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Welcome to the Chicago Actors Studio




The Chicago Actors Studio is a well-established and recommended, reputable acting training institution with roots going as far back as 1946 when famous acting training coach and performing arts icon, Ted Liss, decided to share his masterful skills of turning ordinary everyday individuals into top known professional actors of stage, screen and television. We offer audition workshops, monologue and cold reading, accent reduction classes in our cosy studio.

Many such students that have emerged to stardom were: Tom Bosley, from the TV series “Happy Days” and “Father Downing Mysteries”, Oscar winner, Geraldine Page, for the film, “The Trip to Bountiful” etc, Billy Campbell, TV series, “Crime Stories”, starring in the Disney film, “The Rocketeer” etc., Robert Urich, starring in the TV series “Spencer For Hire” & TV series “The Lazarus Man”, Academy Award nominee, Virginia Madsen and many many more.  Following his death in 1992, former student of Ted Liss, Edward Dennis Fogell, now with countless credits of his own, picked up the staff and carried Ted’s teachings and legacy forward with The Chicago Actors Studio, cultivating many more, fine professionals of the arts.




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Learn all about our main acting program, designed for everyone, from beginners to advanced professionals.  These classes feature individual attention and training that's tailor made to fit YOUR needs as a performer. 


Mingle
Free networking event: Actor's Mingle
Sunday, October 2nd




FREE Introductory Acting Workshop October 14th

Click here for info on monthly free workshops at CAS!
Latest events and classes


Youth program

kids on-cam
Next session begins October 1st


Meisner
Level 1 - Begins Oct. 2nd




Directing Actors In Theater
NEW CLASS
Begins October 10th




The Actor and the Camera
an introduction to performing on-camera

Begins September 29th



Audition Monologues and Cold Reading
Begins September 29th


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