One Day Workshop – Connect and Reconnect to Chekhov Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/19/15 – Chicago, IL

Event One Day Workshop – Connect and Reconnect to Chekhov Technique When Saturday, September 19, 2015 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoONE DAY CHEKHOV WORKSHOP Connecting and reconnecting with the Michael Chekhov Technique September 19, 2015 Saturday 10-4 PM Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively

Discover the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique in this one day workshop. Take a day to
- connect or reconnect to the essentials of the technique, finding inspiration for your acting in dynamic movement and imaginative play

- learn tools for developing characters imaginatively and apply them to working on a character.

Chekhov’s Technique can be applied to all styles of acting for theatre and film.

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.

These workshops are taught by Dawn Arnold, Certified Michael Chekhov Technique Teacher

Fee: $95/ $72 Studio Members*
Contact Chekhov Studio Chicago to register – info@movingdock.org

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One Day Workshop – Connect and Reconnect to Chekhov Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/22/15 – Chicago, IL

Event One Day Workshop – Connect and Reconnect to Chekhov Technique When Saturday, August 22, 2015 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoONE DAY CHEKHOV WORKSHOP Connecting and reconnecting with the Michael Chekhov Technique August 22, 2015 Saturday 10-4 PM Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively

Discover the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique in this one day workshop. Take a day to
- connect or reconnect to the essentials of the technique, finding inspiration for your acting in dynamic movement and imaginative play

- learn tools for developing characters imaginatively and apply them to working on a character.

Chekhov’s Technique can be applied to all styles of acting for theatre and film.

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.

These workshops are taught by Dawn Arnold, Certified Michael Chekhov Technique Teacher

Fee: $95/ $72 Studio Members*
Contact Chekhov Studio Chicago to register – info@movingdock.org

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Summer Three Day Acting Intensive in Chekhov Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 07/09/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Three Day Acting Intensive in Chekhov Technique When Thursday, July 9, 2015 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 EXPLORING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURE taught by Dawn Arnold, certified Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Teacher.

July 9-11, 2015
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day.

Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625
Early registration (15% discount) through June 11, 2015.
Register by emailing info@movingdock.org

Three concentrated days for actors and teachers in one great retreat. This Summer Intensive will focus on the gem of the Chekhov Technique, the Psychological Gesture.

- Learn (or refresh) the technique of the Psychological Gesture

- learn to develop characters imaginatively through a creative process using the Psychological Gesture. We will look at a number of the creative exercises, applying the Psychological Gesture, that Chekhov delineated in his book, To the Actor.

- apply the Psychological Gesture to working on short scenes and a monologue or a song.

This summer training Intensive is in-depth work on the Art of the Actor, giving first time students of the Chekhov Technique an introduction while supporting continuing students with ongoing development in the Chekhov principles.

Fee: $240 / $180 Studio Members* For more info about our workshops, Studio Membership, and how to register see
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
Register by emailing info@movingdock.org

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Summer Acting Class – Working with Chekhov Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/23/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Acting Class – Working with Chekhov Technique When Tuesday, June 23, 2015 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSummer Acting Class – Six Week Class Working with the Michael Chekhov Technique June 23- July 28, 2015 Tuesdays 7-9:30 PM Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively

A six week acting workout utilizing the Chekhov Technique for actors and theatre teachers new to this approach and those continuing to work with it. This summer class includes an overview of the dynamic principles and effective tools of the technique, guided creative process for developing a monologue, and opportunity to perform the monologue in the class. ​

- experience the working process of the technique, finding ease, movement ability, creative freedom and focus. The Chekhov Technique is movement based, making connections between mind and body, knowing and doing.

- Learn Chekhov’s creative, improvisational process for exploring and developing a role.

- learn tools for developing characters imaginatively and apply them to working on a monologue.

Chekhov’s Technique can be applied to all styles of acting for theatre and film.

This class is taught by Dawn Arnold, Certified Michael Chekhov Technique Teacher

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

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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Six Week Class – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/22/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Six Week Class When Monday, June 22, 2015 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMichael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Six Week Class June 22- July 27, 2015 Mondays 7-9:30 PM Chekhov Studio Chicago welcomes singers this summer for a Six Week Class in Chekhov Technique for Singers. Dawn Arnold, certified master teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique and and Matthew Ellenwood of Complete Vocal Services, 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.

The Chekhov Technique is a world renowned approach that inspires performing artists, giving them effective means to connect to and express the inner life of their roles. The psycho-physical exercises are simple and surprisingly direct in helping singers to create memorable performances.

This class will introduce the basic concepts of the technique in an ensemble format and then singers will be guided to apply the Chekhov Technique to their material, working one on one with Matthew and Dawn

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

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Six Week Class Michael Chekhov Acting Technique II – Characterization – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 04/27/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Six Week Class Michael Chekhov Acting Technique II – Characterization When Monday, April 27, 2015 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMichael Chekhov Acting Technique II – Characterization April 27 – June 8, 2015 No Class Memorial Day May 25 Monday evenings 7-9:30 PM

Following the work in the Essentials class, we will focus on how to create dynamic characters, working with the imagination and Chekhov’s tools, developing a character and working on short scenes. A perfect class for developing a role you are preparing for a show or audition.

