Announcements

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 | register now!

Acting for Young People (Ages 9-13) with Claudia Terry
Saturdays, 10am-12pm | June 15 – August 10 | registration opens May 1

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

Acting for Teens (Ages 14-17) with Trudy Steibl
Sundays, 1pm-3:30pm | June 16 – August 11 | registration opens May 1

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT*: Use code SUMMER19W for 10% OFF Summer Term Classes when registering by May 30, 2019.

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.

RSVP to the 2019 Hagen Summer Intensive Info Session

2019 HAGEN SUMMER INTENSIVE INFO SESSION:

Information Session with Program Director Paul Pryce and Hagen Institute Director Jim Boerlin, along with graduates of the program.

  • Monday, April 15, 2019 | 3:00 p.m.
  • Speech Room, 3rd Floor, 120 Bank Street

RSVP for the Information Session here.

2019 HAGEN SUMMER INTENSIVE
Mondays – Fridays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
June 24, 2019 – August 2, 2019 (Orientation on June 23, 2019)

What to expect from the Hagen Summer Intensive:
*A rigorous, integrated 6-week training that probes the practical applications of Uta Hagen’s approach to acting
*A faculty of master practitioners
*A direct, in-depth approach to your work and a safe, supportive, challenging environment
*To strengthen your craft and stretch all aspects of your instrument
*To complete the Intensive a stronger, more knowledgeable, more confident actor

Learn more about the Hagen Summer Intensive.

Sign Up Now for Spring (Part B) Classes & Workshops

Part B classes run for 5 weeks, April 22 – June 2, 2019 (No classes April 23-27, 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.

Winter storm class schedule

Due to the Winter storm, HB Studio’s 10:00 a.m. classes and morning rentals for Monday, March 4 will be canceled.
This includes:
Hagen Core 1st Class (Movement)
Steibl Acting 2
Butler Speaking Voice
All following classes will be held as usual.

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 →

“The Uta Hagen Award” recognizes female teachers of acting at the college or university level

The Uta Hagen Award is presented and sponsored by the College of Fellows of the American Theatre in Honor of the centennial of HB Studio master teacher Uta Hagen.

The Uta Hagen Award recognizes female teachers of acting at the college or university level at a Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival-affiliated school. Preference will be given to candidates who are distinguished as full or part-time teachers of acting and distinguished as working actors. Preference will also be given to mid-career candidates.

All nominations postmarked or emailed by March 1, 2019 will be considered. Learn more about nominations and eligibility of The Uta Hagen Award.

The Uta Hagen Award

The College of Fellows of the American Theatre Uta Hagen Award, given in celebration of Uta Hagen at 100 and the 2020 centennial of the women’s vote (a voice for all women), includes the following:

  • A scholarship from HB Studio to attend a one week Hagen Teacher Lab at HB Studio in New York City beginning on either August 4, 2019, or August 11, 2019. All nominees must be available to attend one of these Hagen Teacher Labs in August 2019;
  • A $2,500 stipend for travel and accommodations from the College of Fellows of the American Theatre to attend the HB Studio Hagen Teacher Lab in New York City; and
  • Airfare and accommodations (provided by the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival) to Washington, D.C. to receive the award on Friday, April 19, 2019 at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. All nominees must be available to attend the award ceremony in Washington, D.C. on that date.

Apply and learn more about The Uta Hagen Award.

APPLY NOW! HAGEN CORE TRAINING, SUMMER INTENSIVE, AND TEACHER TRAINING PROGRAMS

The Hagen Institute is now accepting applications for its Core Training, Summer Intensive,  and Teacher Training programs.

The Hagen Core Training is a full-time one-year training program for actors who seek full immersion in the practice of their craft. It runs Mon – Fri, 9:30am – 3:30pm, September 16, 2019 – June 5, 2020 (3 terms; orientation: Sept 15, 2019). READ MORE

The Hagen Summer Intensive is 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. It runs Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm, June 24, 2019 – August 2, 2019 (Orientation on June 23, 2019). READ MORE

The Hagen Teacher Training is a program for artists and educators interested in experiencing the depth and utility, for professional actor training, of Uta Hagen’s Object Exercises and scene study process. Hagen’s Teacher’s Lab 1  runs Sun – Fri, 9:30am – 4:30pm, August 4 – 9, 2019. Hagen’s Teacher’s Lab 2  runs Sun – Fri, 9:30am – 4:30pm, August 11 – 16, 2019.

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.