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Respect for Acting Academy

at BeFLYCreate, Inc. - Hyde Park 1520 E. Harper Ct, Chicago, Illinois 60615

This is Jossie's adult class. From novice to professional, the focus is placed on all aspects of the Film, Television and Commercial business. Focus includes preparing the actor for auditions and booking the gig. The actor is guided through exercises that will challenge them to create unique characters and gain a solid craft. Students are given scenes...

Saturday Feb 29th, 11am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)
$185

4 sessions

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 Mar 2nd, 10am - 1:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$305

8 sessions

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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 Feb 29th, 1pm - 2:30pm

Burly Travel 101

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

We will explore and discuss techniques to achieve travel on a budget. This is not a "get rich quick on burlesque" workshop. No magic here. This will offer you out-of-the-box thinking on how to travel and perform. No movement. Bring a notebook. All levels and genders welcome. Every body welcome.

Saturday Mar 14th, 4:45pm - 6:15pm

Storytelling 101

at Vaudezilla Studios - Irving Park 3330 W Irving Park Rd, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Often overlooked are hands and faces. This workshop will offer techniques for having intentional hands and facial expressions for stage. If you need to take your performance to the next level, this workshop is for you. Casual movement clothing okay. Minimal movement. All levels and genders welcome. Every body welcome.  

Saturday Mar 14th, 6:30pm - 8pm

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 Feb 27th, 7:30pm - 9pm

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 7th, 7pm - 9:30pm

  (6 sessions)
$245

6 sessions

Improvisation, Games & Risk Taking (Core Training)

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

Want to know what Piven is all about? 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...

Tuesday Apr 7th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$175

6 sessions

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Story Theatre and the Art of Adaptation

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

Piven Theatre Workshop has been devising new literary adaptations since our inception over forty years ago. In this class, we will give our adult students the opportunity to experience the creative energy of an ensemble-driven, text-based devising process. Through six weeks of group improvisation exercises and text exploration, students will adapt...

Thursday Apr 9th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$225

6 sessions

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Drama I: Losing Inhibitions

at Discovery Center

Do you want to gain confidence, lose inhibitions, have fun & learn acting? Then this beginning acting class is for you. Experiment with improvisation, speech & personality exercises designed to bring out your special strengths & talents. Work in a relaxed atmosphere with an emphasis on positive attitudes, and acquire performance and presentation...

Tuesday Apr 7th, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)
$79

3 sessions

Basic Piven Scene Study

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

In this class, students prepare and rehearse scenes from contemporary plays and utilize improvisation and games to deepen characters and relationships.  Students explore how Piven uses the impulsiveness of improvisation during the rehearsal process, while being restrained by and respectful of a script. Best for students who have taken Improvisation,...

Wednesday Jun 24th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$225

6 sessions

Improv, Theatre Games, and Story (Core Training)

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 Jun 25th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)
$200

6 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 14th, 12:30pm - 5:30pm

Pussycat Dolls "React"

at DivaDance Chicago - Goose Island 1535 N Dayton St, Chicago, Illinois 60642

Get your slay on each week to a brand new routine to a current smash or throwback fave! Class is for all levels, no dance experience required.  All DivaDance classes feature a stretch, high energy warmup, and a sexy cool down in addition to all levels choreo combination.

Wednesday Mar 18th, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Filmmaking Camp (Ages 12-14)

at Evanston Art Center - Evanston 1717 Central St, Evanston, Illinois 60201

Experiment with a variety of filmmaking strategies to bring your own stories to life! Learn about video production and post-production, camera operation, editing, directing, acting, and writing by working in a small group to create a short film. Use video cameras and edit your film in Adobe Premiere. No need to bring any supplies. Families and...

Monday Jun 22nd, 9am - 3:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$580

5 sessions

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