ART OF THE ACTOR WORKSHOPS AND RESIDENCIES
Workshops and Residencies can travel to your school or theatre company. Taught by Artistic Director, Dawn Arnold, workshops range from one introductory workshop, a series of workshops, or a residency of focused training. Dawn has been bringing the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique to colleges, high schools and theatre teachers.
Download a brochure: Dawn Arnold Chekhov Workshops
Each workshop is designed specifically for your group. The Chekhov Technique enables actors in their work and helps theatre directors and teachers lead actors successfully for inspired performance.
University and College:
Introduction to the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique
Character Development for Theatre and Film
Four Stages – Rehearsing with the Chekhov Technique
Chekhov on Chekhov – Michael Chekhov Technique and Anton Chekhov’s Plays (May be booked along with a performance of The Lydia Etudes).
High School workshops intersect creative freedom with engaged focus suited to the development of grades 9-12. The creative process of the Chekhov Technique can be used to support classes beyond the theatre department, sparking a lively dialog between literature and the direct experience of students. Whatever a student can imagine can be embodied!
All About Character (click to see our listing on the Illinois Art and Education Exchange)
These workshops can be centered on a choice of literature, such as our Divergent workshops.
An Actor’s Work – Preparing Your Role for the Show (in conjunction with your rehearsal process)
Contact us to see how you can bring Moving Dock’s Chekhov Studio to you and design your Chekhov Technique experience with Dawn Arnold.
House Theatre of Chicago, IL
Striding Lion, Chicago, IL
Vitalist Theatre Company, Chicago, IL
Janus Theatre, IL
Premier Theatre and Performance, Chicago, IL
Porchlight Music Theatre, Chicago, IL
Performance Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Elgin Art Showcase, Elgin, IL
COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES
KCACTF Region V
North Central College, Naperville, IL
California State University, Chico, CA
Knox College, IL
Principia College, IL
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
New York State University, Fredonia, NY
University of Kansas, KS
Millikin University, IL
Lansing Community College MI
HIGH SCHOOL ACTORS
Educational Theatre Association, International Thespian Festival
EDTA Conferences – Professional Development (PDI)
Missouri Thespian Conference
Ohio Thespian Conference
School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA), Cincinnati, OH
Classical Magnet School, Hartford, CT
Hathaway Brown School, Cleveland, OH