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Non-Equity Audition

JLS ProductionsJLS Productions
Mating - The Musical

Audition Dates: May 31 - Jun 5, 2016

Description:
JLS Productions is seeking four singing actors for the world premiere presentation of MATING THE MUSICAL by Jeffery Lyle Segal at the Chicago Musical Theater Festival.

MATING is a revue of story songs, both funny and touching, with connecting dialogue, exploring the imperfect process of finding....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Rocky Mountain Repertory TheaterRocky Mountain Repertory Theater
Million Dollar Quartet

Description:
Rocky Mountain Repertory Theatre, Grand Lake, Colorado is seeking submissions for the role of Elvis Presley in their upcoming production of Million Dollar Quartet. The role requires guitar, vocal and acting skills.

Contract includes competitive salary, housing and an amazing locale. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Emerald City Theatre CompanyEmerald City Theatre Company
General Auditions

Audition Dates: Jun 2 - Jun 6, 2016

Description:
We are seeking submissions for our General auditions. We are seeking Non-Equity actors off all backgrounds, races, gender identities and ages. We pay a rehearsal stipend as well as a competitive per-performance rate.

This season we will be producing five diverse works, comprised of Chicago premiere adaptations and family....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Steppenwolf TheatreSteppenwolf Theatre
Linda Vista Workshop

Description:
Minnie is a 24-year-old Vietnamese-American born in San Diego to first generation immigrant parents. She is a tough-talking millenial with rockabilly style currently underemployed and estranged from her family. In the play, through an unwanted pregnancy and circumstances beyond her control, she ends up in a complicated relationship with a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Public House TheatreThe Public House Theatre
Bye Bye Liver

Audition Dates: Jun 15 - Jun 18, 2016

Description:
Bye Bye Liver is a series of outrageous sketches, all centered around the one thing that connects all of Chicago...Alcohol!

Whether it's the girl that should never, ever drink liquor...or that one guy that confuses courage with shots of Jameson, we've all known them...or been them.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Women's Theatre AllianceWomen's Theatre Alliance
New Play Development Showcase

Audition Dates: Jun 8

Description:
The Women's Theatre Alliance is seeking mostly female actors of all ages, types, and ethnicity for our annual New Play Development Workshop. We will be casting upwards of 14 roles, most of which are women in their 30s-50s. We have need for one man, 20s. Seven playwrights....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

PlayLab ProductionsPlayLab Productions
The Church of Hip Hop

Audition Dates: Jun 5

Description:
PlayLab Productions is casting performers for an upcoming interactive, irreverent, hip hop, comedy experience-The Church of Hip Hop.

We are seeking improvisers, dancers, beatboxers, freestyle rappers, musical improvisers, burlesque dancers, performance artists and anyone that can bring energy and magic to a stage. All performers should be comfortable with audience interaction.

The....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

On The Spot Theatre CompanyOn The Spot Theatre Company
Pieces of Klee

Description:
On the Spot Theatre Company seeks adult actors for the world premiere production of Pieces of Klee, a new full length drama about the artist Paul Klee. For this ensemble piece, roles are for a various range of ages for both female and male actors. Some dance or....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Something MarvelousSomething Marvelous
Border Crossing Workshop

Description:
BORDER CROSSING by Monica Trausch directed by Laura Nash Stuck on the border of Cambodia and Thailand for the night, a ragtag group of Cambodian and American friends' inability to move forward forces them to confront the reality of sudden death and the secrets they have been hiding from each....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Musical Theatre FestivalChicago Musical Theatre Festival
Planted

Audition Dates: Jun 4

Description:
Seeking actors for Planted, a song cycle that will be performed as part of the Chicago Musical Theater Festival in August 2016 at the Biograph.

In the tradition of classic hetero-centric works such as Closer Than Ever and Songs for a New World, Planted is a contemporary song-cycle exploring relationships....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lifeline TheatreLifeline Theatre
2016/2017 Season Generals

Audition Dates: Jun 25 - Jun 26, 2016

Description:
Lifeline Theatre seeks submissions for our 2016/2017 season.

