Student Resources

Student IDs

Registered students may request an HB Studio Identification card, which may be used for student discounts at participating vendors, partners, shows, and at HB Studio events. Student offers are announced on our 2nd-floor bulletin board and through our email Weekly Notice. For full-time students, Photo IDs are available for a cost of $10.

Student Discounts

A 10% discount with the HB Student Identification card is currently available at:

BookBook
266 Bleecker Street

Capezio Dance Theatre Shop
201 Amsterdam Avenue @69th Street

Integral Yoga Institute NYC
227 West 13th Street

Prosmile Dental Services
53 West 72nd Street @ Columbus Avenue

Students may also use the card for discounted tickets at participating theatres. Contact the venue box office in advance to inquire about any discounts with your student ID card. Check our email Weekly Notice or the 2nd-floor bulletin board for current student discounts and ticket offers.

Uta Hagen’s classic acting texts, A CHALLENGE FOR THE ACTOR and RESPECT FOR ACTING, and DVDs of UTA HAGEN’S MASTER CLASS are available for sale in the 3rd-floor office. We also carry the anthology THE TRAINING OF THE AMERICAN ACTOR, which features an article by Carol Rosenfeld on Uta Hagen’s way of teaching, Carol Rosenfeld’s workbook ACTING AND LIVING IN DISCOVERY, and Jack Garfein’s LIFE AND ACTING.

Life in New York City

New York City is one of the globe’s most vibrant cultural epicenters. Diverse and teeming with energy, life in New York City is a stimulating, rich experience. NYC boasts art museums that rival the best in the world; theatre to take in every night of the week; nightlife that will keep you dancing into the early morning; rock concerts, symphonies and operas; beautiful parks and gardens; and delectable food from around the world. For those on a tight budget, NYC has plenty to do for free or on the cheap–check out the Museum of Modern Art free of charge on Friday evenings, snag an inexpensive student-rush ticket to an off-Broadway show, or take a walk along the Highline Park on a Spring afternoon. With so much going on, it is impossible to do it all–but with public transportation running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can always try!

For performers and artists, New York City is the place to come to be inspired–with so many opportunities to create art, meet fellow collaborators, audition, perform, and play, the city will motivate and energize you to diligently pursue your dreams and aspirations.

Useful NYC Links

NYC Subway Map
NYC Bus Map
The New York Subway Finder (find subway directions to any street in Manhattan)
Embark (Phone app to help you find subway directions to any location in Manhattan and Brooklyn)
Guide to New York City restaurants, theatres, and shopping

Drama Resources

Drama Book Shop
250 West 40th Street

BookBook
266 Bleecker Street

Samuel French
235 Park Ave. South

Character Studies
(online)

Dramatists Play Service
440 Park Ave. South

Greenwich Village

HB Studio is located in a region of Manhattan called Greenwich Village. This neighborhood has a rich and diverse history dating back to 1712. The area is easily accessible to major subway and bus lines as well as the CitiBike program. You will be surrounded by numerous restaurants, shopping, nightlife and activities but will just as easily get to relaxing parks and recreation areas.

Housing Opportunities

Although we have tried to include only reputable housing agents, we ask that you please check out facilities carefully before committing yourself. HB Studio assumes no responsibility for any housing listings included in this guide.

Apartments.com
Campus Rent
Hostels.com
Housing NYC
Intern Housing
Airbnb
Gypsy Housing
Craigslist
Apartment List
Rent to Own
Areavibes

EDUCATIONAL HOUSING
31 Lexington Avenue
New York City, NY 10010
PHONE 212–977–9099 ext:330 or 800–297–4694

THE SAINT GEORGE RESIDENCE
100 Henry Street (55 Clark St.)
Brooklyn, NY 11201
PHONE 212–977–1745 or 800-385-1689

Quality Student Living
1760 Third Ave. residence (at 97th ST.)
212-977-9099 ext. 3300 or 212-600-5000

Summer Housing

NYU LAW SCHOOL – SUMMER LIVING PROGRAM
240 Mercer Street
New York, NY 10012–1558
PHONE: 212–998–6512
FAX: 212–995–4033

NYU SUMMER HOUSING
14A Washington Place
New York, NY 10003
212-998-6512 Fax 212-995-4037

TEACHERS COLLEGE – GUEST HOUSING
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY
230 Amsterdam NYC, NY 10023
212-678-3235

Men’s Residences

KOPLING HOUSE
165 East 88th Street
New York, NY 10128
Phone 212-369-6647

WEST SIDE INN
237 West End Avenue
New York, NY 10025
212-866-0061 Fax 212-866-0062
westsideinn@aol.com

VANDERBUILT YMCA
224 East 47 Street
New York, NY 10017
212-756-9600

WEST END STUDIOS / Chocolat Hostel
850 West End Ave (101 St)
New York, NY 10025
212-749-7104 / 212-662-6000
westendstudios@aol.com

Women’s Residences

THE BRANDON RESIDENCE FOR WOMEN
340 West 85th Street
New York, NY10024
212–496–6901

CENTRO MARIA
539 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
212–757–6989
Cenmariany@mindspring.com

MARKLE EVANGELINE RESIDENCE
C/O REGISTRATION DIRECTOR
123 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
PHONE: 212–242–2400 FAX: 212–229–2801

KATHERINE HOUSE
Carmilite Sisters of St. Joseph
118 West 13th Street
New York, NY 10011
Phone 212-242-6566

Co-Ed Residences

WEST SIDE YMCA
5 West 63rd Street
New York, NY 10023
212-875-4100

HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL
American Youth Hostels
891 Amsterdam Ave. (at 103rd St.)
New York, NY 10025
212-932-2300 / 212-932-2574

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE
500 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10027
212-316-8400