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Non-Equity Audition

Red TheaterRed Theater
Fall Production

Description:
Red Theater-Chicago is seeking a male, Caucasian actor with wrestling experience for their To-Be-Announced Fall Production directed by Jeremy Aluma.

Role:
Male-identified, 20s-50s, Caucasian professional wrestler. Physically fit. Should have wrestling experience. Plays multiple roles.

Notes:
You will not be asked to audition more than 3 times for this production.
You will not....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Three Cat ProductionsThree Cat Productions
Chicago Stories

Audition Dates: Feb 27 - Feb 28, 2017

Description:
Three Cat Productions is holding auditions by appointment for their latest musical revue "Chicago Stories". Auditions will be scheduled February 27 and 28. (We are open to meet at other times).

This musical revue will explore immigration and the communities that built our amazing city. We are....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Arc TheatreThe Arc Theatre
arciTEXT short play festival (playwrights and directors)

Description:
The Arc Theatre's annual festival of short new works returns for its 5th year. This year, the theme is "United We Stand". PLAYWRIGHTS: Plays will be chosen based on their unique exploration of the theme. Plays should be no more than 10-15 minutes long and can be in any form....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Murder Mystery Co.The Murder Mystery Co.
The Murder Mystery Company

Audition Dates: Mar 13

Description:
The Murder Mystery Company's Chicago troupe is seeking stage acting talent.

All levels of training welcome, 18 & up, non-Equity.

Flexible schedule; fun, professional improv and theater acting training

Be a part of hundreds of live theater performances a year in the greater Chicago area

Actor pay ranges from $65-100 per....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Artists Giving BackArtists Giving Back
Monthly Cabaret Series - AGB Sings!

Description:
Artists Giving Back (AGB) is accepting submissions for their monthly cabaret series. AGB believes in philanthropy through self-expression and creativity. Through the production of art in all its forms-music, dance, drama, visual-we aim to support artists and our community. Artists Giving Back is an opportunity to interact with our....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Clown Car to SicilyClown Car to Sicily
New Members

Audition Dates: Mar 2

Description:
Clown Car to Sicily is a musical sketch comedy group, and we are holding auditions for new members looking for a long term commitment.

We are an independent group, and we have collaborated with many talented actors, writers, musical directors, and directors in Chicago. We perform show runs throughout the city,....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Firebrand TheatreFirebrand Theatre
Lizzie

Audition Dates: Mar 3 - Mar 5, 2017

Description:
Firebrand Theatre is now accepting submissions for equity/non-equity auditions for the musical, LIZZIE (Music & Lyrics by Steven Cheslik-deMayer, Alan Stevens Hewitt and Tim Maner, Book by Tim Maner) Based on the true-life story of accused axe-murderess Lizzie Borden, directed by Victoria Bussert with music direction by Andra Velis-Simon, LIZZIE....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Drury Lane- OakbrookDrury Lane- Oakbrook
Chicago

Description:
Drury Lane Theatre seeks a male-identifying and a female-identifying swing for production of CHICAGO running April 20th through June 18th. First rehearsal begins April 3rd. Swings are required to attend all rehearsals and previews, eight hours of understudy rehearsal a week (once the production opens), and watch one performance a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Red Tape TheatreRed Tape Theatre
Mother of Smoke - Understudy

Description:
Male Understudy needed for Walkabout/Red Tape coproduction of a devised work titled "Mother of Smoke" Emergency replacement needed. Available as soon as possible thru April 15th. One understudy performance guaranteed.

Must be able to be physical in movement, open minded, and up for a challenge.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Griffin Theatre CompanyGriffin Theatre Company
Ragtime

Description:
Griffin Theatre is currently seeking musician submissions for their upcoming 2017 summer production of RAGTIME, directed by Scott Weinstein

Seeking:

Clarinet player: An exceptional clarinet player comfortable working in both solo and ensemble settings. This musician will also function as a member of the company along with our two pianists - comfort....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

I Wrote Dat! ProductionsI Wrote Dat! Productions
Female Singer

Description:
Seeking Female Singer who identifies as Middle Eastern. Age preferably late 20s - early 40s
New work of musical theatre by Jeff Award winner Leo Schwartz and Multi-Award winner Sean Chandler.
Performances June 28 and 29, recording session July 1. There is compensation.
Directed by Derek Van Barham. Music directed by Aaron....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Timber Lake PlayhouseTimber Lake Playhouse
Pump Boys & Dinettes

Description:
Timber Lake Playhouse is seeking immediate submissions for the roles of LM (piano) and Jackson (lead guitar) in Pump Boys & Dinettes. Rehearsals will be evenings in CHICAGO March 26-May 3. Performances are in Mount Carroll, IL. Out of town dates: May 4-7, May 12-14.

