Announcements

In Memory of Earle Hyman

HB notes with sadness the passing of Earle Hyman, formerly of HB’s faculty and a longtime HB friend. In addition to his regular acting classes at HB, Earle taught classes in Shakespeare and Ibsen.

Among his many Broadway credits, in 1957 he starred as Vladimir in Herbert Berghof’s all black production of Waiting for Godot opposite Mantan Moreland as Estragon. Earle’s career broke many boundaries. He was a brilliant actor, wonderful teacher and an extraordinary soul.

Winter Term Registration is Now Open

Winter Term will run 10 weeks, January 8 – March 18, 2018.
Browse classes and register online here.
We also offer a variety of short-term workshops.

UNION DISCOUNT: AEA, AGVA, AGMA, SAG/AFTRA, WGA and Dramatist Guild Members can receive 10% OFF Winter Term Classes through January 28, 2018. To receive a union discount, you must present your membership card in the registration 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.

(*Discount code must be mentioned when registering in person or on phone. Discounts valid for Studio Classes only; not valid for workshop offerings, full-time programs or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined nor applied retroactively.)

Auditions & Union Discounts

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.

UNION DISCOUNT: AEA, AGVA, AGMA, SAG/AFTRA, WGA and Dramatist Guild Members can receive 10% OFF Winter Term Classes through January 28, 2018. To receive a union discount, you must present your membership card in the registration office, or email a copy to registration@hbstudio.org.*

Winter Term will run 10 weeks, January 8 – March 18, 2018.
Browse classes and register online here.
We also offer a variety of short-term workshops.

(*Discount code must be mentioned when registering in person or on phone. Discounts valid for Studio Classes only; not valid for workshop offerings, full-time programs or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined nor applied retroactively.)

The HB Studio Library is Now Open to Students!

Are you looking for some new reading material? Are you searching for a new play to work on?  The HB Studio Library has recently opened to students! We have over 3,000 titles on our shelves here on the third floor. For easier access, we just made it possible to request a book through the Librarika system. Browsing our library on the site is incredibly easy and efficient. Fall Term Library hours are Thursdays, 10am – 2pm.

Here is how you can create your own account:

  1. Log into https://librarika.com  (if you do not have an account, signup for one first).
  2. Go to My Libraries
  3. Click on Request Member Access
  4. Enter Full Library URL(https://hbstudio.librarika.com/) you want to join and click Submit.
  5. You will see join confirmation message instantly.
  6. If everything is ok, you can go to the library URL and be able to log in right away.

To check out a book: 

  1. Browse at hbstudio.librarika.com. When you find the text you want, select the option to request, which will be under the accession number on the book title’s detailed page.
  2. That Thursday, the Library Student Assistant will place the book in the ‘Check-Out Bin’ in the office, and will send you a confirmation email.
  3. Pick up your book from the ‘Check Out Bin.’ Books are due 14 days after they are placed in the ‘Checkout Bin’.
  4. Within 14 days, return your book to the ‘Check In Bin.’ You will receive a confirmation email that your book is successfully returned.

Please email library@hbstudio.org with any questions or concerns.

Enjoy browsing!
HB Studio Library Staff

Teachers and students are not permitted to retrieve books from the Library on their own. We ask that if a book is lost, stolen, or damaged you replace the book. You will be charged 25 cents a day for any late returns.

Financial Aid for Winter Term

Applications for the winter term have closed.

Two forms of financial aid are available: Scholarships and Work Study. Scholarships cover partial costs of a single class. Work Study positions cover the full price of a single class in exchange for weekly shifts helping at the Studio. Students taking multiple classes are given priority for Work Study positions. Financial aid is awarded on consideration of both merit and need. read more.

Winter Term will run 10 weeks, January 8 – March 18, 2018. Registration opens Nov 1.

Upcoming Half-Term Classes for Fall 2017

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

Singing for the Musical Theater – Studio Practice – with Helen Gallagher
3:15 PM – 5:45 PM | Tuesdays | 10/17/2017 – 11/14/2017 | $230
By submission.

Art of Transformation – Part 2 – with Janice Orlandi
6:30 PM – 8:30 PM | Wednesdays | 10/18/2017 – 11/15/2017  | $180

Actuar en Español / Acting in Spanish – with Pablo Andrade & Maria Fontanals
1:00 PM – 3:30 PM | Mondays | 10/23/2017 – 11/20/2017 | $230

Acting in Accent: Cockney – with Amanda Quaid 
10:00 AM – 12:00 PM | Fridays | 10/20/2017 – 11/17/2017 | $205.00
Application required. Apply online by October 6, 2017

Amy Herzog Scene Study – with Austin Pendleton
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Mondays | 10/16/2017 – 11/13/2017 | $275.00
Open to Studio Practice Level students or by application. Apply online by October 2.

María Irene Fornés Scene Study – with George Bartenieff & Paul Pryce
3:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Fridays | 10/20/2017 – 11/17/2017 | $270.00

Acting Through the Method of Etudes 1 – Monologues – with Snezhana Chernova
12:00 PM – 3:00 PM | Sundays | 10/22/2017 – 11/19/2017 | $270.00

The Actor and the Business – with Vincent Pastore
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM | Tuesdays | 11/7/2017 – 12/5/2017 (4 weeks) | $250.00

Intro to Stage Combat – with Christian Kelly-Sordelet
1:15 PM – 3:15 PM | Tuesdays | 11/7/2017 – 12/12/2017 | $180.00

Advanced Acting with the Camera – with Mark Blum 
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM | Saturdays | 11/11/2017 – 12/16/2017 | $325.00
Open to Level 2 & Up or by a submission or audition

Fall Term is underway. Classes are still open for registration.

Select your classes here!
Fall Term will run 10 weeks, Sept 11 – Nov 19, 2017.
We also offer a variety of short-term workshops.

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.

UNION DISCOUNT: AEA, AGVA, AGMA, SAG/AFTRA, WGA and Dramatist Guild Members can receive 10% OFF Fall Term Classes. To receive a union discount, you must present your membership card in the registration office, or email a copy to registration@hbstudio.org.*

(*Discounts valid for Studio Classes only; not valid for workshop offerings, full-time programs or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined nor applied retroactively.)

HB Residency Project “BEE” Seeks Middle Eastern Actresses

BEE has received a residency with HB Studio for the end of October to mid November 2017, and they are looking for an ensemble that is creative and open to playing.

This is a new work based on Izat Erfani’s life in Langarud, Iran set in 1940’s. The focus of the work is a young woman trying to give her children more and intertwine that with the interviews from Middle Eastern immigrants and refugees. The piece will include movement and original compositions.

The play will be performed by only females and will have women playing men. The ages listed are the character’s age but the actress’ age is flexible.

If interested in auditioning please email lesshakespeareco@gmail.com selecting a date and a time slot will be given.
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