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The Alexander Technique: The Embodied Actor Level 1

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

Is your body an asset to your performance or does it stand in your way? This introductory class will teach you how to get out of your head and into your body, increasing physical connection, breath, and ease in performance while helping you to let go of habits that might be holding you back from your full potential. An excellent companion to Green...

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$225

8 sessions

Voice Over Booth Camp

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

Are you wondering if a career in voice over is right for you? Here's your opportunity to find out. Enlist in VO Booth Camp, Edge Studio's voice over basic training program.  Joe is hardly your stereotypical order-barking drill sergeant -- he approaches the learning process with humor and understanding, making this experience fun and motivating....

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$297

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The Suzuki Method

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

The Suzuki Method is a rigorous and physically demanding approach to actor training. It was devised by Japanese Theatre Director Tadashi Suzuki to help his actors develop the tools and skills necessary for his demanding stage productions. Using elements of Modern Ballet, Kabuki Theatre, and Indian Kathakali Dance, among others, the training focuses...

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$250

6 sessions

Free Introductory 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. **Registration is required

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Free

Perform Your Story: Personal Narrative & Story Theatre

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

Want to see how stories from your life can play out onstage? This is the class for you! Master Piven instructor Susan Applebaum draws on her experiences creating 2017’s Wise Women and Witches for the [email protected] series to share her unique process of adapting personal stories for the stage.  Class will focus on training students in...

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$225

7 sessions

Voiceover Primer for Actors

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

If you’re an actor, then you know you always need more training and professional development to keep your chops sharp and to develop new ways of acting, earning, and the business of the arts. You’ll discover that there’s a lot more to it than you thought! Join Kathleen Puls Andrade for an 8-week course in the VO basics. You don’t...

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$295

8 sessions

Sunday Scene Study: Tennessee Williams

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

Immerse yourself in the work and language of one of America’s greatest playwrights, Tennessee Williams. His language, passion and complex characters can be intimidating to actors.  In this intensive 6-week class, led by Tosha Fowler, you will learn by doing. Working on four scenes (both cold-read and memorized) you will deepen fundamental skills...

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$295

6 sessions

Free Fridays - Alexander Technique Workshop

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

In this workshop, through exploration and a special type of hands-on teaching,  we will cultivate a process of how to let go of habitual tensions which interfere with the actor’s connection with their Whole Self (body and mind combined) and obscure and limit their performance.

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Voiceover I: Ages 17 & Up

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

This class aims to get you familiar with the microphone and your voice. Through a series of cold readings, students will get acquainted and comfortable with microphone technique as they learn how to use their voice in a recording session. By exploring tone and intent, students will discover their personal conversational style, and experiment with...

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$290

8 sessions

Ruth Page: Creating Shakespeare through Dance

at The Newberry - Near North Side 60 W Walton St, Chicago, Illinois 60610

No art forms have escaped the influence of Shakespeare’s creativity—and dance is no exception. In the true spirit of Creating Shakespeare, this program will explore how Shakespeare was interpreted by Chicago dancer Ruth Page, and will present a re-interpretation by choreographers Venetia Stifler and Victor Alexander and dancers from the Ruth Page...

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Free

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Freeing the Voice: The Linklater Progression

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

As performers, we seek to free the fullest potential of the body as an instrument. With voice work, the actor becomes aware of the body, frees the breath, and allows expression to become sound. In order to be available to spontaneous impulses, the voice work delves into the emotional relationship between the voice and the body.  This eight...

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$295

8 sessions

The Alexander Technique: Effortless Performance Level 2

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

9 sessions

Free Fridays – Meisner Repetition Practice

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

Building a sense of community is important to us and we want to give something back to the people in our neighborhood, as well as to the performers who currently take classes from us. We want everyone to have a place to experience the joy of expressing themselves through art. Meisner’s repetition exercise is to an actor as scales are to a piano...

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Free

Free Fridays – Meisner Repetition Practice

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

For 8 weeks, you will learn by working on scenes and monologues from Shepard’s work. You will deepen fundamental skills of listening, personalization, physicalization and practice staying present all while exploring the work of one of America’s most visceral and enigmatic playwrights. In this innovative scene study class, you will dive into...

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$295

8 sessions

Sam Shepard Scene Study

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

In this innovative scene study class, you will dive into the work of Pulitzer Prize winning playwright, Sam Shepard (True West, A Lie of the Mind, Buried Child). An actor himself, Shepard wields his own writing to create gritty, psychologically complex characters that are thrilling and always challenging to play. Azar Kazemi, who served...

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$295

8 sessions

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