Weekly Notice

Weekly Notice

Summer Term Week 5

July 23 – July 29, 2018




  • UNION DISCOUNT:* Industry union members receive 10% OFF Summer Term Classes.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. 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 Studio Classes only; not valid for workshop offerings, full-time programs, or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined or applied retroactively.


Hagen Core Training

Year-long conservatory training
New Core Director: Mark Blum!
September 17, 2018 – June 7, 2019 (3 terms)
APPLY NOW!(Now eligible for college credit transfer!)LEARN MORE

Hagen Teacher’s Lab 1 & 2

Week-long professional development consortia.Hagen Teacher’s Lab 1: August 6 – 11, 2018 | APPLY NOW!
Hagen Teacher’s Lab 2: August 13-18, 2018 | APPLY NOW!LEARN MORE


Voice Over: Cartoons & Videogames

With Theresa Buchheister
Saturdays & Sundays | 10:00am – 1:00pm
July 28-29 & Aug 4-5 | $205READ MORE

Tectonic Theater: Moment Work Intensive
(Method used to create The Laramie Project)

With Pablo Andrade and Jimmy Maize
Wednesdays | 6pm – 9pm
August 1-21 | $325*

*This is a subsidized rate available exclusively to the HB Studio community.


Voiceover: Audiobooks

With Theresa Buchheister
Saturdays & Sundays | 10:00am – 1:00pm
Aug 11-12 & Aug 18-19 | $205READ MORE



Robert McQueen received the Outstanding Direction Award for Britta Johnson’s new musical, LIFE AFTER at Toronto’s Dora Mavor Moore Awards.​
Austin Pendleton is directing THE  SAINTLINESS  OF MARGERY  KEMPE which will play at the Duke on 42nd Street July 5 – August 26, 2018.
Mark Nelson is currently the understudy for the role of Roy Cohn in the current Tony-Award winning revival of ANGELS IN AMERICA which runs through July 15, 2018.​
Melissa Errico appears in ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER at the Irish Repertory Theatre June 15 – August 12, 2018.
Austin Pendleton will direct and star in his own Shakespeare adaptation, WARS OF THE ROSES; HENRY VI & RICHARD III August 1 – 19 at the HB Playwrights Theatre.

Mark Nelson is standing by for Nathan Lane as Roy Cohn in ANGELS IN AMERICA on Broadway at Neil Simon Theater, February 23 – July 15, 2018.

Fran Kirmser is producing back-to-school repeat performance of AMERICAN SCOREBOARD chronicling the Betsy Devos Confirmation Hearing for The Secretary of Education. There will be a reading at Arena Stage in The Mead Center for American Theater in Washington, DC September 17, 2018 at 6:00pm.

Mercedes Ruehl will perform on Broadway in TORCH SONG TRILOGY this October 2018, when the Second Stage Theater production transfers to Hayes Theater.

Robert McQueen has been deemed best director of FUNHOME at the Toronto Theatre Critics Awards.


International students Satori Fukuzumi and Satoshi Deleanu of Japan celebrated their wedding on July 16. Satori and Satoshi met for the first time in October 2017 at HB Studio. Nine months later, they’re husband and wife! A huge congratulations and best wishes to the new family!

Marilyn Louis appears in BOUND FOR BROADWAY at the West End Lounge July 26.

Jack Wink and Youlim Nam appears in Miss Nam’s play 28+2, directed by Delil Baran at The Secret Theatre through August 1, 2018.

Lynda Crawford’s play STARS OUT OF BALANCE will have a reading  at Latea on August 1, 2018.

Judy Rosenblatt appears in WOMAN BEFORE A GLASS at Bridge Street Theater, August 10, 11 & 12, 2018. Another showing will take place at the Rochester Fringe Festival September 13, 14 & 15, 2018

Jac Ford appears in LGBTQ+ ROMEO/JULIET at Metro Baptist Church in Hells Kitchen, August 24 – September 9 2018.

Scott Mendelsohn appears in RICHARD II at the Walking the Dog Theater in Hudson, NY now through July 28, 2018.

Betsy Ross appears in MYRTLE BEACH SUNRISE at the Long Island City One Act Play Festival at The Secret Theatre on July 25, 29, & August 2.

Kristin Samuelson appears in YOU ARE PERFECT at Theatre 80 St. Marks Place on July 29.

Charles Baran plays the title role in the world premiere of S.P. Monahan’s new tragicomedy AUNT JACK at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale Florida now through August 12, 2018.

Rosary O’Neill, long time participant of Julie McKee’s Advanced Playwriting Class, has been named an artist/scholar in the American Studies Department of the Rheinische Friedrich Wilhelms Universitaet in Bonn, Germany for their 25th Anniversary celebration as part of the Fulbright Specialist Program.

Ginger Grace appears in THE  SAINTLINESS  OF MARGERY KEMPE, directed by Austin Pendleton, at the Duke on 42nd Street now through August 26. Use code MKHB at checkout for an exclusive HB Studio discount

John L Payne appears in Austin Pendleton’s Shakespeare adaptation, WARS OF THE ROSES; HENRY VI & RICHARD III throughout the month of August.

Nancy J (Elliott) Lilley is Director, Producer, Narrator and Lyricist of the feature documentary 4 DANCERS’ DREAMS. Screening at the New Hope Film Festival July 20-29, 2018.

Andrew R. Heinze‘s WOULD YOU LIKE A TISSUE? will be showing at the New Jersey Repertory Company, September 15 – September 30, 2018.


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