Acting with Your Wise Actor Body – Intensive Workshop – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 10/18/18 – Chicago, IL

Event Acting with Your Wise Actor Body – Intensive Workshop When Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:00pm – To Register E-mail us at info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoARTISTIC DOORS INTENSIVE WORKSHOPS EXPLORING THE ART OF THE ACTOR WITH CREATIVE APPLICATION OF MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE

ACTING WITH YOUR WISE ACTOR BODY

October 18-20, 2018
Wise Actor
Thursday and Friday 7-10 PM, Saturday 10-4 PM

“Our exercises, which are very simple, are giving to the body wisdom.” Michael Chekhov

The first of our fall workshops focuses on discovering how to act with the unique instrument that is our body. More than ‘getting out of your head,’ acting with your wise actor body expands your intuitive, impulsive, sensing ability. Working with tools of the Chekhov Technique, we will find our acting choices in a way that brings the body and mind together as a harmonious whole. Actors will work with characters from material that interests them as well as create improvised scenes.

Taught by Dawn Arnold

New to our Studio? This is a good workshop for getting acquainted with the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique.

Workshops will be held at
Chekhov Studio Chicago
@Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625
Directions

Register by emailing us at info@movingdock.org​​​​​​​

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$185 / $145 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.

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THE ACTOR INTERACTS SUMMER INTENSIVE WORKSHOP – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/23/18 – Chicago, IL

Event THE ACTOR INTERACTS SUMMER INTENSIVE WORKSHOP When Thursday, August 23, 2018 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 THE ACTOR INTERACTS August 23-25, 2018 Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day Our summer Intensive workshops are three concentrated days to explore facets of the Chekhov Technique. This workshop is focused on Objectives, Relationships, Radiating and Receiving.

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.

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

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$240 / $180 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two or more summer intensives:
$225 / $165 Studio Members* 

To register email us at info@movingdock.org

Other workshops in this series:

May 24-26
The Actor in Motion
Qualities, Sensations, Atmospheres

June 7-9
The Actor Transforms
Centers, Imaginary Body, Archetypes

July 19-21
The Actor Speaks
Approaching the text

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THE ACTOR SPEAKS SUMMER INTENSIVE WOWRKSHOP – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 07/19/18 – Chicago, IL

Event THE ACTOR SPEAKS SUMMER INTENSIVE WOWRKSHOP When Thursday, July 19, 2018 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 THE ACTOR SPEAKS July 19-21, 2018 Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day Our summer Intensive workshops are three concentrated days to explore facets of the Chekhov Technique. This workshop is focused on approaching the text.

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.

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

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$240 / $180 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two or more summer intensives:
$225 / $165 Studio Members* 

To register email us at info@movingdock.org

Other workshops in this series:

May 24-26
The Actor in Motion
Qualities, Sensations, Atmospheres

June 7-9
The Actor Transforms
Centers, Imaginary Body, Archetypes

August 23-25
The Actor Interacts
Objectives, Relationships, Radiating and Receiving

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THE ACTOR TRANSFORMS SUMER INTENSIVE WORKSHOP – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/07/18 – Chicago, IL

Event THE ACTOR TRANSFORMS SUMER INTENSIVE WORKSHOP When Thursday, June 7, 2018 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 THE ACTOR TRANSFORMS June 7-9, 2018 Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day Our summer Intensive workshops are three concentrated days to explore facets of the Chekhov Technique. This workshop is focused on Centers, Imaginary Body, Archetypes.

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.

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

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$240 / $180 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two or more summer intensives:
$225 / $165 Studio Members* 

To register email us at info@movingdock.org

Other workshops in this series:

May 24-26
The Actor in Motion
Qualities, Sensations, Atmospheres

July 19-21
The Actor Speaks
Approaching the text

August 23-25
The Actor Interacts
Objectives, Relationships, Radiating and Receiving

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The Actor Takes an Image Weekend Workshop at the Art Institute of Chicago – Art Institute Chicago – 12/01/17 – Chicago, Illinois

Event The Actor Takes an Image Weekend Workshop at the Art Institute of Chicago When Friday, December 1, 2017 7:00pm – All Ages Where Art Institute Chicago (map) 111 S Michigan Ave Chicago, Illinois, United States 60603 Other InfoThe Actor Takes an Image Workshop at the Art Institute of Chicago December 1 and 2, 2017
Friday 7-9:30 PM at Chekhov Studio Chicago and
Saturday, 10:30-4 at Art Institute of Chicago

Email Chekhov Studio Chicago at info@movingdock.org to sign up for this exciting event.

