Weekly Notice- Winter Week #4

January 30 – February 5, 2017

Winter Term: Week #4

HB Studio

January 30 – February 5
Register now for half-term classes starting February 13!
Winter Term runs 10 weeks, January 9 – March 19, 2017.

Browse classes & register online.
Also check out our short-term workshops, and 5-week classes starting Feb 13th.
Spring Term registration begins February 6th.
  • UNION DISCOUNT*: AEA, SAG/AFTRA, AGVA, WGA and Dramatist Guild members receive 10% off studio classes for Spring Term. 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.

Now Accepting Scholarship & Workstudy Applications
for the Spring Term!

Application deadline: January 30th.
Apply Online


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A Life In The Theatre by David Mamet is presented by special arrangement with SAMUEL FRENCH, INC. Proceeds support HB Studio’s World-Renowned Training, Practice and Development Programs for Aspiring and Professional Theater Artists.


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

UTA Hagen Institute PROGRAMS

Hagen Summer Intensive

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.
June 19 – July 28, 2017 | Mon – Fri,
 9am – 5pm | $3,250
APPLY ONLINEApplications are accepted on a rolling basis
Early Admission Deadline: March 4, 2017
NYC Auditions: March 18, 2017
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Hagen Core Training

A full-time one-year training program for actors who seek full immersion in the practice of their craft.
Sept 18, 2017 – June 8, 2018 (3 terms)
Mon – Fri, 9:30am – 3:30pm | $13,500
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Early Admissions Deadline: March 4, 2017
NYC Auditions: March 19, 2017
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Hagen Teacher Training

For the continuing professional development of educators and artists. Experience the depth and value of Uta Hagen’s Object Exercises and scene study process in actor training.
July 31 – August 5 | Mon – Sat, 9:30am – 4:30pm | $750
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis
Application deadline: June 26, 2017
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Acting in Accent: Irish

With Amanda Quaid
Fridays | February 17 – March 17
10am – 12pm | $205
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Acting Through the Method of Etudes 2 – Scenes

With Snezhana Chernova
Sundays | February 19 – March 19
1pm – 4pm | $270*

Open to students who completed Etudes 1.
*If purchased with Etudes 1, both for $525

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The Actor’s Homework: A 4-Part Series

With Carol Rosenfeld
Saturdays & Sundays | 1:30pm – 5:30pm
$265 per workshop / $955 if purchased as a series
Workshop 1: Jan 21, 22, 28, 29
Workshop 2: Feb 18, 19, 25, 26
Workshop 3: March 18, 19, 25, 26
Workshop 4: April 8, 9, 22, 23
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Free! Actor’s Taxes

With Dominic Comperatore
Saturday, February 11
2:30pm – 4:30pm | Free!
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Henrik Ibsen Scene Study

With Austin Pendleton
Mondays | February 13 – March 13
6:30pm – 9:30pm | $275

New students must apply. Apply online by Jan 30.
Studio Practice level students may register without application.

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Events & Performances

Faculty News Meet Our Faculty

Victor Slezak appears in SUMMIT, part of AdA: AUTHOR DIRECTING AUTHOR, at LaMama, Jan 19 – Feb 5.

Arthur French appears in THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH with Theatre for a New Audience. Feb 14 – March 19.

Maria Fontanals has been nominated for an ACE award as Best Comedic Actress 2016 for her role in “Ni tan divas ni tan muertas” by Indira Páez.

Marsha Mason will star in WATCH ON THE RHINE at Arena Stage this winter, directed by Jackie Maxwell. Feb 3 – March 5.

Reed Birney appears in MAN FROM NEBRASKA by Tracy Letts, directed by David Cromer. At Second Stage, January 26 – March 12.

Ted Brunetti will be back in NYC when A BRONX TALE goes to Broadway. Previews began Nov 3.

Frank Wood appears in THE BABYLON LINE, at Lincoln Center. Previews began Nov 10.

Student & Alumni News Meet Our Alumni

Ellis Vizcarra appears in DARK PLACES on the Investigation Discover Channel as Richard Ramirez, the Night Stalker. To air March, 2017. He also appears in the short film DIFFERENT COLORS, to hit film festivals later in 2017.

Joan La Barbara is Music Director of Robert Ashley’s anti-war opera, DUST at The New School, Arnhold Hall, Stiefel Concert Hall, 55 W. 13th St. Thurs – Sat. Feb 2-4, 8pm, Sat. matinee at 3pm. A co-production of College of Performing Arts, Mannes, Drama Dept and Lang School of Jazz, The New School.

Matthew Widman’s HOMELAND SECURITY has been chosen to be part of the Madlab Theatre Company’s 18th Annual Theatre Roulette festival in Columbus, Ohio. Directed by Stephen Woosley, May 11, 19 and 27 at 8pm. HOMELAND SECURITY premiered as part of the HB Studio Office Plays Festival in 2014.

Frankie Delessio and Hila Ben Gera produce Lama Theater and The Poked Bear’s production CHARLIE’S WAITING. At Under St. Marks Theatre, Jan 26 – Feb 5

Elizabeth Primamore‘s play, THE PROFESSOR AND MICHAEL FIELD, has achieved the status of semifinalist for the Eugene O’Neill’s 2017 National Playwrights Conference.

Kathleen Peirce appears in MAN FROM NEBRASKA by Tracy Letts, directed by David Cromer. At Second Stage, January 26 – March 12.

Paolina Weber appears in NORTHBOUND at Theater For The New City, February 9-26. This is a historical play set in the 1860’s about Slavery in America and the abolitionist movement.

Julia Lederer‘s play WITH LOVE AND A MAJOR ORGAN has been published by Scirocco Drama (J. G. Shillingford Publishing).

John Higgins appears in SYLVIA at Arc Stages in Westchester. Feb 3 – 18.

Juan Pablo di Pace appears in his new cabaret solo show, ACT ONE, at 54 Below. Feb 21 – 22.

Kim Paris appears in INTO THE OUTBREAK, a feature horror film written and directed by Larry Rosen. She also appears in LAST CALL, a dramatic short film she co-produced with writer and director Larry Rosen.

John L Payne appears in MACBETH at Frog and Peach, Jan 19 – Feb 12.

Cynthia Nixon appears alongside Laura Linney in THE LITTLE FOXES, at the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre. Performances begin March 29.

Drew Stone appears in TWELFTH NIGHT, Jan 26 – Feb 26, with the Pittsburgh Public Theater.


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