Six Week Scene Study Class with Chekhov Technqiue – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 05/28/13 – Chicago, IL

Event Six Week Scene Study Class with Chekhov Technqiue When Tuesday, May 28, 2013 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSummer Training in the Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Scene Study – the Actor, the Character, and the Scene 1st Summer Session: Tuesdays, May 28 – July 2 7-9:30 PM For new and continuing students of the Chekhov Technique. The Six Week Class is training in the principles of the technique as found in Chekhov’s book, To The Actor, seeing how the technique works in a practical way for theatre and film.

Each session includes training of the ‘actor’s body’, characterization with imaginative improvisational exploration using Chekhov’s guiding points of focus (Leading Questions), and work on solo or partnered scenes. Partnered scenes will be chosen from scripts that interest the participants.

The Chekhov approach to acting is also a dynamic approach to rehearsing. We will explore how to rehearse using the tools of the technique. As we work in an ensemble format, you will be working on your character and scene in each class. There will be time for each actor to perform individually during the course of the explorations. Scenes will be worked in class every session and performed in progress for the class.

Actors should think of these studio classes as a way to prepare, a place to experiment, and a dedicated environment for the development of their art. These classes may be repeated for ongoing study.

Class fee: $240 / $180 for Studio Members* For registration information and to sign up email us at

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