Weekend Intensive – The Core of the Character – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/07/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Weekend Intensive – The Core of the Character When Friday, November 7, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoWeekend Intensive Workshop – The Core of the Character November 7 & 8, 2014 Friday, 7-10 PM and Saturday 9:30-3:30 PM w/lunch break

Spend a weekend discovering the heart and soul of your character. Bring a character you are preparing and learn how to get to the core of them, through the tools and exercises of the Chekhov Technique. We will work with the genius of the technique, the psychological gesture, as we explore the questions that lead us to understand our character and connect strongly to them. You do not need to have previous experience with the Chekhov Technique to take this Intensive.

Fee: $125/$90 Studio Members*
For info: http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
To Register – Email info@movingdock.org

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Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Essentials – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 11/03/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Essentials When Monday, November 3, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSix Week Class in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique – Essentials of the Chekhov Technique November 3 – December 8 Monday evenings 7-9:30PM

This Six Week Class in Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is an exploration of the essentials of the technique, designed for people encountering the Chekhov Technique for the first time and for those actors continuing their study of the essential concepts. Working with the first chapters in Chekhov’s book, To the Actor, we will develop the ‘actor’s body’ and learn about the Psychological Gesture and how to use it.
Fee: $240/ $180 Studio Members*
Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
To register, email the Studio at info@movingdock.org

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Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/28/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization When Tuesday, October 28, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other Info2nd Fall Session Six Week Class – Continuing Class – Characterization October 28 – December 2, 2014 Tuesday evenings 7-9:30 PM

This Six Week Class in Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is a continued exploration of the technique, focused on the tools for characterization. The goal of the class is to develop a working understanding of how to practice and use this cutting edge approach to the Art of the Actor, applying the tools to developing a character and working on short scenes.

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

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Saturday Shop – Imagining and Transforming A Workshop with Dawn Arnold – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/11/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Saturday Shop – Imagining and Transforming A Workshop with Dawn Arnold When Saturday, October 11, 2014 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoImagining and Transforming A Workshop with Dawn Arnold Saturday, October 11, 2014 10-4 PM ​ In this one day workshop you will be guided to work deeply with your imagination, developing a character of your choice from a play, film script, book, or any other source with the tools of the Chekhov Technique. Transform yourself!

Fee: $75/$65

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Saturday Shop – A Very Big Door – Exploring the Gestures in art and life – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/04/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Saturday Shop – A Very Big Door – Exploring the Gestures in art and life When Saturday, October 4, 2014 10:00am – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSaturday Shop – A Very Big Door – Exploring the Gestures in art and life
A Workshop with Dawn Arnold
Saturday, October 4, 2014 10-2 PM

Our Saturday Shops return with this special exploration of Chekhov’s Psychological Gesture. This workshop is for anyone curious about this core concept of the Chekhov Technique and how it might be applied to acting, performance, and to life.

“It is a big, big door through which we can enter and take everything, and turn them into things which we can act.”
(From Michael Chekhov’s archived notes transcribed by Deirdre Hurst duPrey)

Fee: $40/$30 Studio Members

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Chekhov Acting Technique Training Class 1st Session – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/16/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Acting Technique Training Class 1st Session When Tuesday, September 16, 2014 7:00pm – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoComprehensive training in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique is taught in two six week sessions. Each session is complete in itself. 1st Fall Six Week Session
September 16 – October 21, 2014
Tuesday evenings 7-9:30 PM

Six Week Class in the essentials of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. This class is designed for those who are encountering Chekhov Technique for the first time as well as those actors somewhat familiar with Chekhov’s approach and wish to continue to explore the essential concepts and training.

Fee: Twelve week course $480/ $360 Studio Members*
1st or 2nd session only $240/ $180 Studio Members*
Pay Plan available. Ask when registering.
For more info and to register: info@movingdock.org

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Chekhov Class – Performance Project – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/08/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Chekhov Class – Performance Project When Monday, September 8, 2014 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Class Performance Project September 8 – November 22, 2014 September 8 – November 17 Monday Evenings 7-9:30 PM and Saturdays 10-2 PM November 8, 15
and Thursday, November 20 7-10 PM
Performances November 21 & 22, 2014 7:30 PM

Our continuing class this fall will be a performance project combining training in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique with application to characterization, scene development and rehearsal process.

Previous training in Chekhov Technique is required for this workshop.

