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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

Building Ensemble and the Art of Adaptation

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

Piven Theatre Workshop has been devising new literary adaptations since our inception over forty years ago. In this class, we will give our adult students the opportunity to experience the creative energy of an ensemble-driven, text-based devising process. Through six weeks of group improvisation exercises and text exploration, students will adapt...

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$225

6 sessions

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Summer Meisner Intensive

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

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$375

12 sessions

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On Camera I: Ages 17 & up

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

This class is aimed to get students comfortable in front of the camera.  We will explore fundamental on-camera techniques, how to adjust vocally and physically to express memorable scenes, and how to eliminate distractions from your on-camera performance.    We will help each student define their acting “type” and search for truth...

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$280

10 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

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

Summer Acting Lab - Teen (Ages 13-17)

at Two Roads Theatre Project - North Center 1803 W Byron St Ste 215-216, 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60613

The Summer Acting Lab is an opportunity to learn and explore the fundamentals of acting. Each day begins with an acting class to build new skills, and the second part of the morning is dedicated to devising an original show. With an emphasis on collaboration and ensemble, students will create from scratch a theater piece inspired by a specific starting...

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$255

11 sessions

Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story?

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

This is a one time FREE course The musical Hamilton has taken the humanities by storm, sparking new interest in early American history on college campuses. Four Northwestern University faculty have shaped courses in legal studies and history around the musical, using Lin Manuel Miranda’s themes to tackle issues of politics, immigration, and identity—past...

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Free

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

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

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

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
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