Adult Classes at HSA

Who says kids have all the fun? Refresh your workout, pick up that instrument you always wanted to play, or explore a new art form with our classes especially designed for adults. All of our disciplines–music, dance, theatre, and visual arts are included in our adult program, and classes are offered during evening and weekend hours to accommodate busy schedules.

Adult Visual Art Courses

Drawing & Painting for Adults

Have you ever dreamed of painting portraits, landscapes and still life? It’s never too late to start! Drawing and painting fundamental skills are honed in charcoal, watercolor, acrylic and oil paints.

6 Sessions, $225
Classes start date to be announced.
6:30pm – 8:30 pm

NEW! Ceramics
In this workshop students will be introduced to the hand building techniques of clay. From coiling to slabs, glazing and firing, students will be encourage to create their own personal functional, decorative and sculptural pieces.

6 Sessions, $225
Classes start date to be announced.
6:30pm – 8:30 pm

Fitness + Dance Classes
Pricing: Single Class $15.00 |
5 Class Card $65.00

Adult fitness and dance classes (for ages 18 and up) offer the opportunity to increase your physical fitness level and have fun getting in shape. Classes include Ballet, Intro to Horton and Zumba Fitness.

Saturday, 11:30am-12:30pm
Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30pm
Dance your way into shape!

Adult Music Courses

Private Music Lessons
Adults can learn or relearn their favorite instrument under the guidance of a committed instructor–all professional musicians active in their chosen fields. Lessons are offered in 30, 45, and 60 minute sessions.

Flute • Oboe • Clarinet • Basoon • Saxophone • Violin • Viola • Cello • Double Bass • Trumpet • Trombone • French Horn • Tuba/Euphonium • Acoustic Guitar • Electric Guitar • Electric Bass • Piano • Voice • Percussion

Adult Theatre Courses

Adult Public Speaking

This class will explore the necessary tools for delivering great speeches. Students will learn techniques for speaking in front of large crowds, how to overcome fear and nervousness, and how to use effective body language.

The Actors Gym
Monologues, scene study and production are all part of this dynamic course. The course is designed to help the new actor select, rehearse and perform a monologue; or assist the seasoned actor with fine tuning a piece. At the end of the course, friends and family are invited to the final in-house showcase.

Adult Acting for the Camera
This class is designed to help actors find their comfort level in front of the camera and de-mystify the acting medium. Students will gain familiarity with terms like marks, entrances, exits, and master.

Adult Stage Combat

This class teaches combat choreography to performers who want to make themselves more marketable in the industry. As stage combatants, students will create a safe space to show the drama of conflict and combat in performance.

Private Theatre Coaching
Be prepared for that next audition! Our private coaching provides a more intimate training session with a master instructor on materials needed to audition for television, film, and theatre.

For more info on HSA's Adult Program contact:

HSA Communications
212.926.4100 x331




The Registration Office desk will close at 6pm this week, March 13 - 19.

Due to the weather and late announcement from NYC Public Schools that after-school programs are canceled, all HSA group classes and private lessons are now canceled today, February 13, and the administrative office will close at 6PM.

The HSA administrative office will close at 6 PM today.

SPRING 2014 Classes begin Saturday, January 25! There's still time to register!

HSA is open and operating with regular hours today!

Due to the expected severity of today's storm, all classes and private lessons are cancelled for today. The administration office will close close at 5pm today.