Zip, Zap, Zoom (virtual)

5 - 7 years old


4:00 - 5:30pm

Oct 7/14/21/28, Nov 4/11/18 & Dec 2nd


Instructor: Christina Ramirez

This class is for a little one who is bursting with energy! We’ll transform our favorite theatre games and exercises to seamlessly work in a virtual format allowing students to shake out their sillies and get moving and playing all while learning the basics of theater. There will be an opportunity for parents to observe and participate in the last day of class.


Please note:  Be sure you’ve got plenty of space to move freely as this is a very active class!

No class Thanksgiving week.

Musical Theatre Magic (virtual)

7 - 10 years old


4:00 - 5:30pm

Oct 5/12/19/26, Nov 2/9/16/30


Instructor: Christina Ramirez

Does your little one love to sing and dance? Whether you have a budding star or someone who is working on coming out of their shell, this class will introduce students to a new musical each week! Through imagination and play, students will enter the world of the show acting out all their favorite characters, learning themed choreography and singing their hearts out. There will be an opportunity for parents to observe and participate in the last day of class.


Please note:  Be sure you’ve got plenty of space to move freely as this is a very active class!


No class Thanksgiving week.

Find Your Funny (virtual)

12 - 16 years old


3:00 - 6:00pm

Nov 1st, 8th, 15th, & 22nd


Instructor: Remy Germinario

From improv games to tackling sitcom scripts, NYC professional Remy Germinario will teach you everything he knows about the art of comedy!


This four-week class will cover improv basics, sketch comedy, and even stand up. Students will have the opportunity to explore several different comedy styles learning to live in the moment, trust their instincts, and find their funny!

The class will conclude in a virtual comedy showcase on the last day of the class.

Perfecting the Virtual Audition (virtual)

16 years old & up


6:00 - 9:00pm

Sept 17th,
Sept 24th,
Oct 1,
Oct 8


Instructor: Casting Director, AJ Links

Even before we entered this strange new time, virtual auditions have become an industry standard. Now, and for who knows how long, they are the new normal and require skills that need to be mastered for success.


During this 4-week class, Chicago Casting Director AJ Links will cover virtual commercial, television and film online auditions and conclude with the essential skill of shooting killer self tape.

Class time is subject to change, dependent on the instructors schedule. If this is the case, class will move to 6:30-9:30pm.

Scene Study Workshop (virtual)

17 years old & up


10:00am - 12:00pm

December 5th, 12th, & 19th


Instructor: Goodman Theatre Managing Producer & Director of Casting, Adam Belcuore

ATC is pleased to welcome guest-instructor Adam Belcuore. Adam is the Managing Producer and Director of Casting for Chicago’s Tony Award winning Goodman Theatre. Since 2003, he has worked with some of the nation’s top directors, casting and producing a wide array of projects including classics, new works, and musicals.


In this four-week course, Adam will help you get out of your head and into a scene. In this industry, it is vital to deliver a compelling scene no matter if you’ve worked with your scene partner dozens of times or are just meeting them for the first time. Adam will teach you how to connect authentically and get out of your own way to tell your most convincing story.

Total Actor Bootcamp

18 years old & up


3:00 - 6:00pm

Oct 18th - Jan 31st 


Instructors: Various Working Industry Professionals

This 12-week Total Actor Bootcamp is designed to teach practical audition and business skills while also beefing up your actor toolbox with new techniques from dialects to dramaturgy! If you know you’re ready for an artistic overhaul, this ensemble-based class is the next step for you. Taught by a rotating roster of guest artists, this class will help connect you to some of the best in the biz including EMPIRE’s Sara Sevigny, NYC’s Michael Kushner and many more. Throughout the course of the 12-weeks, actors will rediscover their unique voice and get to show off their progress in a virtual industry showcase.

No class Thanksgiving weekend, Nov 29th, Dec 20th, 27th, or Jan 3rd


Join us for all 12 weeks for a significant discount or for specific a la carte weeks!

Weeks 1-10 available a la carte for $90/session


October 18th

The Biz of the Biz! w/Carole Dibo (Dibo Management, Executive Director ATC) and Christina Ramirez (NYC Actor, Director, and Career Coach)

October 25th

Dramaturgy & Text Analysis w/TBA

November 1st & 8th

Body training - Spolin, Laban, & more! w/Sarah Charipar (Shameless, Chicago Med)

November 15th & 22nd

Building a Character through Dialect w/Sara Sevigny (Empire, Corri and Sara are Famous)

December 6th & 13th

The Fool Proof Self Tape w/Michael Kushner (NYC Actor/Photographer, The Dressing Room Project)

January 10th & 17th

Mastering the Monologue w/Carole Dibo (Dibo Management, Executive Director ATC)

January 24th

The Guest Artist Workshop w/Casting Director TBA *Not available a la carte*

Monday February 1st

Industry Showcase for invited guests *Not available a la carte*
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