Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/30/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop When Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:00am – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago welcomes Singers! Experience Chekhov Technique for Singers in these two upcoming workshops. Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers An Introduction to the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 29, 2014
Friday 3-6 PM

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 30, 2014
Saturday 10-4 with lunch break

Dawn Arnold, certified master teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique, will lead singers to explore the effective and inspiring tools of the Chekhov Technique and guide them in applying the tools to their songs or arias.

Introduction to the Chekhov Technique Workshop

This introduction to the Chekhov Technique will explore the basic concepts of the technique that connect body and mind and support the creative process for the singer working on their roles and material. We will focus on the gem of the technique, the Psychological Gesture and see how to use it to connect to the character and realize the scene inwardly and outwardly. The workshop is active, but all participants can feel comfortable in adapting the work to their physical ability level. It is energizing, liberating, and fun!

Singers new to the Chekhov Technique should take this workshop prior to the Saturday application workshop.

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers

Following our workshop this last spring with SongShop, this workshop is for singers who have had some exposure to the Chekhov Technique. Singers will be guided to apply the Chekhov Technique to their material, exploring how to relate to the music and text through the body/mind to make the vital connections that enable them to feel the synergy in their acting and singing.

After a Chekhov warm-up and preliminary exploration, we will work one on one. Singers may opt to explore excerpts from their material or work through an entire piece. Singers wanting to work through an entire piece must sign up prior to the workshop so that we can schedule workshop time accordingly.

An accompanist will work with us for this workshop. Bring two copies of your music in your right key, one for the accompanist.

Workshop venue:
The Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625

Fee:
Introduction to Chekhov Technique $50
Working with Chekhov Technique $95
Both Workshops $125

To register for these workshops and to sign up to work through and entire piece, email Chekhov Studio Chicago at ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/29/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop When Friday, August 29, 2014 3:00pm – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago welcomes Singers! Experience Chekhov Technique for Singers in these two upcoming workshops. Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers An Introduction to the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 29, 2014
Friday 3-6 PM

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 30, 2014
Saturday 10-4 with lunch break

Dawn Arnold, certified master teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique, will lead singers to explore the effective and inspiring tools of the Chekhov Technique and guide them in applying the tools to their songs or arias.

Introduction to the Chekhov Technique Workshop

This introduction to the Chekhov Technique will explore the basic concepts of the technique that connect body and mind and support the creative process for the singer working on their roles and material. We will focus on the gem of the technique, the Psychological Gesture and see how to use it to connect to the character and realize the scene inwardly and outwardly. The workshop is active, but all participants can feel comfortable in adapting the work to their physical ability level. It is energizing, liberating, and fun!

Singers new to the Chekhov Technique should take this workshop prior to the Saturday application workshop.

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers

Following our workshop this last spring with SongShop, this workshop is for singers who have had some exposure to the Chekhov Technique. Singers will be guided to apply the Chekhov Technique to their material, exploring how to relate to the music and text through the body/mind to make the vital connections that enable them to feel the synergy in their acting and singing.

After a Chekhov warm-up and preliminary exploration, we will work one on one. Singers may opt to explore excerpts from their material or work through an entire piece. Singers wanting to work through an entire piece must sign up prior to the workshop so that we can schedule workshop time accordingly.

An accompanist will work with us for this workshop. Bring two copies of your music in your right key, one for the accompanist.

Workshop venue:
The Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625

Fee:
Introduction to Chekhov Technique $50
Working with Chekhov Technique $95
Both Workshops $125

To register for these workshops and to sign up to work through and entire piece, email Chekhov Studio Chicago at ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Summer Acting Intensive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/07/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Acting Intensive When Thursday, August 7, 2014 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique For Actors, Directors, and Theatre Teachers August 7-9, 2014 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day. Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625

Explore the dynamic principles and creative tools for characterization of the Chekhov Technique found in Chekhov’s book, To the Actor. Develop your acting instrument and create characters, transforming yourself truthfully with skill and confidence.
Training Intensives can be combined for continued in-depth work with the Chekhov Technique. All the Intensives will be designed specifically for the participants and can be taken by both new and continuing students of the Chekhov Technique.
Fee: $240 / $180 Studio Members*
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
Register by emailing ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Summer Acting Intensive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 07/17/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Acting Intensive When Thursday, July 17, 2014 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique For Actors, Directors, and Theatre Teachers July 17-19, 2014 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day. Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625

Explore the dynamic principles and creative tools for characterization of the Chekhov Technique found in Chekhov’s book, To the Actor. Develop your acting instrument and create characters, transforming yourself truthfully with skill and confidence.
Training Intensives can be combined for continued in-depth work with the Chekhov Technique. All the Intensives will be designed specifically for the participants and can be taken by both new and continuing students of the Chekhov Technique.
Fee: $240 / $180 Studio Members*
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
Register by emailing ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Summer Acting Intensive for Teens – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/23/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Acting Intensive for Teens When Monday, June 23, 2014 10:30am – Teens Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE FOR TEENS Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively Acting with the Michael Chekhov Technique for the High School Actor Chekhov Studio Chicago, a professional acting studio dedicated to training actors in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, welcomes teen actors this summer for a five day Intensive.

Summer Five-Day Intensive for Teen Actors
June 23-27, 2014
Monday – Friday 10:30-1:30 PM
Fee: $250

Discover the advantages of this approach to acting while diving into your acting craft this summer. Focus of the Intensive will be to
- experience the working process of the technique (which is rooted in movement and improvisation)
- learn tools for developing characters imaginatively
- apply some of these tools to developing a character of your choice. Each actor will be guided to see how to bring this new skill to short scenes and a monologue or a song.

This overview of Chekhov’s Technique will form a good foundation for all styles of acting for theatre and film.

