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Class Catalog

Offering challenging, professionally-driven in person and online training for professional actors, and for beginners ready to take a creative leap since 1981.  Use the filter & discover all upcoming online offerings!  Click here for a full list of adult programs & youth programs

Current Class Offerings

SHAKESPLAY!

Starts November 2

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

A fun, fearless, and fast intro to Shakespeare!

NAVIGATING CHICAGO'S THEATRE SCENE

Starts November 7

Sunday, 10:00a-1:00p

Get the inside scoop on theatre in Chicago! Nov. 7

TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR CAREER WITH MARA CASEY: IN PERSON

Starts November 14

Sunday, 11:00a-3:00p

Up your business game with Mara Casey!

NEW STUDENT SEMINAR FOR ADULT ACTORS: ONLINE

Starts November 22

Monday, 6:00p-7:30p

An introduction to the way we work and teach.

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts November 29

Mondays, 6:00p-9:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

MONOLOGUE: IN PERSON

Starts November 29

Mondays, 12:00p-4:00p

Knock your auditions out of the park!

ON CAMERA 1: IN PERSON

Starts November 29

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Get comfortable in front of the lens!

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

ADVANCED SCENE STUDY WITH JEFFREY CARLSON: IN PERSON

Starts November 29

Mondays, 6:00p-10:00p

Begins Nov. 29th!

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts November 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

ADVANCED ON CAMERA: IN PERSON

Starts November 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Ace your on-camera auditions!

This class has a pre-requisite: ON CAMERA 2: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: ONLINE

Starts November 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The ultimate online guide to "The Guideposts".

BEGINNING VOICEOVER ONLINE

Starts November 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what it's like behind the mic!

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts November 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts December 1

Wednesday, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts December 1

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Dive into the world of the play!

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

BEGINNING VOICEOVER ONLINE

Starts December 1

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what it's like behind the mic!

INTERMEDIATE VOICEOVER ONLINE

Starts December 1

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Expand your voiceover skills!

This class has a pre-requisite.

Learn More

ON CAMERA 2: IN PERSON

Starts December 1

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Expand your on-camera skill-set!

This class has a pre-requisite: ON CAMERA 1: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: ONLINE

Starts December 1

Wednesdays, 6-9:30p

Dive into the world of the play!

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

ADVANCED ON CAMERA: IN PERSON

Starts December 2

Thursdays, 1:00p-4:30p

Ace your on-camera auditions!

This class has a pre-requisite: ON CAMERA 2: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

VOICEOVER FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR: COMBO

Starts December 2

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:00p

2 Weeks in Studio - 4 Weeks Online!

BEGINNING VOICEOVER: COMBO

Starts December 2

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what this voiceover thing is all about online and in person at CRC!

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts December 4

Saturday, 2:00p-5:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: ONLINE

Starts December 4

Saturdays, 2:00p-5:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts December 4

Saturdays, 1:00p-4:30p

Dive into the world of the play!

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

VOICEOVER FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR: ONLINE

Starts December 5

Sundays, 11:00a-2:00p

Identify your signature sound!

INTERMEDIATE VOICEOVER: COMBO

Starts January 4

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Expand your voiceover skills, online and in person at CRC!

This class has a pre-requisite.

Learn More

DIALECTS: ONLINE

Starts January 5

Wednesdays, 2:00p-5:00p

Round out your actor toolbox with a range of dialects!

LEVEL 4 REHEARSAL TO PERFORMANCE: IN PERSON

Starts January 6

Thursdays, 6:00p-10:00p

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

This class has a pre-requisite: LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

SCENE STUDY- THE FAST AND FURIOUS EDITION: IN PERSON

Starts January 10

Mondays, 6:00-9:30p

Gain script analysis skills while working your acting muscles!

AUDITIONING FOR SMALL ROLES: IN PERSON

Starts January 10

Mondays, 12:00p-3:00p

Nail those Film and TV auditions!

NAIL THE GUEST STAR AUDITION:ONLINE

Starts January 22

10:30a-2:00p

Rock your next big audition! Jan 22 & 23, 2022