Barry DeBois is an actor and singer based in New York City. He is a patent-carrying designer-turned-actor who studied drama and vocal music throughout high school and college. From fronting bands to theatrical productions, Barry has performed in venues ranging from playhouses to cruise ships all around the world.


Barry DeBois is a writer and director for stage and screen. He wrote and directed the short film "Train Approaching", which was selected for the 2015 Coney Island Film Festival. He is also a Music Director and served as the Music Captain on the 2016/17 National Tour of Once the Musical. Barry is passionate about leading collaborations.


Barry DeBois is a producer and editor and the co-founder of Bruth Media, an all-purpose media and production collective based in New York City. Bruth Media produces film, television, theatre and new media. They also provide photography, graphic design, and video production services.



Once tells the story of Guy, played by Barry DeBois... It was the most beautiful piece of theater I’ve ever seen.
— Georgia Davis, The Post Athens, October 14th, 2016 (of Barry DeBois as Guy in Once the Musical, National Tour)
Barry DeBois and Elena Juliano play Guy and Girl, perfectly portraying the lovers crossing-in-the-night story... Their rendition of ‘Falling Slowly’ awakes the soul and brings a tear to every eye.
— Avery Anderson, MET Media, September 13th, 2017 (of Barry DeBois as Guy in Once the Musical, Midtown Arts Center)
Barry DeBois as Tony has a crystal clear tenor and sweet-cored toughness as the young man struggling to break free of his history.
— Ted Larsen, Parma Sun Post, March 12, 2009 (of Barry DeBois as Tony in West Side Story, Cassidy Theatre)
A skilled vocalist, resourceful actor and appealing stage presence
— Dan Kane, The Canton Repository, September 23, 2008 (of Barry DeBois as Jamie in The Last Five Years, Players Guild Theatre)