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Non-Equity Audition

Theatre Y
Macbeth

Audition Dates: Feb 12 - Feb 13, 2016

Description:
Theatre Y is an international company made up of local actors dedicated to theatrical exploration with international artists. While the goal of the ensemble is to create collectively, we do so deliberately outside of a particular technique as we encounter the influence of a new culture, language, method, or talent....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Independent Production
The Art Of Losing

Audition Dates: Feb 8 - Feb 13, 2016

Description:
The upcoming world premiere of The Art of Losing at the Den Theatre seeks two actors for production.

SYNOPSIS
The cursed Boston Red Sox have devoted fans in Brett, Holly, and Dominic - three siblings who are less than lucky themselves. When their father disappears, leaving them in the care of their....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Royal Princess Parties
Fairy Tale Characters and Heroes

Audition Dates: Feb 18

Description:
Seeking actors to portray fairy tale characters and heroes. Royal Princess Parties provides professional and fun entertainment for birthday parties and events all over the Chicago land area. This is a paid job with tips. Seeking young men who can play ages 17-30 for princes, heroes and more. Previous experience....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Dandelion Theatre
The Make Ready: a reading series

Audition Dates: Feb 9

Description:
The Make Ready is a reading series that gives playwrights a chance to hear their work read out loud in front of an audience. That's where you come in! Every piece is cast on the evening and given a cold read.

No audition necessary. Just arrive at *6:30pm* and let us....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Black Button Eyes Productions
Amour

Audition Dates: Mar 5 - Mar 6, 2016

Description:
Black Button Eyes Productions is announcing auditions for the Chicago premiere of the musical Amour, composed by Michel Legrand with English Libretto by Jeremy Sams.

We are seeking adult (over 18 please) non-equity actors of varying ages, types and ethnicities. We are strongly committed to diversity in casting. Rehearsal start....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gallery Theater
Plaza Suite

Audition Dates: Feb 29 - Mar 2, 2016

Description:
The Gallery Theater of West Chicago will hold auditions for Neil Simon's Plaza Suite This classic Simon play is set in one room of the Plaza Hotel with a series of three vignettes featuring three different occupants.

Auditions will be held Monday, February 29 and Tuesday, March 1 at....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

FWD Theatre Project
Season 2 Auditions

Audition Dates: Feb 19

Description:
FWD Theatre Project is dedicated to the Discovery, Development, and Delivery of the new American musical, building a Festival of Works in Development for the future of original musicals and benefit of the City of Chicago. Founded in 2014, the company's mission is to advance Chicago as a premiere destination....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Child's Play Touring Theatre
Spring Tour

Audition Dates: Feb 8 - Feb 9, 2016

Description:
Seeking three actors (male and female) to join our children's theatre touring company for our spring tour covering the period of February 29 through May 27. All work is local with the exception of one week in March and three weeks in May when we will be out east. Within....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Albright Theatre Company
Over the Tavern

Audition Dates: Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2016

Description:
Over the Tavern is a warm and hilarious look at family, growing up and faith in the 1950s. 12-year-old Rudy Pazinski is a smart, wise-cracking kid who's starting to question family rules and the Roman Catholic Church. When Rudy goes up against the ruler-wielding Sister Clarissa and announces that instead....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Independent Production
Bloody Haymarket

Description:
Ben David Garza is proud to present a production of Bloody Haymarket, an original historical theatrical production about a bomb that exploded May 4th 1886 at a labor rally in Chicago and incited the Haymarket Riot. This incident resulted in America's first red scare, a show trial, and ultimately the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Beverly Theatre Guild
The Graduate

Audition Dates: Feb 28 - Mar 1, 2016

Description:
Based on the classic film, set in 1960's California, it tells the story of Benjamin, the recent college graduate, and his disastrous sexual odyssey with the memorable Mrs. Robinson. The plot unfolds through a series of quick scenes told in cinematic style.

Auditions will be held at Salem United Church of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and Plays
The Boys Upstairs

Audition Dates: Feb 13

Description:
Pride Films and Plays is holding auditions for the Chicago Premiere of The Boys Upstairs by Jason Mitchell and directed by David Zak. Performances are May 21 - July 2 at Mary's Attic. This is a Jeff-eligible production.

