The world famous Barbizon Agency was founded in 1939 on Fifth Avenue in New York City. Notably the first and original fashion modeling agency in the world and a recognized part of the women's movement, Barbizon has been in forefront of the industry for over 70 years. Since its opening in 1939 by fashion model Helen Fraiser in New York City, the agency has been the industry leader in placing Woman, Men, Kids and Teens all over the world.

The Barbizon experience is about discovering what makes you special, and developing your one-of-a-kind “star” quality for the whole world to see. Our expert modeling and acting training, along with life-skills instruction, will give you the confidence and tools to shine for a lifetime.  

Barbizon has graduated thousands of successful kids that stand tall with confidence and become successful at whatever they choose.


Services Offered 
Curriculum offered may vary. Contact the Barbizon in your area for more details.

Acting Training and Instruction
Audition Practice
Sense Memory
Cold Reading
How to Understand a Scene
Interviewing Techniques
Focusing & Connecting to a Character

Modeling Training and Instruction
Makeup application, hair and skin care
Television Commercial
Personal Development
Nutrition and Exercise
Effective Speech and Voice Projection
Talk Show Workshops
Professional Photo Posing and Movement
Fashion Workshops
Runway Modeling Techniques
Fashion Show Techniques
Projecting Self Confidence
Wardrobe Planning and Accessorizing
Product modeling
TV Presence/ Public Speaking
Beauty Pageants

Personal Development
Dressing for Success
Self-confidence Development
Interview skills
Poise and Etiquette
Effective Speech and Voice Projection  

Notable Alums 
Carmen Electra
David Archuleta
Giuliana Rancic
Ryan Phillippe
Sean Faris

 Proud Sponsor of 2016 NYMetroParents Cover Kids Contest