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). Class titles below indicate which are running online vs. in person.
IN-PERSON CLASSES meet for the full 10-week term.
ONLINE CLASSES are offered in 5-week Parts. Sign up for either Part A or Part B independently (5 weeks each), or join both for the full 10-week term. You may join Part B without taking Part A
An introduction to the process of preparing and rehearsing a scripted text. Using Uta Hagen’s six steps as a guide, you will work to find authentic inner connection to the character’s details and circumstances and to choose truthful, effective and lively actions. A commitment to rehearse with partners outside of class is required.
When choosing a Scene Study 1 class, please refer to instructors’ teaching statements, found on their faculty bio pages, for greater detail about each one’s approach to meeting the course goals. Every instructor brings their own methods and experience and teaching styles vary. You are encouraged to read about and audit the classes of each instructor to find the right fit for you:
SCENE STUDY 1 INSTRUCTORS:
Michael Beckett | Jim Boerlin | Paul Pryce | Lorraine Serabian | Fred Weller
Expected rehearsal time outside of class: 3-4 hours / week
REQUIRED & RECOMMENDED READING:
- Recommended by Boerlin and Serabian: A CHALLENGE FOR THE ACTOR by Uta Hagen