Workshops and classes are taught by Dawn Arnold, Certified Michael Chekhov Teaching Artist and assisted by Alicia Hall.

Class fee: $240/ $180 Studio Members* Pay Plan available.
*Purchase a Studio Member Card and enjoy discounted fees for a year.

For more information:
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/​
To register, email us at
info@movingdock.org​

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Weekend Intensive – Chekhov Acting Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 04/17/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Weekend Intensive – Chekhov Acting Technique When Friday, April 17, 2015 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoWeekend Intensive Workshop – Chekhov Acting Technique April 17 & 18, 2015 Friday, 10-4 PM and Saturday 10-4 PM Both days w/lunch break Four concentrated sessions for actors and teachers in one great weekend retreat. Each Weekend Intensive includes an overview of essentials of the technique and exploration with the gem of the technique; the ‘Psychological Gesture’, the dynamic secret that ignites the inner life of your acting. New to the Chekhov Technique? This is a good way to begin. These intensive workshops are a foundation for further study and a fresh experience for continuing students of the Chekhov method.

An ongoing theme for our Studio is the interplay between the creative, freeing technique of Michael Chekhov and the plays and stories of Anton Chekhov. Sharing our love of this artistic theme, we will work with characters and scenes from some of Anton Chekhov’s short stories as we explore the actor’s creative process.

Fee: $160/ $120 Studio Members*
For info: http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
To Register – Email info@movingdock.org

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Six Week Class – Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 03/16/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Six Week Class – Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials When Monday, March 16, 2015 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSix Week Classes Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials March 16 – April 20, 2015 Monday evenings 7-9:30 PM

Begin your study of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique with this six week class. We will cover the essential concepts of the Chekhov Technique found in Chekhov’s book, To The Actor. This class can be repeated by actors wishing to continue to develop their ability towards mastery and by theatre teachers gaining understanding of these principles for their teaching.

- Experience the dynamic principles of the technique while exploring effective tools for the actor: qualities, energies (inner action), sensations, rhythms, centers, and psychological gestures.

- Develop your instrument – body and voice – finding ease, movement ability, creative freedom and focus. The Chekhov Technique is movement based, making connections between mind and body, knowing and doing.

- Learn Chekhov’s creative, improvisational process for exploring and developing a role. Actors will be applying the technique to a character of their choice as well as playing with short improv scenes.
All our continuing classes and special workshops are built on this foundational course.

This class is taught by Dawn Arnold, assisted by Alicia Hall

Fee: $240/ $180 Studio Members*
Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
Email the Studio at info@movingdock.org to register.

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Weekend Intensive – Chekhov Acting Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 03/13/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Weekend Intensive – Chekhov Acting Technique When Friday, March 13, 2015 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoWeekend Intensive Workshop – Chekhov Acting Technique March 13 & 14, 2015 Friday, 10-4 PM and Saturday 10-4 PM Both days w/lunch break Four concentrated sessions for actors and teachers in one great weekend retreat. Each Weekend Intensive includes an overview of essentials of the technique and exploration with the gem of the technique; the ‘Psychological Gesture’, the dynamic secret that ignites the inner life of your acting. New to the Chekhov Technique? This is a good way to begin. These intensive workshops are a foundation for further study and a fresh experience for continuing students of the Chekhov method.

An ongoing theme for our Studio is the simpatico relationship between the technique of Michael Chekhov and the plays and stories of Anton Chekhov. Sharing our love of this artistic theme, we will work with characters and scenes from some of Anton Chekhov’s short stories as we explore the actor’s creative process.

Fee: $160/ $120 Studio Members*
For info: http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
To Register – Email info@movingdock.org

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Free Workshop – Discovering the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 02/28/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Free Workshop – Discovering the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique When Saturday, February 28, 2015 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoYou are invited to a FREE WORKSHOP Discover the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Saturday, February 28, 2015 10 AM-12:30 PM Workshop Venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago atThe Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60657

Sign up by emailing us at Chekhov Studio Chicago – info@movingdock.org

If you are an actor, singing actor, theatre teacher, or director curious about the
Michael Chekhov Acting Technique this is a great opportunity for you to try it out!
Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold, will introduce you to Chekhov’s inspired
ideas about the actor’s creative process and how a Chekhov class works. You will
be introduced to the tools of the Chekhov Technique while working on yourself as
an actor and working on a character from a play or film. You may participate or
observe.

Dawn Arnold is Artistic Director of The Moving Dock Theatre Company and
founder of Chekhov Studio Chicago. She is on the faculty of the Michael Chekhov
Association (MICHA) and Michael Chekhov Acting Studio New York, and a guest
Teaching Artist bringing the Chekhov Technique to colleges, schools, and theatre
companies.
Join us for an active session of on your feet exploration, art, and fun! Experience
the Chekhov Technique, ask questions, and find out more about our workshops
and classes at Chekhov Studio Chicago.

For more informations visit http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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