Free Introductory Class

A free one hour introduction to our on-camera classes. Only new students, please. Sign up for our newsletter to be the first to know when our next free class is offered!

Kids & Teens On-Camera SUMMER CAMP!

Our popular summer camp is back! Join us for a weeklong journey through the entertainment industry led by professional theatre, voice over and on-camera actors. Young actors will explore the art of acting through theatre games, improv, voice-over, and audition technique using TV and commercial scripts from Chicago's top casting houses. Campers will build confidence, communication and problem-solving skills all while having fun and making new friends!

Two sessions for ages 7-17 to choose from: June 24th-28th and July 22nd-26th. Sign up for one or both and work on different skills each time.

Campers should bring a lunch and a water bottle. Doors will open 15 minutes prior to the start of camp. Pick ups are at 3:30 sharp. Unfortunately, we cannot offer early drop offs or late pick ups.
Mon-Fri
7-11yrs 
6/24/19
9:30-3:30 Ravenswood Ave
1 week
$400.00
Acker/Raidt
Mon-Fri
12-17yrs 
6/24/19
9:30-3:30 Ravenswood Ave
1 week
$400.00
Acker/Raidt
Mon-Fri
7-11yrs 
7/22/19
9:30-3:30 Ravenswood Ave
1 week
$400.00
Acker/Raidt
Mon-Fri
12-17yrs 
7/22/19
9:30-3:30 Ravenswood Ave
1 week
$400.00
Acker/Raidt

Kids / Teens On-Camera

Our ten week On-Camera Program will be back in the fall!
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With more tv shows and casting directors coming to Chicago, there are more opportunities for young actors than ever! The extra two weeks allows students an extra lesson in TV & film acting and an extra lesson in commercial acting. Students will be able to master more challenging concepts and material as well as practice their skills more and retain lessons more effectively. This also gives us more time for students favorite acting games and exercises!

Our curriculum combines modified theatre games, on-camera exercises, and simulated on-camera auditions to free up the young actors creativity and comfortability while providing them with hands-on knowledge of and confidence in the on-camera audition process. One day each session, your child will work with a guest casting director & you will get your burning questions about the industry answered in a parent talkback session.

Kids / Teens Ongoing On-Camera Classes

Our ten week ongoing On-Camera Program will be back in the fall!

These classes offer a way for students who have already taken our regular on-camera curriculum to further their studies and keep themselves in front of a camera on a weekly basis. They will join into one of our regular level 1 groups for many of the theater games, and certain commercial scripts, but will split off into a smaller group to focus on more advanced topics for much of the on camera work - including script structure, and film/TV issues. Some of the scripts used will be familiar to them from level 1- but will take a more advanced approach by using more layered / complicated acting concepts. Some scripts will be new to them altogether (typically in the second half of the 8 weeks). Regardless, they should be prepared to be challenged more individually, and look to bring new layers of complexity into their acting by way of the lessons taught. We have a guest casting director at the end of the session and a business talk for the parents as well.

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