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Harold Clurman Lab Theatre Announces its 2015 Season

November 21, 2014

The Harold Clurman Lab Theater, the bi-coastal professional wing of the Stella Adler Studio of Acting and the Art of Acting Studio, is proud to announce its 2015 season: Great Falls by Lee Blessing, directed by Don K. Williams, will open January 22, 2015 in Los Angeles; Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, directed by Tom Oppenheim, will open on February 5, 2015 in New York; Macbeth by William Shakespeare, directed by Don K. Williams, will open in May 2015 in Los Angeles; a new play to be developed by the Harold Clurman Playwrights Division will open in July 2015 in New York; and Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov, directed by Tom Oppenheim, will open in September 2015 in New York.

All shows will offer a “pay what you can” ticket structure in an effort to make theater-going accessible to patrons of all income levels. The 2015 season will also be supplemented with several free events presented by the studio’s Harold Clurman Playwrights Division including readings of brand new plays by emerging writers.

Artistic Director Tom Oppenheim said, “The studio aims to bring art right down to the street and offer it indiscriminately, that is to say, affordably, to the world. The Harold Clurman Lab Theater – on both coasts – is proud to announce our season and offer a ticket model that will encourage audience members to not only come to the theater but participate in vital community conversations.”

The Lab Theater’s most recent work in Los Angeles includes the Ovation-Recommended and Ovation-Nominated run of Lebensraum by Israel Horovitz, and Ovation-nominated run of Long Way Go Down by Zayd Dohrn.  In New York, the Harold Clurman Lab Theater recently presented the Edinburgh Festival Fringe First Award winning one-man show Mercy Killers by Michael Milligan and the off-Broadway production of Israel Horovitz’s Lebensraum.

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2015 Audition Tour Announcement

November 20, 2014

(New York, NY & Los Angeles, CA) The Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York and Art of Acting Studio in Los Angeles have announced the 2015 Audition Tour. Prospective applicants may audition for programs including the 3-Year Conservatory, Evening Conservatory, Musical Theatre Conservatory, Summer Conservatory, Shakespeare Intensive, Chekhov Intensive, Physical Theatre Intensive, Musical Theatre Intensive, and Teen Summer Conservatory. Through the audition tour, the studio is seeking to connect with the most gifted, ambitious young actors who have an appetite for rigorous training and an interest in studying acting in New York or Los Angeles.

The tour will begin in February making stops in Chicago (Feb 2-4 at the Hyatt Regency) and San Francisco (Feb 6-8 at the La Meridian) before heading to the Southeastern Theatre Conference (Chattanooga, TN: March 5-7) and New England Theatre Conference (Boston, MA: March 14-16). In addition, the studio will be in attendance this year at several KCACTF College Festivals throughout the country. Auditions can also be scheduled by appointment at the Stella Adler Studio in New York and Art of Acting Studio in Los Angeles each week.

The studio will once again be traveling overseas to London, England to hold auditions at the Actors Centre from March 13-15. On Thursday, March 12th, the studio will hold a FREE workshop in London from 3pm-5pm. RSVP for the workshop by emailing This year, the studio is also adding an audition tour stop to Sydney, Australia in August 2015.

For information visit the Audition Tour Page:
Scheduling an audition: Call 212-689-0087 or email Ryan Chittaphong at

Founded in 1949, the Stella Adler Studio occupies a unique place in the history of both theater and actor training in the United States. Rooted in the spirit of Stella Adler, and the insight that growth as an actor and growth as a human being are synonymous, students are challenged on every level by world-class faculty and by a mission to nurture theater artists so that they value humanity, their own and others, as their first priority, while bringing art and education to the community.

The Stella Adler Studio of Acting/Art of Acting Studio is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization and is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Theatre.