training - New York

Scene Study: Actor's Alliance
T.V. / Film: Bob Krakower, Gayle Keller, Marci Phillips, Ted Sluberski, James Calleri
Stage Combat / Rapier: Dan O'Driskel - Jiri Schubert
Clowning: Dominique Jando (Big Apple Circus), Hovey Burgess (Ringling Bros)
Shakespeare / Voice: Patsy Rodenburg (Royal National Theatre) - Lynn Singer T.Schreiber
Improvisation: Amy Poehler (SNL), Ian Roberts (Bring It On), Armando Diaz- UCB*Comedy Central

Education

University of Virginia B.A. in Drama

Skills

Dialects: British, French, Italian; USA-Southern, Northern, Midwestern
Juggling: boxes, scarves
Additional: stilt walking, some uni-cycling, smoke rings, cigars, cigarettes, stage combat experience

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Ad Council - 'Grown Up'

Trojan condom - 'Big Deal'

Trojan Condom - 'An Excited Couple'

Ad Council - 'My Savings are Gone'

Ad Council - 'Time Machine'

Trojan Condom - 'Son Condones'

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