Author: Catrin Lloyd-Bollard

Summer Term starts June 13: Apply Now for Financial Aid, Schedule Your Audition, and More.

REGISTRATION FOR SUMMER TERM OPENS MAY 1.
Summer Term will run 10 weeks, June 13 – August 22. (No classes July 4).
Browse classes & register online. We also offer a variety of workshops.

FINANCIAL AID: Scholarship & Work-Study Applications for the Summer Term 2017 are now open! Deadline: April 24.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT*: Register by May 31 with code SUMMER17W for 10% off.

UNION DISCOUNT*: AEA, AGVA, AGMA, SAG/AFTRA, WGA and Dramatist Guild Members receive 20% off when registering for Summer term by May 31. Present membership card in the office or email a copy to registration@hbstudio.org

INTAKE AUDITION / CONSULTATIONS: Interested in our upper level classes? Audition & consult with a panel of HB’s faculty to discuss your goals, where you are in the work, and plan your course of study at HB Studio. For audition schedule, details and sign up info, visit the Auditions & Prerequisites page.

REEL SUBMISSIONS: Are you a working professional seeking a place to practice? Submit your reel and resume for placement into our studio practice classes.

*Discounts not valid for workshop offerings, cannot be combined, and cannot be applied retroactively

Half-Term Classes Start April 24 – with Austin Pendleton, Laura Esterman & More

Join us for the second half of Spring Term with one of these 5-week classes or workshops:

Scene Study – Studio Practice  – with Austin Pendleton
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM | Mondays | 4/24/2017 – 5/22/2017 | $280.00
Open to Studio Practice Level Students or by Audition or Submission

Actuar en español / Acting in Spanish  – with Pablo Andrade & Maria Fontanals
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Wednesdays |  5/3/2017 – 5/31/2017 | $230.00

Scene Study 3 – with Laura Esterman
10:00 AM – 12:30 PM | Fridays | 5/5/2017 – 6/2/2017 | $255.00
Open to Acting Level 3 Students or by Audition or Submission

Shakespeare Scene Study – with Austin Pendleton
10AM – 1 PM | Sundays | 5/7/2017 – 6/4/2017 | $275.00
Open to Studio Practice Level Students or by Application

Volunteer at Spring Clean Up!

SEEKING VOLUNTEERS:
Please join us for some time during April 25-28 to help spruce up our working home. All Key Students, FA’s and SA’s are required to participate in one 4-hour shift. Breakfast and lunch will be provided to volunteers! Use our online form to sign up:

VOLUNTEER SIGN UP

SEEKING FOOD DONATIONS:
Can’t spare the time but want to support the effort? Donate refreshments to keep our volunteers well fed! Please contact Megan Foehr at mfoehr@hbstudio.org with offers of food donations.

Jane Streeton of London’s RADA to teach Singing on Stage masterclass

Wednesday & Thursday | April 12-13, 2017
11AM – 4PM | $195 |
Audits: $30 each day. To audit, please call: (212) 675-2370 x1
SIGN UP

Jane Streeton, Coordinator of the Singing Team and Course Leader for the Musical Theatre Courses at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, will offer this two-day intensive for singing actors (and acting singers). This features techniques from Jane’s book Singing on Stage: An Actor’s Guide (June, 2014), nominated for ‘Outstanding Book of the Year Award for Theatre and Higher Education’ (ATHE) and also named in the ‘Top 7 Training Books of 2014’ by ‘The Stage’. Jane will work with students individually in a master class setting for two sessions, such that the individual receiving feedback and those observing, both gain from the advice being provided. Students should fully prepare 2 songs, of which one will be chosen to work on during each session class. Each student must bring good, clear copies of the sheet music for the accompanist to play.

Ms. Streeton is an international soprano soloist in opera and concert and has worked as a singing coach and vocal advisor for film, with the BBC, in West End musicals, at the Royal Shakespeare Company, the National Theatre and Shakespeare’s Globe.

An accompanist will be provided.

Singing on Stage An Actor’s Guide is available for purchase at the registration office.

Austin Pendleton to teach “Directing for the Stage” this Spring

OBIE Award-winning director and celebrated actor Austin Pendleton launches a new class at HB Studio this Spring: “Directing for the Stage.” Pendleton, who has been teaching sought-after Scene Study classes at HB Studio for decades, will now share his directorial expertise with aspiring and established directors alike. The class, now enrolling, is scheduled to start March 20, 2017.
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The Uta Hagen Institute: Summer & Year-Long Acting Intensives

The Uta Hagen Institute at HB Studio offers full-time immersion in Uta Hagen’s practical approach to acting craft. Its two key programs are highly structured, integrated courses for students with serious professional and artistic intent. Now accepting applications for:

The Hagen Summer Intensive

June 19 – July 28, 2017 | Mondays – Fridays,
 9:00 am – 5:00 pm | $3,250

A rigorous, 6-week workshop that probes the practical applications of Uta Hagen’s technique as discussed in her book A CHALLENGE FOR THE ACTOR. Classes include: Acting Technique, Scene Study, Alexander Technique, Movement & Voice…learn more

The Hagen Core Training

September 18, 2017 – June 8, 2018 (3 terms) | Mondays – Fridays, 9:30am – 3:30pm | $13,500 Continue reading →

Announcing the 2017 HB Residency Recipients

The HB Artistic Council has selected the following six projects for the 2017 HB Residency Season:

Flight Over Wasteland
Lilya Lifanova & Hiroya Miura

(February/March) An experimental theater and film project by visual artist and director Liliya Lifanova in collaboration with composer Hiroya Miura. This duo comes together to create an adaptation of T.S. Eliot’s The Waste Land, reimagined and retold in a series of evocative tableaux vivants, choreographed gestures, actions, sculptural objects, and sound. Continue reading →

Financial Aid: Apply Now for a Scholarship or Work Study for Spring Term!

Applications for the Spring Term have closed.
Application deadline: January 30.

Scholarships support partial enrollment in one Studio class, and are awarded through consideration of both merit and need. Scholarships are given with the expectation that those supported will lead their fellows in attendance, preparation, and demonstration of full commitment to their work in class. Continue reading →

Half-Term Classes Starting Feb 13! With Austin Pendleton, Laura Esterman, and More.

Join us at HB for the second half of Winter Term with one of these 5-week classes or short- term workshops!

Scene Study – Studio Practice  – with Austin Pendleton
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Mondays | 2/13/2017 – 3/13/2017 | $280.00
Open to Studio Practice Level Students or by Audition or Submission

Introduction to Dramatic Writing – with Ed Napier
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM | Mondays | 2/13/2017 – 3/13/2017 | $255.00

Henrik Ibsen Scene Study – with Austin Pendleton
6:30 PM – 9:30 PM | Mondays | 2/13/2017 – 3/13/2017 | $275.00
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