One-Day Acting Workshop
This May, the Chicago Actors Studio
be holding a special workshop for actors who are new to the
This workshop is designed to be your introduction to the training
programs here at CAS, particularly our main workshop, Acting As A Craft.
Learn fundamental skills such as:
Voice & Diction
If you have a headshot and resume, make sure to bring them with
you. Time permitting, we will go over headshots and resumes with
attendees and give valuable advice on what works and what doesn't when
promoting yourself as an actor.
This workshop is free to
attend, and everyone will get to join in theatre games and
exercises, but for only $20.00, you will also get to perform a
monologue or cold reading and personally receive in-depth critique and
direction from the instructor.
If you’ve been considering an acting class, but haven’t been able to
make up your mind, this is the perfect place to start!
Friday, May 10th
7:00pm to 10:00pm
To register, give us a call at 773-645-0222
or just click the link below.
Because space is limited, there is a $10.00 deposit required to reserve
a space in this workshop. Attendees will be refunded this deposit
when they come to the workshop.
If you are reserving a $20.00 seat, you don't need to pay the $10.00
Edward Dennis Fogell -
Received his training from such renowned institutions and acting
coaches as Ted Liss School of Drama/Chicago, Victory Gardens/Chicago,
CES/Los Angeles, Michael Shurtleff/New York, Geoffrey Conners and David
Perry, Royal Academy of Dramatic arts/London, to name a few. Some of
you out there in the industrial, audio/visual markets probably already
know Ed, or at least have seen his rugged exterior in many corporate,
training films & commercials for the Motorola Corps, Sears, RCA,
National Safety Council , and national spots for Kellogg & Miller's
Lite Beer , to name few. Some television credits include the NBC soap
opera "Generations", "Lady Blue", "Crime Stories", "Unsolved
Mysteries". He recreated the historic 40s-50s mob figure "Willie Bioff"
in "The Projection Racket" for the BBC. Feature film credits include
"Time Was"; the Chicago International Film Festival, Silver Hugo Award
& LA Telly Award winner "It Takes A Lot Of Light To Make A City";
the Chicago International Film Festival, Silver Award winning "Last
Days In Chicago" , the indi gem "Sitting On The Fence", Co-Starred in
the action feature thriller, "Dead Air", plus countless stage
productions to include "Lt Weinberg" in "A Few Good Men".
Ed has directed numerous theatre productions, features &
made-for-television films, including,"Paradise Lost, Paradise Found".
"In The Air Tonight" and "Detective Story", produced, directed and
performed in many musical variety shows through out the United States,
which includes the "Arie Crown theatre", "The Park West" and "Civic
Opera House" here in Chicago and on the international set, musical show
revue in Hawaii, Japan, Korea and the Republic of China. Helped
co-found the "Screen Actors Academy" in La Jolla, CA. Ed frequently
serves as a judge and Chairman of the judges in the "Miss Teenage
Illinois", "Miss Illinois" and "Mrs. Illinois" beauty pageants.
Finally we would also like to mention that Mr. Fogell is on the board
of directors at Complete Video & Film Productions as well as
president of Worldwide Entertainment. Ed possesses a refreshingly
honest, no nonsense approach to the method, coupled with an unequaled
passionate affection for the actors he coaches and commitment to
fulfill their dreams.