Images play a large part in the art of the actor. Whether we are trying to see an imagined place or incorporate an idea of the nature of a character, we can ‘take’ images into our acting. The Chekhov Technique gives us means for taking images, but what images? Why not be influenced by other artists?

Friday we meet at Chekhov Studio Chicago at 7PM learning ways to ‘take’ images into our acting.

Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625

Saturday we will meet and enter the Art Institute at 10:30AM
Art Institute Chicago
111 South Michigan Ave Chicago, IL 60603

and spend the day examining how artists have expressed character, dramatic action through gesture, atmosphere, and more and then explore how we can ‘take an image’ to work with it in acting.

We will take a lunch break at the Museum Cafe and then continue until 4PM. You might choose to continue to enjoy the museum until it closes at 5PM.

Not yet a Chekhov Technique Actor? Not an actor but interested to look through the actor’s lens at images of art? Delighted to have you join us for this special Weekend Intensive.

This workshop is led by Dawn Arnold, Artistic Director of Moving Dock Theatre and Chekhov Technique Teaching Artist at Chekhov Studio Chicago.

Email Chekhov Studio Chicago at info@movingdock.org to sign up for this exciting event.

Workshop Fee: $75/$60 Studio Member (Paid to Moving Dock Theatre Company)
You can pay the workshop fee at http://www.movingdock.org/site/get-involved-2/

Admission fee for the Art Institute:
Museum Entrance Fee: $25, Chicago Resident $20, Illinois Resident $22. There are discounts for Educators and People with valid Student ID’s. Find out more as well as directions and parking info on their site:
http://www.artic.edu/visit

More about workshops and classes at Chekhov Studio Chicago
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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EXPLORING THE SCENE THE CHEKHOV WAY INTENSIVE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 08/03/17 – Chicago, IL

Event EXPLORING THE SCENE THE CHEKHOV WAY INTENSIVE When Thursday, August 3, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoTHE CHEKHOV EXPERIENCE A SERIES OF THREE DAY INTENSIVES IN MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE Taught by Chekhov Master Teacher, Dawn Arnold May 11-13 Exploring the Psychological Gesture
June 8-10 Character and their Relationships
July 20-22 The Psychological Gesture and Text
August 3-5 Exploring the Scene the Chekhov Way

Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625

EXPLORING THE SCENE THE CHEKHOV WAY
August 3-5, 2017
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day

Having laid a foundation of character development, the Chekhov Technique takes actors and directors to new places in his approach to the scene. Working on selected scenes and improvisations, we will create the world of the play with it’s atmospheres and explore how to give and receive more fully though our understanding of gestures and radiating.

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$240 / $180 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two or more summer intensives:
$225 / $165 Studio Members*
*Buy a Studio Member Card ($100) and enjoy discounted class and workshop fees for a year.
Contact us at info@movingdock.org for more info and to register.

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PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURES AND TEXT INTENSIVE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 07/20/17 – Chicago, IL

Event PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURES AND TEXT INTENSIVE When Thursday, July 20, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoTHE CHEKHOV EXPERIENCE A SERIES OF THREE DAY INTENSIVES IN MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE Taught by Chekhov Master Teacher, Dawn Arnold May 11-13 Exploring the Psychological Gesture
June 8-10 Character and their Relationships
July 20-22 The Psychological Gesture and Text
August 3-5 Exploring the Scene the Chekhov Way

Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625

PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURES AND TEXT
July 20-22, 2017
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day

Dig deeper into your text! What meaning is there? In this workshop we will unpack the text through the discovery process of the Chekhov Technique. Working with psychological gestures, we will explore selected monologues and scenes, expanding our perceptions of our character and the dramatic moment.

This workshop is for any actor or singer who has had some previous Chekhov study and for actors continuing their mastery of the Chekhov approach.

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$240 / $180 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two or more summer intensives:
$225 / $165 Studio Members*
*Buy a Studio Member Card ($100) and enjoy discounted class and workshop fees for a year.
Contact us at info@movingdock.org for more info and to register.

