Advanced Chekhov Scene Study March Intensive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 03/25/17 – Chicago, IL

Event Advanced Chekhov Scene Study March Intensive When Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoAdvanced Chekhov Scene Study March Intensive March 25/26, 2017 Saturday 10AM – 4PM with lunch break Sunday 3PM – 6PM These monthly intensive workshops are opportunities for advanced Chekhov actors to immerse in scene study the Chekhov way. It is an advanced exploration of what happens between characters in the course of a scene. If you have been working with the Chekhov Technique and desire to go deeper in rehearsing with the psychological gesture, these intensives are for you!

Because many actors are familiar with The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, we will use that play for our work. Participating actors are asked to come prepared for scene work by studying the play and developing their character.

Contact us at info@movingdock.org to find out if your previous training and experience would make it possible for you to take this Intensive. After registering, communicate your character preferences and we will determine selected scenes to get off book prior to the workshop so that our focus can leap to relationship and the beats of the scenes.

Workshop fee:
$120 / $90 Studio Members*
For more info about registering email us at info@movingdock.org

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Advanced Chekhov Scene Study February Intensive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 02/18/17 – Chicago, IL

Event Advanced Chekhov Scene Study February Intensive When Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoAdvanced Chekhov Scene Study Intensive February 18/19, 2017 Saturday 10AM – 4PM with lunch break Sunday 3PM – 6PM These monthly intensive workshops are opportunities for advanced Chekhov actors to immerse in scene study the Chekhov way. It is an advanced exploration of what happens between characters in the course of a scene. If you have been working with the Chekhov Technique and desire to go deeper in rehearsing with the psychological gesture, these intensives are for you!

Because many actors are familiar with The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, we will use that play for our work. Participating actors are asked to come prepared for scene work by studying the play and developing their character.

Contact us at info@movingdock.org to find out if your previous training and experience would make it possible for you to take this Intensive. After registering, communicate your character preferences and we will determine selected scenes to get off book prior to the workshop so that our focus can leap to relationship and the beats of the scenes.

Workshop fee:
$120 / $90 Studio Members*
For more info about registering email us at info@movingdock.org

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MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – CHARACTERIZATION – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/31/17 – Chicago, IL

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – CHARACTERIZATION When Tuesday, January 31, 2017 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMichael Chekhov Acting Technique Class – Characterization January 31 – March 21, 2017 Tuesday evenings 7-9:30 PM Continue your study of the Chekhov Technique with the tools for characterization. Prepare roles and explore short solo and partnered scenes. Create dynamic and truthful characters working with the imagination, look at the material in a new light, and connect to text in an organic way that opens the meaning to you and enables you to connect to the inner life of your character during performance. Can be taken concurrently with the Essentials class.

Workshop fee:
$320 / $240 Studio Members*

Contact us at info@movingdock.org to register.

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MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/30/17 – Chicago, IL

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS When Monday, January 30, 2017 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoEIGHT WEEK MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials – Eight Week Class January 30 – March 20, 2017
Monday evenings 7-9:30 PM

Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively
Begin your study of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique with the Essentials of the Chekhov Technique as found in Chekhov’s book, To The Actor.

- Study the dynamic principles for the actor
- Develop your instrument – body and voice
- Learn Chekhov’s creative, improvisational process
- Learn how to work with the Psychological Gesture

All our continuing classes and special workshops are built on this foundational course.​

Class fee – $320/$240 Studio Members*

*Purchase a Studio Member Card and enjoy discounted fees for a year.
​Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
To register, contact the Studio at info@movingdock.org

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Advanced Chekhov Scene Study January Intensive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/28/17 – Chicago, IL

Event Advanced Chekhov Scene Study January Intensive When Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoAdvanced Chekhov Scene Study Intensive January 28/29, 2017 Saturday 10AM – 4PM with lunch break Sunday 3PM – 6PM These monthly intensive workshops are opportunities for advanced Chekhov actors to immerse in scene study the Chekhov way. It is an advanced exploration of what happens between characters in the course of a scene. If you have been working with the Chekhov Technique and desire to go deeper in rehearsing with the psychological gesture, these intensives are for you!

Because many actors are familiar with The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, we will use that play for our work. Participating actors are asked to come prepared for scene work by studying the play and developing their character.

Contact us at info@movingdock.org to find out if your previous training and experience would make it possible for you to take this Intensive. After registering, communicate your character preferences and we will determine selected scenes to get off book prior to the workshop so that our focus can leap to relationship and the beats of the scenes.

Workshop fee:
$120 / $90 Studio Members*
For more info about registering email us at info@movingdock.org

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FREE WORKSHOP – Meet the Michael Chekhov Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/07/17 – Chicago, IL

Event FREE WORKSHOP – Meet the Michael Chekhov Technique When Saturday, January 7, 2017 11:00pm – RSVP by email – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoFREE WORKSHOP – Meet the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Saturday, January 7, 2017 11:00AM – 1:30 PM To attend, RSVP at info@movingdock.org

You are invited to visit us at our workshop space in Lincoln Square, learn about the Chekhov Technique, find out how it works and why we love it.

