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Non-Equity Audition

Bluebird Arts
Three Hotels

Audition Dates: May 16

Description:
Bluebird Arts is seeking one male actor, 40s, Non-Equity, for Jon Robin Baitz's Three Hotels, to open their third season this summer.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Akvavit Theatre
Hand in Hand

Audition Dates: May 9 - May 14, 2016

Description:
Akvavit Theatre seeks submissions for 4 men and 2 women and 3 understudies (ages 25-30) for their upcoming auditions for Hand in Hand by Sofia Freden directed by company member Breahan Eve Pautsch. Akvavit wishes to see actors of any ability, race, and gender identity and is committed to casting....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Independent Production
The Flying Housewife, a True Story

Description:
World Premier of The Flying Housewife, a True Story written by Rita Juanita Mock. Rehearsals have already begun, but we need to fill out our cast at this time with speaking ensemble members-specifically male adults.

Description:
If you think you know who the first woman to circumnavigate the globe was, raise your....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Elgin Community College Theatre
Big Fish

Audition Dates: May 9 - May 16, 2016

Description:
Elgin Community College Musical Theatre announces auditions for its summer production of the musical BIG FISH-Twelve Chairs Version.

Auditions are open to ages 16 and up. Auditions are Monday evening May 9 from 7-10pm; Saturday, May 14 from noon-3pm; callbacks will be Monday, May 16 from 7-10pm. ....Read More


Film

Film Audition
Ginger

Description:
Ginger is low-budget feature length fictional narrative film from co-director and breast cancer survivor, Melissa Beck-Boratyn. Melissa's story of not one, but two, diagnoses of breast cancer as well as her journey through chemotherapy, radiation, and a double mastectomy were all inspiration for the film. This film fulfills Melissa and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

CPA Theatricals
Daphne's Sunset

Audition Dates: May 14

Description:
CPA Theatricals is seeking strong actor/singers for their non-equity production of DAPHNE'S SUNSET at the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival. DAPHNE'S SUNSET (formerly SPOT ON THE WALL), featured last year in NYMF, is an intense family drama that tells the story of one family's search for expression and empathy inside....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Light Opera Works
Mame

Audition Dates: May 15

Description:
2016 Season Auditions Auditions for the role of Young Patrick in Mame. Mame Rehearsals begin approximately July 6, 2016. Rehearsals are typically weekends and weekday evenings. Performances August 19-28, 2016, at Cahn Auditorium

Young Patrick: boy soprano, bright, curious, precocious, adorable young boy who is orphaned and comes to live....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Fairytale Entertainment
Superhero Performers

Description:
Fairytale Entertainment is looking for young men (17-26) for incredible weekend job opportunities as amazing superheroes for children's parties and various events. It would be nice to have some parkour / freerunning / gymnastics / acrobatics skills as well. This job pays very well with possible tips at each event.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Savoyaires
Thespis, or The Gods Grown Old

Audition Dates: Jun 3 - Jun 5, 2016

Description:
Gilbert & Sullivan's "lost" operetta Thespis with critically acclaimed score by Kingsley Day. Casting four female and six male acting-singing roles; one female and four male roles with no solo singing; and mixed chorus. Director: Dominic Missimi. Music Director: Timothy Semanik.

Auditions will be held at First Congregational Church....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gorilla Tango Theatre
Great Scott, Those Are Boobs: A Back to the Future Parody

Audition Dates: May 25 - May 26, 2016

Description:
Gorilla Tango Burlesque seeks to cast performers for a new burlesque parody, "Great Scott, Those Are Boobs: A Back to the Future Parody," as well as understudies for our weekly, open-run parody burlesque productions. GTB's newest production is written and directed by Booker Dano and choreographed by Jean Wildest.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Muse of Fire Theatre Company
Queen Margaret

Description:
Muse of Fire Theatre Company is now accepting non-Equity headshot/resumes for auditions by invitation only in May.

Queen Margaret is a world-premiere adaptation combining Shakespeare's Henry VI trilogy with Richard III and traditional storytelling. Actors of color strongly encouraged to audition. Seeking in particular actors with vocal training to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Artists Walk Theatre
The Fantasticks

Audition Dates: May 20

Description:
Artists Walk Theatre is Casting male roles in our late summer production of The Fantasticks, directed by David Boettcher.

All need to move well.

Color-blind Casting: Men of color strongly encouraged to audition.

EL GALLO, The Narrator - late 30's to mid 40's. baritone; a little "dangerous" but also charming; quite....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Drury Lane- Oakbrook
Deathtrap

Description:
Seeking Non-Equity Understudy for Deathtrap.

Porter Milgrim (Mid 50s) - SIDNEY'S old friend and lawyer. A man of substance. Very observant. Has secrets of his own, but appears to be level-headed.

First rehearsal May 23, First performance June 6, Closing Night August 14.

Drury Lane is located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Athenaeum Theatre
Seeking Actors

Description:
A prominent off Loop theater is accepting pictures and resumes for the following: men to play late 30s to mid 40s for a leading role in August and men who can play late 70s or older for a leading role in October. If you do not fit these parameters, please....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Fairytale Entertainment
Princess Performers

Description:
We're casting for Princess performers between the ages of 17 and 25 for amazing princess party events for families, businesses and non-profit organizations. This position requires weekend availability and some mid week if possible. We're looking for highly talented young ladies with vocal and acting skills. The job pays very....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

PlayTime Theatre Company
Cinderella

Audition Dates: May 13 - May 15, 2016

Description:
PlayTime Theatre Company is holding auditions for Cinderella.

Characters we're looking for:
Joy (stepsister): Ages 18-25. The not-too-bright, airy, and easily excitable stepsister of Cinderella. We're looking for a thin framed girl who is a bit on the taller side who can play dumb but entertaining.