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CHARACTER AND RELATIONSHIP INTENSIVE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 06/08/17 – Chicago, IL

Event CHARACTER AND RELATIONSHIP INTENSIVE When Thursday, June 8, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoTHE CHEKHOV EXPERIENCE A SERIES OF THREE DAY INTENSIVES IN MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE Taught by Chekhov Master Teacher, Dawn Arnold May 11-13 Exploring the Psychological Gesture
June 8-10 Character and their Relationships
July 20-22 The Psychological Gesture and Text
August 3-5 Exploring the Scene the Chekhov Way

Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625
Contact us at info@movingdock.org for more info and to register.

CHARACTER AND THEIR RELATIONSHIPS
June 8-10, 2017
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day

An in-depth look at Chekhov’s tools for creating dynamic, three-dimensional characters. Working with improvisations, we will look first at how archetypes can help us understand the character’s nature. With Chekhov’s tools for characterization, we will explore the core of the character and their relationships in short scripted scenes. This workshop is for any actor or singer who has had some previous Chekhov study and for actors continuing their mastery of the Chekhov approach.

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$240 / $180 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two or more summer intensives:
$225 / $165 Studio Members*
*Buy a Studio Member Card ($100) and enjoy discounted class and workshop fees for a year.
Contact us at info@movingdock.org for more info and to register.
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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EXPLORING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURE INTENSIVE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 05/11/17 – Chicago, IL

Event EXPLORING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURE INTENSIVE When Thursday, May 11, 2017 10:00am – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other Info THE CHEKHOV EXPERIENCE A SERIES OF THREE DAY INTENSIVES IN MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE Taught by Chekhov Master Teacher, Dawn Arnold May 11-13 Exploring the Psychological Gesture
June 8-10 The Character and their Relationships
July 20-22 The Psychological Gesture and Text
August 3-5 Exploring the Scene the Chekhov Way

Workshop Venue: 2135 W Wilson, Chicago, IL, 60625
Contact us at info@movingdock.org for more info and to register.

EXPLORING THE PSYCHOLOGICAL GESTURE
May 11-13, 2017
Thursday, Friday, Saturday
10:00AM – 4:00PM with lunch break each day

New to Chekhov? This is a great way to begin.

Three concentrated days for actors and singers to focus on the gem of the Chekhov Technique, the Psychological Gesture, Chekhov’s brilliant tool for grasping the character, awakening the inner life, and expressing the character’s intentions, or will. As Michael Chekhov explains in his book, To the Actor,

“The Psychological Gesture stirs our will power, gives it a definite direction, awakens feelings, and gives us a condensed version of the character.”

This workshop can be taken by those new to Chekhov as well as those continuing their journey towards mastery. Actors and singers will work on roles of their choice as we explore the essence of the character.

Three Day Intensive Workshop fees:
$240 / $180 Studio Members*
Discount for taking two or more summer intensives:
$225 / $165 Studio Members*
*Buy a Studio Member Card ($100) and enjoy discounted class and workshop fees for a year.
Contact us at info@movingdock.org for more info and to register.
http://www.movingdock.org/site/workshops-and-events/

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Audition Monologue Workout – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 04/28/17 – Chicago, IL

Event Audition Monologue Workout When Friday, April 28, 2017 7:00pm – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoAudition Monologue Workout Weekend Workshop April 28 & 29, 2017 Friday evening, 7-9:30PM and Saturday 10AM-4PM with lunch break it’s always time to get it together! Come to the studio for a weekend workshop to hone your audition monologues with acting coach and Chekhov master teacher, Dawn Arnold. Friday evening and Saturday we will warm-up physically and vocally together, focus on connecting to the character and text through tools of the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique, and perform for each other for coaching from Dawn and supportive feedback from the group. You do not need to have previous training in Chekhov Acting Technique to join us in this workshop. This is a great way to get acquainted with with the technique and with Chekhov Studio Chicago.

Chekhov Studio Chicago Workshop Venue-
Christian Community Church
2135 W Wilson Chicago, IL 60625
Corner of Wilson and Hamilton, near Damen stop on Brown Line

Workshop fee:
$120 / $90 Studio Members*
Get a one year Studio Member Card ($100) for a year of discounted workshops and classes.
To get info and to register for the class, email us at
info@movingdock.org

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