Hathaway Brown is pleased to announce the 2017 season of...

The Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute (HBTI)

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Bebe Weinberg Katz
email: bkatz@hb.edu 


Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute (HBTI) is committed to helping young people improve their skills in the performing arts through immersion in a challenging curriculum of drama, dance and/or vocal music and the opportunity to participate in fully staged productions.

Along with their growing arts skills and appreciation for the arts in general, our students will gain confidence and socialization skills that will benefit them in their eventual field of pursuit in the world at large.


HBTI’s summer training is located at 
Hathaway Brown School
19600 North Park Boulevard
Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122


Performing Arts Training

9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Grades: 5-College

"AWESOME staff, audition technique class, acting/scene study and dance classes! HBTI brings together the area’s best directors and aspiring young performers."-Klara Hrick 

Each student in grade 5 through college will pick a focus: Acting, Dance or Musical Theatre. High school and college students may also elect to take an Advanced Acting Workshop. Each day has six hours of class and 30 minutes for lunch.  Students will be assigned to appropriate classes based on there focus selection, their age and their experience.


9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Grades: 1-4

"I love this program! I had so much fun, and I learned so many things. I will come back every year."-Kailee Shaver

Prime is a creative and enriching experience in drama, music, dance and fine arts. The student will have the opportunity to explore the performing arts with fun and age appropriate activities.


Participate in the award-winning musicals Children of Eden, and/or Side Show. These productions are intended as a “lab experience” to complement our daytime training – train with some of the best instructors in town and apply what you have learned in full-scale productions. Note: There is a $250 production fee to participate in a play.

Children of Eden was a turning point for me. As an artist, as a person… There's something about this piece and the family it creates that is very special."  .... Sean Grandillo (Spring Awakening- Broadway, Scream - MTV, Law and Order SVU- NBC, The Real O'Neals- ABC)


Click here for performance schedule and to reserve your tickets now!


Jamie Benetto, Jenny Burnett, Tess Burgler, India Burton, Anjanette Hall, Dan Hendrock, Jessica Hirsh, Kyle Jozsa, Bebe Weinberg Katz, John Krol, Joe Pine, Bob Russell, Rebekah Sharpe, Fred Sternfeld, Katie Zarecki and Ryan Zarecki 

Staff subject to change

Before & After Camp Care Available

Unlike other camps, Hathaway Brown is willing to adapt your camp experience to match your summer program and childcare needs. If you are interested in our Flexible Scheduling Options, Before or After Camp Care, Friday Camp or Vacation camp, please contact Siva Grossman at sgrossman@hb.edu or 216.320.8085.

Shaker Heights, Ohio Girls K-12 Coed
Early Childhood
19600 North Park Boulevard Shaker Heights, Ohio 44122 P: 216.932.4214
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