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Acting Classes

Acting Studio Chicago offers a wide variety of acting classes for adults and youth. Ranging from welcoming introductory classes for those just starting out, to challenging professional-level classes for those looking to stay competitive and confident in their skills. Whether you are looking to take a class for fun, want to polish your audition skills, or want to keep working your chops with other professional actors, ASC has a class for you!

Adult Acting Classes
(see below for Youth Classes)

New Student Seminar for Adult Actors

An introduction to the way we work and teach.

Core Acting Program

Our Core Program is designed to give beginning to intermediate actors a solid acting foundation to build upon.

Level 1 Introduction to Shurtleff

The perfect place to start your training.

Level 2 Shurtleff to Scene

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

Level 3 Scene Study

Dive into the world of the play!

Level 4 Rehearsal to Performance

Enrich your skills through in-depth scene work and learn the “art of auditioning.”

Intermediate Acting Classes

For actors with prior training and experience who want to brush up their foundation or work on specific audition skills.

Cold Reading

Deepen your script analysis and nail those callbacks!


Knock your auditions out of the park!

Contemporary Monologue

Blow those casting directors away!

Advanced Classes

For working professional actors who want to continue honing their skills and practice.

Advanced Scene Study

An in-depth acting workout!

Masters Scene Study

Learn from Chicago’s hottest directors!

Master Scene Study Class with Shade Murray

Work with a hot Chicago director on hot Chicago plays!

Theatre Audition Workshop with Adam Belcuore

Hone your audition process!

Kids / Teens Acting Classes

Grades 3-5: Youth Acting

Have fun, be challenged, and dive into the world of acting!

Grades 6-8: Youth Acting

Dive into acting fundamentals and scene work!

Grades 9-12: Youth Acting

Learn to tackle any script!

If you have any questions about which class might be a good fit for you or your student, please feel free to give us a call. We pride ourselves on providing a personal, nurturing environment for our students.

New Student Acting Seminar at the Acting Studio Chicago

Look Who's Working!

ASC alum Nate Santana is performing in Northlight Theatre's production of The Legend of Georgia McBride.