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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

SHAKESPEARE WORKSHOP WITH BOB MASON

Starts April 21

2 Sundays, 10:00a - 4:00p.

Nail your next Shakespeare audition!

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NEW STUDENT SEMINAR FOR ADULT ACTORS: ONLINE

Starts April 23

Tuesday, 6:00p-7:30p

An introduction to the way we work and teach.

MONOLOGUE

Starts April 29

Mondays, 12:00p-4:00p

Knock your auditions out of the park!

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ADVANCED SCENE STUDY WITH KURT NAEBIG

Starts April 29

Mondays, 6:00p-10:00p

An in-depth acting workout!

Only 1 spot left!

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ON CAMERA 1

Starts April 29

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Get comfortable in front of the lens!

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF

Starts April 29

Mondays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

Only 1 spot left!

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LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE

Starts April 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: ONLINE

Starts April 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training...online!

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: ONLINE

Starts April 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work. It's back!

Only 3 spots left!

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

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ADVANCED ON CAMERA with JANELLE SNOW

Starts April 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

8 Week Class

Only 4 spots left!

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

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ON CAMERA 2

Starts April 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Expand your on-camera skill-set!

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

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF

Starts April 30

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

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LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE

Starts May 1

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF

Starts May 1

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

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BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts May 1

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what this voiceover thing is all about

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ADVANCED ON CAMERA with JANELLE SNOW

Starts May 2

Thursdays, 1:00p-4:30p

8 Week Class

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

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ON CAMERA 2

Starts May 2

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Expand your on-camera skill-set!

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

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ON CAMERA 1

Starts May 2

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Get comfortable in front of the lens!

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

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LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE

Starts May 2

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

Only 1 spot left!

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

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF

Starts May 4

Saturdays, 2:00p-5:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

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LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY

Starts May 4

Saturdays, 1:00p-4:30p

Dive into the world of the play!

Only 1 spot left!

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

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LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE

Starts May 4

Saturdays, 1:00p-4:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

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BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts May 4

Saturdays, 11:00a-2:00p

Learn what this voiceover thing is all about

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GAMING & ANIMATION WITH BRAD GRUSNICK

Starts May 4

Saturdays, 11:00a-200p

Add to your voice-over technique in this 6 WEEK CLASS! Begins May 4th.

VOICEOVER FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR: COMBO

Starts May 5

Sundays, 11:00a-2:00p

3 Weeks Online! 2 Weeks in Studio! 1 Week at Acting Studio Chicago!

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INTERMEDIATE VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts May 7

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Expand your voiceover skills!

Only 1 spot left!

This class has a pre-requisite: BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON.

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SHAKESPLAY!

Starts May 8

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

A fun, fearless, and fast intro to Shakespeare! Begins May 8th.

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY

Starts May 8

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Dive into the world of the play!

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ON CAMERA INTRO

Starts May 8

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Start here!

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LEVEL 4 REHEARSAL TO PERFORMANCE

Starts May 9

Thursdays, 6:00p-10:00p

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

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SCENE STUDY- THE FAST AND FURIOUS EDITION

Starts May 13

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Gain script analysis skills while working your acting muscles!

BEGINNING MONOLOGUE: IN PERSON

Starts May 14

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Get ready to take your work to the professional level! Begins May 14th.

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

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KNOW BEFORE YOU GO: PLANNING A MOVE TO L.A. with AGENT ZACH GRAY

Starts May 18

Saturday, May 18th, 1100a-200p

LA Agent Zach Gray shares vital info for prepping a move. May 18th.

DIALECTS: ONLINE

Starts May 22

Wednesdays, 2:00p-5:00p

Round out your actor toolbox with a range of dialects! Mary 22, 2024

The EMBODIED ACTOR

Starts June 13

3 Thursdays, 6:15p-8:45p

Bring your entire physical expression to your work. Begins June 13th.

