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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

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts November 30

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

This class is full.

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LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts November 30

Wednesdays, 6:30p-10:00p

Dive into the world of the play!

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

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LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts November 30

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.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

ON CAMERA 2: IN PERSON

Starts November 30

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

BEGINNING VOICEOVER: ONLINE

Starts December 1

Thursdays, 7:00p-10:00p

Learn what it's like behind the mic! Returns Fall '22!

ADVANCED ON CAMERA: IN PERSON

Starts December 1

Thursdays, 1:00p-4:30p

Ace your on-camera auditions!

This class is full.

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LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts December 3

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: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts December 3

Saturdays, 2:00p-5:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts December 3

Saturdays, 12:00p-3:30p

Dive into the world of the play!

This class is full.

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T.V./Film Audition Workshop With Casting Director AJ Links, C.S.A.

Starts December 4

2 Sundays, Dec. 4th & 11th12:30p-3:45p

Get Audition Ready For 2023! 2 Sundays, Dec 4th & 11th

This class is full.

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SELF TAPE SEMINAR WITH JANELLE SNOW

Starts December 12

Monday, 6:00p-9:00p

Breaking down everything you need to know about Self Tapes!

LEVEL 4 REHEARSAL TO PERFORMANCE: IN PERSON

Starts January 5

Thursdays, 6:00p-10:00p

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

This class is full.

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ON CAMERA INTRO: IN PERSON

Starts January 5

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:00p

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SCENE STUDY

Starts January 5

Thursdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Gain script analysis skills and more while working on your feet with exciting scenes!

LEVEL 4 REHEARSAL TO PERFORMANCE: IN PERSON

Starts January 7

Saturdays, 4:00p-8:00p

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

This class is full.

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VOICEOVER FOR THE PROFESSIONAL ACTOR: COMBO

Starts January 8

Sundays, 11:00a-2:00p

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

THIS IS A BUSINESS: GETTING SERIOUS ABOUT YOUR VO CAREER

Starts January 9

Mondays, 6:00p-9:00p

Sharpen your VO Business & Studio Skills.

CONTEMPORARY MONOLOGUE: IN PERSON

Starts January 9

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Blow those casting directors away! 6 Weeks.

INTERMEDIATE VOICEOVER: COMBO

Starts January 11

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

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

This class is full.

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GAMING & ANIMATION WORKSHOP

Starts January 15

Sunday, 12:00p-4:00p

Have a blast with this high-energy skill!

NEW STUDENT SEMINAR FOR ADULT ACTORS: ONLINE

Starts February 6

Monday, 6:00p-7:30p

An introduction to the way we work and teach.

ADVANCED SCENE STUDY WITH KURT NAEBIG: IN PERSON

Starts February 13

Mondays, 6:00p-10:00p

An in-depth acting workout! Returns Feb!

MONOLOGUE: IN PERSON

Starts February 13

Mondays, 12:00p-4:00p

Knock your auditions out of the park!

SHAKESPLAY! SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts February 13

Mondays, 6:30p-9:30p

Delve further into the Bard in this Shakespeare Scene Study class!

ON CAMERA 1: IN PERSON

Starts February 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.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts February 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.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts February 14

Tuesdays, 6:30p-9:30p

The perfect place to start your training.

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: ONLINE

Starts February 14

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

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

BEGINNING VOICEOVER: IN PERSON

Starts February 14

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

Learn what this voiceover thing is all about

ON CAMERA 2: IN PERSON

Starts February 14

Tuesdays, 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

ADVANCED ON CAMERA: IN PERSON

Starts February 14

Tuesdays, 6:00p-9:30p

Ace your on-camera auditions!

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

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts February 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.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts February 15

Wednesdays, 6:00p-9:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

ADVANCED ON CAMERA: IN PERSON

Starts February 16

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

GRADES 9-12- ACTING FOR TEENS: IN PERSON

Starts February 18

Saturdays, 10:00a-12:00p

Learn to tackle any script! Begins Sat. Feb 18th!

GRADES 6-8- ACTING: IN PERSON

Starts February 18

Saturdays, 10:00a-12:00p

Dive into acting fundamentals and scene work! Begins Saturday, Feb. 18th!

GRADES 3-5 STAGE AND SCREEN COMBO: IN PERSON

Starts February 18

Saturdays, 10:00a-12:00p

Have fun, be challenged, and dive into the world of stage and screen acting! Begins Saturday, Feb. 18th!

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts February 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.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 2 SHURTLEFF TO SCENE: IN PERSON

Starts February 18

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: IN PERSON.

If you have the equivalent experience...Learn More

LEVEL 1 INTRODUCTION TO SHURTLEFF: IN PERSON

Starts February 18

Saturdays, 2:00p-5:00p

The perfect place to start your training.

BEGINNING VOICEOVER: ONLINE

Starts February 18

Saturdays, 12:00p-3:00p

Learn what it's like behind the mic!

GRADES 6-8 ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE: IN PERSON

Starts February 19

Sundays, 10:00a-12:00p

Learn on camera audition technique! Begins Saturday, Feb. 19th!

GRADES 9-12- ON CAMERA TECHNIQUE: IN PERSON

Starts February 19

Sundays, 10:00a-12:00p

Translate your acting skills for the camera! Begins Sunday, Feb. 19th!

K5-2ND GRADE ACT & AUDITION: IN PERSON

Starts February 25

Saturdays, 1:00p-3:00p

Learn the basics of acting and auditioning in a supportive, fun, and creative environment! Begins Saturday, Feb. 25th!

GETTING STARTED IN THE BIZ

Starts February 26

Sunday, 11:00a-2:00p

Everything you need to know about working professionally in Chicago.

MASTERS SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts February 27

Mondays, 6:00p-10:00p

Learn from Chicago's hottest directors! Returns March 2023

LEVEL 3 SCENE STUDY: IN PERSON

Starts March 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

LEVEL 4 REHEARSAL TO PERFORMANCE: IN PERSON

Starts March 2

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 March 13

Mondays, 6:00p-9:30p

Gain script analysis skills while working your acting muscles!

ATTACKING NEW WORK: A NEW MASTER CLASS WITH SPENSER DAVIS

Starts April 4

Tuesdays, 1:00p-4:30p

Dive into new work! Returns April 4th.

NEW STUDENT SEMINAR FOR ADULT ACTORS: ONLINE

Starts April 17

Monday, 6:00p-7:30p

An introduction to the way we work and teach.

MASTER SCENE STUDY CLASS WITH SHADE MURRAY

Starts June 5

Mondays, 12:00p-3:30p

Work with a hot Chicago director on hot new plays! Begins June 5