From Scratch – A PopUp Festival of New Work – Christian Community Church – 05/25/19 – Chicago, IL

Event From Scratch – A PopUp Festival of New Work When Saturday, May 25, 2019 11:00am – PG13 for the two ensemble shows – All Ages Where Christian Community Church (map) 2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoFrom Scratch – A PopUp Festival of New Work A Weekend of Devised Theatre and Workshops Friday and Saturday, May 24 & 25, 2019

Welcome to the theatrical world of devised theatre. Moving Dock Theatre Company, in collaboration with Principia College, showcases new work in a weekend that will include world premiere performances by two acting ensembles, and a solo work. Along with these exciting performances, there will be a special workshop for theatre artists to explore devising approaches and a workshop for kids, parents, everyone to try creating together.

Here is the line up for this energizing weekend:
Friday, May 24

Tanzspiel 6-7 PM
Identity Crisis 2019 and Voices from the Dark 7:30 PM

Saturday, May 25

Devising with the Head, the Heart, and the Body Workshop 11-2 PM
Imagination in Action – A Family Friendly Workshop for all ages 3:30- 4:30 PM
Tanzspiel 5-6 PM
Identity Crisis 2019 and Voices from the Dark 7:30

From Scratch Festival Venue
The Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625
Directions
Contact the Festival:FromScratchFestival@gmail.com

Reservations for the performances and workshops – Brown Paper Tickets
https://fromscratchfestival.brownpapertickets.com

Festival Performances Pass (all three shows on one evening) – $10
Devising with the Head, the Heart, and the Body Workshop – $35
Imagination in Action Workshop – $10 per person or $25/family

Additional Donations gratefully accepted

Tickets will be available at the door if seats are available.

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From Scratch – A PopUp Festival of New Work – Christian Community Church – 05/24/19 – Chicago, IL

Event From Scratch – A PopUp Festival of New Work When Friday, May 24, 2019 6:00pm – PG13 for the two ensemble shows – All Ages Where Christian Community Church (map) 2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoFrom Scratch – A PopUp Festival of New Work A Weekend of Devised Theatre and Workshops Friday and Saturday, May 24 & 25, 2019

Welcome to the theatrical world of devised theatre. Moving Dock Theatre Company, in collaboration with Principia College, showcases new work in a weekend that will include world premiere performances by two acting ensembles, and a solo work. Along with these exciting performances, there will be a special workshop for theatre artists to explore devising approaches and a workshop for kids, parents, everyone to try creating together.

Here is the line up for this energizing weekend:
Friday, May 24

Tanzspiel 6-7 PM
Identity Crisis 2019 and Voices from the Dark 7:30 PM

Saturday, May 25

Devising with the Head, the Heart, and the Body Workshop 11-2 PM
Imagination in Action – A Family Friendly Workshop for all ages 3:30- 4:30 PM
Tanzspiel 5-6 PM
Identity Crisis 2019 and Voices from the Dark 7:30

From Scratch Festival Venue
The Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625
Directions
Contact the Festival:FromScratchFestival@gmail.com

Reservations for the performances and workshops – Brown Paper Tickets
https://fromscratchfestival.brownpapertickets.com

Festival Performances Pass (all three shows on one evening) – $10
Devising with the Head, the Heart, and the Body Workshop – $35
Imagination in Action Workshop – $10 per person or $25/family

Additional Donations gratefully accepted

Tickets will be available at the door if seats are available.

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AUDITION MONOLOGUE LAB – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/24/19 – Chicago, IL

Event AUDITION MONOLOGUE LAB When Thursday, January 24, 2019 7:00pm – To register email – info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoAudition Monologue Lab Eight Week Class Thursday evenings 7-9:30PM January 24 – March 14, 2019 Actors always need new monologues ready to go when the opportunities arise. This class gives you support to find the best pieces, work them with the aid of tools from the Chekhov Technique, guidance of a professional coach, and supportive colleagues. Choose and prepare several contrasting pieces to add to your portfolio. Singers can also work on acting songs for musical auditions.

Work with the tools of the Chekhov Technique to develop dynamic monologues for your upcoming auditions.
You know you always need new monologues ready to go when the opportunities arise. Overcome procrastination with the help of a professional coach, the Chekhov Technique, and supportive colleagues. Choose and prepare several contrasting pieces to add to your portfolio. Singers can also work on acting songs for musical auditions.

$320 / $240 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two classes in the same session – $595/ $445 Studio Members*
*One year Studio Membership $100
Payment plans available.

To register email – info@movingdock.org

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MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/22/19 – Chicago, IL

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS When Tuesday, January 22, 2019 7:00pm – To register email – info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMichael Chekhov Technique Essentials Taught by Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold Eight Week Class Tuesday 7-9:30 PM January 22 – March 12, 2019

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 the tools of the technique including the Psychological Gesture
These essentials prepare the actor in mind and body to do their best work and enlarge their understanding of the art of the actor. Working with a play, actors will look at text analysis in an engaged way and develop dynamic characters. Selections of class work will be performed in the Studio Showcase at the end of the course.

All our continuing classes are built on this course.​ Returning students can take this class again to continue to work on these essential aspects of the art of the actor.

Eight Week Class Fee

$320 / $240 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two classes in the same session – $595/ $445 Studio Members*
*One year Studio Membership $100
Payment plans available.

To register email – info@movingdock.org

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FREE WORKSHOP – MEET THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/12/19 – Chicago, IL

Event FREE WORKSHOP – MEET THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE When Saturday, January 12, 2019 11:00am – RSVP to info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoRSVP for a special Free Workshop January 12, 2019 . 11-1 PM Chekhov Studio Chicago celebrates 15 years of training actors, directors, and theatre teachers in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique.

