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Special Summer Intensive - Scene Work

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

Work intensely with another actor within the structure of two-person scenes and unleash deeply personal, imaginative and organic work. This is the bridge between Meisner technique and text work.  

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$100

3 sessions

Special Summer Intensive - Advanced Improvisation

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 relationship, truthful living, and complex and compelling characters within dramatic structure.

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$100

3 sessions

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Special Summer Intensive - Independent Activity

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

Activate your imagination and plumb the depths of your risk-taking to create forceful, personally connected character. Hone your emotional preparation while continuing to work moment to moment.

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$100

3 sessions

Special Summer Intensive - On Camera Scene Study

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

This scene study class set in front of a camera is geared for the actor who yearns to work quickly and comfortably while learning techniques specific to the screen. Taught by award-winning feature filmmaker and stage director John Mossman, the class is uniquely positioned to help serious actors create a strong bridge between their stage work and great...

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$200

4 sessions

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Special Summer Intensive - Monologue Workshop

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

This class provides the 'one-two punch' you need to nail your audition. By accessing two very simple rules of thumb based on Meisner's dynamic method, actors will focus on language, place, delivery and theatricality. This class ensures that you will beam with confidence and command of language, guaranteeing that you will deliver a memorable auditi...

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$125

4 sessions

Special Summer Intensive - Repetion

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

Break down your barriers and expose a reservoir of intense and powerful emotional life. Your breakthrough to brilliant acting begins here, "living truthfully" and working moment to moment.

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$100

3 sessions

Muntu Dance Theatre of Chicago

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

In the Bantu language, “muntu” means “the essence of humanity.” It’s what the Muntu Dance Theatre seeks to express in its work and to touch in its audiences. Founded in 1972, the Chicago-based Muntu performs authentic and progressive interpretations of contemporary and ancient African and African-American dance, music, and folklore....

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Burlesque Act Development

at Arabesque Dance and Fitness - Avondale 3120 W Belmont Ave, Illinois City, Illinois 60618

Want to create a burlesque act of your very own? In this special series, Eva will work with each student to develop their own burlesque/belly dance act to a song of the student's choosing. In this class, students will be given tools to learn how to approach creating choreographies, including dissecting song structure, focusing on communicating a cohesive...

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$105

7 sessions

Musical Theater I

at Dance Dynamics - Geneva 39W250 Herrington Blvd Ste J1, Chicago, Illinois 60134

This 45 minute class introduces character dance and learning how to dance in heels.This class will incorporate broadway style music & dancing and teach the importance of the basic of acting in your dance performing. You will need to purchase either Pedin Feme shoes or character shoes for this class depending on your level. Must take at least...

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$18

Filming Camp (Ages 12-14)

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

In this camp youth explore a variety of filmmaking strategies and get opportunities to bring their own stories to life. Learn about video production, camera operation, editing, directing, acting and writing. Students will use video cameras and Macintosh computers in this class.

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$560

5 sessions

Lyrical

at Chicago Contemporary Dance Theatre - Bridgeport 1200 W 35th St, Chicago, Illinois 60609

Class will emphasis developing a jazz and dance vocabulary, increasing stamina, control, speed, and musicality. Students will also focus on isolations of the body, coordination, syncopated movements, turns, leaps and kicks. A lyrical dancer’s movements attempt to show the meaning of the music. Moreover, the dancer must be well aware of facial expressions,...

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$550

40 sessions

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Finding Your Forte: Singing and Performance

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

Drawing on her experiences as co-founder of Forte, Chicago’s premier company focusing on opera, improv, and sketch comedy, master instructor Susan Payne-O’Brien brings her approach to singing and performance home to Piven! Unleash your potential by learning how the Piven Technique’s improvisatory methods can counter the self-concern that is so...

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$295

6 sessions

FAN-tastic

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

A good fan dance can tease and tantalize, but wielding this beautiful prop isn't always as easy as it looks.  Don’t just hold your beautiful fans, let them be a part of you and you'll become FANtastic! Jolie Goodnight will guide you through fan technique including holds, poses and reveals while also giving you a full foundation of purpose...

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$25

Ensemble Class “The Neighborhood”

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

A Unique Class that brings the Actor into an ENSEMBLE opportunity. The class will create a devised theater piece using scripted material, character creation and development, and improvisation with production values of costume, prop, elemental set and music It takes the Actor thru a Rehearsal Process and into 2 PERFORMANCES to showcase the Created...

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$375

14 sessions

Boa and Floorwork

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

The boa is a classic part of burlesque, and it usually gets the most attention at the beginning and end of an act. But how can you sustain the boa throughout the whole act?  Coco Das Vegas has the answers, and she'll even throw in a little French-style cabaret skills for you, too!  All levels and genders welcome.

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$40
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