Sex, Dating, Friendship, and all the blurry lines in between... The Boys Upstairs....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and Plays
Solo Performers

Audition Dates: Feb 13

Description:
Pride Films and Plays seeks performers interested in developing solo pieces exploring issues of gender and sexuality to audition for a solo performance showcase on dark nights in March and April, 2016. This is PFP's first step in creating an original series of solo performances for emerging artists in 2016....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Film Audition
TV Pilot Auditions

Audition Dates: Feb 8 - Feb 15, 2016

Description:
Casting for a TV pilot produced by an advanced workshop class at Columbia College Chicago. Baby and the Ghost is the story of Baby, a young woman who moves into a new apartment and is greeted by a ghost (Moody). They work together to solve the mystery of Moody's murder....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Windy City Music Theatre
2016/17 Season Generals

Audition Dates: Feb 27

Description:
Actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to submit.

SHOWS UNDER CONSIDERATION:
A LITTLE PRINCESS
HAIRSPRAY
THE MUSIC MAN
JAMES & THE GIANT PEACH (TYA)
SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL (TYA)

NOTE: Adult actors in our programs will also serve as Mentors to youth and teen actors. Actors with interest and experience working with children are encouraged to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Circuisine
Monsters of the Midway

Audition Dates: Feb 12 - Feb 13, 2016

Description:
Circuisine (Circus + Cuisine) brings in their first ever season of theatre and culinary delights with the all new play that pays homage to the mobsters of Chicago history with Monsters of the Midway, a musical dramatic comedy. Gloating over past criminal enterprises, The kingpins of the Chicago crime scene....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

AlphaBet Soup Productions
The Jungle Book

Description:
AlphaBet Soup Productions, professional theatre for young audiences, seeks a male actor to fill the role of Shere Khan for spring production of The Jungle Book.

Must have daytime availability. Rehearsal stipend, and per performance pay.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Waltzing Mechanics
EL Stories

Audition Dates: Feb 13 - Feb 20, 2016

Description:
The Waltzing Mechanics are seeking versatile, creative actors of all types for their 25th installment of EL Stories, directed by Mary Patchell. This installment will explore the theme of the unexpected. Moments of seeing people beyond our initial impression. It will explore what happens when we allow ourselves....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Black Ensemble Theater
Don't Make Me Over

Audition Dates: Feb 13

Description:
The Black Ensemble Theater is looking for actors and actresses for their upcoming production of "Don't Make Me Over" A Tribute to Dionne Warwick ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Cave Painting Theater Company
The Land of Never-Lack

Audition Dates: Feb 7 - Feb 10, 2016

Description:
Live a short life and suffer, or live forever and never know desire? Combining W. B. Yeats' The Land of Heart's Desire with a new story by Chicago playwright Harold Jaffe, The Land of Never-Lack asks what it means to be human, and what happens when we're offered the chance....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Untouchable Tours
Actor / Tour Guide

Description:
Seeking character actor/entertainer types interested in becoming guides for Untouchable Tours "Chicago's Original Gangster Tour." If you have a charismatic personality, enjoy being in front of people, fancy yourself the right type for a Gangster guide, and are looking for part time work, send photo and resume by....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Improv Playhouse
The Diary of Anne Frank and James and the Giant Peach

Audition Dates: Feb 18

Description:
The Diary Of Anne Frank
Published in over 60 languages, this historic tale is brought to the stage to further convey Anne's incredible story. Anne Frank and her family went into hiding for two years during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. This poignant adaptation chronicles Anne's hopes, fears, and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Compass Creative Dramatics
The Jumping Jacks & The Beanstalk

Audition Dates: Feb 28

Description:
Compass Creative Dramatics usually works with kids aged 3-18. This time, we're looking for silly / quirky / kid-at-heart adults (21+) to perform our fundraiser performance of The Jumping Jacks & The Beanstalk.

