CHEKHOV STUDIO CHICAGO – FALL STUDIO SHOWCASE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 12/11/17 – Chicago, IL

Event CHEKHOV STUDIO CHICAGO – FALL STUDIO SHOWCASE When Monday, December 11, 2017 8:00pm – Free event. No reservation necessary. – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago Fall Studio Showcase Monday, December 11, 2017 at 8PM FREE Event No reservation necessary

Join us for the culmination of our fall courses in Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. Scenes and solo pieces will be performed by actors from the Essentials Course and the Continuing Class.

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

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – CONTINUING CLASS When Monday, September 18, 2017 7:00pm – Email to register – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Continuing Class Twelve Week Course plus Studio Showcase Taught by Michael Chekhov Association affiliated faculty and Moving Dock Theatre Company Artistic Director, Dawn Arnold

September 18 – December 4, 2017*
Mondays 7:00 – 9:30PM
Showcase – Monday, December 11 at 8:00PM
Actor call time for showcase 7:00PM

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, sensations, composition, and more. Selected scenes from this study will be performed in the Studio Showcase at the end of the course.

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

Twelve Week Course fees:

$480 / $360 Studio Members*
Discount for taking both Essentials and Continuing Class:
$765 / $575 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 CLASS – ESSENTIALS – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/12/17 – Chicago, IL

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS When Tuesday, September 12, 2017 7:00pm – Email to register – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Technique Essentials Twelve Week Course plus Studio Showcase Taught by Michael Chekhov Association affiliated faculty and Moving Dock Theatre Company Artistic Director, Dawn Arnold

September 12 – December 5, 2017*
Tuesdays 7:00 – 9:30PM
Showcase – Monday, December 11 at 8:00PM
Actor call time for showcase 7:00PM
*Note – no class on October 31

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

Actors will work as an ensemble, with partners, and with solo concentration. Throughout the sessions, short scenes will be created out of improvisations. Actors will also work with a play, looking at text analysis in an engaged way and developing characters. Selections of these creative explorations will be performed in the showcase at the end of the course.

All our continuing classes and special workshops are built on this foundational course.​ Actors who have studied Chekhov previously may take this course to refresh their understanding of these valuable lessons.

Twelve Week Course fees:

$480 / $360 Studio Members*
Discount for taking both Essentials and Continuing Class:
$765 / $575 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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#TruthProject Work-in-Progress Showing – Christian Community Church – 08/25/17 – Chicago, IL

Event #TruthProject Work-in-Progress Showing When Friday, August 25, 2017 7:30pm – Free – No reservation required – Middle school and up Where Christian Community Church (map) 2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoA FREE Work-in-Progress showing in an open rehearsal setting. One hour show followed by discussion and feedback from the audience. Actors from the Moving Dock Theatre Company Acting Ensemble with Moving Dock’s Artistic Director, Dawn Arnold, have been exploring the issues and concerns of our current climate through an artistic process all summer. Our goal has been to shape a show that would give voice to the concerns of our nation. Our hope has been that our efforts would contribute to the atmosphere in a positive way.

We are ready to bring the community into our rehearsal process and give us their feedback on how we have navigated the complex issues and shaped our show. Join us as we reveal the fruits of our artistic journey so far in this open rehearsal showing.

Our actors – Christa Macbeth, Shannon Naylor, Ginger Schmidt, Sue Mullins, Dawn Arnold, Weston Williams, Tim McCain. Out-side-eye – Alicia Hall, Project Director – Dawn Arnold

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Freeing the Voice of the Actor – Linklater and Chekhov Weekend Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 03/18/17 – Chicago, IL

Event Freeing the Voice of the Actor – Linklater and Chekhov Weekend Workshop When Saturday, March 18, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoFreeing the Voice of the Actor – A Weekend Workshop March 18 & 19, 2017 Saturday 10AM -4PM with lunch break
Sunday 3-6PM
Early registration 15% discount through March 10.

A weekend intensive for actors to explore the Linklater voice approach along with the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique lead by designated Linklater teacher, Chrissy Calkins Steele and Chekhov Acting Technique teacher, Dawn Arnold.

