Jesse Feiler

Jesse Feiler has been involved with HB for many years. Uta asked him to serve as the trustee of the trust she established for her daughter and granddaughter. He also served to organize Uta's papers after her death and to supervise their transmittal to the New York Public Library for Performing Arts.

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Born in Germany, Uta Hagen moved to Madison, Wisconsin, at the age of six. With the exception of several interruptions for study in Europe, Ms. Hagen received most of her schooling in Madison, her home until age sixteen. After training briefly at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, she made her professional debut in 1937 in Dennis, Massachusetts, as “Ophelia” in Eva Le Gallienne’s production of Hamlet.

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