Free Online Acting Business Q&A
the Chicago Actors Studio has had to temporarily close due to the
Covid-19 pandemic, we moved our classes online. Now that the city
is finally opening back up, our in-studio classes will be resuming in
the near future. This also means that film and television studios
will be ramping up their projects again, so now is the perfect time to
get a jump start on your acting career! When you
need to put your training and career on hold for any amount of time,
it's very easy to get discouraged, but we're here to help you stay
focused on following your dream!
This Sunday, the Chicago Actors Studio
be holding a special online workshop, lead by CAS artistic director Edward Dennis Fogell. This will be a Q&A session, where Edward will answer any questions you may have regarding:
This workshop is completely FREE OF CHARGE. However, we would appreciate you
supporting the school by making a donation to our GoFundMe campaign
to help with the on-going expenses to include aid to our teaching staff
while we all strive to pull together as a family and community during
these trying times. Please remember that a donation is NOT a
requirement to join together with us online and if you choose to help,
only donate what you can afford. Our main mission, as it has always
been, is to provide a professional training environment, totally
committed to you the student, in the dedicated pursuit of your dream.
Online lessons will be held over Zoom, which is a free download for
your computer, tablet or phone. You do not need to create an
account to join a workshop, but you will need to have the app
downloaded. You can get Zoom by clicking here.
Sunday, June 28th
7:00pm to 9:00pm
To register, give us a call at 773-645-0222
or just click the link below.
To ensure maximum engagement, space will be limited, so make sure you register right away!
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.