Seeking:
L.M. -- MALE/20s-30s/Strong piano player,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Beverly Theatre GuildThe Beverly Theatre Guild
Sister Act - The Musical

Audition Dates: Feb 27 - Feb 28, 2017

Description:
All roles open and to be cast at open audition. No appointment necessary, just show up at 7:00 pm. Performances at Morgan Park Academy Arts Center, 2153 W 111th St., Chicago

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


Non-Equity Audition

MadKap ProductionsMadKap Productions
African American Guitarist/Singer

Description:
MadKap Productions seeks African-American Guitar Player/Singer to play and sing Americana folk songs during a reading...

Type: African-American male between the ages of 30 - 50 who can play and sing American folksongs - Acoustic Guitar....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

ArtemisiaArtemisia
Understudy - Visiting

Description:
The undisputed audience favorite from Artemisia's 2015 Fall Festival, VISITING boldly confronts the stigma of mental illness by examining its impact on a family of five women. All performances and rehearsals are at The Edge Theater, 5451 N. Broadway.

Holly is a free-spirited, strong, albeit fragile woman who wrestles wth addiction.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Petite Opera ProductionsPetite Opera Productions
2017-2018 Season

Audition Dates: Mar 18 - Mar 25, 2017

Description:
Petite Opera, Park Ridge, IL. General auditions SAT Mar 18 (10AM-6PM); TUE Mar 21 (7PM-10PM); and SAT Mar 25 (10AM-6PM), 2017 by appmt only. Local Chicago-area residents only (no housing/trans allowance). Seeking leads (paid), chorus section leaders/covers (paid), adult chorus roles (volunteer). All works performed in an intimate acoustic space,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gorilla Tango TheatreGorilla Tango Theatre
Alegrias Y Lagrimas (Happiness and Tears)

Audition Dates: Mar 7 - Mar 12, 2017

Description:
Gorilla Tango Originals is seeking actors and dancers for Alegrķas Y Lagrimas (Happiness and Tears) written by Judy Veramendi, with music by Gerald H Bailey, and lyrics by Ruth Freer. Alegrķas Y Lagrimas (Happiness and Tears) is based on real life stories of immigrants and refugees. The stories are intertwined....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Munroe Park Theater GuildMunroe Park Theater Guild
Little Shop Of Horrors

Audition Dates: Feb 27 - Mar 3, 2017

Description:
The Chicago Park District's Munroe Park Theater Guild will hold auditions for their production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS. MPTG is looking to cast 16 men and women who can play ages between 18 - 60. Auditions will be February 27th and March 1st from 7:00 - 9:00 at....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Marriott TheatreMarriott Theatre
Open Singing Call for Honeymoon in Vegas and Newsies

Audition Dates: Mar 1 - Mar 3, 2017

Description:
The Marriott Theatre will hold open auditions for non-union actors on Wednesday, March 1st (10am to 6pm), Thursday, March 2nd (10am to 6pm), and Friday, March 3rd (10am to 1pm), at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont Ave, 60657). Productions under consideration include Honeymoon in Vegas, Newsies, as well....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Marriott TheatreMarriott Theatre
Open Dance Call for Honeymoon in Vegas

Audition Dates: Mar 6

Description:
The Marriott Theatre is seeking AEA and non-AEA male identifying and female identifying dancers for their upcoming production of Honeymoon in Vegas (contract is August 23 - October 15, 2017). All ethnicities are strongly encouraged to audition. All roles require singing. Male identifying dancers should have strong athletic jazz capabilities.

