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This exciting clinic immerses the young actor in the professional acting industry.

Five full days of audition/acting classes include: cold reading, monologue, on- camera and business skills. The week culminates in a showcase of monologues for some of Chicago's top agents, casting directors and theatre directors. During the week, students will learn from lunchtime chats with industry professionals, have color headshots taken by photographer Aaron Gang, and will study with some of Chicago's busiest working actors/directors: Kurt Naebig, Adrianne Cury, Doug McDade, Christina Gorman and Studio Director Rachael Patterson.



  • Cold Reading- make bold choices fast
  • Monologue- learn to personalize
  • On-Camera- audition skills for commercial/film
  • Business Skills- resumes/cover letters
  • Lunch Q&A-  Agent KaCee Hudson of Shirley Hamilton Talent 
  • Lunch Q&A- Casting Directors Mickie Paskal & Jennifer Rudnicke of PR Casting     
  • Lunch Q&A- Actor Adria Dawn, SAG-AFTRA, AEA                         
  • Headshots- color headshots, photographer Aaron Gang
  • DAILY WARM UPS- physical, vocal, improv, exercises
  • Showcase- Friday performance for agents & parents-    
  • starts at 6:00pm

This program is ideally suited for teens with strong previous training and experience who are looking to up their skills and audition game. 

Admission is determined by monologue audition.

Prepare 1 contemporary monologue of 2 minutes or less, and bring one headshot/resume.

AUDITIONS: Call us at 312.527.4566 to schedule an audition. 

Tuition: $695

Upcoming Classes

July 16th-July 20th, 10:00a-4:30p

Starts July 16

Adrianne Cury

Adrianne brings experience from Chicago's top theatres such as Writers, Chicago Shakes, and Lifeline.

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Rachael Patterson

Studio Director, Rachael Patterson has led Acting Studio Chicago for 23 years and worked in the biz since 1983.

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Kurt Naebig

Kurt, a Juilliard grad, brings his 25 plus years worth of experience to his energetic and engaging classes.

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Doug McDade

Doug brings years of award winning theatre and on-camera experience to his work as a teacher and coach.

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Christina Gorman

Actress and fight choreographer, Christina brings energy, creativity, and industry knowledge to her classes!

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Look Who's Working!

ASC alums Paloma Nozicka and Collin Quinn Rice were recently cast in Griffin Theatre's upcoming production of The Harvest.