MISS HOLMES and THUMBELINA have already been cast - We have a very limited number of slots. Therefore, if you have auditioned for us in the last 2 years, there is no need to come in again -- feel free to drop us....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The HypocritesThe Hypocrites
Cinderella at the Theater of Potatoes

Audition Dates: Jun 9

Description:
The Hypocrites seek male actors of color, 30s and up, for the role of IVAN. This track is a singer (baritone) who also plays or is willing to learn an instrument -- anything but piano. The role is usually a wicked Stepmother. Will do anything he can to gain advantage....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

New American Folk TheatreNew American Folk Theatre
Mill House: My Life is a Country Song

Description:
Audition Notice for New American Folk Theatre's Mill House: My Life is a Country Song for Underscore's Chicago Musical Theatre Festival.

The New American Folk Theatre is seeking Actor/Musician/Singers for a new musical being premiered at the Underscore Musical Theatre Festival in August. Mill House: My Life Is a Country Song....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Royal Princess PartiesRoyal Princess Parties
Fairy Tale Characters and Heroes

Description:
Seeking actresses 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 women who can play ages 17-30 for princesses, heroes and more. Previous experience....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Profiles TheatreProfiles Theatre
28th Season

Description:
Profiles Theatre is accepting headshots / resumes for consideration for their upcoming 28th Season. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pursuit ProductionsPursuit Productions
Lilith - Workshop Production

Audition Dates: Jun 6 - Jun 12, 2016

Description:
In 760 CE, Laila, a 16 year old girl with a boundless curiosity only matched by her wild imagination, wants to be a biblical scribe like her uncle Mordechai, a caring man more keen on her having a traditional and secure livelihood. Present day, historical archaeologist Alicia Jacobs has been....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Imagination TheaterImagination Theater
Ensemble

Audition Dates: Jun 7 - Jun 8, 2016

Description:
We are a year-round touring ensemble delivering interactive plays to schools and community centers that explore social issues like teasing, respect, bullying, sexual abuse prevention. healthy decision making, and more! Every show consists of games, scripted scenes, and audience role plays.

Actors are paid hourly starting the moment the cast....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Clock TheatreClock Theatre
Irrational Tales

Audition Dates: Jun 13 - Jun 15, 2016

Description:
Clock Theater will hold auditions for Irrational Tales to be done at the Alley Stage in September.

Seeking men and women 20-35 for a series of stories adapted to the stage. Auditions are June 13-15 from 7-10pm at the Alley Stage, 4147 N. Broadway. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

CollaboractionCollaboraction
Open Peacebook General Auditions

Audition Dates: Jun 25

Description:
EVERYONE is welcome to Audition for PEACEBOOK, a city-wide festival of theatre, dance and poetry this summer. FREE FOOD! OPEN to the PUBLIC! Do an audition of 30 seconds about Peace or read one of our Peace poems.

Auditions will be held at LaFollette Park, 1331 N. Laramie....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Agency Theater CollectiveThe Agency Theater Collective
Chagrin Falls

Audition Dates: Jun 4 - Jun 12, 2016

Description:
The Agency Theater Collective seeks submissions for their upcoming auditions for Chagrin Falls by Mia McCullough, directed by Sommer Austin. Unless otherwise specified, all ethnicities encouraged to apply.

The characters:
IRENE - A weather-worn woman (40s to early 50s)

RILEY -....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

2nd Act Players2nd Act Players
The Institute

Audition Dates: Jun 25

Description:
The 2nd Act Players will be holding auditions all day June 25 at its theater in Northminster Church, Evanston.

Seeking older male and female actors, 50-68, for its fall play, The Institute, which take place as a 45-year high school reunion. Each actor will play three roles in the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

3 Brothers Theatre3 Brothers Theatre
Bender

Audition Dates: Jun 4 - Jun 5, 2016

Description:
Bender is a new play about two couples drunk on love, marriage, and sex. Vic and Chels are a newly married couple forced in to a double date with their neighbors Jack and Jackie. Jack and Jackie happen to be polyamorous and are interested in inviting Chels into their relationship...but....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre At The CenterTheatre At The Center
Anne Warbucks

Audition Dates: Jun 18

Description:
Theatre at the Center announces non-AEA kids characters auditions for its production of Anne Warbucks. All positions are paid.