Are you new to Chekhov Studio Chicago? We’d love to meet you. RSVP for this Free Workshop with Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold, meet ensemble members of the Moving Dock Theatre Company, visit our class venue, and talk to people who have been studying in our Studio and working with the Chekhov approach in their professional careers.

RSVP to attend by emailing us
E-Mail: info@movingdock.org

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Artistic Doors Acting Workshops – We Must Have Music – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/29/18 – Chicago, IL

Event Artistic Doors Acting Workshops – We Must Have Music When Thursday, November 29, 2018 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoARTISTIC DOORS INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS EXPLORING THE ART OF THE ACTOR WITH CREATIVE APPLICATION OF MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE WE MUST HAVE MUSIC
Taught by Dawn Arnold and Matthew Ellenwood

November 29- December 1, 2018
Thursday and Friday 7-10 PM, Saturday 10-4 PM

“We don’t have to dance, but we have to be full of music.” Michael Chekhov

Let music move you! For actors and singing actors, this workshop is a guided exploration of how we can use music as a door to our feeling life and connect holistically to our expressive, actor body. Find the music in your acting and the acting in your music. Actors will work with material that interests them as we explore atmospheres and develop characters.

Workshops will be held at
Chekhov Studio Chicago
@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625
Directions

Register by emailing us at info@movingdock.org​​​​​​​

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$185 / $145 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.

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Artistic Doors Acting Workshops – Conjuring Characters – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/08/18 – Chicago, IL

Event Artistic Doors Acting Workshops – Conjuring Characters When Thursday, November 8, 2018 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoARTISTIC DOORS INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS EXPLORING THE ART OF THE ACTOR WITH CREATIVE APPLICATION OF MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CONJURING CHARACTERS Taught by Dawn Arnold

November 8-10, 2018
Thursday and Friday 7-10 PM, Saturday 10-4 PM

“However new and unexpected your images may be, they are, after all, your own creations…” Michael Chekhov

This workshop is a time to delve deeply into your character by means of your imagination. Working with Chekhov’s tools for characterization, we will envision and inhabit the character while exploring their world, their struggle, and all the aspects of their unique being. Bring a character you are preparing or that you have a desire to play and create a dynamic character.

Workshops will be held at
Chekhov Studio Chicago
@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625
Directions

Register by emailing us at info@movingdock.org​​​​​​​

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$185 / $145 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.

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Acting with Your Wise Actor Body – Intensive Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/18/18 – Chicago, IL

Event Acting with Your Wise Actor Body – Intensive Workshop When Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:00pm – To Register E-mail us at info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoARTISTIC DOORS INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS EXPLORING THE ART OF THE ACTOR WITH CREATIVE APPLICATION OF MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE

ACTING WITH YOUR WISE ACTOR BODY

October 18-20, 2018
Wise Actor
Thursday and Friday 7-10 PM, Saturday 10-4 PM

“Our exercises, which are very simple, are giving to the body wisdom.” Michael Chekhov

The first of our fall workshops focuses on discovering how to act with the unique instrument that is our body. More than ‘getting out of your head,’ acting with your wise actor body expands your intuitive, impulsive, sensing ability. Working with tools of the Chekhov Technique, we will find our acting choices in a way that brings the body and mind together as a harmonious whole. Actors will work with characters from material that interests them as well as create improvised scenes.

Taught by Dawn Arnold

New to our Studio? This is a good workshop for getting acquainted with the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique.

Workshops will be held at
Chekhov Studio Chicago
@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625
Directions

Register by emailing us at info@movingdock.org​​​​​​​

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$185 / $145 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.

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MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – CONTINUING CLASS – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/18/18 – Chicago, IL

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – CONTINUING CLASS When Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:00pm – To Register email info@movingdock.org – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – CONTINUING CLASS Taught by Michael Chekhov Association affiliated faculty and Moving Dock Theatre Company Artistic Director, Dawn Arnold

Twelve Week Course plus Studio Showcase
September 18 – December 11, 2017*
Tuesdays 7:00 – 9:30PM
Showcase – Tuesday, December 11 at 8:00PM

Actors who have taken the Essentials course at Chekhov Studio Chicago or a similar class elsewhere can join our Continuing Class. This course will continue the study of Chekhov’s principles, tailored to the participants, and add to the foundational concepts with the more advanced ideas found in the Chart of Inspired Acting in Chekhov’s book, On the Technique of Acting.

Actors will work on a play together, going deeper in explorations for characterization, relationship interaction, atmospheres, composition, and more. Selected scenes from this study will be performed in the Studio Showcase at the end of the course.

To Register email info@movingdock.org

Twelve Week Course fees:
$480 / $360 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.
Payment plan available

Immersion Semester
Actors who are continuing their study and want to work more with the essentials can take both courses to create their own Immersion semester.

Discount for taking both Essentials and Continuing Class:
$765 / $575 Studio Members*

*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.
Payment plan available

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MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/17/18 – Chicago, IL

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS When Monday, September 17, 2018 7:00pm – To register email – info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMichael Chekhov Technique Essentials Taught by Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold Twelve Week Course plus Studio Showcase September 17 – December 10, 2018
Mondays 7:00 – 9:30PM
Showcase – Tuesday, December 11 at 8:00PM

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 the tools of the technique including the Psychological Gesture
These essentials prepare the actor in mind and body to do their best work and enlarge their understanding of the art of the actor. Working with a play, actors will look at text analysis in an engaged way and develop dynamic characters. Selections of class work will be performed in the Studio Showcase at the end of the course.

All our continuing classes are built on this course.​ Returning students can take this class again to continue to work on these essential aspects of the art of the actor.

To register email – info@movingdock.org

Twelve Week Course fees:
$480 / $360 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.
Payment plan available

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