Weekly Notice

Weekly Notice

HB Studio
Weekly Notice
Dec 5–11

Winter Term Weekly Classes — Online & In-Person*

HB Studio offers both online classes and in-person classes at the Studio. Before your first class, please review the information outlined on the relevant page(s). Classes are in NYC’s Eastern Time Zone.

  • Winter Term runs 10 weeks: Jan 9 – Mar 20 
    • In-person classes meet 1 session per week for 10 weeks (except select classes)
    • Online Classes meet 1 session per week for 5-weeks (except Playwriting). Two 5-week Parts are available each term, Part A and Part B:
      • Part A: Jan 9 – Feb 13 (no class Jan 16)
      • Part B: Feb 14 – Mar 20
        • A $15 discount will apply when registering for both parts. Sign up for either Part independently (5 weeks each), or join both for the full 10-week term. You may join Part B without taking Part A.

Browse classes and register online. Classes are available in:

*Those participating in onsite activity at HB Studio must abide by our requirements for taking in-person classes.

*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.



Student Resources

Community News

Faculty News

Lorraine Serabian directs 4-ONE ACT PLAYS by TENNESSEE WILLIAMS: Moony’s Kid Don’t Cry, The Lady of Larkspur Lotion, The Case of the Crushed Petunias, Hello From Bertha at Theatre Row on November 2–12. Special ticket offer: $18 tickets if you email: clareannelorenz@gmail.com to reserve.

Snezhana Chernova performs in Dialogue Theater’s production of AT THE LIMIT OF FEELINGS at HB Playwrights Theater, 124 Bank Street Theater.

Snezhana Chernova is featured in LAW & ORDER: ORGANIZED CRIME, EPISODE 301, playing the role of Mariel Marchenko.

Jessica Hecht returns to Arlekin Player’s THE ORCHARD premiering the production in Boston, Nov 4–13.

David Deblinger directs Jack Kerouac’s ON THE ROAD, a Reading with Music on September 7 at 3:00pm. Featuring Kevin Corrigan, John Doman, Marsha Mason, Dael Orlandersmith, Mercedes Ruehl, Jose Rivera, and John Ventimiglia. 

Austin Pendleton directs BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Stephen Adly Guirgis at Second Stage’s Hayes Theatre.

Peter Francis James plays Florenz Ziegfeld in FUNNY GIRL on Broadway.

Austin Pendleton performs in Steppenwolf’s production of THE MINUTES on Broadway. Performances begin April 2, 2022.

Alumni & Student News

Zach Wegner performs in FLIGHT DELAY at The Tank, runs Dec 1-18

Adrian Wattenmaker is Associate Director, alongside Austin Pendleton, on BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY by Stephen Adly Guirgis, running on Broadway at Second Stage’s Hayes Theater.

Jeffrey Baxt performs in the staged reading of CODEX, new play to be produced by Azuka Theatre in Philadelphia

Jonah Mendelsohn performs his solo adapted play, LOVE ALONE: ELEGIES FOR ROG – A PLAY FOR WORLD AIDS DAY, a true story of love persisting in a time of crisis, adapted from the poetry of Paul Monette. Runs Dec 3–5 at The Tank. Jonah is joined by Hisa Viscovich, and Juan Guajardo and Ben Mehl, as rehearsal coach.

Saule Gelcyte‘s performs in his co-written play, NO SHADOW WITHOUT SUN, a play inspired by a real story—in 1934 two sisters employed as maids killed their Mistress after 7 years of service performs at Theater for the New City. Runs Dec 1–18.

Jo Anne Sellers performs in the reading of THE STRETCH OF MONTPELIER with New Perspectives Theatre Company on November 17.

Ginger Grace appears in FLIGHT DELAY by Peter Anderegg, directed by Kelly Morgan with at THE TANK, December 1-18.

Ellis Vizcarra is featured in a NATIONAL CRICKET WIRELESS COMMERCIAL. This commercial will air during all 2023 on TV, social, streaming, print—All

Jo Anne Sellers performs in the reading of MRS. MINIVER at The Chain Theatre.

Richard Sacher performs in the FALLING at Don’t Tell Mama.

Nicolás Torres performs in the official adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Vacunatorio Lo Barnechea, Santiago of Chile.

Lluvia Almanza is featured in a Commercial for WIZER Training Videos.


These programs are supported in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, public funds from the New York City Development of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and many generous supporters.