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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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/28/15 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials When Monday, September 28, 2015 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoTWELVE WEEK TRAINING IN MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE Michael Chekhov Acting Technique I – Essentials – Six Week Class September 28 – November 2, 2015
Monday evenings 7-9:30 PM

Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively

The first half of our twelve week training in Chekhov Technique. 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.​

The Essentials work is followed by the Chekhov approach to Characterization in the 2nd half of this twelve week training. Continuing students who have already taken these classes but would like to repeat them may take the class again or join the class on a drop-in basis to refresh their understanding.

Twelve Week Course fee – $420/$300 Studio Members*
Each Six Week Class fee: $240/ $180 Studio Members* (You can sign up for each part separately.)

*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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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 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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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 Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 05/15/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Red Shoes Solo Show Project Workshop When Thursday, May 15, 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 15, 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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