HILARY HOWARD, “…HB Studio owns its three West Village properties, all bought in the 1950s and ’60s. It, too, has undergone some belt tightening. Founded by the actor Herbert Berghof, who was joined later by Ms. Hagen, the school and theater collective established a reputation for quality acting classes (its alumni list includes Robert De Niro and Jessica Lange) at famously low rates.
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La Voz Hispana de Nueva York, 8 de junio de 2016; por Antonio Bones – La prestigiosa escuela de actuación abre sus puertas al primer taller dictado completamente en español de la mano de los reconocidos actores Maria Fontanals y Pablo Andrade, que tendrá lugar en la ciudad de Nueva York este verano…read more
Starring Austin Pendleton has been accepted in the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival! The documentary film by HB Alumnus, David Holmes, features our very own faculty member Austin Pendleton. Footage was shot in Austin‘s classes at HB Studio over a period of a few years.
Starring Austin Pendleton, directed by Gene Gallerano and David H. Holmes. (USA) – World Premiere. The most famous actor you’ve never heard of; Austin Pendleton reflects on his life and craft while his A-list peers discuss his vast influence and what it means to be an original in a celebrity-obsessed world. Includes interviews with Philip Seymour Hoffman, Meryl Streep, Natalie Portman, Olympia Dukakis, and Maggie Gyllenhaal.
Also part of the Tribeca Film Festival short films lineup is the short film The Mulberry Bush, directed and written by Neil Labute which features our very own HB Alumnus Victor Slezak.
The Mulberry Bush, directed and written by Neil LaBute. (USA) – World Premiere. Two men sit next to each other on an autumn day in Central Park. They make small talk about the weather and the joys of summer. When the conversation turns personal, however, it becomes clear that this is no random encounter, and they are headed toward a startling confrontation.
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March 11, 18, 25 at 7PM The Episcopal Actors’ Guild and HB Studio to Stage 2016 Thomas Barbour Playwrights’ Award Readings.
Readings will be held at Guild Hall at The Church of the Transfiguration, 1 E. 29th St., New York, NY 10016 (b/w Fifth Ave. and Madison Ave. – Trains: R/N @ 28th St.; 6 @ 28th St.)
Tickets: $10/EAG members/HB Students, $15/non-members (suggested donation). RSVP: (212) 685-2927 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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