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Non-Equity Audition

Theatre Hikes
Clue, The Musical

Description:
Theatre-Hikes is presenting Clue, The Musical at North Park Village Nature Center, Pullman State Historic Site and The Morton Arboretum in Mid-July through August.

We are seeking 3 male singer actors to portray Col. Mustard, Mr. Green and Mr. Boddy in this musical based on the Park Brothers' board game.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Random Acts
Monkeys

Description:
Random Acts seeks one male actor (18-late 20's) for their production of Monkeys by James Comtois. The role is a walk-on with only a few minutes of stage time, so there is no pay. Actor should believably read as the criminal-type - he has recently gotten into an altercation with....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

death&pretzels
Anatomy of Gray

Audition Dates: Jun 18 - Jun 19, 2015

Description:
After the sudden death of her father, June Muldoon writes a letter to God asking that he send Gray, IN a healer, and that no one else would die ever again. Her prayer is halfway answered when Dr. Galen P. Gray crash-lands outside of town in his hot air balloon.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gorilla Tango Theatre
Ghostbusty: A Ghostbusters Burlesque

Audition Dates: Jun 7 - Jun 8, 2015

Description:
Gorilla Tango Burlesque seeks a cast of eight (especially African American women) for their newest production: Ghostbusty: A Ghostbusters Burlesque. We will also be casting understudies for our other productions in open runs. Auditions will be dance-based with light cold readings, held on Sunday, June 7th from 7:00-10:00pm, scheduled in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre on the Edge
Bang Bang You're Dead

Audition Dates: Jun 20 - Jun 21, 2015

Description:
qBang Bang You're Dead written by playwright and screenwriter William Mastrosimone tells the story of a shooter and his teenage friends and parents that he kills. After each performance there will be a discussion by the cast and director with the audience.

Directed by Jerry Miller. Chicago actor, playwright,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

On The Spot Theatre Company
Summer Show

Description:
On the Spot Theatre Company seeks adult actors for their summer production, a new adaptation of Balzac's novel, Pere Goriot, set in Nineteenth Century Paris. We are currently looking to complete our ensemble for this project with female actors to play roles of characters in their twenties to forties,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Hell in a Handbag Productions
Male back-up Singers

Audition Dates: Jun 1

Description:
Ok, not the real Bette Midler. But imagine you're living in New York in the early 70's and you get a once-in-a-lifetime chance to open for Bette Midler at the Continental Bathhouse...what do you do? Come show us! Note: The 2 actors cast as Bette's bathhouse boys will be costumed....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Blood Brothers

Description:
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre seeks strong actor/singers. Male/Female Ensemble/Understudies for their production of Willy Russell's Blood Brothers. Directed by Fred Anzevino, Musical Director Jeremy Ramey, Choreography Maggie Portman.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
The Tempest

Description:
Seeking an understudy for ARIEL in THE TEMPEST, non-equity, male, any ethnicity. ARIEL will be performing advanced magic acts in the show, and also will require an experienced actor. Requirements to submit would be things such as the following:
1. Be able to classic palm 25 cards in both hands....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

CenterStage in Lake Forest
The Wizard Of Oz

Audition Dates: May 30 - Jun 1, 2015

Description:
CenterStage Theater holds Non-Equity auditions for its summer musical, The Wizard Of Oz, directed by JoAnn Avellone, on May 30, from 12:30-5:30pm; and May 31, from 1:00-5:00pm; with Callbacks on June 1, from 7-10pm.

All auditions will take place in the Gorton Theater, 400 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Three Brothers Theatre
WTF

Audition Dates: Jun 6 - Jun 7, 2015

Description:
Three Brothers Theatre is looking for actors and actresses for its 3rd annual new play festival WTF, or the Waukegan Theatre Festival. This year we're producing four full productions and three readings beginning July 17th and ending August 8th. Playwrights involved in the festival include Aaron Mays, Laura Scruggs, Joe....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gorilla Tango Theatre
Turn That Thing Around: A Manic Narrator's Longest Ride

Audition Dates: Jun 8 - Jun 9, 2015

Description:
Join our narrator, Jack, as he takes us through some of the darkest days of his life; all while having a manic episode. In a flurry of tangents, this play shows us the darkest fears and anxieties of a young bisexual college freshman waiting fervently for the results of an....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Black Ensemble Theater
Men Of Soul

