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"If you can dream it, you can be it."

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Since 1939, Barbizon has been developing aspiring models as the launchpad for industry. Whether it’s learning how the business works, perfecting camera and runway techniques or access to some of the world’s top industry pros, Barbizon is your best first step.

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Our Story

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 Women, Men, Kids and Teens all over the world.


Modeling is not a one size fits all career. There are many types of models and there are clients looking for kids and teens of many different looks. The modeling industry is one of the most competitive industries in the world. We can help your child begin to navigate all the opportunities that are available to them.

Barbizon’s modeling program will teach your child the basics of photo movement, runway techniques, projecting self confidence, television commercial aspects and more

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  • Runway Techniques

  • Photo Movement

  • Nutrition and Exercise

  • Industry Information

  • Product and Fashion Ads

  • Poise and Posture

  • Grooming Skills

  • Model Etiquette

  • Self Confidence Training

  • So Much More!

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1501 Broadway Suite 510,

New York, NY 10036


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