Parents and interested friends are invited to observe during the last class.

The workshop venue for Chekhov Studio Chicago is The Christian Community Church in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, 2135 W Wilson, at the corner of Wilson and Hamilton, a few blocks from the Damen stop on the Brown line.

For more information and to register contact us at ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

Chekhov Studio Chicago is Chicago’s resource for studying this cutting edge approach to acting and one of the few studios nationally where you can train in the Michael Chekhov Technique.

The Intensive will be taught by Dawn Arnold, certified Teacher of the Chekhov Technique, trained by the Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA). You can see her in the documentary, Master Classes in the Michael Chekhov Technique, produced by the Michael Chekhov Association and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Artistic Director of The Moving Dock Theatre Company and Chekhov Studio Chicago, she is also on the Faculty of MICHA and the Michael Chekhov Acting Studio New York.

“I studied the Chekhov Technique in the NY Studio for four years. I am so grateful that here in Chicago I can continue to cultivate this immensely inspiring technique with Dawn Arnold’s mastery and guidance. It works!
B.C. Professional Actress

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Chekhov Short Stories – The Workshop Performance – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/21/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Short Stories – The Workshop Performance When Saturday, June 21, 2014 4:00pm – No reservation required. Donation at the door. – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov on Chekhov this summer! Moving Dock Theatre Company/ Chekhov Studio Chicago presents the results of our five day Performance Intensive Workshop – Adapting and Performing Chekhov Short Stories with the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique.

Venue: The Christian Community Church 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, 60625

No reservation required. Free (donations to support Chekhov Studio Chicago gladly accepted). For more info: info@movingdock.org

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Summer Performance Intensive Adapting and Rehearsing with the Michael Chekhov Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/17/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Performance Intensive Adapting and Rehearsing with the Michael Chekhov Technique When Tuesday, June 17, 2014 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSummer Performance Intensive Adapting and Rehearsing with the Michael Chekhov Technique June 17 – 21, 2014 Tuesday – Saturday 10-4 PM
Performance Saturday evening at 7 PM

A five day professional development intensive for actors, directors, and theatre teachers combining training in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique with application. In this workshop we will explore Michael Chekhov’s Technique as an inspiring, practical, creative rehearsal process.

This summer we enter the world of Anton Chekhov through his short stories. We will take several of his stories and with the imaginative tools of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, create and rehearse an original adaptation with our workshop ensemble. On the final day of the workshop we will perform in a Studio presentation for an audience.

The workshop is lead by Dawn Arnold, Artistic Director of Moving Dock Theatre Company and Michael Chekhov Technique Teacher who has directed The Moving Dock Theatre Company’s many adaptations from literary sources.

Some previous training in Chekhov Technique is required for this advanced workshop.

Participant Fee: $395/ $295 Studio Members
$50 non-refundable deposit with registration.
10% discount for registration and full payment by June 1.

CPDU Credit for Illinois teachers is available through our partnership with the Illinois Theatre Association.
Questions? Ready to register? info@movingdock.org
More info at http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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Summer Acting Intensive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/05/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Acting Intensive When Thursday, June 5, 2014 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique For Actors, Directors, and Theatre Teachers June 5-7, 2014 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day. Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625

Explore the dynamic principles and creative tools for characterization of the Chekhov Technique found in Chekhov’s book, To the Actor. Develop your acting instrument and create characters, transforming yourself truthfully with skill and confidence.
Training Intensives can be combined for continued in-depth work with the Chekhov Technique. All the Intensives will be designed specifically for the participants and can be taken by both new and continuing students of the Chekhov Technique.
Fee: $240 / $180 Studio Members*
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
Register by emailing ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Red Shoes Solo Show Project Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 05/29/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Red Shoes Solo Show Project Workshop When Thursday, May 29, 2014 11:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoRed Shoes Solo Show Project Workshop May 29, 2014 Thursday, 11-2 PM Who gave you the Red Shoes? Who launched you into your life in art? The Red Shoes Solo Show Project began this year for actors who love working with the Chekhov Technique and want to take the artistic tools of the technique into creative directions. In The Red Shoes Solo Show Project actors are building solo shows based on their own experiences of being in the arts – told in the style of a fairy tale (or whatever style unfolds for your material). In each workshop, we work together as an ensemble to get going, break out into solo work, then come together to show what we are discovering and offer feedback.
Interested actors are invited to join us to begin building a solo show and develop it in any of the workshops devoted to this project, such as this one. We will have several workshops throughout the summer and into next year.

Note: This workshop is designed for actors who have been regularly training in Chekhov Technique or have completed a course in Chekhov Training.

Workshop fee: $40/ $30 for Studio Members*
Contact us at ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Red Shoes Solo Show Project Weekend Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 05/23/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Red Shoes Solo Show Project Weekend Workshop When Friday, May 23, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoWeekend Intensive Workshop Red Shoes Solo Show Project May 23 & 24, 2014 Friday 7-10 PM Saturday 9:30-3:30 PM (Note adjusted time) Who gave you the Red Shoes? Who launched you into your life in art? The Red Shoes Solo Show Project began this year for actors who love working with the Chekhov Technique and want to take the artistic tools of the technique into creative directions. In The Red Shoes Solo Show Project actors are building solo shows based on their own experiences of being in the arts – told in the style of a fairy tale. In each workshop, we work together as an ensemble to get going, break out into solo work, then come together to show what we are discovering and offer feedback.
Interested actors are invited to join us to begin building a solo show and develop it in any of the Weekend Intensives devoted to this project, such as this one. We will have several workshops throughout the summer and into next year.

Note: This workshop is designed for actors who have been regularly training in Chekhov Technique or have completed a course in Chekhov Training.

Workshop fee: $125/ $90 for Studio Members*

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