All classes at Right Brain, 4001 N. Ravenswood, at the intersection of Irving Park and Ravenswood on the northeast side of the Metra tracks. Conveniently located just steps from the Irving Park Brown Line stop, and easily accessible via Irving Park, Damen, and Lincoln busses.
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All performance space TBA
Monday Class Time
Introduction into drawing Action Heroes 11am-12:15 pm
Super Hero D and D 12-1:30
Teen Academy Class Breakfast Club (leads) 1:30-3:30
Improv Comedy 3:30-5
The Graphic Novel and the Hero’s Circle 5:30-6:30
11-12:15 Introduction into drawing Action Heroes,
Orion Couling will teach a basic class on the technique of drawing. with a focus on Line drawing and Charcoal, put together the iconic images that make up Graphic Novels! With an overall goal of making the program for Nefarious a mini comic book!
For Ages 7-16,
5 minimum, 12 Max,
7 weeks. January 14- March4th, no class Feb 4th
12-1:30 Super Hero D and D,
Join GM Rick Olsen as we explore the exciting world of the Marvel universe. Will you join the Villains or Heroes as they struggle to control the earth’s destiny?
Ages 9-16 (permission must be asked if younger)
5 Minimum, 7 Maximum 8,
7 weeks. January 14- March 4th
1:30-3:30 Teen Academy Class Breakfast Club. ,
Orion and Rick
Monday is selected scenes for leads, full ensemble is Weds
Auditions in December
SEE SEPARATE POST FOR “MUST READ” DETAILS
9 weeks, starts Jan 14,
performs week of March 11-16
$125 for Ensemble, and additional $50 if cast as a lead.
3:30-5 Improv Comedy.
Learn the key elements of Improv by an area professional. What makes those guys from SNL and Mad TV so funny? Their skills at Improv! Games will be played, laughter will bounce of the walls and you’ll come out a better actor to boot! Miquela Cruise is a company member of Cornsevatory Theatre as well several other prominent comedy theatres in Chicago.
Ages 10 to 18,
min 7 max 16,
8 weeks January 14th to March 4th
5:30-6:30 The Graphic Novel and the Hero’s Circle.
This cerebral adventure will take a look at the graphic novel and comparison to mythology. From ancient Greek myth to Del Arte it will draw comparisons, expand the pool of knowledge and give you new way to see entertainment you love. Stories that could be examined are Wolverine, Superman, Batman, and aspects of the Crow.
min 5 max 16.
Additional Fees may apply.
7 weeks. January 14- March 4th, no class Feb 4th
Tuesday Class Time
Nefarious- the Musical! Full Ensemble 10-11:30am
Nefarious- the Musical! Sr. Ensemble 12-1:30pm
Academy Hand To Hand Stage Combat 1:45-3:00
Mask Design and Latex 3-4:30
10-11:30 am Nefarious- the Musical! Full Ensemble –
music and staging.
All staff with David Zizic
With its Triumphant world premier in Chicago, Nefarious the super hero musical made name for itself for big laughs, big action and great music. Will evil Lilith open Pandora’s box and destroy Metropolopalis? Can Captain Bullet put a stop to her schemes? Audition and Find out! All who Audition will be cast!See separate audition page. Focus on Music and company numbers such as fights and music. Expands into SR ensemble for the last two weeks.
12 Minimum 30 Maximum,
10 weeks. Jan 15th- March 19th.
Performs week of March 18-23
12:00-1:30 Sr. Ensemble Nefarious!
Orion Couling, Rick Olsen, Glenese Hand
As some of the younger members have headed on back to base, the Sr
Ensemble will persevere wit diligent work on blocking, scene study, character movement and butt kicking. ages (typically) 10-18, This class melds in to Full ensemble for the last two weeks! An additional fee of $35 payable after casting on the first day.
1:45 -3:00 Academy Hand To Hand Stage Combat.
With the option of testing for Dueling Arts International, This hand to hand course will teach you the same skill set used by the professionals. Final performances will mix these skills with scene work. A perfect companion class to Nefarious.
ages 10 to adult,
5 minimum, 12 max.
8 weeks, Jan 15th to March 12th.
No class Feb 4th.
3-4:30 Mask Design and Latex
Our technowizard in residence will throw down mad skills as you design mask for yourself and Nefarious. Secret Identities are imperative, making your job imperative and creative!
Ages 10 and up.
7 Minimum, 8 Maximum
8 weeks, Jan 15-March 5th.
Wednesday Class Time
Heroes and Villains 12-1
Mask and Movement 1-3
Teen Academy play 3-5
Glee Super Hero 5:15-6:15
12-1 Heroes and Villains!
Its arts, its crafts, its Action! Create your own action as we design our own hero or Villain! Cape design, Mask Making! Armor Placement, the proper Name and more. Using everyday objects you will step by step build that Epic Character and than become it in a mini play!
5 Minimum, 8 Maximum,
7 weeks, Jan 16th-March 6th.
No class Feb 6
1-3 Mask and Movement,
Jeff Simmerling of Inside Out Studios.
From ancient times to modern dance to batman, mask have a unique way of telling their own story. Jeff Simmerling’s mask have been used around the world and Chicago Shakespeare. Don’t miss the opportunity to work with a true master!
Ages 10 to 18,
8 min 12 max,
8 weeks. Jan 16th-March 6th
3:00-5 Teen Academy play, see Mondays post.
5:15-6:15 Glee Super Hero.
BRAND NEW EVENING OPTION!
From the Batman theme song to the Foo Fighters we will sing our heads off as Edge continues its musical exploration! Performance at Pre-show of Nefarious!
Ages 8 to 18
7 minimum, 20 maximum,
8 week Jan 16-March 6th.