From theatre, films and TV Series to owning her own acting studio The Joanne Baron/D.W.Brown Studio, Joanne Baron talks about the acting business and how it´s changed.
Joanne Baron is an actress, producer, and the Artistic Director of the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio in Santa Monica, CA.
Joanne studied the Meisner Technique under Sanford Meisner and William Esper and subsequently trained to teach, becoming an instructor at The William Esper Studio in New York. Joanne is also a highly regarded actress in theater, television, and film, whose credits include Spider-Man 2, This is 40, Introducing Dorothy Dandridge, Valley Girl, Real Genius, “Curb Your Enthusiasm,” and “Mad Men.” Joanne has produced and starred in films such as Perfume with Jeff Goldblum and Michelle Williams and Allie and Me, for which she received a Best Actress Award from The RiverRun Film Festival for her performance in the title role. She has also received Dramalogue award for her lead performances in “Daughters,” and “There Once Was A Girl from Pawtucket,” which she also wrote.
Over thirty years ago, Joanne created the Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio. The Studio has been a wellspring for the theatrical casting and producing community and is home to more than 250 actors, writers, directors, and producers a year including Halle Berry, Robin Wright, Mariska Hargitay, Patrick Dempsey, Tom Shadyac, Michael Rymer, Sherri Shepherd, and Leslie Mann. For more information regarding The Joanne Baron/D.W. Brown Studio visit www.baronbrown.com.
From New Haven Connecticut,
Moved to NY second year of college with a play
Flies back and front from New York and Los Angeles
Moved to Los Angeles due to film and TV series
The Joanne Baron/DW Brown Studio
The making of “Perfume”
Working with Jeff Goldblum
Be good at what you do and be good to work with
WHAT DOESN´T WORK
No training, technique, skills and impossible to work with
Trade phone numbers/ annoying the star