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Beginning / Intermediate Musical Theater

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Musical Theater is a dance class focused on choreography from Broadway musicals, and integrates many styles of jazz as well as acting. Recommended for dancers and performers at Beginning/Intermediate level in ballet and jazz.

Saturday Mar 23rd, 1pm - 2:30pm

The Meisner Approach Level 1-Living Truthfully

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Sanford Meisner said that, "acting is the ability to live truthfully under imaginary circumstances."  In our first ten weeks together, we will work on the first half of that statement: living truthfully. Working through this series of innovative, step-by-step series of improvisational exercises will train you to be thoroughly responsive, emotionally...

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$295

10 sessions

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Int/Adv Musical Theater

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side 1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Musical Theater is a dance class focused on choreography from Broadway musicals, and integrates many styles of jazz as well as acting. Recommended for dancers and performers at Beginning/Intermediate level in ballet and jazz.

Tuesday Mar 26th, 7:30pm - 9pm

Acting as a Craft (AAAC)

at Chicago Actors Studio - Bucktown 2040 N Elston Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

The “Acting As A Craft” (AAAC) workshops are uniquely designed master class workshops incorporating a broad range of basic skills that an actor absolutely needs. Students will be given scene assignments from various film and stage plays and then paired up to work that particular scene as a homework assignment which will then be performed at the...

Monday Apr 1st, 10am - 1:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$305

8 sessions

Piven Technique for Performance

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Evanston 927 Noyes St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

PREREQUISITE: Piven Technique for the Actor Advanced students who have completed Piven Technique for the Actor will rehearse together for to workshop a staged performance for the Piven community as part of our [email protected] Depending on the level of participation, and the composition of those participating, this could be a series of performed scenes,...

Wednesday Apr 3rd, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$245

6 sessions

Improvisation, Games & Risk Taking

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Evanston 927 Noyes St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

Are you interested in getting into a theater class, shaking off the dust, and activating your creativity?  This class allows students to discover the Piven Technique by learning theatre games and improvisation in a fun, supportive, ensemble-based environment. Perfect for all students looking to discover and re-discover our work!

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$225

6 sessions

The Meisner Approach Level 2-Imaginary Circumstances

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

In this level, we will begin to explore ‘imaginary circumstances.’ New elements will be added to the exercises that will work to broaden your imagination, exercise your faith in given circumstances and ground your acting in your own unique point of view.  As you continue this work through the advanced exercises, we will begin to show...

Monday Apr 1st, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$295

10 sessions

The Meisner Approach Level 4-Doing the Work

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Here we will give you the interpretive tools you’ll need to put all your Meisner training into practice in the real world. You will learn how to read a script with the precision and dexterity of a surgeon, discover how to make active choices that work for you, and unlock your ability to personalize the given circumstances of the plays you work on....

Thursday Apr 4th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$295

10 sessions

The Meisner Approach Level 3-Emotional Preparation

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Acting is an emotional art form, yet as Meisner told us, ‘acting is not emoting.’ So how do we deepen our emotional life without becoming indulgent, self-conscious actors? How do we meet the emotional demands of the script without faking anything? Level 3 has the answers.  For ten weeks you will be guided through a series of exercises specifically...

Saturday Apr 6th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$295

10 sessions

On-Camera Technique: Auditioning for Film and TV

at Piven Theatre Workshop - Evanston 927 Noyes St, Illinois City, Illinois 60201

Practice your audition technique and learn the skills that set on-camera work apart from the theatrical auditioning process. Instructor Ryan Kitley will prepare students to audtiion for everything from one-liners to series regular to feature film auditions. Students will learn exercises to become comfortable in front of the camera and work with scenes...

Tuesday Apr 2nd, 7:30pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$245

6 sessions

The Meisner Approach Level 5-Advanced Scene Study

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

Deepen your work, expand your craft and connect. In this repeatable advanced scene study class, you will be given the opportunity to work on two scenes utilizing all of the tools you learned in Levels 1-4. Practice personalization, script analysis, emotional preparation, particularization and impediments all while honing your ability to work off...

Saturday Apr 6th, 10am - 12:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$295

10 sessions

Level I - Introduction to Shurtleff

at Acting Studio Chicago - Near North Side 10 W Hubbard St Ste 2E, Chicago, Illinois 60654

Learn how to build a solid foundation in a friendly, supportive environment where you’ll learn a practical way to achieve goals during rehearsal and performance. As a strong, effective approach to personalizing scripts, creating importance in a scene, and making clear, unique choices, The Guideposts found in the Shurtleff method are at the heart...

Tuesday Apr 30th, 6pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

The Actor and the Camera (Intro to On-Camera Acting)

at Chicago Actors Studio - Bucktown 2040 N Elston Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

Every performer should know that acting for the stage and acting for the camera are two entirely different skills, and in order to succeed in this business, it's vital to master both. That's why we're proud to offer this exciting class that will focus on the art of on-camera acting for film and television. It helps you to act truthfully from your core...

Thursday Apr 18th, 10am - 12pm

  (8 sessions)
$360

8 sessions

On-Camera Auditioning

at Chicago Actors Studio - Bucktown 2040 N Elston Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60614

You've studied acting for years, but just can't seem to break through the audition barrier. Why? Simple. Auditioning is an art unto itself. This course shares the secret of winning auditions for the camera. Stop beating yourself up after each audition! Learn to control the process instead of it controlling you. Energize your monologues and cold readings,...

Thursday Apr 18th, 6pm - 8pm

  (8 sessions)
$360

8 sessions

Accelerated Meisner Program

at Green Shirt Studio - Sheridan Park 4407 N Clark St, Chicago, Illinois 60640

The Accelerated Meisner Program is designed for actors who wish to deepen their craft in an immersive and comprehensive training experience. Spend 10 weeks, three days a week, breaking through your own barriers.  Lead by Green Shirt Studio co-founders Andrew Gallant and Sommer Austin, you will systematically work through Sanford...

Monday Jun 10th, 11am - 2pm

  (30 sessions)
$1,650

30 sessions

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