Weekend Intensive Workshop in Chekhov Technique – Leaps of Imagination – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 12/05/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Weekend Intensive Workshop in Chekhov Technique – Leaps of Imagination When Friday, December 5, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoWeekend Intensive Workshop Leaps of Imagination: Imagining the Character and their World December 5 & 6, 2014 Friday, 7-10 PM and Saturday 9:30 – 3:30 PM

For Actors, Singers, and Theatre Teachers – Spend a weekend in the Chekhov Studio!

We became actors to enter imagined worlds. Chekhov’s approach works with our imaginations, giving us a process that makes our imaginings actable. This workshop will be focused on how to rely on our creative imaginations to develop our characters as we do that all important solo prep work for rehearsals and performances.

This could be your first Chekhov workshop or perhaps your twentieth! We welcome our Chekhov colleagues as well as actors, singers, and teachers experiencing Chekhov Technique for the first time.
You do not need to have previous experience with the Chekhov Technique to take this Intensive.

Taught by ChekhovTeaching Artist, Dawn Arnold.

Fee: $125/$90 Studio Members* Email info@movingdock.org to Register.

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Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/18/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization When Tuesday, November 18, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other Info2nd Fall Session Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization October 28 – December 2, 2014 Tuesday evenings 7-9:30 PM

November 18, 2014 – Class #4

This Six Week Class in Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is a continued exploration of the technique, focused on the tools for characterization. The goal of the class is to develop a working understanding of how to practice and use this cutting edge approach to the Art of the Actor, applying the tools to developing a character and working on short scenes.

DROP IN STUDENTS
Continuing students of the Studio (or another Chekhov workshop/class) may drop-in to these classes with permission.

Fee: $40/$30 Studio Membership
Email the Studio in advance of the class.
For more info and to register: info@movingdock.org

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Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/11/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization When Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other Info2nd Fall Session Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization October 28 – December 2, 2014 Tuesday evenings 7-9:30 PM

November 11, 2014 – Class #3

This Six Week Class in Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is a continued exploration of the technique, focused on the tools for characterization. The goal of the class is to develop a working understanding of how to practice and use this cutting edge approach to the Art of the Actor, applying the tools to developing a character and working on short scenes.

DROP IN STUDENTS
Continuing students of the Studio (or another Chekhov workshop/class) may drop-in to these classes with permission.

Fee: $40/$30 Studio Membership
Email the Studio in advance of the class.
For more info and to register: info@movingdock.org

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Weekend Intensive – The Core of the Character – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/07/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Weekend Intensive – The Core of the Character When Friday, November 7, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoWeekend Intensive Workshop – The Core of the Character November 7 & 8, 2014 Friday, 7-10 PM and Saturday 9:30-3:30 PM w/lunch break

Spend a weekend discovering the heart and soul of your character. Bring a character you are preparing and learn how to get to the core of them, through the tools and exercises of the Chekhov Technique. We will work with the genius of the technique, the psychological gesture, as we explore the questions that lead us to understand our character and connect strongly to them. You do not need to have previous experience with the Chekhov Technique to take this Intensive.

Fee: $125/$90 Studio Members*
For info: http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
To Register – Email info@movingdock.org

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Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Essentials – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/03/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Essentials When Monday, November 3, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSix Week Class in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique – Essentials of the Chekhov Technique November 3 – December 8 Monday evenings 7-9:30PM

This Six Week Class in Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is an exploration of the essentials of the technique, designed for people encountering the Chekhov Technique for the first time and for those actors continuing their study of the essential concepts. Working with the first chapters in Chekhov’s book, To the Actor, we will develop the ‘actor’s body’ and learn about the Psychological Gesture and how to use it.
Fee: $240/ $180 Studio Members*
Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
To register, email the Studio at info@movingdock.org

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Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/28/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization When Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other Info2nd Fall Session Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization October 28 – December 2, 2014 Tuesday evenings 7-9:30 PM

This Six Week Class in Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is a continued exploration of the technique, focused on the tools for characterization. The goal of the class is to develop a working understanding of how to practice and use this cutting edge approach to the Art of the Actor, applying the tools to developing a character and working on short scenes.

Fee $240/ $180 Studio Members*
Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
For more info and to register: info@movingdock.org

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Saturday Shop – Imagining and Transforming A Workshop with Dawn Arnold – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/11/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Saturday Shop – Imagining and Transforming A Workshop with Dawn Arnold When Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoImagining and Transforming A Workshop with Dawn Arnold Saturday, October 11, 2014 10-4 PM ​ In this one day workshop you will be guided to work deeply with your imagination, developing a character of your choice from a play, film script, book, or any other source with the tools of the Chekhov Technique. Transform yourself!

Fee: $75/$65

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Saturday Shop – A Very Big Door – Exploring the Gestures in art and life – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/04/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Saturday Shop – A Very Big Door – Exploring the Gestures in art and life When Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00am – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSaturday Shop – A Very Big Door – Exploring the Gestures in art and life
A Workshop with Dawn Arnold
Saturday, October 4, 2014 10-2 PM

Our Saturday Shops return with this special exploration of Chekhov’s Psychological Gesture. This workshop is for anyone curious about this core concept of the Chekhov Technique and how it might be applied to acting, performance, and to life.

“It is a big, big door through which we can enter and take everything, and turn them into things which we can act.”
(From Michael Chekhov’s archived notes transcribed by Deirdre Hurst duPrey)

Fee: $40/$30 Studio Members

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Guest Artist Event- Fluxus / \’rules swim in water’ – a Workshop with Ragnar Freidank – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/28/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Guest Artist Event- Fluxus / ‘rules swim in water’ – a Workshop with Ragnar Freidank When Sunday, September 28, 2014 2:00pm – Cash or check at the door – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoYou are invited to a Chekhov Studio Chicago Guest Artist Event

Fluxus / ‘rules swim in water’ – a Workshop with Ragnar Freidank

Chekhov Studio Chicago welcomes Guest Artist, Ragnar Freidank from the Actor’s Ensemble and the Michael Chekhov Association for a special workshop,

“Fluxus / ‘rules swim in water’ – or: What does Michael Chekhov have to do with me?”

At the later part of the workshop, Ragnar will screen his film, “You Want to Live in It”, – a 30 min portrait of The Actors’ Ensemble, featuring Ted Pugh and Fern Sloan. It’s a very personal portrait tracing back the beginnings of the ensemble and its connection with Michael Chekhov.

Sunday, September 28, 2014 2-5 PM
Chekhov Studio Chicago @ Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson
Chicago, Il 60625

Fee: $20 (Cash or Check to The Moving Dock Theatre Co.)
RSVP helpful.

For more info and to RSVP email info@movingdock.org
773 327 1572 voicemail

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Chekhov Acting Technique Training Class 1st Session – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/16/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Training Class 1st Session When Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:00pm – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoComprehensive training in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is taught in two six week sessions. Each session is complete in itself. 1st Fall Six Week Session
September 16 – October 21, 2014
Tuesday evenings 7-9:30 PM

Six Week Class in the essentials of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. This class is designed for those who are encountering Chekhov Technique for the first time as well as those actors somewhat familiar with Chekhov’s approach and wish to continue to explore the essential concepts and training.

Fee: Twelve week course $480/ $360 Studio Members*
1st or 2nd session only $240/ $180 Studio Members*
Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
For more info and to register: info@movingdock.org

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