Free Event – Chekhov Check In – Focus- Chekhov and Musical Theatre – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 03/15/20 – Chicago, IL

Event Free Event – Chekhov Check In – Focus- Chekhov and Musical Theatre When Sunday, March 15, 2020 2:30pm – RSVP to chekhovstudiochicago@gmail.com – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoCHEKHOV CHECK IN Focus: Chekhov Meets Musical Theatre Lead by Company Members Matthew Ellenwood and Jaina Alexander with special guest Paul Christman. RSVP to chekhovstudiochicago@gmail.com What is a Chekhov Check In? A free event scheduled once a month to support the community of actors and theatre/film artists in the Chicago area who are interested in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. These events are organized by and for the participants, encouraging the impulses of creativity and artistic investigation. The Check-Ins supplement the ongoing training options of Chekhov Studio Chicago and welcome all who are interested.

Questions?
E-Mail: chekhovstudiochicago@gmail.com

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Continuing Class – Scene Study Deep Dive – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/27/20 – Chicago, IL

Event Continuing Class – Scene Study Deep Dive When Monday, January 27, 2020 2:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago Continuing Class – Scene Study Deep Dive Taught by Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold Eight Week Class January 27– March 16, 2020 Mondays 2:00 – 4:30PM Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively Continue your study of the Chekhov Technique, exploring more advanced ideas from Chekhov’s approach and apply it to preparing a role and working on scenes. Investigate your roles in a new light and connect to text in an organic way that opens the meaning to you and enables you to express the inner life in performance. Create dynamic and truthful characters working with the imagination. Class will prepare to perform at a Studio Showcase following end of class.

Can be taken concurrently with the Essentials class if you are a returning student.

To register email – info@movingdock.org
773 327 1572 Voicemail

Class Venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago
(Christian Community Church)
2135 W Wilson
Chicago, IL 60625

Eight Week Class fees:
$345 /$265 Studio Member*
Taking two classes concurrently – $310 /$230 Studio Member*

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

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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Essentials Class – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/27/20 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Essentials Class When Monday, January 27, 2020 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Essentials Class Taught by Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold Eight Week Class January 27 – March 16, 2020 Mondays 7:00 – 9:30PM Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively Begin or refresh 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

The study of the essentials of the Chekhov Technique prepare the actor in mind and body to do their best work and develop their talent. All our continuing classes are built on this course.​ Create dynamic and truthful characters working with the imagination.

Returning students can take this class again to further develop their craft with these essential aspects of the art of the actor.

To register email – info@movingdock.org
773 327 1572 Voicemail

Class Venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago
(Christian Community Church)
2135 W Wilson
Chicago, IL 60625

Eight Week Class fees:
$345 /$265 Studio Member*
Payment Plan available
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.
Payment plan available

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FREE WORKSHOP – MEET THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/18/20 – Chicago, IL

Event FREE WORKSHOP – MEET THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE When Saturday, January 18, 2020 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoFREE WORKSHOP – MEET THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE RSVP for a special Free Workshop January 18, 2020 . 10 AM-12 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

Venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago
(Christian Community Church)
2135 W Wilson
Chicago, IL 60625

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Intensive Workshop – Approaching the Play the Chekhov Way – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/09/20 – Chicago, IL

Event Intensive Workshop – Approaching the Play the Chekhov Way When Thursday, January 9, 2020 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoJanuary Intensive Workshop Approaching the Play the Chekhov Way January 9-11, 2020 Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 10 AM-4 PM (with lunch break) “Let us imagine…” Michael Chekhov How would we begin our work on a play if we did it with the ideas and tools of Chekhov’s approach? That’a what we will explore in this three day workshop. We will dive into a play, create characters, discover atmospheres, open the play by means of creative improvisations, letting our wise actor bodies and ensemble work lead the way.

This workshop is for actors, theatre directors, and theatre teachers to explore rehearsing in a supportive ensemble with the Chekhov Technique. Bring your curiosity, passion, and get ready to imagine, improvise, and dive into a play.

Prerequisite: At least one eight-week class or Intensive Workshop at Chekhov Studio Chicago or similar Chekhov exposure. Contact the Studio to ask questions.

Our Winter Monday afternoon Scene Study Deep Dive Class will tag off this Intensive – we will use the same play so that actors who choose to take both can benefit from the connections they will discover.

Class Venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago
(Christian Community Church)
2135 W Wilson
Chicago, IL 60625

Three Day Intensive Workshop fee:
$260 / $195 Studio Members*

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Archetypes and Atmospheres – Three Day Intensive Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 12/05/19 – Chicago, IL

Event Archetypes and Atmospheres – Three Day Intensive Workshop When Thursday, December 5, 2019 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoArchetypes and Atmospheres – Three Day Intensive Workshop December 5,6,7, 2019 Thursday – Saturday 10-4 each day with lunch break Observers welcome Saturday, Dec 7 at 2:30PM To register – email us info@movingdock.org Take your acting (and yourself) to new places in this three day immersion into the realm of your imagination. Expand your intuitive, impulsive, sensing ability. Working with tools of the Chekhov Acting Technique we will create together with the stuff of storytelling – archetypes and atmospheres.

