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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 May 25th, 1pm - 2:30pm

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...

Saturday Jun 1st, 1pm - 4:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$305

8 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.

Thursday May 30th, 7:30pm - 9pm

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...

Wednesday Jun 19th, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$345

10 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

Make Money in Voice-Overs

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

This course is designed for anyone who would like to utilize their voice for profit. Learn what you need to know in order to succeed in this highly lucrative field. You will learn about the essential elements of a successful audition tape, types of scripts, studios & agencies.  Additional topics:  How to present yourself for auditions...

Sunday Jun 2nd, 12:30pm - 5:30pm

Musical Theater

at Dance Center Evanston - Evanston 1934 Dempster St, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Adult classes are taught in a positive and encouraging environment for beginners, returners, and professionals. Adult classes are open to drop-in students.

Monday Jun 17th, 8:15pm - 9:15pm

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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...

Monday Jun 17th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$275

10 sessions

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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...

Tuesday Jun 18th, 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....

Saturday Jun 22nd, 1pm - 3:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$275

10 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...

Wednesday Jun 19th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$275

10 sessions

Shakespeare Intensive

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

Join master Viewpoints Technique teacher and award-winning adaptor and director Robin Chaplik to explore every actor’s favorite challenge: Shakespeare! Using Viewpoints Technique and signature Piven games and exercises, students learn to connect with the organic emotions within these classic texts while becoming comfortable with Shakespeare’s heightened...

Monday Jul 8th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$225

6 sessions

Games, Story & Scene

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

Learn Piven’s core improvisational technique and apply it to scripted stories & scenes. Each session of the class is centered on a different theme. Past themes have included stories of the sea, family relationships, and magical realism.  Under the expert instruction of a senior teacher, students will create and perform stories...

Thursday Jul 11th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$225

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!

Monday Jul 8th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$175

6 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 Jul 9th, 6pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)
$375

8 sessions

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