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CHICAGO STUDIO CLASSES

Chicago Studio classes are taught by industry professionals, guaranteeing our students the highest quality Arts education. We endeavor to help build confidence, self-esteem, and encourage positive role models. By empowering our students to pursue their dreams, we help them mature into strong, motivated members of the community!

WHAT WE OFFER

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KIDS ACTING & MODELING 

Ages 3 - 6

Modeling & Acting Introductions

Slating and Presentation

Improvisations & Group Skits

Sensory Work

Memory Games

Commercial Scripts

Audition & Casting Practice

Imagination Exercises

Public Speaking

Scene Work

Cold Reads

Mock Auditions

Basic Runway

Runway Turns & Groups

Print Modeling

Dealing with Stage Fright

Headshots & Resumes

Backstage Etiquette

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PRETEEN ACTING & MODELING 

Ages 7 - 11

Modeling & Acting Introductions

Slating and Presentation

Improvisations & Group Skits

Sensory Work

Memory Games

Commercial Scripts

Audition & Casting Practice

Imagination Exercises

Public Speaking

Uta Hagen Method

Scene Work

Comedy Monologues

Dramatic Monologues

Cold Reads

Mock Auditions

Basic Runway

Runway Turns & Groups

Print Modeling

Dealing with Stage Fright

Headshots & Resumes

​Backstage Etiquette

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TEEN OR ADULT ACTING

Acting Introduction

Careers In The Industry

Improvisations & Sensory Exercises

The Voice as a Tool

Scene Study

Dramatic Monologues

Comedic Monologues

Elements of a Scene

Script Analysis

Cold Reading

Scene Study

Self Taping

Working with Industry Professionals

Commercial Scripts 

Auditions & Interviews 

Dealing with Stage Fright

Casting Calls & Call Backs

Headshots & Resumes

Theatrical  & Character Makeup

Character Types & Development

Characters of Comedy

Comedy Skills

On Set & Backstage

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TEEN OR ADULT MODELING 

Modeling Introduction

Careers In The Industry (Modeling Opportunities)

Runway

High Fashion Print

Commercial Print

Developing Your Personal Style

Print Techniques

Portfolios, Comp Cards, & Resume Development

Working with Industry Professionals

Auditions, Castings & Go-Sees

Vocabulary

Express Yourself & Be Yourself

On-Camera Product Modeling

Commercial Acting

Beauty & Real People

On Set & Backstage

Runway: Choreography & Commentary

The Designers - A Models “Who’s Who “

Work ”Behind the Camera”

The Model as an Actor

Model Challenges: In Class Photoshoots

Individual Runway Style

Stage Presence

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SINGING & STAGE PRESENCE

Ages 7 - 17

Warm-Up and Voice Maintenance

Effective Diction and Voice Projection

Controlling Your Instrument

Stage Performance

Vocal Strengthening Exercising

Auditioning Skills

On Camera Performance Skills

Wardrobing and Appearance

Explore Singing Types:

Broadway / Theater

Classical

Country 

Blues

Jazz

Pop

R&B

Hip Hop

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DANCE & SELF EXPRESSION

Ages 7-17

Developing Dance Professionalism

Integral Dance: Ballet, Jazz, Modern, Hip Hop, and African

Finding a Dance Personality

Stretching and Warm-Up

Building Strength

Cross Training and Musicality

Technique and Structure

Learning Choreography / Routines

Preparing for Auditions

 

Highlighted Techniques:

Barre

Alignment, Posture & Balance

Pointe & Positions of the Feet

Leaps and Jumps

Port de Bras

Turns

Ball Change, Pas de Bourree & Jazz Square

Drop & Recover

Swings

Contractions & Flat Back

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STUDIO PROGRAMS
& MEMBERSHIP

Students of the Chicago Studio enroll for either a 6 Month Program or a Lifetime Studio Membership. 

While Lifetime Memberships are limited and capped throughout the year, Program Students may be eligible to become a Studio Member after their 6 Month Program concludes.

6 MONTH PROGRAM

6 Month Schedule of Classes

(30 Hours per Discipline)

 

Industry Class for Students & Parents

 

Access to Master Classes for 6 Months

 

1 Test Photoshoot

 

1 Headshot Photoshoot

 

Access to Resume Building Opportunities

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STUDIO MEMBERSHIP

Initial 6 Month Schedule of Classes

(30 Hours per Discipline)

 

Industry Class for Students & Parents

 

Access to Master Classes for Life

 

1 Test Photoshoot

 

Yearly Headshot Photoshoot

 

Access to Resume Building Opportunities

 

Lifetime Access to Classes in your Discipline

 

15% Discount on Additional 6 Month Programs

& Studio Discipline Memberships