We knew Uta all our lives as friend, mother, teacher, mentor, critic, inspiration, and colleague. Over time, we have all fielded many questions about her, We've created this website to share our experiences with Uta with others including many people who did not have the opportunity to know her. On this website, you'll find links to her books (now translated into several languages). We've also included some remembrances and stories from others who knew her and still more people who have been influenced by her work.
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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.Learn more