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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...

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$225

6 sessions

Summer Youth Theater Program (Ages 13-17)

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

These workshops are geared for those seriously interested in entering the professional world of acting. If that is you and your child, you don’t want to miss out! These workshops are designed to introduce young actors to the skills required to create a professional-grade performance. These classes will give your child a chance to explore the creation...

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$285

7 sessions

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Summer Youth Theater Program (Ages 8-12)

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

These workshops are geared for those seriously interested in entering the professional world of acting. If that is you and your child, you don’t want to miss out! These workshops are designed to introduce young actors to the skills required to create a professional-grade performance. These classes will give your child a chance to explore the creation...

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$235

7 sessions

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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,...

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$225

6 sessions

Special Topic: Scene Study Intensive

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

Full Course Title: Special Topic: Sarah Ruhl Scene Study Intensive with Polly Noonan (Intermediate/Advanced) Building on the skills developed in our other adult programs, in this advanced class students use Piven improvisation and games to unlock spontaneity and take scene work to the next level. This class is intended for students with acting...

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$225

6 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...

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$1,650

30 sessions

Meisner Tech 3 - Structure: Improvise, Live

at The Artistic Home Acting Studio - West Town 1376 W. Grand Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60642

Channel all your work and learning into the world of a play. Make bold choices with high stakes that create dynamic relationships, truthful living, and complex and compelling characters within dramatic structure. Prerequisite: Tech 1 and 2 Note: School will reach out with a final interview call for verification after purchase.

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$330

8 sessions

Fundamentals of Acting

at Performing Arts Studio - Lincoln Park 630 W. Webster 1-E, Chicago, Illinois 60614

This class is focused on developing our own individuality as actors, connecting with who we are and what our experiences have to offer to the characters. The main goal is to learn how to create rich characters using our own personas without imposing a mask. It is about showing who we really are and offering that to our roles. Early Stanislavski and...

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$155

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,...

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$245

6 sessions

Free Acting Workshop

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

This workshop is designed to be your introduction to the training programs here at CAS, particularly our main workshop, Acting As A Craft. Learn fundamental skills such as: Scene Study Voice & Diction Character Development On-Camera Techniques Stage Movement Emotional Recall Shakespeare Improv If you have a headshot and resume,...

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Free

Adult Acting Class: "Scene Study"

at Two Roads Theatre Project - North Center 1803 W Byron St Ste 215-216, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60613

Explore the art of acting through scene work! In this class, participants will have the opportunity to delve into scenes from contemporary plays. Using this material, we will learn acting techniques to bring the material to life and strengthen key aspects of the craft, such as an ability to be in-the-moment and characterization. Emphasis will be placed...

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$155

8 sessions

Monologue and Audition Technique

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

Learn how Piven’s signature improvisatory style can take your monologue to the next level and rehearse and perfect your audition technique in a safe, supportive environment. Cover all of the steps of a theatrical audition process, including the ins and outs of resumes and headshots, monologue selection and rehearsal, the first round of auditions,...

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$225

6 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...

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$245

6 sessions

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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...

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$360

8 sessions

Alexander Technique Drop-in Workshops

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

Want to learn more about how the Alexander Technique can help you on stage? Come to our monthly drop-in class, where you will learn how to apply the principles of the Alexander Technique to your monologue, song, scene, instrumental piece, or everyday activity.  Each class will contain a half hour of restorative work and an hour of time for...

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$10
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