Description:
The Black Ensemble Theater is seeking actor/singers for their upcoming hit Men Of Soul. Looking for Joe Cocker and Billy Joel type voices. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lifeline Theatre
2015/2016 Season Generals

Audition Dates: Jun 20 - Jun 21, 2015

Description:
Lifeline Theatre seeks non-equity actors for its 2015/2016 season, which includes MIDNIGHT COWBOY, NORTHANGER ABBEY (Mainstage) and SPARKY! and LESTER'S DREADFUL SWEATERS (KidSeries). KidSeries performances do involve weekday daytime performances. The first two productions of the season, MISS BUNCLE'S BOOK and MR. POPPER'S PENGUINS have already been cast. Please email....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Porchlight Music Theatre
Non-Union General Auditions

Audition Dates: Jun 4 - Jun 5, 2015

Description:
Mainstage shows are: Side Show (all roles available). 1st rehearsal: Aug 10. 1st preview: Sep 11. Close: Oct 18 (possible Oct 25).

Ain't Misbehavin' (Looking for understudies and possible replacements). 1st rehearsal: Oct 26. 1st preview: Nov 14. Close: Dec 20.

Far From Heaven (all roles available). 1st rehearsal: Jan....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Theatre Works
We Gotta Bingo

Description:
Chicago Theater Works, LLC is building a new dinner theater facility in the Belmont Theater District, opening in July of 2015. The facility will host an open-ended run of the hit interactive comedy WE GOTTA BINGO. The production uses a cast of 14 and 3 musicians. We are currently casting....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Harper College
Over the Tavern

Audition Dates: Jun 24 - Jun 27, 2015

Description:
It's 1959 in Buffalo, New York - Elvis, drive-ins, and "The Honeymooners" made life fun and simple. Not for the Pazinski household though! Polish-Catholics Chet and Ellen live above their tavern with their four teenagers, each questioning family values in their own mischievous ways. At the center of the family....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Jedlicka Performing Arts Center
The Rainmaker

Audition Dates: Jun 9

Description:
During a drought an con-man claims to bring rain to the town for a fee. During this time he friends a family with a daughter who has excepted the fact that she is plain and will never find love. The Con-Man convinces her that she is beautiful and will find....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Edge Theatre
Lost Girls

Audition Dates: May 31 - Jun 2, 2015

Description:
Lost Girls is a female-based parody of the 1987 Keifer Sutherland / Corey Feldman movie Lost Boys. Having just moved to a new town, two sisters discover that the local kids are really vampires. This action packed comedy brings all the laughs, and strong female leads kicking some vampire butt....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Poor Theatre
Take Me Back

Audition Dates: May 31

Description:
Take Me Back is the story of Bill, a young felon who's just moved back home to Muskogee Oklahoma after serving four years in prison. Bill may have his freedom, but Muskogee is as much a cage as prison was. He is now friendless, loveless, and saddled with the responsibility....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Steel Beam Theatre
General Auditions

Audition Dates: Jun 22 - Jun 23, 2015

Description:
Steel Beam Theatre 111 W. Main Street, St. Charles IL 60174, announces General Auditions for the 2015-2016 Season.

Shows include:

Sept. 11- October 4 Good People by David Lindsay Abaire Directed by Marge Uhlarik-Boller 4 w, 2 m, **Note-this show specifies a female African American aged 30-45

Nov. 20-Dec. 27 ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Independent Production
Industrial

Audition Dates: Jun 6

Description:
Auditions for male actors (18-40) who can play original characters recalling stories of past adventures in Scouting and performing other roles for large-scale industrial. Performances are August 4 and 7, 2015 in East Lansing Michigan depending on role. Actors should be available to travel from August 2-8 (negotiable). Contracts....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Monty Python's Spamalot

Audition Dates: Jun 7 - Jun 17, 2015

Description:
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre is proud to announce auditions for our first show of the 2015-16 season, Monty Python's Spamalot. Please join us in kicking off our 15th Anniversary season by auditioning for this hilarious Tony award winning musical comedy spoof on the legend of King Arthur. This production reunites....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Towle Theater
Perfect Wedding

Audition Dates: Jun 6 - Jun 15, 2015

Description:
Towle Theater seeks strong male & female actors for its upcoming Indiana Premiere of Perfect Wedding a British Farce/Romantic Comedy by Robin Howdon opening September 11, 2015. All rehearsals and performances will take place at the Towle Theater in Hammond, IN.