Explore the connection between your voice and your acting in this workshop. Actors will be guided through basics of the Linklater voice approach and then explore selected text with a focus on inner gesture, breath, sound, and articulation. Actors do not need to have studied either Linklater or Chekhov previously to take this workshop.

Workshop fee: $150/$120 with studio membership*
*Purchase a Studio Member Card and enjoy discounted fees for a year.

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MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/30/17 – Chicago, IL

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS When Monday, January 30, 2017 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 January 30 – March 20, 2017
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 – 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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The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns – Stage 773 – 09/23/16 – Chicago, IL

Event The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns When Friday, September 23, 2016 8:15pm – Older kids and up Where Stage 773 (map) 1225 W Belmont Chicago, IL, USA 60657

Box Office 773 327 5252 www.stage773.com

Other InfoThe Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns Stage 773 in Chicago Fridays at 8:15PM August 5 through September 23, 2016
The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns with new faces and an all new lineup of stories by Anton Chekhov.

When you love a book, you enter another world… Four eccentric women brought together by their love for the literary giant, Anton Chekhov, lose themselves and find themselves in his timeless short stories.

Developed by Dawn Arnold and the Moving Dock Theatre Company’s ensemble at Chekhov Studio Chicago, the actresses and co-directors enjoy the non-traditional casting of this project. As in last summer’s production of The Anton Chekhov Book Club, the women play all genders, ages, and types as they bring the stories from the page to the stage. The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns with more stories that will make you laugh and break your heart.

Casual, comfortable (air conditioned), summer theatre going in the near north side of Chicago. An intimate theatre space so be sure to reserve your tickets.

Tickets at Stage 773 Box Office – 773-327-5252
More info about our company – info@movingdock.org
www.movingdock.org

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The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns – Stage 773 – 09/16/16 – Chicago, IL

Event The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns When Friday, September 16, 2016 8:15pm – Older kids and up Where Stage 773 (map) 1225 W Belmont Chicago, IL, USA 60657

Box Office 773 327 5252 www.stage773.com

Other Info The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns Stage 773 in Chicago Fridays at 8:15PM August 5 through September 23, 2016
The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns with new faces and an all new lineup of stories by Anton Chekhov.

When you love a book, you enter another world… Four eccentric women brought together by their love for the literary giant, Anton Chekhov, lose themselves and find themselves in his timeless short stories.

Developed by Dawn Arnold and the Moving Dock Theatre Company’s ensemble at Chekhov Studio Chicago, the actresses and co-directors enjoy the non-traditional casting of this project. As in last summer’s production of The Anton Chekhov Book Club, the women play all genders, ages, and types as they bring the stories from the page to the stage. The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns with more stories that will make you laugh and break your heart.

Casual, comfortable (air conditioned), summer theatre going in the near north side of Chicago. An intimate theatre space so be sure to reserve your tickets.

Tickets at Stage 773 Box Office – 773-327-5252
More info about our company – info@movingdock.org
www.movingdock.org

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The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns – Stage 773 – 09/09/16 – Chicago, IL

Event The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns When Friday, September 9, 2016 8:15pm – Older kids and up Where Stage 773 (map) 1225 W Belmont Chicago, IL, USA 60657

Box Office 773 327 5252 www.stage773.com

Other Info The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns Stage 773 in Chicago Fridays at 8:15PM August 5 through September 23, 2016
The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns with new faces and an all new lineup of stories by Anton Chekhov.

When you love a book, you enter another world… Four eccentric women brought together by their love for the literary giant, Anton Chekhov, lose themselves and find themselves in his timeless short stories.

Developed by Dawn Arnold and the Moving Dock Theatre Company’s ensemble at Chekhov Studio Chicago, the actresses and co-directors enjoy the non-traditional casting of this project. As in last summer’s production of The Anton Chekhov Book Club, the women play all genders, ages, and types as they bring the stories from the page to the stage. The Anton Chekhov Book Club Returns with more stories that will make you laugh and break your heart.

Casual, comfortable (air conditioned), summer theatre going in the near north side of Chicago. An intimate theatre space so be sure to reserve your tickets.

Tickets at Stage 773 Box Office – 773-327-5252
More info about our company – info@movingdock.org
www.movingdock.org

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