HB Studio is pleased to honor longtime teacher Helen Gallagher and introduce the “Helen Gallagher Studio Theatre”!
The Helen Gallagher Studio Theatre, HB Studio’s first floor classroom and performance space, was recently named in honor of Emmy and Tony Award-winning actress Helen Gallagher, who has practiced and taught at HB Studio for 35 years.
Friends and professional colleagues of Helen Gallagher gathered in a private event over Zoom on Thursday to celebrate her legacy and contribution to HB Studio.
The Helen Gallagher Studio Theatre is one of HB Studio’s primary training spaces and where the actress teaches her musical theater classes. While the Studio buildings remain closed amid safety concerns, plans for an unveiling celebration are being made for when HB Studio reconvenes.
Design rendering of the exterior of the Helen Gallagher Studio Theatre (pictured below):
Helen Gallagher is an American actress and singer. She received her first Tony Award for her performance in the musical PAL JOEY, and her second for the musical NO, NO, NANETTE. She was awarded three Emmys for her role as Maeve Ryan in the long-running soap opera RYAN’S HOPE. As an active professional, she studied weekly with HB Studio Master Teacher Uta Hagen. She teaches Singing for the Musical Theater at HB Studio. Read more.
“HB Studio is my home, and teaching there has been one of the greatest joys of my life,” said Gallagher. “It is an honor to give back to Uta’s home and this artistic community that I have worked with for so many years.”
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