Comedy Scene Study with Dennis Zacek

$300, $280 mbrs. (discounted price will display for members upon login)

Students will meet in the second floor Helmerich Theater, 533 Eaton Street

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Class Description

Award-winning actor, director and teacher Dennis Zacek teaches his Comedy Scene Study Class. Explore such forms as farce, realistic comedy, and high comedy through scene study and class discussion. Students present two-person scenes, with suggested scenes provided as needed. If you’re refining your comedic skills or just want to dip your toe into comedic styles, this is the perfect opportunity.

Some acting experience required.

Meet Your Instructor

As an actor, Dennis Zacek has performed at American Blues Theater, Northwestern University as a Guest Artist, Victory Gardens Theater and Steppenwolf Theatre Company. He won the Best Supporting Actor Award from the Academy of Theatre Artists and Friends for his portrayal of Clarence Darrow in John Logan’s Never the Sinner. He is Artistic Director Emeritus at Victory gardens Theater and Full Professor Emeritus in Theatre at Loyola University. Currently, he is Resident Director of the Fringe Theatre in Key West. He was recognized by the Utne Reader as an “Artist Who Will Shake the World-An International Round-Up of the 40 Most Exciting Soulful Artists.”

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