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Non-Equity Audition

Organic Theater Company
The Good Doctor

Audition Dates: Aug 29

Description:
The Organic Theater Company will be holding auditions for two roles in their upcoming production of The Good Doctor, to be presented in the Spring in Naperville as well as in our summer 2016 Repertory Season at the Greenhouse Theater Center in Chicago.

Seeking Two Actors (1 male, 1 female) who....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Dandelion Theatre
The Make Ready: a reading series

Audition Dates: Aug 11

Description:
Actors of all ages, genders, and ethnicities needed!

The Make Ready is a reading series that gives playwrights a chance to hear their work read out loud in front of an audience. We've got a wide variety of pieces featuring everything from aging rockers to a prohibition era gangster to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Progressive Village Performance Network
The Laramie Project

Audition Dates: Aug 15 - Aug 17, 2015

Description:
PVPN (Progressive Village Performance Network) presents "The Laramie Project", an intense, thought provoking, haunting drama. The Laramie Project is a documentary-styled play that analyzes the death of 21-year old Matthew Shepard, an openly gay college student who was brutally murdered because of his sexual identity. His vicious murder set....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Albright Theatre Company
The Butler Did It

Audition Dates: Aug 30 - Sep 1, 2015

Description:
Trying to rehearse a show where all of the characters are named Butler is difficult enough. But when the director decides to experiment by staging the "death" of an actress, the line between fact and fiction becomes blurred in this hilarious whodunit filled with many outrageous twists and turns. Rated....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Stage Left Theatre
Mutt

Audition Dates: Aug 16 - Sep 1, 2015

Description:
Stage Left Theatre and Red Tape Theatre is holding auditions for Mutt. Mutt- The Republican Party finally realizes it has a problem with race. So it decides its best chance for success in the 2016 presidential election is to back a candidate who's hapa - of mixed Asian descent. They....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Devonshire Playhouse
Jesus Christ Superstar!

Audition Dates: Aug 17 - Aug 19, 2015

Description:
The Skokie Park District- Devonshire Playhouse Announces Auditions for Jesus Christ Superstar! Monday & Tuesday, August 17 & 18 from 6:30-9:30 p.m. Callbacks: Wednesday, August 19 / 6:30-9:30 p.m.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Transcendent Ensemble Theatre Company
The Love Talker

Audition Dates: Aug 11 - Aug 12, 2015

Description:
The Love Talker is an eerie and sensual play - set in an age when strange spirits walked the earth and magic was all around...Sisters Bun and Gowdie live alone in a house surrounded by dark and mysterious woods. One day, when she was supposed to have been out harvesting....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Open Door Repertory Company
Stuart Little - The Musical

Audition Dates: Aug 15 - Aug 16, 2015

Description:
Ronna Frank's musical score, further enhances E.B. White's classic tale about a little mouse born into a normal New York family. The story of a determined "underdog" trying to survive in a "real people's world" is both timeless and charming - guaranteed to appeal to all ages.

Looking for diverse actors/singers....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Writers Theatre
Marjorie Prime

Description:
Writers Theatre is calling for submissions from non-equity actors interested in an understudy position on our production of MARJORIE PRIME by Jordan Harrison, directed by Kimberly Senior, performed at 664 Vernon Avenue, Glencoe.

Seeking non-AEA male actors who read in their 30s or 40s.

The understudy will cover two roles and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

City Lit Theater
The Gilded Age: A Tale of Today

Audition Dates: Aug 18 - Aug 19, 2015

Description:
A panoramic romp through America, The Gilded Age gives us a steamboat race on the Mississippi, strange dealings on the floors of Congress, and a high society murder trial. The Hawkins family holds 75,000 acres of Tennessee land that they are sure will someday make them rich. Their beautiful daughter....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Quest Theatre Ensemble
Season Auditions

Audition Dates: Sep 14 - Sep 17, 2015

Description:
Quest Theatre Ensemble will hold Season Auditions for:

A Christmas Carol by Lynn Ahrens with music by Alan Menken This classic Broadway hit based on the Charles Dickens' classic novel featuring music from the composer who brought us Little Shop of Horrors, Disney's The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theater Wit
The (curious case of the) Watson Intelligence

Audition Dates: Aug 10 - Aug 12, 2015

Description:
Watson: trusty sidekick to Sherlock Holmes; loyal engineer who built Bell's first telephone; unstoppable super-computer that became reigning Jeopardy! champ; amiable techno-dweeb who, in the present day, is just looking for love. These four constant companions become one in this brilliantly witty, time-jumping, loving tribute (and cautionary tale) dedicated to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theater Wit
Bad Jews

Audition Dates: Aug 10 - Aug 12, 2015

Description:
Nothing brings out the worst in a family like a funeral. Daphna is the most devout Jew in the Feygenbaum family. (Just ask her.) Her cousin Liam is the most deserving first-born. (Just ask him.) Don't ask Liam's brother Jonah anything. In this savagely funny comedy, long standing (and not-so-buried)....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Moscow Ballet
Great Russian Nutcracker

Audition Dates: Aug 20 - Aug 22, 2015

Description:
The world renowned Moscow Ballet will hold open auditions in the Chicago area for young dancers to perform in their annual production of the Great Russian Nutcracker. Auditions, held in three different locations in the Chicago area, will take place August 20-22, 2015, at the following locations:

Thurs. Aug. 20: Rebecca....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Broken Branch Theatre
Cabaret-style performance

Audition Dates: Aug 16 - Aug 17, 2015

Description:
Performers and artists of ALL kinds!

