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Adria Dawn

Adria Dawn

ADRIA DAWN (Actor/Teacher/Producer) teaches on-camera acting at Acting Studio Chicago, Tarleton/Dawn Productions and The Performer’s School. She served on the faculty at Columbia College Chicago, and is a private on-camera acting coach. Adria is a co-founder of Revealing Media Group, which focuses on making contemporary films for social change. Working with young actors, these films have educational distribution and play at film festivals. 

Adria loves working with talent of all ages and levels, and has taught workshops or spoken at SAG-AFTRA Chicago, Franklin Arts Center, University of Michigan, DePaul University, Loyola University, Columbia College Chicago, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, New Trier High School, Chicago High School for the Arts, Chicago Screenwriters Network, Camp Hollywood in Portland, Oregon, Southside School, Champaign, IL, Chicago Acting in Film, The Chicago Artists Coalition, Deerfield High School, Gray Talent Group, The Illinois High School Theatre Festival and The Actor’s Centre in London, England. She serves on the board of the Chicago Acting In Film Meetup Group.

As an actor, Adria spent many years in LA. One of her career highlights includes Ryan Murphy’s cult hit Popular (18 episodes, April Tuna) for which she was nominated as “Gutsiest Woman on Television,” by Jane Magazine. Currently you can catch Adria on Netflix (Uncle John) and on Amazon (Teenage Ghost Punk).  She also starred in the film #nofilter (Cannes Story Corner).

For more info on Adria, visit http://adriadawn.com

Classes

ON CAMERA 2

Expand your on-camera skill-set!

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ROCK THE INDIE FILM CALLBACK

Rock the Indy Callback is designed for advanced on-camera professionals. During this five week course students will have the opportunity to meet and work out with local indy film directors and educators. Each week students will gain a new perspective from a different director, preparing new scenes each session as well as receiving valuable personalized feedback.  Scene work will focus on creating authentic auditions and making memorable choices while servicing the material given. 

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Testimonials

"Adria is awesome! Her feedback was clear and thoughtful and made a lot of sense." (Adria Dawn, Instructor, Auditioning for Small Roles)

— Ashley Clark

"I learned more in this on camera class than any other on camera class I've been in. Because my class was smaller sized, I felt that she provided good constructive feedback throughout, brought good energy all the time, and made me feel comfortable to be myself." (Adria Dawn, Instructor, On Camera 2).

— Seth Davis

"Adria (Adria Dawn, Instructor, Auditioning for Small Roles in Film/TV) is a fantastic teacher and she helped me overcome so many obstacles that have been weighing me down. Thank you!"

— Charlie Match

Look Who's Working!

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