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Improv Burlesque Performance Workshop

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

Doesn’t it feel good to let loose? In this second part to Annie’s Improv Workshop, you’ll practice moving and trusting your instincts to create a completely unique improvised burlesque act for the stage. Imagine having all eyes on you while you captivate your audience with a truly original on-the-fly performance that is totally and unapologetically...

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$20

Dynamic Belly Dance

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

Learn to belly dance in a way that lifts your heart, opens your mind, and strengthens your body. Whether you’re a beginner or a more seasoned dancer (of any style), this class will help you find the ease and joy of dancing with fluidity, precision, and grace – all while preventing injury by moving mindfully. By tuning into the energy naturally...

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$110

7 sessions

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Latin, Contemporary Dance

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Take ballroom dance lessons - Latin Style. Contemporary Latin dances are the "in" dances. Learn today's hottest dances - the Merengue,and Rhumba - in a fun and relaxed atmosphere while improving your rhythm, coordination, and developing your sense of space on the dance floor. This class is designed for beginners to learn the fundamentals. Wednesdays...

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$99

6 sessions

Afro/Caribbean Dance Explosion

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

A high-energy dance fusion class that takes influence from the rich influences of the African diaspora. Each session will include a short stretch and warm-up, cardio/dance fitness routine and will end with learning a portion of a choreographed Afro/Caribbean dance. The final step will include performing the dance piece at the Vaudezilla student showcase!...

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$110

5 sessions

The Expressive Body: Alexander Technique Intensive

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

The Expressive Body: A Two-day Alexander Technique Intensive for Actors It’s easy to get tense and clench up your body when you perform. Tension creeps in when we’re nervous, self conscious, or afraid of not being enough. Imagine the most beautiful nights sky the world has ever seen-but its covered by a layer of thick, gray clouds. It doesn’t...

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$200

2 sessions

Kizomba (Core 2)

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

In this class, you will learn how to incorporate pivots and rotations into your Kizomba steps. You will enhance your body awareness and discover new points of connection to lead and follow your partner. Prerequisite: Kizomba (Core 1) Saida Variations Please Note: Students should wear comfortable clothing they can move in as well as smooth bottom...

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$75

4 sessions

Monologue and Audition Technique

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

Learn how Piven’s signature improvisation style can take your monologue to the next level and rehearse and perfect your audition technique in a supportive environment! Cover all of the steps of a theatrical audition process, including the ins and outs of resumes and headshots, monologue selection and rehearsal, the first round of auditions, and...

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$225

6 sessions

Hip Hop (All Levels)

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

Urbanity Hip Hop classes specialize in urban choreography and will focus on movement and techniques developed through the culture of Hip Hop. Whether your focus is technique, movement retention, or you’re just looking for a new way to move, you can find it here! Note: Students should wear comfortable clothing they can move in as well as smooth...

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$20

Belly Dancing

at Discovery Center - Irving Park 4318 N Elston Ave 2nd Fl, Chicago, Illinois 60641

Explore the sensuality and power of Middle Eastern dance in this Belly Dance class. This ancient, feminine art will teach body isolations, undulations & grace. You will learn basic belly dance movements and how to put them together into short fun combinations.

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$99

6 sessions

The Meisner Approach Intensive 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? Intensive 3 has the answers. You will be guided through a series of exercises specifically designed...

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$295

4 sessions

Drama I: Losing Inhibitions

at Discovery Center - Oak Park Exact location will be
provided to registrants few days, Chicago, Illinois 00000

Do you want to gain confidence, lose inhibitions, have fun & learn acting? Then this beginning acting class is for you. Experiment with improvisation, speech & personality exercises designed to bring out your special strengths & talents. Work in a relaxed atmosphere with an emphasis on positive attitudes, and acquire performance and presentation...

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$79

3 sessions

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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$75

4 sessions

Improvisation, Games & Risk Taking

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

Are you interested in getting into a theater class, shaking off the dust, and activating your creativity?  This class allows students to discover the Piven Technique by learning theatre games and improvisation in a fun, supportive, ensemble-based environment. Perfect for all students looking to discover and re-discover our work!

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$175

6 sessions

Swing II B: CrossHands

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

This class really opens up your swing vocabulary using different hand connections and longer 6-count patterns to add variety to your dancing. Pre-requisite: Swing I What should I wear: Be comfy! There is no dress code, however, it always feels better to dress for the occasion. We recommend the following be it modern or vintage: Gentlemen: ...

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$62

3 sessions

Kizomba (Core I)

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

Saida Variations In this class you will master multiple versions of a Saida by incorporating partner connection and musical connection to the steps. You will learn the ways in which Saidas are fundamental to connecting more intermediate movements and patterns. This class is guaranteed to create fluidity in your steps to prepare you for more advanced...

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$75

4 sessions

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