Our special art form is workshops – the art that breathes life into performance. We welcome actors, singers, theatre teachers, directors, and curious audience members. You may know something about Chekhov Technique or nothing at all. You may wonder how workshops like these can improve your art. There will be an actual workshop for you to participate or observe, demonstrations, and discussion.

Workshop will be taught by Artistic Director, Dawn Arnold. Ensemble Members of Moving Dock Theatre Company will be on hand to participate and answer questions.

Join us for this fun, free event to find out more about our artistic mission and see what it is we do in our many workshops at Chekhov Studio Chicago.

For more information and to sign up
Email us at info@movingdock.org

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Holiday Break Intensive Workshop Rehearsing Scenes with Chekhov Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 12/28/16 – Chicago, IL

Event Holiday Break Intensive Workshop Rehearsing Scenes with Chekhov Technique When Wednesday, December 28, 2016 4:30pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoWednesday, December 28 4:30- 7:30 PM Holiday Tea-Time Thursday and Friday 10:30AM – 4PM with lunch break You are invited to a Holiday Break Intensive Workshop! Take a little time out for your art. This intensive is by request from continuing Chekhov actors who wish to immerse in scene study the Chekhov way. It is an advanced exploration of what happens between characters in the course of a scene. If you have been working with the Chekhov Technique and desire to go deeper in rehearsing with the psychological gesture, this intensive is for you!

Because many actors are familiar with The Three Sisters by Anton Chekhov, we will use that play for our work. Participating actors are asked to come prepared for scene work by studying the play and developing their character.

When you sign up, please communicate your character preferences and we will determine selected scenes to get off book prior to the workshop so that our focus can leap to relationship and the beats of the scenes.

Wednesday, December 28 4:30- 7:30 PM Holiday Tea-Time
    Discuss the play, the scenes. Work on atmospheres and characters
 
Thursday and Friday 10:30AM – 4PM with lunch break
    Explore the scenes with partners with Chekhov Technique
    Show the scenes to each other
    Further discussion

Contact us today to register – Info@Movingdock.org
Workshop fee – $200/$150 Studio Membership

Have Holiday treats to share at the tea time or on lunch breaks? Bring them!

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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique – Essentials Class – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/03/16 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique – Essentials Class When Monday, October 3, 2016 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoEIGHT WEEK MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials – Eight Week Class October 3 – November 28, 2016
Monday evenings 7-9:30 PM

Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively
Begin your study of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique with the Essentials of the Chekhov Technique as found in Chekhov’s book, To The Actor.

- Study the dynamic principles for the actor
- Develop your instrument – body and voice
- Learn Chekhov’s creative, improvisational process
- Learn how to work with the Psychological Gesture

All our continuing classes and special workshops are built on this foundational course.​

Class fee – $320/$240 Studio Members*

*Purchase a Studio Member Card and enjoy discounted fees for a year.
​Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
To register, contact the Studio at info@movingdock.org

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August Workshop – THE CORE OF THE CHARACTER – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/10/16 – Chicago, IL

Event August Workshop – THE CORE OF THE CHARACTER When Wednesday, August 10, 2016 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other Info The gem of the Chekhov Technique, the Psychological Gesture, is a simple tool infinite possibilities. Chekhov speaks of it himself as, “…a very big door”.

This August we will offer two one day workshops which can be taken together for an in-depth look both at the process of the technique (for teaching the Psychological Gesture) and for ways to bring it into role development and rehearsal process. The first workshop on August 9 focuses on the PG technique and applications. The second workshop on August 10 explores archetypes for characters and the Psychological Gestures that get us to the core of our characters. These workshops are taught by Chekhov Master Teacher, Dawn Arnold.

Both workshops are 10-4 with a lunch break.

Workshop fee:
Both workshops together – $165/$125 Studio Member Rate*
Single Workshop – $95/$75 Studio Member Rate*
Workshops are at Chekhov Studio Chicago@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625
For more information and to register email info@movingdock.org

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August Workshop – THE PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURE – ONE GREAT TOOL, MANY WAYS TO USE IT – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/09/16 – Chicago, IL

Event August Workshop – THE PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURE – ONE GREAT TOOL, MANY WAYS TO USE IT When Tuesday, August 9, 2016 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoThe gem of the Chekhov Technique, the Psychological Gesture, is a simple tool infinite possibilities. Chekhov speaks of it himself as, “…a very big door”.

This August we will offer two one day workshops which can be taken together for an in-depth look both at the process of the technique (for teaching the Psychological Gesture) and for ways to bring it into role development and rehearsal process. The first workshop on August 9 focuses on the PG technique and applications. The second workshop on August 10 explores archetypes for characters and the Psychological Gestures that get us to the core of our characters. These workshops are taught by Chekhov Master Teacher, Dawn Arnold.

Both workshops are 10-4 with a lunch break.

Workshop fee:
Both workshops together – $165/$125 Studio Member Rate*
Single Workshop – $95/$75 Studio Member Rate*
Workshops are at Chekhov Studio Chicago@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625
For more information and to register email info@movingdock.org

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