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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

GAMING & ANIMATION WORKSHOP: ONLINE

Starts July 25

Sunday, 12:00p-3:00p

Have a blast with this high energy skill!

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SUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE FOR TEENS GRADES 8-9: IN PERSON

Starts July 26

Monday-Friday, 1:00p-4:30p

1 week summer program for teen actors who want to experience training in a professional environment. Students will tackle scene work, on-camera, improv & more.

SUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE FOR TEENS GRADES 8-9: IN PERSON

Starts August 2

Monday-Friday, 10:00a-1:30p

1 week summer program for teen actors who want to experience training in a professional environment. Students will tackle scene work, on-camera, improv & more.

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SUMMER ACTING CAMP FOR GRADES 4-7: IN PERSON

Starts August 2

Monday-Friday, 10:30a-1:45p

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, and on-camera skills.

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SUMMER ACTING INTENSIVE FOR TEENS GRADES 10-12: IN PERSON

Starts August 2

Monday-Friday, 1:00p-4:30p

1 week summer program for teen actors who want to experience training in a professional environment. Students will tackle scene work, on-camera, improv & more.

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CONTEMPORARY MONOLOGUE: ONLINE

Starts August 9

Mondays and Thursdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Blow those casting directors away!

ON CAMERA WORKOUT WORKSHOP: IN PERSON & ONLINE

Starts August 11

Wednesday, 1:00p-4:30p

Strengthen your on camera technique in a schedule friendly workshop mode. Attend one or all 4!

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

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ON CAMERA WORKOUT WORKSHOP: IN PERSON & ONLINE

Starts August 12

Thursday, 6:00p-9:30p

Strengthen your on camera technique in a schedule friendly workshop mode. Attend one or all 4!

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

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ON CAMERA WORKOUT WORKSHOP: IN PERSON & ONLINE

Starts August 18

Wednesday, 1:00p-4:30p

Strengthen your on camera technique in a schedule friendly workshop mode. Attend one or all 4!

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

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ON CAMERA WORKOUT WORKSHOP: IN PERSON & ONLINE

Starts August 19

Thursday, 6:00p-9:30p

Strengthen your on camera technique in a schedule friendly workshop mode. Attend one or all 4!

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

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MOVEMENT ON STAGE WITH SARAFINA VECCHIO: IN PERSON

Starts August 21

Saturday, 10:00a-12:00p

Get Moving On Stage!

NEW STUDENT SEMINAR FOR ADULT ACTORS: ONLINE

Starts September 8

Wednesday, 6:00p-7:30p

An introduction to the way we work and teach.

ADVANCED SCENE STUDY WITH KURT NAEBIG: IN PERSON

Starts September 13

IT'S BACK!! Mondays, 6:00p-10:00p

An in-depth acting workout!

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MONOLOGUE: IN PERSON

Starts September 13

Mondays, 12:00p-4:00p

Knock your auditions out of the park!

ON CAMERA 1: IN PERSON

Starts September 13

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Get comfortable in front of the lens!

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

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts September 14

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts September 14

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.

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ADVANCED ON CAMERA: IN PERSON

Starts September 14

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Ace your on-camera auditions!

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

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BEGINNING VOICEOVER ONLINE

Starts September 14

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what it's like behind the mic!

SCRIPT AS SCORE WITH MARTI LYONS

Starts September 14

Tuesdays, 12:00p-3:00p

An acting analysis of language in contemporary plays. Begins Sep 14

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: ONLINE

Starts September 14

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.

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts September 15

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts September 15

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Dive into the world of the play! NEW SECTION JUST ADDED!

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

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BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts September 15

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what this voiceover thing is all about

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts September 15

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: IN PERSON.

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ADVANCED ON CAMERA: IN PERSON

Starts September 16

Thursdays, 1:00p-4:30p

Ace your on-camera auditions!

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

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LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: ONLINE

Starts September 18

Saturdays, 2:00p-5:00p

The ultimate online guide to "The Guideposts".

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts September 18

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.

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LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts September 18

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.

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ON CAMERA INTRO: IN PERSON

Starts September 20

Mondays, 6:00p-9:00p

Start here!

ON CAMERA 2: IN PERSON

Starts September 21

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Expand your on-camera skill-set!

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

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INTERMEDIATE VOICEOVER ONLINE

Starts September 21

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Expand your voiceover skills!

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

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INTERMEDIATE VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts September 22

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Expand your voiceover skills!

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

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LEVEL 4 REHEARSAL TO PERFORMANCE: IN PERSON

Starts September 23

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:30p

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.

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VOICEOVER FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR: IN PERSON

Starts September 23

Thursdays, 6:00-9:00p

VO for the experienced, professional actor!

GRADES 9-12: ACTING FOR TEENS: IN PERSON

Starts September 25

Saturdays, 10:00a-12:00p

Learn to tackle any script!

GRADES 6-8: ACTING

Starts September 25

Saturdays, 10:00a-12:00p

Dive into acting fundamentals and scene work! Begins Sept. 25

GRADES 6-8: ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE

Starts September 26

Sundays, 10:00a-12:00p

Practice auditioning like a pro!

GRADES 9-12: ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE

Starts September 26

Sundays, 10:00a-12:00p

Translate your acting skills for the camera! Begins Sep 26

VOICEOVER FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR: ONLINE

Starts September 26

Sundays, 11:00a-2:00p

Identify your signature sound!

GAMING & ANIMATION WORKSHOP: ONLINE

Starts September 26

Sunday, 12:00p-3:00p

Have a blast with this high-energy skill! September 26th.

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

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

BEGINNING MONOLOGUE: IN PERSON

Starts September 29

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Get ready to take your work to the professional level!

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

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MONOLOGUE FOR AGES 12 & UP: IN PERSON

Starts October 2

Saturdays, 12:30p-2:30p -Oct 2, 9, 23, & 30

Get ready to nail those theatre and college auditions!

GRADES 3-5 STAGE AND SCREEN COMBO: IN PERSON

Starts October 2

Saturdays, 10:00a-12:00p

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

AUDITIONING FOR SMALL ROLES: IN PERSON

Starts October 4

Mondays, 12:00p-3:00p

Nail those Film and TV auditions!

GETTING STARTED IN THE BIZ

Starts October 10

Sunday, 1:00p-4:00p

Everything you need to know about working professionally in Chicago.

FIND THE FUNNY: COMMERCIAL WORKSHOP WITH MATT MILLER: IN PERSON

Starts October 12

Tuesday, 12:00p-4:00p

Fine-Tune with a working commercial director! Oct. 12

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

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MASTERING MORE DIALECTS WITH KATE DEVORE: ONLINE

Starts October 13

Wednesday, 2:00p-5:00p

Add Scottish, French & Australian to your arsenal!

This class has a pre-requisite: DIALECTS: ONLINE.

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MASTER SCENE STUDY CLASS WITH SHADE MURRAY

Starts October 13

Wednesdays, 12:30p-4:00p

Work with a hot Chicago director on hot Chicago plays!

THEATRE AUDITION WORKSHOP WITH ADAM BELCUORE

Starts October 17

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

Hone your audition process!

ON CAMERA WWORKSHOP FOR TEENS: IN PERSON with SIOBHAN REDDY-BEST

Starts October 17

2 Sundays, 12:30-3:30

Up Your On Camera Audition Game! OCT 17 & 24