Weekly Notice

Weekly Notice


HB Studio

Weekly Notice
Feb 26–Mar 3

Spring Term Weekly Classes — In–Person & Online

Spring Term runs 10 weeks, Mar 25 – June 3 (no classes May 27)

  • 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 writing courses).
    • Spring Part A: Mar 25–Apr 28
    • Spring Part B: Apr 29 – June 3 (no classes May 27)
      • 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.

*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.

Class & Workshop Highlights




Faculty News

Magaly Colimon-Christopher directs The Tank NYC’s premiere of SEARCHING FOR ABUELO an award winning solo play written & performed by Puerto Rican artist Gretchen Suarez-Pena. Performances are March 5, 6, 7, & 9th 7pm. Use promo code: CSP5 for a $5 discount.

Theresa Buchheister and Ryan William Downey received an OBIE AWARD for their work with The Brick Theatre.

Lonny Price directs the North American Tour of a reimagined version of PETER PAN, additional materials provided by Larissa FastHorse. Christian Kelly-Sordelet coordinated the Fight Choreography.

David Deblinger will guest star in upcoming episodes of POWER BOOK III: Raising Kanan on STARZ and AMERICAN HORROR STORIES on HULU.

Mark Nelson performs in THE LEHMAN TRILOGY at Harmon’s Hall in D.C. Runs Feb 22–Mar 24.

Austin Pendleton performs in Tennessee Williams’s THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA at The Pershing Square Signature Center, The Irene Diamond Stage. Runs through Feb 25.

David Maurice Sharp‘s children’s book about financial literacy, A BELL FOR MAURY’S BICYCLE won a 2023 Royal Dragonfly Book Award in the Picture Books 6 & Older category.

Jermaine Rowe‘s new play LEGEND OF THE ROLLING CALF: A DUPPY STORY is a selection for The Team’s Petri Projects.

Jean-Marc Berne is the narrator for the audiobook of THE DEVIL TAKES YOU HOME by Gabino Iglesias.

Alumni & Student News

JNK Enzo directs the reading of CADILLAC CREW at Miller Branch Library in Jersey City on Mar 30. This reading of Cadillac Crew is for the Community Awareness Series for their Women’s History Month event at Miller Branch Library.

Michael Leigh Cook performs in THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA at Signature Theatre’s Irene Diamond Stage, alongside Austin Pendleton, Tim Daly, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Lea DeLaria, directed by Emily Mann. Performances run thru Feb 25.

Burak Tatar directs GISELLE LOVES MAMBO by Edward J. Fee, as part of the Queens Short Play Festival at Secret Theatre—a friendly competition where the audience votes! When Giselle’s dance partner is unexpectedly injured the day before the regional dance competition, her boyfriend, Manuel, becomes the backup dancer, but his stage fright kicks in. Limited Performances run Feb 28–Mar 15.

Ginger Grace plays Emily Dickinson in her interactive performance piece, INSIDE EMILY DICKINSON: HER POETRY & HER LIFE! at the Cultural Arts Coalition, Brewster, NY March 2; and in “Change Makers! Women Activate!” Festival for the Queens, NY Library System); along with Libraries throughout Westchester and Connecticut for Women’s HIstory Month.

John Druzba plays Ben Franklin in HOME OF THE BRAVE, as part of the Queens Short Play Festival at Secret Theatre—a friendly competition where the audience votes! PROGRAM G. Limited performances runs Feb 27–Mar 24.

Burak Tatar directs FRANKIE & FRANKIE, written by Fran Sisco, as part of the Queens Short Play Festival at Secret Theatre—a friendly competition where the audience votes! Two mischieves 10-year-old best friends who grapple differently with the aftermath of stealing from their church’s poor boxes, on Easter. Features Michael Donaldson and Jay Laghi. Limited Performances run Feb 23–Mar 16.

Thomas Vorsteg performs in GONE MISSING, a documentary musical created by The Civilians at Vivid Stages. Runs Feb 22–Mar 3.​

Anthony O’Connell plays Darren in the short film, DEVILS THREESOME, written by Michal Kosciarz and Eric Maus, directed by Eric Maus.

Rachel Petitte plays Ruth Scott in the short film, THEY DON’T LEAVE.

John L Payne performs in KING LEAR at Saint Clement’s Theater. Runs Jan 26–Feb 18, 2024.

Chris Jaymes is featured in Season 4 of FOR ALL MANKIND, streaming on Apple+, playing the role of Nick Jennings, an English astronaut working on a space station in Mar’s.

HB Studio’s programs are supported in part by public funds from the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature, the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council, and many generous supporters.