Broken Branch Theatre is having auditions for their cabaret-style performance at Mary's Attic in Andersonville on September 20. If you have art to share that explores a human rights issue, we'd love to see you! We are seeking submissions for artists of all....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Wilmette Center for the Arts
Oliver!

Audition Dates: Aug 18 - Aug 27, 2015

Description:
The Wilmette Center for the Arts announces auditions for the fall production of OLIVER! directed by Kristen Williams.

We are currently looking for adult actors and child actors who are going into 6th grade and older.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Towle Theater
A Fabulous 50's Christmas

Audition Dates: Aug 29 - Aug 30, 2015

Description:
All rehearsals and performances will take place at the Towle Theater. Towle Theater seeks strong singers & actors 20 years old and up for the upcoming annual original musical production of A Fabulous 50's Christmas.

Auditions will be held Saturday, August 29 from 10:00-3:00pm at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont,....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Mercury Theater
Ring Of Fire

Audition Dates: Aug 5 - Aug 26, 2015

Description:
Theatre at the Center and Mercury Theatre Chicago announces non-AEA and AEA replacement auditions for it's long running hit Ring Of Fire now performing thru November 1, 2015. All positions are paid.

All of the following must be proficient at and comfortable with learning/playing by ear and improvising solos in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
A Christmas Carol

Audition Dates: Aug 22 - Sep 21, 2015

Description:
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is proud to announce auditions for our yearly production of A Christmas Carol. This production will be directed by Resident Music Director Micky York and choreographed by Kristine Burdi in an adaptation by Resident Playwright Scott Woldman.

Audition Dates for Adult Actors: 9am - 1pm, Saturday, August....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Film Audition
48 Hour Film Competition

Description:
Looking to fill the last two cast members for the 48 hour competition we have already assembled an award winning crew and need the following cast:

Female- mid 40's brunette, 1960's housewife competitive

Male- mid 40's brunette/salt & pepper 1960's working man
....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Porchlight Music Theatre
Far From Heaven

Audition Dates: Sep 3

Description:
Porchlight Music Theatre announces non-union auditions for FAR FROM HEAVEN. If you came to our recent season general auditions, you need not attend this call. However, if you are specifically interested in FAR FROM HEAVEN and you have something new you would like to present, you are certainly welcome to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gorilla Tango Theatre
Forever Fetal

Audition Dates: Aug 15

Description:
All it takes is one brief taste of the outside world to send a scared fetus, Junior, and his ingrown twin, Junior, Jr, back into the womb... but when Junior, Jr. goes off to explore the outside world, Junior must face his fears and go into the unknown to find....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Hypocrites & The Yard
The 4th Graders Present an Unnamed Love Suicide by Sean Graney

Audition Dates: Aug 24 - Aug 25, 2015

Description:
Seeking a high school aged female for the role of Rachel or Sally. 4th Graders is collaboration between The Hypocrites and The Yard, a new company comprised of Senn Arts Theatre students. This special collaboration between these two companies will play eight performances (October 30th-November 8th) at The Den....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

About Face Theatre
Le Switch

Audition Dates: Aug 13 - Aug 18, 2015

Description:
About Face Theatre is casting for the first show in their 2016 season, LE SWITCH by Philip Dawkins, directed by Stephen Brackett, with performances at Theater Wit in January/February 2016. We are seeking union and non-union submissions for the role of BENOIT.

Auditions are on August 13th & 14th with....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Harper College
Gypsy

Audition Dates: Sep 2 - Sep 5, 2015

Description:
Director Kevin Long, Musical Director Aaron Benham and Choreographer Cameron Turner, seek strong ensemble of dedicated actors/singers/dancers. We are seeking to cast 10 Men, 4 Boys (ages 10-14), 11 Women and 4 Girls (ages 10-14). Please note that the director and his staff are committed to creating a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Nothing Special Productions
Nightmare in Paradise 4

Audition Dates: Aug 10 - Aug 12, 2015

Description:
Nothing Special Productions (NSP) is pleased as punch to announce auditions for our upcoming Fall Production Nightmare in Paradise 4: A Spooktacular Musical Extravaganza Adapted from the First Folio by Brian Rohde by Brian Rohde.

NiP4 is a wacky musical following the travels of six partying vacationers traveling to mysterious....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Rent

Audition Dates: Aug 23 - Aug 30, 2015

Description:
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre seeks strong singer/actors for Jonathan Larson's rock musical RENT. Directed by Scott Weinstein, Music Direction by Jeremy Ramey and Choreography by Danny Spagnuolo. All roles are open.

