Sketchfest Deadline in 3 WeeksThe Chicago Sketch Comedy Festival is the largest sketch comedy festival in the nation. The upcoming Chicago SketchFest celebrates their 7th year anniversary. Scheduled for January 3rd - 13th, 2008, the event plans to showcase 100 sketch comedy groups from around the world, performing 125 shows in 8 days. In addition to performances, the event will feature workshops, networking opportunities and other special events.Details and the application are available on the festival website. Applications will be accepted from August 15th through October 15th, 2007; participants will be selected by an adjudicating panel of industry experts(from Chicago Sketchfest).
Acting Studio Chicago Free Class Sept. 10, 6pm-9pmIn this lecture, Kurt [Naebig] talks about the job of the actor, the process of auditioning and then moves into a discussion of Michael Shurtleff's Guideposts, markers that help the actor with script analysis, leading to active, personal, relational choices. Required for all new students and free to the public. Just call for a reservation [312-527-4566]