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Audition Intensive

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

This class will put the actor in a variety of practical audition situations: Monologue, Cold read, Callback, and Improv and will address the differences between Theater, Film/TV & Commercial Auditions and the role of the casting director.    Prerequisite: Bring in one memorized modern monologue 1- 1 1/2minutes long  

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$300

6 sessions

Meisner Workshop for Teens

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

An intensive workshop for the young working actor where through the exercises of the Meisner Technique, the young actor will learn to focus on the other person, work moment-to-moment, tap into strong emotional life through behavior- based acting. This workshop is for Grades 9-12. Note: School will reach out with a final interview call for verification...

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$350

9 sessions

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Free Meisner Workshops

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

From time to time we offer free Meisner workshops as an excellent way for you to get an idea of what Meisner is all about, to see what we are like as teachers, and to find out if Meisner training is for you. In this free acting workshop, Sanford Meisner’s innovative, step-by-step series of improvisational exercises will train you to be thoroughly...

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Free

The Alexander Technique Level 2: Physical Imagination

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

Level 2 – The Physical Imagination Build a full physical life onstage by learning how to create a character’s body and breath, exploring spatial awareness and scene partnering exercises, and mastering strategies to use your body as a primary tool to create spontaneity and creativity in performance.  Alexander experience required.

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$250

8 sessions

Free Audition Workshop

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

Do you already have some acting skills under your belt, but you just can't seem to get cast in anything?  There are so many things that can keep you from winning a role that you don't even realize, from the outfit you wear to the way you walk into the room.  In some cases, the director has already decided not to cast you before you even read...

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Free

Learning to Face(book) Your Fears About Social Media

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

Facebook is the largest social media platform in the world and is still growing. It's not only an active community, but, for many people, it's a staple of their social life. Understanding the ins and outs of how to utilize Facebook's events, messaging, and advertising features can make and break businesses of all shapes and size.  This workshop...

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$20

The Alexander Technique: Effortless Performance

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

We are all born with an innate knowledge of how to move and express ourselves. We just have to learn how to get our of our own way. The Alexander Technique has been helping performers to let go have habits of movement that block their full expressive potential for over a century. Join 1600-hour certified teacher Jeremy Cohn on an 8-week journey of...

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$275

8 sessions

Summer Meisner Intensive

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

Summer Special Intensive

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$375

12 sessions

The Alexander Technique: Removing the Physical Mask

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

Level 1 – Removing the Physical Mask Even with the most fully fleshed out internal work possible, an actor’s body and voice still act as the medium for expressing that work to the audience. Most of us carry around an effortful mask of habitual movement and vocal patterns that keep the full potential of our talent and skill from coming through. ...

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$250

8 sessions

Emcee/Stand-Up Intensive

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

Have you been itching to get on the mic and make a crowd's slides split? Ready to put your voice out into the world? The Stand-Up Intensive is here to get you out of the audience and onto the stage! Taught by esteemed emcee, stand-up comic, and certified screwball Shirley Blazen, this workshop series will have you writing your own material, harnessing...

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$170

6 sessions

Meisner Technique Level 1

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

Authenticity is an essential tool for any actor, but one especially necessary when you work in Chicago. Meisner Technique teaches the actor how to live in the moment and to respond truly, deeply, spontaneously. It is not for the faint-of-heart - Meisner Technique is an emotionally demanding series of interdependent exercises designed to get you out...

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$210

8 sessions

Auditioning For Commercials

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

This On-Camera Commercial Auditioning Class will give you the tools to impress, from the moment you walk in the audition room until the moment you leave. Topics Covered will include: Week 1 - "Actor Tools + Branding" On-Camera Work: Quick decisions and changing direction Week 2 - "The other side of the table" On-Camera Work: Getting the product/client...

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$195

4 sessions

Playwright Scene Study

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

Dive into in the intense mind of Chicago’s own Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award Winner, Tracy Letts. Known also as a riveting actor, he wields his own writing to create gritty, psychologically complex characters that are fun to play, yet always challenging. In this intensive 6-week class, led by Tosha Fowler, you will learn by doing. Working on four...

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$295

6 sessions

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Free Fridays: Monologue Brush-Up

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

Join us for a free workshop where we will give you personalized feedback on your monologue to help make it as strong as it can be for auditions.  Part of our Free Fridays series of events.

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Free

The Alexander Technique Workshop

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

Learning The Alexander Technique: Rediscovering your Natural Poise The Alexander Technique is a century old, proven way of forging a strong, healthy relationship between the mind and body which has profound benefits for actors. It promotes light, efficient movement. It increases stage presence, physical utility, and is a tool for helping...

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$250

8 sessions

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