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Program Details

The 6-month program is split into two terms.


Classes are held:

Monday - Friday from 9 AM - 12 PM CST 

MSA and Circus Arts in Logan Square neighborhood (Chicago, IL)

The first 3-month term will be themed: 

(Re)Finding Your Artistic Voice


Topics will include:

  • Neutral Mask

  • Lecoq’s 20 Movements

  • Poetic Body

  • The 4 Elements 

  • Materials (natural and human-made)

  • Architecture (natural and human-made)

  • Group Devising

  • Public Space Observation project

  • Quick-Change project


The second 3-month term will be themed: 

Building the Deviser’s Tools 


Topics will include:

  • Mimo-dynamics

  • Colors

  • The Arts (painting, music, poetry)

  • Animals

  • Larval Mask

  • Expressive Mask

  • Characters

  • Group Devising

  • Choral Paintings project

  • Myth-based Storytelling project



To apply for our 6-month training program, please create and submit a video application to:


Your video should be no longer than 10 minutes and should address the following:

  1. Your Artistic Background

  2. Your Interest in the Course

  3. An Original Solo Performance based on the prompt “The Birth of the Universe”

Please upload your video to Youtube and categorize it as Unlisted. or upload it to a password-protected Vimeo link. Be sure to include the password in your application email. 

The subject line of your email should read "Unteachable Application: FirstName LastName"

Prospective students can expect to hear from us within 2 weeks of their application and video link’s submission. Decisions are made and communicated on a rolling basis.

Upon acceptance into the six-month training program, payment details will be arranged.


The full cost of the 6-month program is $5,000.00 

Financial aid and Payment Plans are available.

Any questions? Send us an email at

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