This workshop is for actors, theatre directors, and theatre teachers to explore these aspects of our dramatic art in a supportive ensemble. You do not need to have previous experience with the Chekhov Technique. Bring your curiosity, passion, and get ready to imagine, improvise, and create.

On the last afternoon we will open the workshop to interested observers to see what we are creating. This might be a good opportunity to get acquainted with Chekhov Studio Chicago!

Three Day Intensive Workshop fee:
$260 / $195 Studio Members*

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Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Essentials Class – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/23/19 – Chicago, IL

Event Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Essentials Class When Monday, September 23, 2019 7:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago Michael Chekhov Acting Technique Essentials Class Taught by Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold Eight Week Class September 23– November 11, 2019 Mondays 7:00 – 9:30PM Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively Begin or refresh 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

The study of the essentials of the Chekhov Technique prepare the actor in mind and body to do their best work and develop their talent. All our continuing classes are built on this course.​ Create dynamic and truthful characters working with the imagination.

Returning students can take this class again to further develop their craft with these essential aspects of the art of the actor.

To register email – info@movingdock.org
Register by September 14 for Early Registration Discount
773 327 1572 Voicemail

Class Venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago
(Christian Community Church)
2135 W Wilson
Chicago, IL 60625

Eight Week Class fees:
$345 /$265 Studio Member*
Payment Plan available
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.
Payment plan available

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SUMMER INTENSIVE SCENE STUDY DEEP DIVE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/15/19 – Chicago, IL

Event SUMMER INTENSIVE SCENE STUDY DEEP DIVE When Thursday, August 15, 2019 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSummer Intensives! Immerse yourself the Art of the Actor as you begin or continue your study of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. Ask questions and register by emailing us at info@movingdock.org AUGUST INTENSIVE SCENE STUDY DEEP DIVE August 15-17, 2019 Thursday – Saturday 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day Dive into some juicy scenes and see where you can go. We will choose our scenes before we meet and prepare to go in depth on relationship, dramatic polarity, atmosphere, and more of Chekhov’s tools for inspired acting.

Taught by Dawn Arnold

Intensive Fee:
$250 / $200 Studio Members*

Our workshop venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago
@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625

Next:
AUGUST INTENSIVE
SCENE STUDY DEEP DIVE
August 15-17, 2019

More info:
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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SUMMER INTENSIVE REHEARSING THE PLAY THE CHEKHOV WAY – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 07/09/19 – Chicago, IL

Event SUMMER INTENSIVE REHEARSING THE PLAY THE CHEKHOV WAY When Tuesday, July 9, 2019 10:00am – 16+ 8:00pm – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSummer Intensives! Immerse yourself the Art of the Actor as you begin or continue your study of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. Ask questions and register by emailing us at info@movingdock.org JULY INTENSIVE REHEARSING THE PLAY THE CHEKHOV WAY July 9-13, 2019 Tuesday – Saturday 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day Imagine a company of actors beginning rehearsal with the Chekhov Technique as their guide. This five day intensive is for actors and directors. Each day will include training in the tools of the technique and each afternoon will be rehearsal on the play working with those tools. You will see how the Chekhov approach can be brought right into play.
Can be taken by actors new or continuing their study of Chekhov Technique.

Taught by Matthew Ellenwood and Dawn Arnold

Intensive Fee:
$395 / $345 Studio Members*

Our workshop venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago
@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625

Next:
AUGUST INTENSIVE
SCENE STUDY DEEP DIVE
August 15-17, 2019

More info:
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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Summer Intensive – Creating Dynamic Characters – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/13/19 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Intensive – Creating Dynamic Characters When Thursday, June 13, 2019 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSummer Intensive Workshop at Chekhov Studio Chicago CREATING DYNAMIC CHARACTERS June 13-15, 2019 Thursday – Saturday 10-4PM with lunch break each day and Thursday evening 5-9PM This summer Intensive workshop is three concentrated days to explore facets of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. This workshop is focused on developing characters. Study Chekhov’s effective and imaginative tools for creating dynamic characters in this three day intensive. Choose a role from a play, opera or musical and take a deep dive, discovering the core of the character. Develop a solo scene (monologue, aria, or musical solo) and perform it. On Thursday evening we will visit the Chicago Art Institute to explore the power of image for our characterization. These three days will be full of artistic discoveries to take into your performance life.

All the summer workshops will include preparing the Actor’s Body and working with the Psychological Gesture. Actors and theatre teachers new to Chekhov and those continuing their Chekhov journey can enjoy any of these workshops.

Workshops are taught by Dawn Arnold, Certified Michael Chekhov Teaching Artist and Artistic Director of Moving Dock Theatre Co.

Workshop Venue:
Chekhov Studio Chicago @ Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, Il 60625

Three Day Intensive Workshop fee:
$275 / $235 Studio Members*

To register email us at info@movingdock.org

http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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