Our adaptation includes singing and dancing for all of our actors, but don't worry - it's usually intended....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Big Noise Theatre
Cabaret

Audition Dates: Feb 15 - Feb 18, 2016

Description:
Synopsis: Welcome to the infamous Kit Kat Klub, where the Emcee, Sally Bowles, and a raucous ensemble take the stage nightly to tantalize the crowd-and leave their troubles outside. But as life in pre-WWII Germany grows more uncertain, will the decadent allure of Berlin nightlife be enough to get them....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

MPAACT Theatre
Feral

Audition Dates: Feb 7 - Feb 8, 2016

Description:
MPAACT announces auditions for Feral, by Shepsu Aakhu.

SYNOPSIS: The word FERAL has been tagged on buildings across the city. FX (Francis Xavier) is behind this politically motivated campaign. He is young, Black and full to bursting with ideas about himself and the world around him. On a warm night in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Blue Man Group
Drummers

Audition Dates: Feb 11 - Feb 12, 2016

Description:
Blue Man Group is seeking energetic female and male Drummers for future Blue Man productions. Must possess a very high level of musicianship as well as the ability to collaborate and adapt in a creative and changing environment. Solid sense of time, friendly open attitude and ability to have fun....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Vanguardian Theatre Collective
Fishbowl

Audition Dates: Feb 6 - Feb 8, 2016

Description:
Fishbowl is an improvised piece based in truthful interactions and life experiences. During the rehearsal process, we will be creating a form as an ensemble. Each performance will be different.

The Vanguardian Theatre Collective strives to be a part of the Vanguard of theatre, providing artistic opportunities to any....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Real Public Theatre~RPT
Talking to Strangers

Audition Dates: Feb 9 - Feb 11, 2016

Description:
Real Public Theatre~RPT is a newly founded theatre company in suburban Riverside, Illinios. RPT will be holding auditions for its first production of the world premiere of A.R. Kestlund's Talking to Strangers directed by a pretty good resident director and an equally blameless assistant director.

WHEN AND WHERE: Auditions....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Polarity Ensemble Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Audition Dates: Feb 8 - Feb 11, 2016

Description:
Polarity Ensemble Theatre seeks actors for A Midsummer Night's Dream. Directed by Co-Founder Ann Keen.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Spartan Theatre Company
A Walk in the Woods

Audition Dates: Mar 7 - Mar 12, 2016

Description:
Spartan Theatre Company is holding auditions for its fall production of A Walk in the Woods by Lee Blessing. This Tony-nominated play by award winning playwright Lee Blessing follows one year of tumultuous arms negotiations between a young, hopeful American diplomat and a worldly Russian official who's seen it all....Read More


Film

Film Audition
Film

Audition Dates: Feb 27

Description:
Film seeking women and girls age 2-101 for a self-empowerment piece. Women of all shapes, sizes, and colors are encouraged and feel free to bring a girlfriend along! Auditions are on 2/27/16 from 1:00 pm-4:30 pm at Stage 773 off the Belmont Red Line. No callbacks but some....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Stone Soup Shakespeare
Comedy of Errors

Audition Dates: Feb 7

Description:
Stone Soup Shakespeare is casting for its spring tour of Comedy of Errors. Stone Soup tours through the Midwest bringing free Shakespeare to parks and libraries. Actors will stay in residency in Carbondale IL from April 23-May 22 and there will then be shows the first two weekends in June....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

National Players
Tour 68

Audition Dates: Feb 25 - Feb 26, 2016

Description:
National Players seeks 10 multi-talented artists to join our national touring ensemble for our 68th year. National Players is a touring ensemble presenting classic stories in fresh ways for contemporary audiences. The company performs a repertory of shows and educates audiences around America. The contract for Tour 68 (Hamlet, The....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Rocky Mountain Repertory Theater
Season Auditions

Audition Dates: Feb 12 - Feb 14, 2016

Description:
Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre located in Grand Lake, Colorado announces Chicago non-equity auditions for their 2016 summer and fall season February 12, 13 & 14, 2016. The summer season includes Little Mermaid, Rock of Ages and Titanic. Fall show is Million Dollar Quartet. The summer repertory company performs....Read More


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