HB Studio


Edith Meeks, Executive & Artistic Director

Barbara Zach, Finance Coordinator

Jim Boerlin, Program Administrator, Uta Hagen Institute

Gerard Nazarian, Senior Registrar & Student Affairs Coordinator

Ashley Roberts, Marketing Director

Letty Ferrer, Studio Historian

Liz Nielsen, Production Manager

Aaron Minerbrook, Technical Director

Chrissy Reilly, Office & IT Manager

Megan Foehr, Development Manager, Individual Giving & Events

Catrin Lloyd-Bollard, Program Coordinator

Sara Emily Kuntz, Audience & Development Coordinator

Ranjeet Kaur, Administrative Coordinator

Angela Hickman, International Student Coordinator

Snezhana Chernova, International Student Registrar

Anthony Montefusco, Facilities Manager

Kenneth Thompson, Assistant Registration Manager

Desmond Holliday, Desk Staff

Amanda Enzo, Desk Staff

Katherine Boener, Desk Staff

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Class Details

10-25 students per class. Full and part time study. Open to all levels, although intermediate and advanced level classes by audition only. Auditing permitted and recommended. Weekly studio classes, specialized workshops, 6-week summer intensive for adults, weekly intensive for teens aged 14-17, One-year full-time training course eligible for college credit transfer. Offers work-study and scholarship programs.


Acting Technique/Scene Study, Voice/Dialects/Accent Reduction, Physical Theater/Movement, Singing/Musical Theater, On-Camera Technique, Business of Acting, Commercials, Young Performers, Voiceover


HB Studio was created to provide professional theater training and practice for aspiring and accomplished actors of all ages. Classes and workshops for serious actors, playwrights, and directors. Specializes in acting technique (featuring Uta Hagen's exercises), scene study, movement, bodywork, speech, voice, stage combat, musical theater, directing, playwriting, and acting for children and teens. Also provides an acting class conducted entirely in Spanish, "Actuar en Espanol."

HB Studio hosts rehearsal residencies for the development of new theatrical work, a series of public talks with influential theater artists, and supports performance labs and collaborative projects for playwrights, actors, and directors.