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BWW Interview: Austin Pendleton of LIFE, LOVE, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? on Metropolit Photo BWW Interview: Austin Pendleton of LIFE, LOVE, AND WHO KNOWS WHAT ELSE? on MetropolitanZoom
by Stephen Mosher - May 4, 2021

It's time to try a new form of acting, and that's what Austin Pendleton is all about. On May 6th he will join the MetropolitanZoom family as he and Barbara Bleier perform their first ever virtual cabaret! Not to be missed.

Paul Pryce To Direct HB's Hagen Core Training Photo Paul Pryce To Direct HB's Hagen Core Training
by Stephi Wild - Dec 2, 2020

HB Studio‚ÄĒone of New York's original institutions for theater training and practice‚ÄĒhas appointed Paul Pryce as director of its annual acting intensive, the Hagen Core Training program. The program, which was rescheduled amid safety concerns, will now be held online with a hybrid training option, beginning Jan. 4.

Conch Shell Productions and HB Studio Announce #BlueLightSeries Fall 2020 Finalist Pl Photo Conch Shell Productions and HB Studio Announce #BlueLightSeries Fall 2020 Finalist Plays
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 29, 2020

Conch Shell Productions, in co-production with HB Studio, will present #BlueLightSeries featuring live streamed performances on Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30 at 9 p.m. EST.

Conch Shell Productions and HB Studio Announce #BlueLightSeries Fall 2020 Finalist Pl Photo Conch Shell Productions and HB Studio Announce #BlueLightSeries Fall 2020 Finalist Plays
by Stephi Wild - Sep 28, 2020

Conch Shell Productions, in co-production with HB Studio, will present #BlueLightSeries featuring live streamed performances on Oct. 9, 16, 23, and 30 at 9 p.m. EST.

HB Studio is Now Offering Online Classes Photo HB Studio is Now Offering Online Classes
by Stephi Wild - Apr 7, 2020

HB Studio, one of New York's original institutions for theatrical training, recently introduced virtual learning opportunities for actors and playwrights. Artists located around the globe can now train with the legendary studio's notable faculty for the first time since its inception 75 years ago.

HB Studio is Celebrating its 75th Anniversary Photo HB Studio is Celebrating its 75th Anniversary
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2020

HB Studio, one of New York's original acting studios, will celebrate its diamond jubilee year with a series of programs and special events which will not only honor its storied 75-year past, but also highlight its role in developing the talent of today and the future.

HB Studio To Partner With American Soundboard To Present Readings Of U.S. Congression Photo HB Studio To Partner With American Soundboard To Present Readings Of U.S. Congressional Hearings
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2019

This coming season, AMERICAN SCOREBOARD, a series of actor-performed, verbatim readings of actual U.S. Congressional hearing transcripts, will once again join forces with HB STUDIO to perform four readings featuring HB students and alumni.  The series will kick-off on Monday, September 16 at 7pm at the HB Playwrights Theatre (124 Bank Street) with a performance of testimony given on March 6, 2019 before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Protecting Dreamers and TPS (Temporary Protected Status) recipients.   Admission to the reading is free and reservations can be made at hbstudio.eventbrite.com.

INSPIRING WONDERSTRUCK features Nine Films Selected by Brian Selznick Photo INSPIRING WONDERSTRUCK features Nine Films Selected by Brian Selznick
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2017

Brian Selznick's books, including Wonderstruck and The Invention of Hugo Cabret, are cabinets of wonder, drawing us into their magical tales with child-eyed awe. Both novels drew upon cinematic influences for both story and visual style. On the occasion of the new movie adaptation of Wonderstruck, directed by Todd Haynes, Museum of the Moving Image will present the screening series Inspiring Wonderstruck, featuring some of the movies that inspired both the book and the movie, from October 13 through 22, 2017. On October 14, during the opening weekend of the series, the Museum will present a preview screening of Wonderstruck with Selznick, production designer Mark Friedberg, and costume designer Sandy Powell in person, followed by a book signing with Selznick.

Photo Flash: Theatre East Honors Richard Mawe with 2017 Laurette Taylor Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Theatre East honored Richard Mawe with the 2017 Laurette Taylor Award on Monday, May 15th in New York City. Richard Mawe, an ardent supporter of the arts, served for decades as a teacher and Board President at HB Studio where he studied with Herbert Berghof and Uta Hagen. Scroll down for photos from the celebration!

Amanda Peet, Katie Finneran & More to Co-Chair HB Studio's 70th Anniversary Benefit; Peter Gallagher to Host
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 16, 2014

HB Studio, one of New York's original acting schools, will kick off its 70th anniversary celebration at 7 p.m. on November 3 with a benefit dinner at the Manhattan Penthouse.