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Residency with FRANTIC ASSEMBLY


  • YMCA Lakeview & The Menomonee Club Drucker Center Chicago, IL United States (map)

After last year's workshops, we are thrilled to welcome the UK based company Frantic Assembly back to Chicago for a special 3-day residency this fall. Residencies are an intense creative experience, consisting of a series of devising and physicality workshops culminating in a public performance.  This is a unique opportunity for A.B.L.E. actors to work with industry professionals in a collaborative environment. We will develop skills for character building, storytelling, creativity, and physicality in a supportive environment.

 

Residency: 

  • Saturday October 6th: 12pm-6pm at Lakeview YMCA (3333 N Marshfield Ave.)

  • Sunday October 7th: 12pm-6pm at Lakeview YMCA (3333 N Marshfield Ave.)

  • Monday October 8th: 10am-4pm at The Menomonee Club Drucker Center (1535 N. Dayton St.)

Participants must be available for all rehearsals. We will have a one hour break each day, and also shorter comfort breaks throughout the session.

These are physical sessions. Participants should come dressed appropriately for movement. No jeans, skirts, or jewelry. Clean sneakers or gym shoes are required.

 

Performance:

Family and friends are invited to join us in The Fasseas Studio at The Menomonee Club Drucker Center (1535 N. Dayton St) at 3:30pm on Monday October 8th to see what we worked on throughout the residency! Click here to reserve tickets.

 

Enrollment:

Maximum of 12 actors with Down syndrome or other developmental differences. Past enrollment in A.B.L.E. ensemble or workshop programs in strongly encouraged, but not required. Only 5 spots remaining!


Cost: 

$250 (scholarships and payment plans are available) 


MORE ABOUT OUR GUESTS

  Frantic Assembly  is an internationally renowned, UK based theatre company led by co-founder and Artistic Director Scott Graham. Celebrated for its accessible and collaborative approach, Frantic Assembly has created award-winning work of breath-taking physical dynamism and emotional eloquence. Frantic Assembly are world leaders in devised and collaborative theatre. The Frantic method of devising liberates creative potential and builds confidence in performers, students and teachers. Frantic Assembly are the company behind the Tony Award-nominated choreography in Broadway’s  The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Frantic Assembly is an internationally renowned, UK based theatre company led by co-founder and Artistic Director Scott Graham. Celebrated for its accessible and collaborative approach, Frantic Assembly has created award-winning work of breath-taking physical dynamism and emotional eloquence. Frantic Assembly are world leaders in devised and collaborative theatre. The Frantic method of devising liberates creative potential and builds confidence in performers, students and teachers. Frantic Assembly are the company behind the Tony Award-nominated choreography in Broadway’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time.

Earlier Event: October 2
Workshops with FRANTIC ASSEMBLY