“Those who risk nothing, do nothing, have nothing, are nothing. They must avoid suffering and sorrow, but they cannot learn, feel, change, grow, love, live. Chained by their attitudes, they are slaves. They have forfeited their freedom. Only a person who risks is FREE!” This is a quote on the homepage of the Chicago Actors Studio, one of the nations most influential acting studios. The Chicago Actors Studio is affiliated with the New York Actors Studio as well as the Los Angeles Actor Studio. The Chicago Actors Studio is taught by established industry professionals. At The Chicago Actors Studio, their workshops range from beginner classes introducing the art of acting, to advanced actors who are working in the entertainment industry professionally. The classes offered will help the actor grow by providing them with the skills needed to succeed in a rapidly increasing and changing industry. Actors will train with stage directors, casting personnel, and other industry elite in order to provide them with sound training that is worth spending your money on.
The Chicago Actors Studio offers five various acting workshops for actors. Starting with the Master Class – Acting as a Craft. This is a ten week course, which covers every aspect of acting both the outer effects and the inner effects. For the ten week class the rate is $290.00 per student, but they do offer scholarships and internships for the right individuals. They also offer Target Workshops which is an eight-week course for the going rate of $293.00 per student. This course offers a wide variety of skills and techniques to help the actor grow in their craft. Another amazing course is the class entitled, “Audition Power.” This class is for the actor wanting to sharpen their auditioning skills. The going rate for this six week course is $210.00 per student, although if you are enrolled in another class the rate is only $138.00 per student. Another amazing class offered is Directing. This six week course is for the individual who wants to learn more about the techniques and skills of directing. This course is amazing for the actor who is wanting to learn more about the whole process of this industry or for the non-actor who is wanting to be involved in behind the scenes ventures. The going rate for this class is $138.00 per student. And lastly, The Chicago Actors Studio offers Private Acting Lessons for the individual who is wanting to learn in a more intimate setting. This offers the instructor an opportunity to personalize the training to fit the students particular needs. The rate per hour for the Private Acting Lessons is $50.00, but they do offer packages for 5 Weeks of training will be only $175.00 or 10 Weeks will only be $340.00 per student. The Private Acting Lessons are by appointment only.
So no matter what skill level you are at, The Chicago Actors Studio will tend to you and shape you into an amazing actor.
The Chicago Actors Studio
1567 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622