Summer Course 2020


July 8-17, 2020* in Hudson (NY)
*dates still subject to change*

That is what we want in our school, to open the doors for the creative spirit. (Michael Chekhov)

The Program
A ten-day summer workshop for actors, directors filmmakers, teachers, students, creatives … – who desire to work in a collaborative atmosphere:
* to expand your practical understanding of Michael Chekhov’s Acting Technique & vocabulary
* to learn from Ted Pugh & Fern Sloan, who worked directly with M. Chekhov’s personal students
* to develop trust in your own intuitive approach to material & character in sessions with Ragnar

When & Where
July 6-15, 2020  *dates still subject to change*
The Michael Chekhov School is located in the historic City of Hudson (NY), 2 hours from New York City, accessible by train (Amtrak); the closest airports are Albany (NY) & all NYC airports.

Daily Schedule
9:30 – 12:30 Morning Session
12:30 – 2:30 Lunch
2:30 – 5:30 Afternoon Session



How to Apply
This workshop is limited to 12 participants. Please contact us for details on the application process. We welcome your inquiry; and you can contact us here: 

Our core faculty includes Fern Sloan & Ted Pugh who are bringing their experience of more than 40 years with the Michael Chekhov work to this course and Ragnar Freidank, acting teacher, award winning film directorco-artistic director for the acclaimed DVD series Master Classes in the Michael Chekhov Technique. All or faculty are also teaching for MICHA, the Michael Chekhov Association.

Accommodations may be available at Barry Butterfield’s B&B in Hudson, walking distance from our work-space, or through other locals B&Bs, hotels and airbnb. A list of some additional area accommodations can be found here. If you will not bring a car, you want to arrange for housing within walking distance to our work space: 360 Warren Street, Hudson, NY.

Nearby possibilities include Fox Hill Camping (518-392-3714) in Spencertown (NY), or at the nearby Lake Taghkanic State Park  & Copake Falls, all driving-distance from Hudson.

More Information
If you have additional questions, please contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.