Auditions are Sunday, August 23 1pm-6pm and Sunday August 30 1pm-5pm No Exit Cafe 6970 North Glenwood....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Rising Stars Theatre Co.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Audition Dates: Aug 20 - Aug 23, 2015

Description:
Broadway's greatest farce is light, fast-paced, witty, irreverent and one of the funniest musicals ever written. Non-stop laugh-fest in which Pseudolus, a crafty Roman slave, struggles to win the hand of a beautiful but slow-witted courtesan named Philia, for his young master, Hero, in exchange for freedom. The plot twists....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Harper Ensemble Theatre Company
The Tempest

Audition Dates: Dec 3 - Dec 6, 2015

Description:
Harper Ensemble Theatre Company announces auditions for The Tempest by William Shakespeare, adapted for the stage and directed by Laura Pulio Colbert with original music by Steve Goers.

This non-traditional adaptation will incorporate music and movement. Dancers, gymnasts/tumblers and singers are encouraged to audition. You do NOT need....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Edge of the Wood Theatre
She Loves Me

Audition Dates: Aug 16 - Aug 17, 2015

Description:
Edge of the Wood Theatre, located on Chicago's northwest side, announces auditions for the musical She Loves Me, on Sunday, August 16 from 1-4pm and Monday, August 17 from 7-9pm. Auditions will be held in the theatre space at the Edgebrook Community Church, 6736 N Loleta Avenue, Chicago. Seeking actors....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Caton Enterprses, Ltd
School Programs

Audition Dates: Aug 8

Description:
Caton Enterprises, Ltd., a leading school program company in the Chicagoland area (26 years), presents classic culture and literature shows for middle schools is looking for three men and one woman the following shows:

IT'S GREEK TO ME (Greek Mythology) -one team (one man & one....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

North Riverside Players
Lend Me A Tenor

Audition Dates: Aug 11 - Aug 12, 2015

Description:
Casting 4 men and 4 women for Ken Ludwig's classic comedy Lend Me A Tenor. Auditions are open call, no appointments needed.

Characters
MAX - assistant to Saunders
MAGGIE - Max's girlfriend
SAUNDERS - Maggie's father, General Manager of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company
TITO MERELLI - a world-famous tenor, known....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Citadel Theatre Company
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Audition Dates: Aug 8 - Aug 9, 2015

Description:
Announcing non-Equity auditions for Citadel Theatre's production of "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum," directed by Robert D. Estrin. Written by Larry Gelbart, Burt Shevelove and Stephen Sondheim, "Forum" is a bawdy musical farce based on the works of the ancient Roman playwright Plautus and winner....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Citadel Theatre Company
Oliver!

Audition Dates: Aug 8 - Aug 9, 2015

Description:
Announcing non-Equity auditions for Citadel Theatre's production of Lionel Bart's "Oliver!," directed by Pat Murphy. Based on Charles Dickens' classic tale of Victorian London, "Oliver!" won three Tony Awards in 1963, including the Tony for Lionel Bart's timeless score. All roles are open. NO CHILDREN WILL BE AUDITIONED AT THIS....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Amazing Sammo Productions
Sam & Mickey Are Friends

Audition Dates: Aug 8

Description:
You can be part of the magic that is Sam & Mickey are Friends We are looking for two funny girls and one funny guy to join the cast of S&M, ages 20-40, a puppeteer and some dancers, too! Sam & Mickey Are Friends is a comedy variety show that....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Adventure Stage Chicago
General Auditions

Audition Dates: Aug 23

Description:
Adventure Stage Chicago will be holding non-equity general auditions for the upcoming 2015-2016 season. The auditions will be at our space, The Vittum Theater, (1012 N. Noble Street). ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Chicago Red Line
Adult Soprano

Audition Dates: Aug 18

Description:
The Chicago Red Line is currently seeking an adult soprano (at least 21 years of age) to join our ensemble of 15 men and women. The Chicago Red Line is Chicago's premiere contemporary cabaret ensemble. This group of professional singers, actors and dancers are dedicated to bringing a variety of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Crowded Bookshelf Dramatics
Twelfth Night

Audition Dates: Aug 19 - Aug 21, 2015

Description:
Crowded Bookshelf Dramatics is holding auditions for William Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. The show will be performed at the Black Rock bar. All roles are open and will be cast regardless of gender, sex, race, age, height, or Hogwarts House affiliation. Auditions will be held at The Foxhole - 2444 W.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Barrel of Monkeys
Musicians

Audition Dates: Aug 18 - Aug 20, 2015

Description:
Barrel of Monkeys is seeking theatre artists who are proficient in piano. Barrel of Monkeys is specifically looking for actors who are musicians and musicians who are actors who are skilled in sketch underscoring, musical accompaniment, and/or composing.

Barrel of Monkeys teaches creative writing workshops in Chicago Public Schools, and in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Beverly Theatre Guild
Xanadu - The Musical

Audition Dates: Aug 10 - Aug 12, 2015

Description:
Beverly Theatre Guild is holding auditions for Xanadu - The Musical to be performed at the Morgan Park Academy Arts Center - 2153 W 111th Street, October 23, 24 & 25 (3 performances)

Auditions will be held at 9717 S. Kostner, Oak Lawn IL (Salem United Church....Read More


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