Weekly Notice

Weekly Notice

HB Studio
Weekly Notice
April 12-18


*Industry Union Members receive 20% OFF Spring Term 2021 classes through March 5, 2021 and 10% off thereafter. Discounts valid for studio classes only; not valid for workshops, programs or merchandise. Discounts cannot be combined nor applied retroactively. Union discount applies for classes taken by cardholders only and cannot be used to enroll family or friends. Union discount available to AEA, AGVA, AGMA, SAG/AFTRA, WGA, UFT, and Dramatist Guild Union Members or international equivalent.

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Mark Blum

HB remembers Mark Blum on the one-year anniversary of his passing.

Mark Blum set a standard that cannot be surpassed⁠—for artistry, compassion, intelligence, decency and wit. He was a cherished and respected actor and member of the HB Studio community.

Learn more about the Mark Blum Scholarship at HB Studio.

Community News

Information listed under Community News may be out-of-date as theaters have closed and public gatherings have been limited. We want to acknowledge the outstanding work from our Faculty, Students, and Alumni. Please continue to keep us updated with your activity and news.

Faculty News

Laura Esterman performs in THE WOMAN’S PARTY with Clubbed Thumb, April 22-May 6, 2021.

Mercedes Ruehl will star in Guild Hall’s 90th season celebration, beginning May 23.

Jessica Hecht performs in PERIOD PIECE, consisting of 36 monologues by 36 different playwrights, April 12-26. She is also set to star in Season 2 of SPECIAL.

Peter Francis James is currently filming and will star in upcoming episodes of THE GODFATHER OF HARLEM

Magaly Colimon stars as Antoinette Pierre in the Netflix show GRAND ARMY, which premiered on October 16, 2020.

Austin Pendleton stars in the dark comedy PAINT, the 2020 Dances with Films Festival prize winner, in the feature film OUR FATHER, and in Thomas F. Mazziotti’s THE MIMIC, which released February 5, 2021.

Alumni & Student News

Barbara Bloemink performs in POWERLINE: THE STORY OF ME, MARIO & YOUR MOM with The AlphaNYC Theater Company, April 24-25, 2021.

Georgia Buchanan appears as Abby Westbrook in episode 312 of NEW AMSTERDAM.

Jeffrey Adam Baxt is featured in the Sabates Eye Center commercial for a third year in a row.

Katherine O’Sullivan performs in the ALONE TOGETHER SCREENING SERIES with Fallen Angel Theatre Company.

Kae Fujisawa directs PRIM REAL ESTATE written by J. Joseph Cox as part of The Greenhouse Ensemble’s Quarantine Soirée Series on April 15, 2021.

Yurika Foster stars in the sci-fi film FACTION, available now to stream on Amazon Prime.

Randy Schein plays several characters in the video games TONY HAWK’S PRO SKATER 1 & 2.

Christina Jacquelyn Calph stars in the role of Crash on the Nickelodeon show SIDE HUSTLE, which premiered on November 7, 2020.

Ryan Czerwonko‘s new film, airing now on the Ugly/Handsome Films YouTube, has been accepted into Manhattan Repertory Theatre’ Stories Film Festival.

Lauren Eve will star in the short films SIR and PURPLE LADY.

Susan Barnes Walker plays the cashier in two scenes of MR ROBOT, Episode 404, streaming now on Amazon Prime.

Lenore Loveman performs in the feature film PRINCE HARMING, currently streaming on Amazon Prime.

Amanda Enzo performs in FIRST DAY from Eden Theater Company’s The Living Room Plays.

Youlim Nam‘s film ACTING IS MY DESTINY is available to watch on YouTube.

Justin Linville is set to star as a series regular opposite Chelsea Holmes, Sam Straley and Seann William Scott in Fox’s single-camera comedy pilot THIS COUNTRY.


America’s Worst Graveyard Shift Is Grinding Up Workers

Sanitation workers face some of the harshest and most dangerous conditions in American industry, and there’s no outcry because they’re largely low-paid immigrants hidden away on the graveyard shift.

Read the article.