Class and Performance venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago @ Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625

Contact the Studio for more info and to register:
info@movingdock.org

We will explore the short stories of Anton Chekhov through the art of the actor and with the imaginative tools of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, create and rehearse with our workshop ensemble.

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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/30/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop When Saturday, August 30, 2014 10:00am – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago welcomes Singers! Experience Chekhov Technique for Singers in these two upcoming workshops. Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers An Introduction to the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 29, 2014
Friday 3-6 PM

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 30, 2014
Saturday 10-4 with lunch break

Dawn Arnold, certified master teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique, 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.

Introduction to the Chekhov Technique Workshop

This introduction to the Chekhov Technique will explore the basic concepts of the technique that connect body and mind and support the creative process for the singer working on their roles and material. We will focus on the gem of the technique, the Psychological Gesture and see how to use it to connect to the character and realize the scene inwardly and outwardly. The workshop is active, but all participants can feel comfortable in adapting the work to their physical ability level. It is energizing, liberating, and fun!

Singers new to the Chekhov Technique should take this workshop prior to the Saturday application workshop.

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers

Following our workshop this last spring with SongShop, this workshop is for singers who have had some exposure to the Chekhov Technique. Singers will be guided to apply the Chekhov Technique to their material, exploring how to relate to the music and text through the body/mind to make the vital connections that enable them to feel the synergy in their acting and singing.

After a Chekhov warm-up and preliminary exploration, we will work one on one. Singers may opt to explore excerpts from their material or work through an entire piece. Singers wanting to work through an entire piece must sign up prior to the workshop so that we can schedule workshop time accordingly.

An accompanist will work with us for this workshop. Bring two copies of your music in your right key, one for the accompanist.

Workshop venue:
The Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625

Fee:
Introduction to Chekhov Technique $50
Working with Chekhov Technique $95
Both Workshops $125

To register for these workshops and to sign up to work through and entire piece, email Chekhov Studio Chicago at ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/29/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers Workshop When Friday, August 29, 2014 3:00pm – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago welcomes Singers! Experience Chekhov Technique for Singers in these two upcoming workshops. Michael Chekhov Acting Technique for Singers An Introduction to the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 29, 2014
Friday 3-6 PM

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers
August 30, 2014
Saturday 10-4 with lunch break

Dawn Arnold, certified master teacher of the Michael Chekhov Technique, 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.

Introduction to the Chekhov Technique Workshop

This introduction to the Chekhov Technique will explore the basic concepts of the technique that connect body and mind and support the creative process for the singer working on their roles and material. We will focus on the gem of the technique, the Psychological Gesture and see how to use it to connect to the character and realize the scene inwardly and outwardly. The workshop is active, but all participants can feel comfortable in adapting the work to their physical ability level. It is energizing, liberating, and fun!

Singers new to the Chekhov Technique should take this workshop prior to the Saturday application workshop.

Working with the Chekhov Technique for Singers

Following our workshop this last spring with SongShop, this workshop is for singers who have had some exposure to the Chekhov Technique. Singers will be guided to apply the Chekhov Technique to their material, exploring how to relate to the music and text through the body/mind to make the vital connections that enable them to feel the synergy in their acting and singing.

After a Chekhov warm-up and preliminary exploration, we will work one on one. Singers may opt to explore excerpts from their material or work through an entire piece. Singers wanting to work through an entire piece must sign up prior to the workshop so that we can schedule workshop time accordingly.

An accompanist will work with us for this workshop. Bring two copies of your music in your right key, one for the accompanist.

Workshop venue:
The Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL 60625

Fee:
Introduction to Chekhov Technique $50
Working with Chekhov Technique $95
Both Workshops $125

To register for these workshops and to sign up to work through and entire piece, email Chekhov Studio Chicago at ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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Summer Acting Intensive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/07/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Acting Intensive When Thursday, August 7, 2014 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 For Actors, Directors, and Theatre Teachers August 7-9, 2014 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day. Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625

Explore the dynamic principles and creative tools for characterization of the Chekhov Technique found in Chekhov’s book, To the Actor. Develop your acting instrument and create characters, transforming yourself truthfully with skill and confidence.
Training Intensives can be combined for continued in-depth work with the Chekhov Technique. All the Intensives will be designed specifically for the participants and can be taken by both new and continuing students of the Chekhov Technique.
Fee: $240 / $180 Studio Members*
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/
Register by emailing ChekhovStudioChicago@movingdock.org

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