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The Art of Slow Comedy Level 1 – (Fun)damentals

at Green Shirt Studio - Lakeview 4001 N Ravenswood Ave Unit 303-B, Chicago, Illinois 60613

The Art of Slow Comedy is a fresh approach to scenic improvisation, based on the idea that before you can be funny, you need to be real.  In this first level of Jimmy Carrane’s unique method, you will learn that you don’t have to invent something to be funny; audiences respond to real life situations and performers who are brave enough to...

Wednesday Sep 18th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)

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 Sep 15th, 12:30pm - 5:30pm

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The Actor’s Voice and Speech

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

The Actor’s Voice and Speech is for students who want to improve their speaking voice for the stage and film in a healthy way that can get them through a long run of a show. The class is also beneficial for non-performers who would like to feel more confident about public speaking, and people who speak English as a second language and would like...

Tuesday Sep 24th, 7pm - 9pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Playback Theatre Technique

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

Playback Theatre invites individuals to tell their story in order to have it reflected back to them, amplified, and performed by an ensemble. Layering it on top of the fluidity of play taught at Piven makes for a potent mix of empathy and play. 

Sunday Oct 6th, 12pm - 2pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Drama I: Losing Inhibitions

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

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 Oct 1st, 7pm - 8:30pm

  (3 sessions)

3 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 Nov 5th, 7pm - 9pm

  (6 sessions)

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 Nov 7th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

Strut & Strip

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

Great for beginners, but all levels are welcome! Elevate confidence and nurture your sensuality with burlesque striptease! We'll incorporate classic struts, bumps, wines, and grinds into a bawdy routine celebrating your inner diva. Students can expect a warm-up, exercises in movement and stage presence in addition to learning choreography for a salacious...

Sunday Sep 15th, 6pm - 7pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Solo Development (All Levels)

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

This weekly class is geared towards guiding individuals through the many steps it takes to developing a cohesive solo. Through brief lectures, exercises, and peer feedback this workshop is sure to be just the push you need to finish that dream act. Students must be comfortable developing and performing original work for class each week. All levels...

Sunday Sep 15th, 7:30pm - 8:30pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

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Improvised Burlesque (All Levels)

at Vaudezilla Studios - Avondale 3614 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60618

Planning and preparing a complete burlesque act can be very rewarding, but sometimes it's fun to play with the unpredictability of live performance. Chicago is the improv capital of the world, so why not put some of those skills to use in your burlesque?  In this class, Red Hot Annie will show you some skills that will let you take any act into...

Friday Sep 20th, 11am - 12pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Improv Burlesque Performance Workshop

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

Doesn’t it feel good to let loose? In this second part to Annie’s Improv Workshop, you’ll practice moving and trusting your instincts to create a completely unique improvised burlesque act for the stage. Imagine having all eyes on you while you captivate your audience with a truly original on-the-fly performance that is totally and unapologetically...

Saturday Sep 21st, 12pm - 1pm

Burlesque Level 3/4

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

Perfect for performance-oriented ladies or those who'd like to bring home a couple secrets to strip tease, or those who'd just like to find a way to exercise that makes them feel sexy, this basic level burlesque class will accomplish all three.  Vaudezilla's best known teachers & choreographers will bring things to the next...

Sunday Sep 15th, 8:30am - 10am

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Burlesque Level 1/2 (Intro)

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

Whether you've got an eye on taking the stage, spicing things up in the bedroom, or simply looking for a different way to work up a sweat, this introductory level burlesque class can accomplish all three.  Vaudezilla's best known teachers & choreographers teach you fundamental stage terms and helps you get comfortable expressing yourself...

Sunday Sep 15th, 10:30am - 12pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Burlesque Level 5/6 (Advanced)

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

After learning the basics of burlesque and movement, you're ready to start building your own performance. As a class, we will develop a short 10-12 minute show that includes group acts, interstitials, and solos that use all of the burlesque and performance techniques that you've acquired up to this point. The teacher will provide a theme that coincides...

Monday Sep 16th, 6:30pm - 8pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

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Investigate Voice Over Online: 3 Hour Class

at Edge Studio Voice Actor Casting & School - Gold Coast 232 E Ohio St, Illinois City, Illinois 60611

This is a 3-part program:  1. Workshop.   2. Personal voice analysis.   3. Consultation.  This program is for newcomers who are unsure how they fit in, who need to learn about all opportunities, and determine if they have potential. It’s a practical and comfortable way to determine if voice over is for you. The instructors...

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