FREE TEEN THEATER WORKSHOPS, LED BY WORLD-CLASS ARTISTS

A free series that offers teens the chance to participate in hands-on theatre workshops led by some of the hottest theater artists we know. Workshops take place at Steppenwolf and community partner sites throughout the city.

2019/20 Step In Workshops

Join us at one of this season's Step In workshops!


Step In #1: DESIGN
Steppenwolf’s Merle Reskin Rehearsal Space (1624 N. Halsted)
Wednesday, October 30, 2019
4:30-6:00pm

How do designers approach script analysis? How do designers collaborate with the other members of the artistic team? This Step-In is a unique, hands-on workshop that navigates how we tell story through an element of design.

Step In #2: WRITING 
Steppenwolf’s Merle Reskin Rehearsal Space (1624 N. Halsted)
Wednesday, December 4, 2019
4:30-6:00pm

What does it mean to tell your own story? How do you write dialogue, or think about character relationships? Join us for a workshop on the nuances of writing! Workshop participants will learn about what goes into writing a story, learn more about individual processes, and will be able to dabble on creating some of their own material!

Step In #3: MOVEMENT
Steppenwolf’s Merle Reskin Rehearsal Space (1624 N. Halsted)
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
4:30-6:00pm

What stories do our bodies tell? How does physicality affect the mood or tone of a scene? We focus on an active, unique, and physical workshop to introduce you to the world of theatrical movement and choreography! Workshop participants will learn about how to tell stories with the body and movement, learn more about various movement styles, and how to take care of your body along the way.

Step In #4: VOICE
Steppenwolf’s Merle Reskin Rehearsal Space (1624 N. Halsted)
Wednesday, March 19, 2020
4:30-6:00pm

How much does our voice inform character? For this workshop, we’ll take a deep dive into how we use and take care of our voice in theatre and performance!

Step In #5: DIRECTING
Steppenwolf’s Merle Reskin Rehearsal Space (1624 N. Halsted)
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
4:30-6:00pm

Take a plunge into learning the nuances and responsibilities that are part of the work of a director! In this workshop you will learn more about the role of a director, and get an inside look into how various directors approach the rehearsal process!

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Questions? Please contact Education Associate Abhi Shrestha at (312) 654-5603 or email ashrestha@steppenwolf.org.