Auditions:
Saturday, June 6 from 10:00-3:00pm at The Den Theatre....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

The Latina/o Theatre Commons
Carnaval of New Latina/o Work

Audition Dates: May 30

Description:
The Latina/o Theatre Commons announces Equity and non-Equity auditions for the Carnaval of New Latina/o Work, a showcase of new works by Latina/o playwrights from across the United States. Seeking 43 actors to participate in the readings on July 23-25, 2015. Auditions will be conducted on Saturday, May 30th at....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Towle Theater
All American Sweethearts- A Salute To The Andrews Sisters

Audition Dates: Jun 5

Description:
Towle Theater, based in Hammond, IN, seeks strong female singers ages 20-30 for a replacement in an ongoing original touring show All American Sweethearts- A Salute To The Andrews Sisters. Must be strong lead and part singer able to blend with others. Looking for authentic vintage sound rather than pop....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Windy City Playhouse
The Explorers Club

Audition Dates: May 26 - May 30, 2015

Description:
London, 1879. The prestigious Explorers Club is in crisis: their acting president wants to admit a woman, and their bartender is terrible. True, this female candidate is brilliant, beautiful, and has discovered a legendary Lost City, but the decision to let in a woman could shake the very foundation of....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Artemisia
Season Generals

Audition Dates: May 29

Description:
Open Audition Call - NO SUBMISSIONS ACCEPTED. AEA Actors can call to make an appointment (visit actorsequity.org for details) EMC and NON-Equity Actors are welcome to audition and will be seen on a first come, first served basis. Artemisia will commit to seeing as many actors as possible. Please bring....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Citadel Theatre Company
As You Like It

Audition Dates: May 30 - May 31, 2015

Description:
Frank Farrell to direct summer production of William Shakespeare's As You Like It for Citadel Theatre. This is an outdoor production- all performances are in Lake County, IL.

There is pay + gas stipend.

AS YOU LIKE IT Casting for 14 Actors

Male
Duke Senior & Sir Oliver Martext
Jacques
Orlando
Silvius
Touchstone
Corin & Hymen
Adam & Oliver

Female
Rosalind
Celia
Phebe
Audrey
Male or....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Fury Theater Company
Nobody's Wench

Audition Dates: Jun 13 - Jun 14, 2015

Description:
For as long as there have been sailors, there have been pirates. And for as long as there have been pirates, some of those pirates were women---badass women. Badass Broads(BABs) and Fury Theatre are holding auditions for the Short Attention Span Theatre production of Nobody's Wench Tales of Pirate Women....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Savoyaires
H.M.S. Pinafore

Audition Dates: Jun 5 - Jun 7, 2015

Description:
Seeking singing actors for cast and chorus for Gilbert & Sullivan's H.M.S. Pinafore. Director: Amy Uhl. Music Director: Timothy Semanik

Audition Location:
First Congregational Church of Evanston, Church House
1417 Hinman Avenue (between Lake and Greenwood) Evanston, Illinois....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Circle Theatre
Triassic Parq

Audition Dates: May 27 - May 30, 2015

Description:
Circle Theatre seeks non-equity men and women of any ethnicity and type for their upcoming production of Triassic Parq.

The newly-developed artistic team is ecstatic to announce two Chicago premiere musicals!

Triassic Parq by Marshall Pailet, Bryce Norbitz and Steve Wargo....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Forget Me Not Theatre Company
A Strange Disappearance of Bees

Audition Dates: May 28 - Jun 4, 2015

Description:
Forget Me Not Theatre Company is seeking 3 Men and 2 Women Chicago Premiere of A Strange Disappearance of Bees by Elena Hartwell. Maybe it's pesticides, mites, or an HIV-like virus, no one knows why the millions of honey bees are disappearing, but they are. People disappear, too, but we....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Vision Latino Theatre Co.
Yellow Eyes

Audition Dates: Jun 5 - Jun 13, 2015

Description:
Yellow Eyes by Migdalia Cruz tells a story of a young woman who walks the streets of the South Bronx at the risk of danger. The only safe place for Isabel is her great grandfather's home. He possesses the knowledge and wisdom that makes her proud of her cultural heritage.....Read More


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