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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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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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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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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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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FREE WORKSHOP – MEET THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 01/12/19 – Chicago, IL

Event FREE WORKSHOP – MEET THE MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE When Saturday, January 12, 2019 11:00am – RSVP to info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoRSVP for a special Free Workshop January 12, 2019 . 11-1 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

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

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – CONTINUING CLASS When Tuesday, September 18, 2018 7:00pm – To Register email info@movingdock.org – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE – CONTINUING CLASS Taught by Michael Chekhov Association affiliated faculty and Moving Dock Theatre Company Artistic Director, Dawn Arnold Twelve Week Course plus Studio Showcase September 18 – December 11, 2017* Tuesdays 7:00 – 9:30PM Showcase – Tuesday, December 11 at 8:00PM 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, composition, and more. Selected scenes from this study will be performed in the Studio Showcase at the end of the course.

To Register email info@movingdock.org

Twelve Week Course fees:
$480 / $360 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.
Payment plan available

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

Discount for taking both Essentials and Continuing Class:
$765 / $575 Studio Members*

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

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

Event MICHAEL CHEKHOV ACTING TECHNIQUE CLASS – ESSENTIALS When Monday, September 17, 2018 7:00pm – To register email – info@movingdock.org – 16+ Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoMichael Chekhov Technique Essentials Taught by Chekhov Teaching Artist, Dawn Arnold Twelve Week Course plus Studio Showcase September 17 – December 10, 2018 Mondays 7:00 – 9:30PM Showcase – Tuesday, December 11 at 8:00PM 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
These essentials prepare the actor in mind and body to do their best work and enlarge their understanding of the art of the actor. Working with a play, actors will look at text analysis in an engaged way and develop dynamic characters. Selections of class work will be performed in the Studio Showcase at the end of the course.

All our continuing classes are built on this course.​ Returning students can take this class again to continue to work on these essential aspects of the art of the actor.

To register email – info@movingdock.org

Twelve Week Course fees:
$480 / $360 Studio Members*
*Studio Membership is $100 for a year of discounted fees.
Payment plan available

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CHEKHOV STUDIO CHICAGO CELEBRATES 15 YEARS – Chekhov Studio Chicago – 09/08/18 – Chicago, IL

Event CHEKHOV STUDIO CHICAGO CELEBRATES 15 YEARS When Saturday, September 8, 2018 12:30pm – RSVP to info@movingdock.org – All Ages Where Chekhov Studio Chicago (map) 2135 W Wilson (Christian Community Church) Chicago, IL 60625 Other InfoChekhov Studio Chicago Celebrates 15 years September 8, 2018 RSVP for a special Free Workshop 10:30-12:30 Celebration follows! Meet and Greet, Share Stories, Refreshments Chekhov Studio Chicago celebrates 15 years of training actors, directors, and theatre teachers in the Michael Chekhov Acting Technique. Originally called the Studio of the Moving Dock Theatre Company, we opened our doors in September 2003 at the Fine Arts Building in downtown Chicago. We changed our name to better reflect our mission to offer the Chekhov Technique in Chicago.

Were you part of that history? Did you take Chekhov classes or workshops at the Fine Arts Building or in Lincoln Square? We would love to have you join us as we turn 15!

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.

Join us for this celebration of our work of love and find out more about what we do and why we do it.

RSVP to attend by emailing us
E-Mail: info@movingdock.org

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