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Playbill Visits Studio’s Brand New Downtown Home

October 28, 2019 New York, NY – The renowned acting conservatory, founded by Stella Adler, has swapped its historic 27th Street home for a sleek new space near Wall Street in the midst of rebranding itself as a center for social justice and the humanities in New York City. Playbill recently visited the ...

Remembering Ellen Adler (1927-2019)

September 24, 2019 Ellen Adler (January 31, 1927- September 20, 2019) was an American painter. Daughter of Horace Eliascheff and renowned acting teacher Stella Adler, Ellen grew up in the heart of the theater world. When her mother was acting, or when her stepfather Harold Clurman was directing, Ellen spent her early days ...

Stella Adler’s Work Featured in Dramatics Magazine

September 16, 2019 Dramatic’s Magazine (the International Thespian Society’s monthly publication) recently released an in-depth article on the Acting Technique Stella Adler developed under the guidance of Constantin Stanislavski. The article was written by Tatum Hunter and features interviews with the studio’s Artistic Director Tom Oppenheim as well as Master Teacher Ron Burrus. ...


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  • Mon Feb 3 - Mon Feb 3

    POETRY: Grace Schulman, Gregory Pardlo and Anders Carlson-Wee

    The Harold Clurman Poetry Reading Series presents
    an evening of poetry and discussion with
    Grace Schulman, Gregory Pardlo and Anders Carlson-Wee
    Monday, February 3, 2020 at 7pm
    Free and open to the public *
    *Please note: there will be no late seating.

  • Thu Feb 6 - Sat Feb 22

    HCLAB: ‘Awake and Sing!’

    The Harold Clurman Laboratory Theater presents
    AWAKE AND SING! by Clifford Odets
    Directed by Tom Oppenheim
    With Ayse Babahan, David Deblinger, Fakeer, Mike Grenham, Christa Kimlicko Jones, Justin Phillips, Welland Scripps and Mack Velle
    February 6-22, 2020
    Theater 3
    General Admission: $20
    Student tickets (with ID): $5
    There are a limited number of pay-what-you-can tickets available each night at the door. Please arrive one hour before show time for these tickets.

  • Mon Mar 9 - Mon Mar 9

    POETRY: Six Years of Poets in Residence

    Six Years of Poets in Residence
    Monday, March 9, 2020 at 7pm
    With Sonia Sanchez, inaugural resident
    Yusef Komunyakaa, 2016 resident
    Idra Novey, 2017 resident
    Gregory Pardlo, 2018 resident
    Grace Schulman, 2019 resident
    And introducing the 2020 poet-in-residence
    Free and open to the public *
    *Please note: there will be no late seating.

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