Performance & Collaboration

If you are an actor, director or playwright well advanced in your technique, HB Studio provides opportunities for you to participate in the development and performance of Studio works-in-progress, guided by HB faculty or guest artists, in our HB Playwrights Theatre and First Floor Studio performance venues, as well as virtually online.


Current & Upcoming Opportunities:

AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen

HB Performance Lab Spring 2021 – A Virtual Lab to be held over Zoom:

DIRECTED BY PABLO ANDRADE –

This Performance Lab tackles the collaborative process of devised theater, taps into the full potential of the elements of the stage for story-telling, and explores its potential for the re-imagining of classic plays. We will work on AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE by Henrik Ibsen using our bodies, languages, dialects and our accents to build a multi-language, experimental, hybrid theatrical performance celebrating diversity, theater, and investigating the central themes of the play: education and democracy. We will explore the ways the play resonates in our time, reimagining and reexamining the text and its staging through 21st Century lenses of race, gender, culture, and more…read more


LORRAINE HANSBERRY PERFORMANCE LAB

HB Performance Lab Winter 2021 – A Virtual Lab to be held over Zoom:

LED BY DIRECTOR PAT GOLDEN –

This Lab, for Actors and Directors, will take you through the director’s and the actor’s processes, culminating in live streamed performances of scenes from the works of Lorraine Hansberry. Directors both beginning and experienced are invited to sign up, free of charge. Actors will be cast by invitation only. Together, directors and actors will prep, rehearse and present scenes from Hansberry’s plays. This is an opportunity to explore Hansberry’s work, particularly as it pertains to BLM, LGBTQ+, racial dynamics and gender discrimination — all current day issues…read more