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NMCA Classes

Theatre Three is teaming with National Michael Chekhov Association (NMCA) to provide performance training to adult actors, both professional and novice, who are seeking to learn more about the art and science of acting. It is part of our mission to provide a nurturing environment for artists to learn and grow, so we invite you to join us in this endeavor! It’s going to be fun!

These classes will explore the acting technique developed and taught by master acting teacher and actor Michael Chekhov and will be taught by highly respected actor and NMCA certified teacher, Gail Cronauer, one of the most admired teaching artists in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex. She is currently on the faculty of Collin College in Plano, Texas, having taught previously on the faculties of Southern Methodist University, Webster College, the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and Illinois State University.

LEVEL ONE CLASSES

The objective of our level one training is to learn the tools of the Michael Chekhov technique and apply them to text for the first time.

WHEN

Classes are on Saturdays from 10 AM to Noon.
Class dates are set for:
TBD Stay Tuned!

HOW MUCH

Regular Enrollment Fee: $180.00
Payment due upon enrollment.

WHAT DO I NEED
  • Students will need to memorize 3 lines to 60 seconds of a monologue. Please bring a few copies to class to take notes on!
  • Wear comfy clothes that you can MOVE in and closed-toed shoes. (NO FLIP FLOPS)
  • This class is BYOW (Bring your own water!)
  • There’s no food in the theatre BUT if you need a snack during this two-hour block you can eat in the lobby or the green room.
  • It’s suggested that students read ON THE TECHNIQUE OF ACTING by Michael Chekhov with a forward by Mala Powers prior to coming to class.

“Michael Chekhov’s work and technique are a gift to the performing artist — or anyone interested in peak performance,” says Cronauer. “It gives the actor real tools, fosters a healthy aesthetic, unlocks the imagination, enlivens the body and voice and fosters ease, confidence and courage.”

LEVEL TWO CLASSES

Level two classes will review skills learned in level one and apply them to monologues and scene work. In order to enroll in level two, one must have completed level one or have had equivalent Michael Chekhov training.

WHEN

Classes are on Saturdays from 10 AM to Noon.
Class dates are set for:
TBD Stay Tuned!

HOW MUCH

Regular Enrollment Fee: $180.00
Payment due upon enrollment.

WHAT DO I NEED
  • Students will need to memorize a monologue and bring hard copies to write notes on during class.
  • Each student needs to bring in a 1-2 minute scene of their choosing. Scenes will be approved and delegated by the second class.
  • Wear comfy clothes that you can MOVE in and closed-toed shoes. (NO FLIP FLOPS)
  • This class is BYOW (Bring your own water!)
  • There’s no food in the theatre BUT if you need a snack during this two-hour block you can eat in the lobby or the green room.

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