Hathaway Brown is pleased to announce the 2016 season of...

The Hathaway Brown Theatre Institute (HBTI)

Bebe Weinberg Katz
email: bkatz@hb.edu 

Click on the purple category titles below to learn more about training sessions and productions.


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, music and/or design 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, Musical Theatre or Advanced Acting Workshop. There are six total hours of class per day, and 30 minutes for lunch. Each focus has required classes. Students will be assigned to appropriate classes based on age and 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 Fiddler on the Roof, and/or Into the Woods. 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.

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


Jamie Benetto, Jenny Burnett, Molly Cornwell, India Burton, Anjanette Hall, Dan Hendrock, Kyle Jozsa, Bebe Weinberg Katz, Lara Knox, John Krol, Fred Sternfeld, 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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