Gorton Center - Lake Forest, IL - Acting for Boomers

Acting for Boomers

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Acting for Boomers

Wed, February 22, 2023
10:00 am
- 12:00 pm



Wed, February 22, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Gorton Center
400 East Illinois Road Lake Forest, IL 60045

Ignite a new passion, feed an existing love or rekindle a past fervor for dramatic arts. This acting class is a positive and supportive environment in which creative self-expression is fostered. Connect with fellow seniors – improvise and work on scenes from well-known plays, bring a favorite poem to life or tell a captivating story. Students are given suggestions for material to work on and are also encouraged to bring in their own material. No memorization is required and previous experience is not necessary. Everyone is welcome!

This class runs on Wednesdays, February 22 – April 5 (No Class 3/29), 10:00am – 11:00am.


Jeremy Kruse, Artistic Director of Gorton Drama Studio, is the author of “The Young Actor’s Handbook” (Applause Acting Series, 2017).The book was published in Korean and Chinese in 2022. Jeremy is a professional actor, published playwright, award-winning screenwriter, and award-winning filmmaker. Some of the classes he taught at The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York include Method Acting, Comedic Improvisation, Sketch Comedy Writing, and Acting for Film and TV. He graduated from The Strasberg Institute at New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he majored in drama. Jeremy also teaches privately, one on one  www.jeremykruse.com and www.jeremykruseactingtraining.com 


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Wed, February 22, 2023
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Gorton Center
400 East Illinois Road
Lake Forest, IL 60045
(847) 234-6060