Lionel: Age 18 and up. The best....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Fly By Night

Audition Dates: May 21 - May 22, 2016

Description:
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre seeks strong male actors for the Chicago premiere of the 2015 Drama Desk Best Musical nominee Fly By Night.

Seeking 2 male actors mid-late 20's (some guitar playing skills required) and 3 male "character" actors mid 30s-50's who sing well.

Auditions are Saturday May 21st 2016 10am-4pm....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

On The Spot Theatre Company
New Play Development Workshop

Description:
On the Spot Theatre Company seeks adult actors for a spring new play development workshop. Improvisation experience as well as some movement or dance training helpful. Workshops currently scheduled on Sundays and Wed evenings in Chicago. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Inspiring Minds Group
Church'en With Church Folks Again

Audition Dates: Jun 4 - Jun 5, 2016

Description:
The production of Church'en With Church Folks is returning by popular demand with D and Crystal going to church. If you were not able to see the last run of this production come and explore the Do's and Don'ts of the Church through the eyes of both D and Crystal.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lantern Theatre
Mary Poppins

Audition Dates: May 28 - May 29, 2016

Description:
Lantern Theatre is seeking two grade school students for the roles of JANE and MICHAEL BANKS its summer production of Mary Poppins. We will ask you to sing 16-32 bars (about a verse or two) of a Disney, Sherman Brothers, or similar musical theatre song. We welcome songs from Mary....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Drama Group
Dogfight

Audition Dates: May 21 - May 22, 2016

Description:
It's November 21, 1963. On the eve of their deployment to a small but growing conflict in southeast Asia, three young Marines set out for one final boys night of debauchery, partying and maybe a little trouble. But when Corporal Eddie Birdlace meets Rose, an awkward and idealistic waitress he....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

CSz Theater Chicago
Kill Your Darlings

Description:
Kill Your Darlings is a new live lit and improv mashup to be performed at a major Lakeview improv theater over 7 weeks in August and September 2016, Wednesday nights, 6-8 p.m. Workshops will take place twice a month in May, June and July, on one weeknight, likely Tuesday from....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Corn Productions
Silence! The Musical

Audition Dates: May 5 - May 8, 2016

Description:
Corn Productions, Chicago's go-to source for new and original comedies and musicals is holding auditions for the Chicago premiere of Silence! The Musical, the musical parody of "The Silence of the Lambs." We're looking for talented singers/dancers/comedians to bring this hilarious and raunchy new musical fresh off Off-Broadway to Chicago!....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Big Deal Productions
Catch Me If You Can

Audition Dates: May 9 - May 14, 2016

Description:
Big Deal Productions is pleased to announce auditions for our 2016 Summer Musical presentation of Catch Me If You Can. Auditions are open to all adult and teen performers, ages 14 and up. Auditions will be held at the Buffalo Grove Community Arts Center on Monday, May 9....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

AstonRep Theatre Company
The Black Slot

Audition Dates: May 7 - May 15, 2016

Description:
Synopsis: Beth, a dramaturg at a regional theatre company, spends her waking hours reading new scripts in the hopes of finding "the one" that will please her boss Pam. And indeed, she has just discovered Tim, a young African American playwright, whose work is miles beyond anything else she has....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Artemisia
2016-17 Season Generals

Audition Dates: May 6

Description:
Artemisia will hold auditions for its 2016-17 Theatre Season. AEA, EMC and Non-Equity actors are encouraged to audition, but EMC and Non-Equity actors will be seen only after all attending AEA actors have auditioned. All positions are paid. Artemisia produces its annual Fall Festival under AEA Staged Reading code. SHREWISH....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

BAMtheatre
Suessical

Audition Dates: May 7

Description:
BAMtheatre is seeking submissions for its Youth Theatre production of Seussical. All roles available. Actors 17 and younger are encouraged to audition. For the audition, all actors should prepare the first verse of "Oh the Thinks You Can Think!" and take part in a movement call. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

BAMtheatre
West Side Story

Audition Dates: May 14 - May 15, 2016

Description:
BAMtheatre is seeking submissions for its High School & College Intensive production of West Side Story. All roles available. All actors are asked to prepare two contrasting musical theatre selections and attend a dance call. Please bring music in the appropriate key, as there will be a pianist.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Elgin Summer Theatre
Chorus Line

Audition Dates: May 16 - May 18, 2016

Description:
Elgin Summer Theatre (EST) presents A CHORUS LINE which will run at The Hemmens Cultural Center July 15 - 17 and July 22 - 24, 2016.

Get a glimpse back stage as 17 performers compete for eight coveted spots in the chorus of a Broadway musical. A CHORUS LINE introduces us....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

E.D.G.E Theater
1776

Audition Dates: May 22 - May 24, 2016

Description:
1776 puts a human face on the pages of history as we see the men behind the national icons: proud, frightened, uncertain, irritable, charming, often petty and ultimately noble figures determined to do the right thing for a fledgling nation.

It's the summer of 1776, and the nation is ready to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Highland Park Players
Billy Elliot

Audition Dates: Jun 7 - Jun 18, 2016

Description:
Billy Elliot the Musical has won the hearts of millions since it opened in London's West End, becoming one of the most beloved, award-winning shows on stage today. Set in a northern mining town, against the background of the 1984/'85 miners' strike, Billy Elliot is the inspirational story of a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Overshadowed Theatrical Productions
Guys and Dolls

Audition Dates: May 9

Description:
Announcing open auditions for our summer musical Guys and Dolls. Auditions are open to anyone 16 years and older. Auditions wills be held on Monday, May 9 and Tuesday, May 10 from 6:30-9:30pm at our performance venue: 900 Foster Avenue, Medinah, IL. Callbacks, if necessary, will be Saturday, May 14,....Read More


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