GRADES 4-7: SUMMER CAMP FOR KIDS

Starts June 24

Monday-Friday, 10:00a-3:15p

Exciting 1 week summer camp for students grade 4-7 who want to explore many of the elements of what it takes to be an actor: relationship, text work, improv, monologue, and on-camera skills. Week Of June 24th or July 15th

GRADES 8-12: SUMMER INTENSIVE FOR TEENS

Starts July 8

Monday-Friday, 10:00a-4:00p

1 week summer program for teen actors who want to experience training in a professional environment. Students will tackle scene work, on-camera, stage combat, improv & more. Week Of July 8th Or July 22nd

Only 4 spots left!

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MONOLOGUE

Starts July 8

Mondays, 12:00p-4:00p

Knock your auditions out of the park!

ADVANCED SCENE STUDY WITH KURT NAEBIG

Starts July 8

Mondays, 6:00p-10:00p

An in-depth acting workout!

SCENE STUDY

Starts July 8

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Gain script analysis skills and more while working with Barb Zahora in this challenging class. Begins July 8th!

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE

Starts July 9

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.

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ON CAMERA 2

Starts July 9

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Expand your on-camera skill-set!

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

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF

Starts July 9

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: ONLINE

Starts July 9

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training...online!

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY

Starts July 10

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:30p - Co-taught by Adrianne Cury & Sarafina Vecchio!

Dive into the world of the play!

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

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF

Starts July 10

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts July 10

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what this voiceover thing is all about

ON CAMERA 2

Starts July 11

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Expand your on-camera skill-set!

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

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY

Starts July 13

Saturdays, 3:00p-6:30p

Dive into the world of the play!

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

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF

Starts July 13

Saturdays, 2:00p-5:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE

Starts July 13

Saturdays, 1:00p-4:00p

Continue your training with a deeper exploration of scene work.

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

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

GRADES 4-7: SUMMER CAMP FOR KIDS

Starts July 15

Monday-Friday, 10:00a-3:15p

Exciting 1 week summer camp for students grade 4-7 who want to explore many of the elements of what it takes to be an actor: relationship, text work, improv, monologue, and on-camera skills. Week Of June 24th Or July 15th

SHAKESPEARE UNPLUGGED: ADVANCED TEEN ACTING WORKSHOP

Starts July 15

Monday-Friday, 10:00a-12:30p

Delve into the world of Shakespeare with confidence and ease in this program tailored for advanced teen actors! Week of July 15th

ON CAMERA 1

Starts July 15

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Get comfortable in front of the lens!

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

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts July 16

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what this voiceover thing is all about

INTERMEDIATE VOICEOVER: COMBO

Starts July 17

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Expand your voiceover skills, online and in person at Chicago Recording Company! Begins March 6th.

This class has a pre-requisite: BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE

Starts July 17

Wednesdays, 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.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

GRADES 8-12: SUMMER INTENSIVE FOR TEENS

Starts July 22

Monday-Friday, 10:00a-4:00p

1 week summer program for teen actors who want to experience training in a professional environment. Students will tackle scene work, on-camera, stage combat, improv & more. Week Of July 8th Or July 22nd

Grades 1-3: SUMMER ACTING ADVENTURES FOR KIDS

Starts July 22

Monday-Friday, 10:00a-2:00p

An age-appropriate exploration of acting for 1st -3rd graders, this 1 week camp is a great introduction to the ways in which students can apply themselves to storytelling and on-camera work. Week Of July 22nd

GRADES 9-12: SUMMER AUDITION CLINIC FOR TEENS

Starts August 5

Monday-Thursday, 10:00a-4:30p; Friday, 9:00a-7:00p

This exciting and energizing one-week program is perfect for teens who want to hone their theatre and on-camera audition skills as well as learn about the ins and outs of the business in Chicago. Acceptance is determined by a self tape submission. Week Of August 5th

SHAKESPLAY!: ROMEO AND JULIET

Starts August 6

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Dive into the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet! Begins Aug. 6th.