Theater & Acting Programs

More than a school, HB is a studio: a workplace for the teaching and practice of the dramatic arts, where you take charge of your own artistic development. Our offerings support the ongoing development of actors, playwrights and directors at all stages of their careers. If you are a theater artist with serious intent, we have a theater program that is right for you. Our main programs are:

Weekly Acting Classes

Professional studio classes for actors, playwrights and directors. Take one class at a time or create your own part-time or full-time program …learn more

Full-Time Programs & Intensives at The Uta Hagen Institute

The place to immerse yourself in Uta Hagen’s practical approach to acting …learn more. Offering four intensive programs:

Short-Term Acting Workshops

In addition to our regular schedule of weekly classes, we offer short-term skill-building workshops throughout the year, each with a special focus …learn more

International Study for Actors

International F-1 visa students have three options for participating at HB Studio: The Hagen Core Training or The Hagen Summer Intensive, which offer an integrated progressive curriculum of essential classes; or, for those who prefer a more flexible option, the International Studio Class Program in which you design your own full-time program from the Studio’s weekly classes. …learn more


HB offers six one-week Rehearsal Space Residencies each year for the development of creative projects. Applications are accepted each Fall …learn more

Public Programs

HB Studio hosts regular no-to-low-cost public events in our HB Playwrights Theatre. Events include Performance Lab productions, HB Public Conversations symposia series, staged readings of new plays, full play productions, and more …learn more

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