CHEKHOV ESSENTIALS FOR THE TEEN ACTOR – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 07/12/17 – Chicago, IL

Event CHEKHOV ESSENTIALS FOR THE TEEN ACTOR When Wednesday, July 12, 2017 10:00am – Teens 13 – 17 Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoCHEKHOV ESSENTIALS FOR THE TEEN ACTOR Summer Intensive for Ages 13-17 July 12 – July 15 10 am – 4 pm each day with lunch break

Join ensemble members Alicia Hall and Ginger Schmidt in exploring Chekhov training essentials throughout this special four day teen summer intensive. Emerging actors will learn to bring characters to life in scene work by accessing the building blocks and foundations essential to the Chekhov technique, including psychological gestures and qualities.

Workshop fee: $280, includes all printed materials
Some scholarships are available for this unique training experience.
Contact Chekhov Studio Chicago at to register.

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Summer Acting Intensive for Teens – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/23/14 – Chicago, IL

Event Summer Acting Intensive for Teens When Monday, June 23, 2014 10:30am – Teens Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoSUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE FOR TEENS Act Truthfully, Transform Imaginatively Acting with the Michael Chekhov Technique for the High School Actor Chekhov Studio Chicago, a professional acting studio dedicated to training actors in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, welcomes teen actors this summer for a five day Intensive.

Summer Five-Day Intensive for Teen Actors
June 23-27, 2014
Monday – Friday 10:30-1:30 PM
Fee: $250

Discover the advantages of this approach to acting while diving into your acting craft this summer. Focus of the Intensive will be to
- experience the working process of the technique (which is rooted in movement and improvisation)
- learn tools for developing characters imaginatively
- apply some of these tools to developing a character of your choice. Each actor will be guided to see how to bring this new skill to short scenes and a monologue or a song.

This overview of Chekhov’s Technique will form a good foundation for all styles of acting for theatre and film.

Parents and interested friends are invited to observe during the last class.

The workshop venue for Chekhov Studio Chicago is The Christian Community Church in the Lincoln Square neighborhood, 2135 W Wilson, at the corner of Wilson and Hamilton, a few blocks from the Damen stop on the Brown line.

For more information and to register contact us at

Chekhov Studio Chicago is Chicago’s resource for studying this cutting edge approach to acting and one of the few studios nationally where you can train in the Michael Chekhov Technique.

The Intensive will be taught by Dawn Arnold, certified Teacher of the Chekhov Technique, trained by the Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA). You can see her in the documentary, Master Classes in the Michael Chekhov Technique, produced by the Michael Chekhov Association and funded by the National Endowment for the Arts. Artistic Director of The Moving Dock Theatre Company and Chekhov Studio Chicago, she is also on the Faculty of MICHA and the Michael Chekhov Acting Studio New York.

“I studied the Chekhov Technique in the NY Studio for four years. I am so grateful that here in Chicago I can continue to cultivate this immensely inspiring technique with Dawn Arnold’s mastery and guidance. It works!
B.C. Professional Actress


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