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Non-Equity Audition

Theatre Momentum
Humanity!

Audition Dates: Nov 2 - Nov 3, 2014

Description:
Theatre Momentum is holding auditions for the female lead role or Julie. Applicants must be comfortable with nudity.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
The Diary of Anne Frank

Audition Dates: Nov 17

Description:
Seeking non-Equity adult actors for the The Diary of Anne Frank (An Adaptation by Wendy Kesselman), specifically for the roles of Otto Frank (mid 40s/early 50s) and Mrs. Van Daan (mid 40s/early 50s).

Pay: Rehearsal stipend & per show pay....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Interrobang Theatre Project
Really Really

Description:
Interrobang Theatre Project is now accepting H/R submissions for consideration for the role of DAVIS in the upcoming production of Paul Downs Colaizzo's REALLY REALLY (Midwest Premiere). Directed by James Yost.

CASTING NOTE
All of the characters (except for Haley) attend an Ivy League university. All of these characters are....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and Plays
Staged Readings

Description:
Pride Films and Plays seeks headshot and resumes for Gay Film Weekend. A weekend of screenplay readings at Center on Halsted from November 14 - 16. The following types are needed: Caucasian Men over 40 Japanese Men over 35 Caucasian Women over 40 Asian Men in their 20s.

Auditions are by....Read More


Film

Film Audition
Where are the Lilacs?

Audition Dates: Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2014

Description:
A group of militant students, after a failed grassroots movement, decide to cloister themselves off in one of their parent's houses, and live a life of hedonism and reckless abandonment. Over time, the lifestyle they chose starts to bat back against the realties of the human condition, causing the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

N2O Comedy
Core Ensemble 2015

Audition Dates: Nov 15 - Nov 22, 2014

Description:
N2O is new Chicago-based sketch comedy group focusing on bringing hilarious, yet impactful material to the comedy scene.

We are casting core ensemble members for 2015. In addition to performing, ensemble members will participate in scene development through both improvisation and a round-table approach.

Seeking sketch and improvisational talent of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol

Description:
Chicago hip-hop sensation the Q Brothers turn up the volume on Charles Dickens' classic tale, mixing everything from reggae, dancehall and dubstep to epic rock ballads. Seeking: Understudies for A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol. We are looking for male, non-equity actors who are great at rapping. Must also have a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble
Xtigone

Audition Dates: Nov 22

Description:
Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble seeks performers for its spring production of the Chicago premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's Xtigone. This is a contemporary, lyrical reimagining based on Sophocles' Antigone. All types of performers are encouraged to apply as this play aims to accurately represent the racial diversity of Chicago.

....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Signal Ensemble Theatre
The Drowning Girls

Description:
Bessie, Alice and Margaret have two things in common: they are married to George Joseph Smith and they are dead. Surfacing from the bathtubs they were drowned in, they three breathless brides gather evidence against their womanizing, murderous husband by reliving the shocking events leading up to their deaths. Based....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The James Downing Theatre
Father Tony Zamboni's Christmas Shorts

Audition Dates: Nov 2 - Nov 3, 2014

Description:
All ages and types needed for a festival of new original short plays directed by 7 different directors.

Auditions will be held at The James Downing Theatre Lower Level-Back Entrance by Playground 6740 N. Oliphant, Chicago, IL 60631....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Clock Theatre
Scary Tales 2015

Audition Dates: Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2014

Description:
Clock Theater is holding Auditions for Scary Tales 2015 Opening Jan 15th and running Thursdays through Saturdays 8 PM and Sundays at 3 PM. Closing Feb 8th. Some Pay. Seeking men and women 20s-50s.

Auditions will be held at Angel Island 735 W. Sheridan (Just east....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Disney Creative Entertainment
For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration at Walt Disney World

Audition Dates: Nov 19

Description:
Seeking male and female actors for "For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration", performed live at Disney's Hollywood Studios at the Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, FL. Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff help to lead the audience through a retelling of the story of Disney's animated hit,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret
New Talent Auditions

Audition Dates: Nov 16

Description:
Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret, Chicago's premier cabaret venue is holding new talent auditions for our 2015 season on Sunday, November 16th from 7-10 pm.

