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Musical Theater

at Dance Center Evanston - Evanston
1934 Dempster St, Chicago, Illinois 60202

Adult classes are taught in a positive and encouraging environment for beginners, returners, and professionals. Adult classes are open to drop-in students.

Beg/Int Musical Theater

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side
1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Musical Theater is a dance class focused on choreography from Broadway musicals, and integrates many styles of jazz as well as acting. Recommended for dancers and performers at Beginning/Intermediate level in ballet and jazz.

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Int/Adv Musical Theater

at Lou Conte Dance Studio - Near West Side
1147 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, Illinois 60607

Musical Theater is a dance class focused on choreography from Broadway musicals, and integrates many styles of jazz as well as acting. Recommended for dancers and performers at Beginning/Intermediate level in ballet and jazz.

Tuesday Dec 19th, 7:30pm

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The Meisner Approach Level 1-Living Truthfully

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

Sanford Meisner said that, "acting is the ability to live truthfully under imaginary circumstances."  In our first ten weeks together, we will work on the first half of that statement: living truthfully. Working through this series of innovative, step-by-step series of improvisational exercises will train you to be thoroughly responsive, emotionally...

$295

10 sessions

Adult Acting For the Non-Actor

at Two Roads Theatre Project - Rogers Park
7017 N Glenwood Ave, Chicago, Illinois 60626

This class is for community members who would like to learn professional techniques of acting in a supportive, non-competitive, and fun environment!  The curriculum includes exercises from a variety of acting methods (including Stanislavski, Hagen, and Chekhov) as well as monologue work.  In addition, emphasis is placed on how these acting...

$155

10 sessions

Friday Jan 12th, 7:15pm

The Meisner Approach Level 4-Doing the Work

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

Here we will give you the interpretive tools you’ll need to put all your Meisner training into practice in the real world. You will learn how to read a script with the precision and dexterity of a surgeon, discover how to make active choices that work for you, and unlock your ability to personalize the given circumstances of the plays you work on....

$295

10 sessions

Tuesday Jan 9th, 7pm

The Meisner Approach Level 3-Emotional Preparation

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

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...

$295

10 sessions

Acting as a Craft (AAAC)

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

The “Acting As A Craft” (AAAC) workshops are uniquely designed master class workshops incorporating a broad range of basic skills that an actor absolutely needs. Students will be given scene assignments from various film and stage plays and then paired up to work that particular scene as a homework assignment which will then be performed at the...

$305

8 sessions

The Meisner Approach Level 5-Advanced Scene Study

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

Deepen your work, expand your craft and connect. In this repeatable advanced scene study class, you will be given the opportunity to work on two scenes utilizing all of the tools you learned in Levels 1-4. Practice personalization, script analysis, emotional preparation, particularization and impediments all while honing your ability to work off...

$295

10 sessions

Sunday Jan 7th, 6pm

The Meisner Approach Level 2-Imaginary Circumstances

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

In this level, we will begin to explore ‘imaginary circumstances.’ New elements will be added to the exercises that will work to broaden your imagination, exercise your faith in given circumstances and ground your acting in your own unique point of view.  As you continue this work through the advanced exercises, we will begin to show...

$295

10 sessions

Wednesday Jan 10th, 7pm

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...

Sunday Jan 28th, 4pm

AP1 (Improv for Ult. Beginner)

at The Annoyance Theatre - Lakeview
851 W Belmont BSMT, Chicago, Illinois 60657

AP1 is a survey course that will give anyone an extremely solid foundation in improvisational comedy. Whether you want to perform, direct, write, or just know more, AP1 will not disappoint. New to Chicago? New to improv? This class is probably for you. Designed to arm you with the knowledge to make decisions about your next step. AP1 covers: long-form...

$250

8 sessions

Monday Jan 8th, 6:30pm

Other dates (5)

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...

$345

8 sessions

Thursday Jan 11th, 7pm

Piven Technique for the Actor

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

Building on the skills developed in our other adult programs, students use Piven improvisation and games to unlock spontaneity and take scene work to the next level. This advanced class is intended for students with acting experience. Each session has a different focus, such as material from a specific playwright or a particular skill for the acto...

$225

6 sessions

Tuesday Feb 6th, 7pm

The Art of Slow Comedy Level 1 – (Fun)damentals

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

The Art of Slow Comedy is a fresh approach to scenic improvisation, based on the idea that before you can be funny, you need to be real.  In this first level of Jimmy Carrane’s unique method, you will learn that you don’t have to invent something to be funny; audiences respond to real life situations and performers who are brave enough to...

$259

6 sessions

Wednesday Jan 10th, 6:30pm

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