The....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Manual CinemaManual Cinema
End of TV

Audition Dates: Mar 1 - Mar 2, 2017

Description:
Manual Cinema is casting actors for our new original show, entitled End of TV. We are looking for non-equity actors, who will act and also puppeteer throughout the show. Must have an interest puppet, object, or visual theater. Experience with puppetry is a plus but not required.

The show premieres at....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Steel Beam TheatreSteel Beam Theatre
Vanya, Sonia, Masha & Spike

Audition Dates: Mar 6 - Mar 7, 2017

Description:
Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W Main Street, St. Charles IL announces auditions for the role of Spike in Christopher Durang's Vanya, Sonia, Masha & Spike, directed by Artistic Director Marge Uhlarik-Boller on Monday March 6 and Tuesday March 7 at 7:00-9:00 p.m.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Muse of Fire Theatre CompanyMuse of Fire Theatre Company
2017 Summer Season

Audition Dates: Mar 25 - Mar 27, 2017

Description:
Muse of Fire Theatre Company invites submissions for our 2017 summer season in Evanston. Actors of color strongly encouraged to audition. Performances are outdoors without amplification. Experience with classical text a plus. Rehearsals held in Evanston Mon-Thurs, 6:30-10pm, and Sat and Sun 2-6pm. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Uptown UndergroundUptown Underground
The Big Lebowski, the movie, live- read parody

Audition Dates: Mar 6

Description:
The Big Lebowski, the movie, live- read parody, for Live Read Movie Monday Series at Uptown Underground

This is an open audition. No appointment is needed and an audition monitor will be present. Please bring a head shot and resume to the audition.

Pay: actors will receive one drink ticket per performance....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Three Brothers TheatreThree Brothers Theatre
Julius Caesar and Betty's Summer Vacation

Audition Dates: Mar 12

Description:
Looking to fill roles for our June production of Julius Caesar and our Sept production of Betty's summer vacation. If you auditioned at our General Season's no need to audition again, you're still being considered for a role. The tragedy of Julius Caesar written by Shakespeare, is one of his....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
New Talent for Showcase

Description:
PFP seeks new talent of all kinds to perform a 3 - 4 minute set at our spring benefit on March 7. We would love to feature people new to PFP, or if you have worked with us, showing you doing something different than what the audience will expect. Themes....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Grippo Stage CompanyGrippo Stage Company
The God Of Isaac

Audition Dates: Mar 4

Description:
Revival of James Sherman's comedy THE GOD OF ISAAC, directed by Dennis Zacek, Piven Theatre Workshop, July 8 -Aug 27, 2017.

Seeking:
ACTOR 1 M 50-60, Multiple Roles including Isaac's father, a rabbi, and a Holocaust Survivor.

ACTOR 2 M 30-40. Multiple roles including impressions of Marlon Brando in "On The....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Theatre At The CenterTheatre At The Center
Big River

Audition Dates: Feb 28

Description:
Theatre at the Center announces AEA and non-AEA principle auditions for its productions of BIG RIVER. All positions are paid.

This audition posting is NOT for reproduction without the written permission of Theatre at the Center casting.

To be considered for a role you must be available for the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gorilla Tango TheatreGorilla Tango Theatre
Stranger Thongs

Audition Dates: Mar 13 - Mar 14, 2017

Description:
Gorilla Tango Burlesque is thrilled to announce auditions for its newest show, Stranger Thongs: A Stranger Things Burlesque. Gorilla Tango Burlesque is a body positive troupe based in Bucktown that performs one hour scripted burlesque parodies. We are also looking for understudies for our two current shows - A Nude....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

death&pretzelsdeath&pretzels
Musical Therapy

Audition Dates: Mar 20 - Mar 21, 2017

Description:
Death & Pretzels is proud to present Musical Therapy, a new musical comedy by Joey Katsiroubas and Dan Hass."Theresa is a young, vivacious, and very single couples therapist in Chicago. While she's great (well, okay) at keeping couples together, she can't seem to find a guy for herself. But when....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

That Was A Show Theatre Co.That Was A Show Theatre Co.
Once On This Island

Audition Dates: Mar 25 - Mar 26, 2017

Description:
That Was A Show Theatre Co. is seeking Male and Female actors who identify as Black/African American for their production of Once on this Island.