We are seeking experienced singers, musicians, and singer/songwriters that are ready to produce and showcase their work in a one hour time slot. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Glenview Theatre Guild
The Odd Couple

Audition Dates: Dec 4 - Dec 7, 2014

Description:
The Glenview Theatre Guild is excited to hold auditions for our Winter Play, The Odd Couple. Director: Pat Murphy. Co-Producers: Ryan Elliott & Janet Reich

Characters:

Oscar Madison
Aged 44-52---Divorced and living on his own. He is pretty much a slob, untidy with little care for tending to his surroundings, which is a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

SLATE
The Light in the Piazza

Audition Dates: Nov 9 - Nov 11, 2014

Description:
The Southland Area Theatre Ensemble (SLATE) will be holding auditions on Sunday, November 9 from 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. at Governors State University - 1 University Parkway, University Park, IL 60484

Casting four men, four women principals plus ensemble....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Polarity Ensemble Theatre
Anna in the Afterlife

Audition Dates: Nov 13 - Nov 19, 2014

Description:
Polarity Ensemble Theatre seeks actors for Anna in the Afterlife. Auditions will take place November 13, 7-10:30pm; November 15th, 10am-5:30pm; November 17th, 7-10:30pm, November 19, 7-10:30pm. All auditions will take place at the Greenhouse Theater Center.

Novelist Matthew Harken finds himself in an afterlife world where he's not quite alive and....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Theater Wit
Bad Jews

Audition Dates: Nov 3 - Nov 10, 2014

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

Benevolent Theatre
Season General Auditions

Audition Dates: Nov 14 - Nov 16, 2014

Description:
Benevolent Theatre's mission is to provide a creative outlet for local artists, and aide in community outreach, growth, and education by bringing awareness to the organizations and individuals that have inspired these artistic works. All work showcased by the company will come from local writers and artists, and will address....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Dramatists
Season Generals

Audition Dates: Nov 10 - Nov 11, 2014

Description:
Chicago Dramatists is holding Season Generals (readings, classes, education programs and our Spring Production of Work of Art by Elaine Romero) seeking men and women teens - 60s of all ethnic backgrounds.

Auditions will be held at Chicago Dramatists, 1105 W. Chicago Avenue, enter on Aberdeen and May Streets....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Profiles Theatre
26th Season

Description:
Profiles Theatre is now accepting headshots / resumes for consideration for the remainder of their 26th Season. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Village Theatre Guild
The Outgoing Tide

Audition Dates: Nov 16 - Nov 18, 2014

Description:
Auditions for the Village Theatre Guild production of The Outgoing Tide by Bruce Graham.

With the onset of Alzheimer's Disease, a bullheaded father is adamant about making a life decision while he still can; an equally bullheaded mother is convinced that it's the wrong decision. A brilliant comedy-drama, in equal parts....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

PM&L Theater
A Christmas Carol

Audition Dates: Nov 2 - Nov 3, 2014

Description:
PM&L Theatre will be holding auditions for the December bonus show, A Christmas Carol, on Sunday, November 2nd, and Monday, November 3rd at 7:00 pm. Auditions will be held at the theatre located at 877 N. Main Street in Antioch, IL.

Director Tom Hausman is looking to a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Duplicity Ensemble
2015 Season Generals

Audition Dates: Nov 1 - Nov 2, 2014

Description:
Duplicity Ensemble seeks actor/creators of all ages/types/ethnicities for its second season of original works.

After a hugely successful successful inaugural season, Duplicity Ensemble is moving forward with another exciting line-up of original productions. Season 2 is heavily focused on the family unit and how those intrinsic ties can be....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Organic Theater Company
Tartuffe

Audition Dates: Nov 8

Description:
Organic Theater Company is holding auditions for the role of Madame Pernelle in their upcoming production of Tartuffe, to be presented in their 2015 rep season.

MADAME PERNELLE is a matriarch, contemptuous of her family's changing ways. She is, likely, secretly infirm, though committed to a "stiff....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
The Yeomen of the Guard, or the Merryman and His Maid

Audition Dates: Nov 15 - Nov 16, 2014

Description:
Revered as the most tragic and complex work of the Gilbert & Sullivan canon, The Yeomen of the Guard is one of the final collaborations between the legendary duo. Like their other operettas, The Yeomen of the Guard features topsy-turvy plot twists, a large, boisterous, and bumbling ensemble, and a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Home for Wayward Artists
Titus Andronicus Project (Working Title)

Audition Dates: Oct 17 - Nov 23, 2014

Description:
Using one of Shakespeare's most notoriously violent and uneven plays, The Home for Wayward Artists is producing a fully immersive, devised piece based on the themes and characters of Titus Andronicus.

