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Games, Story & Scene

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

Learn Piven’s core improvisational technique and apply it to scripted stories & scenes. Each session of the class is centered on a different theme. Past themes have included stories of the sea, family relationships, and magical realism.  Under the expert instruction of a senior teacher, students will create and perform stories...

Tuesday Feb 11th, 7pm - 10pm

  (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 Dec 8th, 12:30pm - 5:30pm

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The Meisner Approach Level 3-Emotional Preparation

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

Acting is an emotional art form, yet as Meisner told us, ‘acting is not emoting.’ So how do we deepen our emotional life without becoming indulgent, self-conscious actors? How do we meet the emotional demands of the script without faking anything? Level 3 has the answers.  For ten weeks you will be guided through a series of exercises specifically...

Sunday Jan 12th, 6pm - 8:30pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Winter Break Art Camps

at Art Side Out Studio & MASK SHOP - West Ridge 5606 N Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60659

Fun, Cooperative & Inspiring! Learn Art history and terminology while practicing important skills. Imagine making fun art all day. Never more than 12 students per teacher means individual attention from professional teaching/artists. Note: BYOL (Bring Your Own Lunch & Water Bottle)

Monday Dec 23rd, 9am - 2pm

Unleashing Your Inner Goddess Part II (Burlesque)

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

Ready to take it to the next level?  In this workshop, we’ll focus on what it takes to develop total and complete comfort on stage. Harness the power of your self-confidence, streamline your intention and develop some personalized techniques for jumping fully into the moment on stage.  Some ideas are meant for just moment, some are meant...

Saturday Dec 7th, 11:30am - 1pm

Special Topic: Scene Study Intensive

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

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 taught by senior teacher Joanne Underwood and intended for students with acting experience. Each session has a different focus, be it a particular...

Wednesday Feb 12th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)

6 sessions

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at AbelCine Training - Chicago 2602 W 16th St 4th Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Attendees will learn all about camera operation, the science of RED cameras, REDCINE-X software, and workflows. REDucation is a 3-day workshop focused on hands-on learning with RED Digital Cinema camera packages (EPIC and DRAGON).  Each day, participants will work in small groups to learn, shoot and review 4K footage on the big screen. Topics: ...

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3 sessions

Zouk Intermediate

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

In this class, we’ll take your Zouk to the next level! Expect fun challenging patterns that will add more complexity to your dancing. There will be constant fresh material & polishing to ensure the growth of our dancers. 

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4 sessions

Introduction to Belly Dance 101

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

First time in belly dance? Then this is the class for you! This primer class is where you start; helping you better in understand the movements that create the foundation of all styles of belly dance - technique through isolations and muscular training.  This class focuses on break down of basic belly dance steps so that you begin with the correct...

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7 sessions

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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Head Motion (Prep) for Leads & Follows

at Urbanity Dance Chicago - Lincoln Park 1611 N Sheffield Ave 3rd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60614

In this class, we will begin to introduce how to utilize the frame in a new way to allow the head to relax in the corresponding position. We focus on safe techniques to initiate the upper body to unlock wider possibilities of head motion! We will show how give support that...

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4 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. 

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6 sessions

Singing and Speaking Naturally

at Infinity Foundation - Highland Park 1280 Old Skokie Valley Rd, Highland Park, Illinois 60035

Engage in an extraordinary experience to gracefully and easily sing or speak authentically and powerfully from your heart. Conquer fear, hit the notes, and speak up courageously while you rediscover the undeniable magic and beauty of your soul.  Join Stein, who possesses a masterful intuitive gift that identifies and brings forth the music and...

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2 sessions

Drag King 101

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

This hour long class is focused on providing the tools to tap into your inner Drag King persona. During this session we will explore the many components that create a noteworthy Drag King performance from costuming, character development, movement and physicality and beyond.  This class will include a warm up but will be mostly focused on learning...

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Follies 2019: Adv Solo Jazz

at Big City Swing - Logan Square 1850 Western Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60647

Join Lindsay in learning original choreography for a Solo Jazz performance for the 2019 Follies on Dec. 7, 2019. This 8-week class will be limited to 8 participants, so that you receive significant individual attention as you learn the choreography and formations.

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8 sessions

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