Pay: $50 Stipend (1 performance total)

Auditions will be held at MCL Chicago (Off the Belmont Red Line) 3110 N. Sheffield ave, Chicago, IL 60657

ONCE ON THIS....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Coffee & Whiskey ProductionsCoffee & Whiskey Productions
Karaoke Night at Al Capone's House of Pancakes

Audition Dates: Mar 10 - Mar 11, 2017

Description:
Coffee & Whiskey Productions is making its debut with Karaoke Night at Al Capone's House of Pancakes at the Greenhouse Theatre May 25 - June 11, 2017. This is a fun, kitschy, and surprisingly heartfelt show we created in 2015. Last summer, we did a shortened version of the show....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

CPA TheatricalsCPA Theatricals
Numbers Nerds

Description:
CPA Theatricals is seeking male singer/actor/dancers (18-25, but must look 17) for their NYMF production of NUMBERS NERDS in July 2017. Rehearsals start three weeks before. Performance dates/times TBD, minimum of 5 performances at a NYC theatre. Amber Mak directs, Larry Little Produces. Great pay and travel provided. NUMBERS NERDS....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

20% Theatre Company20% Theatre Company
Tight End

Audition Dates: Feb 25

Description:
Ash (believe me, you do not want to call her "Ashley") Miller's dream is to catch the winning touchdown pass for the Westmont High Titans' Homecoming game. Football is in her blood, but in order to make the team, Ash will have to prove she is one of the guys....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

AstonRep Theatre CompanyAstonRep Theatre Company
Time Stands Still

Audition Dates: Feb 23 - Feb 28, 2017

Description:
Seeking male identifying actor, 55-65 yrs. to play the role of Richard

Seeking female identifying actor, mid-20's to play the role of Mandy

Description: Donald Margulies uncovers the layers of a relationship between a photojournalist and foreign correspondent-once addicted to the adrenaline of documenting the atrocities of war, and now grounded....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Kiss Kiss CabaretKiss Kiss Cabaret
Dance Team Auditions

Audition Dates: Mar 5

Description:
Kiss Kiss Cabaret's primary dance troupe is having an open dance call. The Vaudettes perform numbers ranging in styles from Golden Hollywood Age chorus girls and Vegas showgirls to contemporary pop and jazz styling with use of props i.e. (top hats and canes), as well as character pieces. Members must....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Halcyon TheatreHalcyon Theatre
2017/18 Season

Audition Dates: Mar 4 - Mar 5, 2017

Description:
Halcyon Theatre is holding non-equity General Auditions for the 2017/18 Season. 2017-18 season will feature Bekah Brunstetter's Midwest Premiere of The Oregon Trail (Sept. 14 - Nov. 4, 2017) and Caridad Svich's Midwest Premiere of De Troya (May 10 - Jun. 20, 2018). See additional breakdown for upcoming season below.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Drama GroupThe Drama Group
Buried Child

Audition Dates: Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2017

Description:
This Pulitzer Prize-winning play takes a hard look at the American Dream. An estranged grandson comes home to find his family in pieces and bound to a horrible secret they have buried. With its sins unearthed, can this family find a way to carry on?

Characters Needed 5 men - aged....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago D(ART)Chicago D(ART)
Police Deaf Near Far

Audition Dates: Feb 24 - Feb 27, 2017

Description:
Chicago D(ART), or Deaf ART, is holding non-equity auditions for its inaugural show - David Rush's Police Deaf Near Far. Auditionees will be seen by invitation only on Friday, February 24th from 6:00PM to 10:00PM, and Saturday, February 25th from 12:00PM-4:00PM in Rogers Park. Callbacks will be on....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Windy City Music TheatreWindy City Music Theatre
2017 & 2018 Shows

Audition Dates: Apr 10

Description:
Chicago's fastest growing professional theatre and school is holding auditions for two upcoming professional shows.

Auditionees will be seen by invitation only on Monday, April 10, 2017 between 4pm & 10pm at our theatre in Jefferson Park. Invitees will receive a confirmation with materials to prepare, and directions to the audition....Read More


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