This project will be an intense, extended study of the multifaceted story and will include....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
Season Auditions

Audition Dates: Nov 4 - Nov 5, 2014

Description:
JPAC Theatre Will be holding auditions for the remainder of the season. Getting Down with the Joneses Moon Over Buffalo TBA Musical ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Fury Theater Company
Baby With The Bathwater

Audition Dates: Nov 14 - Nov 16, 2014

Description:
Fury Theatre is casting for Baby With The Bathwater by Christopher Durang.

Helen and John, unprepared for parenthood, can't seem to name the baby. John says it's a boy, Helen says they can decide later. Follow John, Helen and Daisy - a polite, confused young man through his years and of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theater D
Barefoot in the Park

Audition Dates: Dec 10 - Dec 14, 2014

Description:
Theater D in Deerfield, Illinois is proud to announce auditions for our March 2015 production of Neil Simon's Barefoot in the Park directed by Ken Preuss.

This romantic comedy focuses on newlyweds, Corie and Paul, as they begin married life in a tiny 5th floor walkup apartment....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Cave Painting Theater Company
The Tragedy of Lear

Audition Dates: Nov 10 - Nov 12, 2014

Description:
A fully gender-swapped adaptation of Shakespear's "King Lear", exploring jealousy, loyalty, dementia, violence, and gender representation in "classical" theater. Actors of all physical types, ethnicities, and gender presentations are encouraged to audition.

Auditions will be held at Burghley House 4154 W Berteau Ave, Chicago, IL 60641....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Steel Beam Theatre
Veronica's Room

Audition Dates: Nov 2

Description:
Steel Beam Theatre announces auditions for Veronica's Room a psychological thriller by Ira Levin (author of Deathtrap and Rosemary's Baby).

Auditions will be held at SBT, 111 W Main Street, St. Charles IL on Sunday November 2, 2014 from 4:00-6:00 p.m.

The Play: It is 1973. College Students....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Neo-Futurists
Ensemble Member Auditions

Audition Dates: Nov 8 - Nov 9, 2014

Description:
The Neo-Futurists will be holding auditions for ensemble members to write and perform for Too Much Light Makes The Baby Go Blind. Auditions will be held during the morning and afternoon of Saturday November 8 and Sunday November 9.

Seeking Writer/performer/directors of any gender, age, size, race, ethnicity, and orientation are....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Women's Theatre Alliance
Actors' Scene Showcase

Audition Dates: Nov 15

Description:
The Women's Theatre Alliance (WTA) invites two women or woman and man to choose a 5-8 minute, 2-person scene to audition on Saturday, Nov. 15. The ten best scenes perform in our Actors' Scene Showcase at Stage 773 on December 10 for agents, casting directors, and public. This....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Dead Writers Theatre Collective
2015 Season Auditions

Audition Dates: Nov 8

Description:
Dead Writers is conducting auditions for their 2015 Season. Plays we are auditioning for are THE JUDAS KISS by David Hare and THE LEARNED LADIES OF PARK AVENUE by David Grimm. These will be performed in our CHAMBER SERIES at Stage 773 Cabaret for 3 performances for each show. Rehearsals....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Feld Entertainment
Marvel Universe Live!

Audition Dates: Nov 22

Description:
eld Entertainment is looking for action performers for its national touring arena stunt spectacular, Marvel Universe Live! Auditions will be held Nov. 22nd at Forteza Fitness and Martial Arts.

Ideal candidates should have strong stage combat skills as well as any of the following specialty skills: harness....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

MadKap Productions
Same Time Next Year

Audition Dates: Oct 27 - Nov 1, 2014

Description:
A man and woman meet by chance at a romantic inn and, although both are married to others, they find themselves in the same bed the next morning questioning how this could have happened. Neither of them wants to leave their spouses or families. There desire for each other sparks....Read More


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