Author: Catrin Lloyd-Bollard

Planning for Summer? Acting Classes for Kids and Teens

HB Studio is pleased to announce its Summer 2019 Young People’s Program:

Monologues and Auditions for Teens with Claudia Terry
Saturdays, 1-3pm | June 8-29

Acting for Young People (Ages 9-13) with Claudia Terry
Saturdays, 10am-12pm | June 15 – August 10

Acting for Teens (Ages 14-17) with Marlene Mancini
Saturdays, 10am-1pm | June 15 – August 10

Questions? Call the Registration Office at 212-675-2370 x.1 or Write to Us.

*Discounts valid for classes only; not valid for workshops, programs or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined nor applied retroactively.

Info Session – Full Time Acting Conservatory: The Hagen Core Training

Join us on June 5th to learn about HB Studio’s full-time acting conservatory program, the Hagen Core Training. With Program Director Mark Blum and Hagen Institute Director Jim Boerlin, along with graduates of the program.

The Hagen Core Training Information Session

2019-2020 Hagen Core Training

Mondays – Fridays, 9:30am-3:30pm
Three Terms: September 16, 2019 – June 5, 2020

WHAT IS THE HAGEN CORE TRAINING?

  • An affordable full-time one-year Actor Training program taught by world-class faculty/practitioners
  • An integrated progressive curriculum of essential classes: Acting Technique, Scene Study, Script Analysis, Movement, Alexander Technique, Voice and Speech
  • Rooted in the advanced teachings of Uta Hagen, you will probe, practice, stretch, risk, fail, play truthfully and find the courage not to settle for cliché or imitation
  • A safe place where you live in a state of constant discovery

Learn more about The Hagen Core Training.

Registration is Still Open for Spring (Part B) Classes & Workshops

Part B classes run for 5 weeks, Now through June 2, 2019 (No classes May 27).

Classes

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Register now for Spring Term!

Spring Weekly Classes run for 10 weeks, March 18 – June 2, 2019. (No classes April 23-28, nor May 27)

Browse Spring Term classes and register online. Also check out our short term workshops (updated regularly) and full time programs.

UNION DISCOUNT*: Industry Union Members receive 10% OFF Spring Term classes. Discount will automatically apply for HB-verified Union Members. To become verified, present your active union membership card in the registration office or email a copy to registration@hbstudio.org.

AUDITIONS: Interested in our upper level classes? Audition & consult with a panel of HB’s faculty. For details and sign up info, visit Auditions & Prerequisites.

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

*Discounts valid for classes only; not valid for workshops, programs or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined nor applied retroactively. Union discount available to AEA, AGVA, AGMA, SAG/AFTRA, WGA and Dramatist Guild Union Members.

INFO SESSION: The Performing Arts Legacy Project

Are you an Actor 62+ years of age interested in documenting your Legacy and Life’s Work? Are you someone interested in documenting the legacy of others?

This Spring HB Studio will offer a ten week workshop, pairing Actors 62+ years of age with Fellows, to walk each pair through the process of documenting the Actor’s legacy. Learn more about participating as an Actor or a Fellow at by joining us for an info session about the workshop:

PAL INFO SESSION
Monday, March 4th, 3:30pm-5pm
Playwright’s Room, HB Studio – 2nd Floor, 122 Bank Street
RSVP

ABOUT THE WORKSHOP: Continue reading →

Spring Registration is Now Open, with Early Bird Savings!

Spring Weekly Classes begin March 18, and run for 10 weeks through June 2, 2019. (No classes April 23-28, nor May 27)

Browse Spring Term classes and register online. Also check out our short term workshops (updated regularly) and full time programs.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT*: Use code SPRING19W for 10% OFF Spring Term Classes when registering by March 5, 2019.

UNION DISCOUNT*: Industry Union Members receive 20% OFF Spring Term classes through March 5, 2019, and 10% off thereafter. Discount will automatically apply for HB-verified Union Members. To become verified, present your active union membership card in the registration office or email a copy to registration@hbstudio.org.

AUDITIONS: Interested in our upper level classes? Audition & consult with a panel of HB’s faculty. For details and sign up info, visit Auditions & Prerequisites.

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

*Discounts valid for classes only; not valid for workshops, programs or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined nor applied retroactively. Union discount available to AEA, AGVA, AGMA, SAG/AFTRA, WGA and Dramatist Guild Union Members.

Sign Up Now for (Part B) Winter Term Classes & Workshops

Upcoming five-week classes:

Actuar en Español: Escenas- Parte B – Pablo Andrade & Maria Fontanals
Mon | 7:00 PM-9:30 PM | 02/11/2019-03/11/2019 | $230

Actuar en Español: Técnica- Parte B – Pablo Andrade & Maria Fontanals
Tue | 7:00 PM-9:30 PM | 02/12/2019-03/12/2019 | $230

The Art of Transformation- Part B – Janice Orlandi
Wed | 6:30 PM-8:30 PM | 02/13/2019-03/13/2019 | $180

Movement for Those Who Think They Can’t (Part B) – Melana Lloyd
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Casting Call: Seeking Actors for The Pat & Julie Project – Winter 2019

HB’s Director’s New Play Lab, taught by director Pat Golden, and Playwriting 2 & Playwriting Studio Practice classes, taught by playwright Julie McKee, seek actors for scenes from new plays to be performed as Staged Readings at HB Playwrights Theater.

Performances: Sat, March 9 and Sun, March 10, 2019 @ HB Playwrights Theatre @ 7PM
Tech: March 6 & 7; Dress: March 8 & 9

Rehearsals: Directors will schedule regular rehearsals at the actor’s convenience including Class Presentations on select Mondays between 2:30P-5:30P.

Auditions: Please submit your headshot and resume to directingclass@hbstudio.org ASAP for an audition appointment on Thursday January 17 or Monday, January 21, 2019. Feel free to submit yourself for several roles.

Actors Wanted to Play: Continue reading →

Call for Playwright Submissions: Winter 2019 Staged Readings – The Pat & Julie Project

HB Playwrights from Julie McKee‘s Playwriting classes are invited to submit original work for the Pat & Julie Project, a weekend of staged readings on March 9 & 10 in the HB Playwrights Theatre.

Application Deadline: Dec 31
(NOTE: In addition to online submission, hard copies must be snail-mailed and received by this date)

APPLY ONLINE

Up to six (6) selected plays will be paired with directors from Pat Golden‘s Director’s New Play Lab for a joint Staged Reading Project. The staged readings will be presented to an invited audience. This is an opportunity to see your play beyond the sit down reading, and to work with a director. The process will directly address the art of collaboration. Dramatist Guild Guidelines and AEA Staged Reading Guidelines will be honored. PLEASE NOTE: A staged reading is not off book. Scripts will be in hand. Continue reading →