Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Barbizon Grad Katie Watkins BUSY in LA


WOO HOO! Our talented girl Katie is zipping around LA booking gigs, auditioning, and overall becoming a success in the industry these days! Our girl has taken a lead in four independent films, a supporting role in another film, a LEAD in a pilot called "Sleepless on Sunset", and in April, she'll be filming another supporting role in a short film! WHOA! What else is cool? Katie's beau is an actor too and has been in several big name films like: "Band of Brothers," "Basketball Diaries," "Hook," among many others... Now, however he's making his directorial debut for his first short film titled: "Baby Bomber" that will debut at the Cleveland Film Festival this year! Of course Katie will be in town to root on her man, so be sure to head up to the fest yourself this year to hang out with a Barbizon Alum and possibly hear more about her successes in the national market.

Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Barbizon of Akron Grad John Passio Nabs a Role on the Disney Channel


WOO HOO! Not only does John Passio AKA "Vianney" have a terrific new look shown here on your favorite Barbizon of Akron blog, he also has terrific news as well! This good looking dude made the move out to LA a couple of years ago to pursue his modeling and acting dreams and has had great success. Most recently John can boast about a role he just took on in the show: "Good Luck Charlie" on the famed Disney Channel, as well as getting booked for oodles and oodles of print work as well for various clothing and cologne companies. After taking a look at how fab-o John looks here you'll understand why the clients can't get enough!

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Barbizon Grads Participate in Bridal Show


There are lot of bridal shows this time of year for all of the newly engaged folks to attend, and Mr. Anthony's is one that our models always look forward to. A handful of our graceful models including Rachel Tirpak who is shown here, whisked down the runway in beyond gorgeous gowns feeling very much like a princess. Our girls looked so fab on the catwalk that we just had to share a few photos with you and of course brag a bit about how wonderful our models did at the show! Check it out!

Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Barbizon of Akron Grads Anna and Kayla in Print for DOTS


Our pretty Barbizon girls Anna and Kayla sure are having a blast at all the awesome shoots that they have been doing with DOTS! Our girls are requested over and over again due to their ease in front of the camera and of course their infectious smiles that just light up the room! Oh, and they don't mind getting to prance around on set in all the LATEST fashions before anyone else!


Check out these stylish gals right here on the Barbizon of Akron blog FIRST!

Monday, February 1, 2010

Congrats Goes out to Barbizon of Virginia Graduate Caressa, the NEW Miss America!




Isn't she gorgeous?! Wow wee how cool is it that Caressa, the new Miss America is a Barbizon Virgina graduate?! We couldn't be more thrilled that this glamazon got her start with the Barbizon finishing program that sure provided her with the skills necessary to be poised and confident on stage and to ultimately win the crown!
What else is cool? Caressa is also a former Barbizon of Virginia instructor who passes along all of her industry insights to the eager minds of those who can't wait to get a start in this exciting field of modeling and acting! Let's hear it for Caressa!