Available roles include these girls of all ethnicities who "look" ages 8-13, and are strong singer/actor/dancers, plus understudies:

Annie
Molly
....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The JadesThe Jades
An Almanac for Farmers and Lovers in Mexico

Audition Dates: Jun 4 - Jun 5, 2016

Description:
The Jades are a newly-launched theatre company focusing on empowering female-identifying artists in Chicago. We are currently casting several remaining roles in our inaugural production, An Almanac for Farmers and Lovers in Mexico by Kate Tarker, directed by Emmi Hilger. The production will run at The Frontier (1106 W. Thorndale....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Eclectic Full Contact TheatreEclectic Full Contact Theatre
2016-17 Season

Audition Dates: Jun 15 - Jun 20, 2016

Description:
Eclectic Full Contact Theatre will be holding auditions for the 2016-17 season on Wednesday, June 15 from 6 - 10 PM; Saturday, June 18 from 9:30 AM - 1 PM; and on Monday, June 20 from 6 - 10 PM.

Eclectic is committed to diversifying its....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Underscore Theatre CompanyUnderscore Theatre Company
Tonya and Nancy: The Rock Opera

Audition Dates: Jun 4 - Jun 6, 2016

Description:
Casting "Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera," a musical dark comedy with heart based on the infamous Harding/Kerrigan 'knee whack' ice skating scandal. Their story is beyond simple satire; the level of absurdity and melodrama in the 'real' events is already so high. "Tonya & Nancy" captures all that in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Polemic Theater CompanyPolemic Theater Company
Thee Trinity

Audition Dates: Jun 5 - Jun 7, 2016

Description:
Polemic Theater Company is holding auditions for its Premier production of Thee Trinity by Rick Roberts.

Thee Trinity, a World Premier, is a satirical, irreverent look at history, religion and science, which portrays The Holy Trinity and several Archangels as a dysfunctional family debating the future of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Oakton Community CollegeOakton Community College
Play On!

Audition Dates: Jun 6 - Jun 7, 2016

Description:
Five daring, hilarious, and philosophical one-act plays written by community college students in the Midwest and directed by Oakton students.

Seeking men and women of all ages and ethnicities.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Porchlight Music TheatrePorchlight Music Theatre
In the Heights

Audition Dates: Jun 14

Description:
Porchlight Music Theatre announces auditions for In the Heights. Personnel: Artistic Director, Michael Weber Director/Co-Choreographer, Brenda Didier Co-Choreographer, Chris Carter Music Director, Diana Lawrence.

Auditions will be held at Porchlight Rehearsal Studios, 4200 W. Diversey. Free parking in the fenced lot and on the street. The #76 Bus pulls up in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Janus Theatre CompanyJanus Theatre Company
Walkabout 2016

Audition Dates: Jun 4

Description:
Janus Theatre Company will hold auditions for Walkabout: Shakes Beer Shorts. Rehearsals begin in early June. The production runs in July as part of the Elgin 400 Shakespeare festival, a variety of Shakespeare-inspired events throughout downtown to celebrate the 400th anniversary of the writer's death.

....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

I Wrote Dat! ProductionsI Wrote Dat! Productions
Pen

Audition Dates: Jun 5 - Jun 7, 2016

Description:
PEN - A New Musical by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro.

Paul, an advertising executive, is reeling from a recent breakup. He starts corresponding with Rod, an incarcerated man in another state. While Rod deals with life behind bars and an antagonistic prison guard, Paul tries unsuccessfully to keep his pen....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Towle TheaterTowle Theater
Secrets of a Soccer Mom

Audition Dates: Jun 11 - Jun 13, 2016

Description:
Towle Theater seeks three strong female actors for its upcoming comedy Secrets of a Soccer Mom by Kathleen Clark directed by John Buranosky. Running September 9-25, 2016. All rehearsals and performances will take place at the Towle Theater in Hammond, IN.

Three engaging women reluctantly take the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Highland Park PlayersHighland 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

Big Noise TheatreBig Noise Theatre
Seussical, the Musical

Audition Dates: May 12 - Jun 13, 2016

Description:
Big Noise Theatre Company, a division of Winnetka Theatre, announces auditions for Seussical, the Musical Sunday, June 12 between 1-4pm and Monday, June 13 between 6pm and 9pm. Callbacks, if needed, are Thursday, June 16, 2016. Children are encouraged to set appointments between 1-2pm on Sunday, June 12. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Rally Theatre CompanyRally Theatre Company
Random Acts: Laughs for Cash

Audition Dates: Jun 24 - Jun 25, 2016

Description:
It's that time of year again! Rally Theatre Company will be hosting it's 3rd Annual Random Acts: Laughs for Cash. This show is a compilation of random comedic acts. In the past we have had: stand up, improv, musical performances, comedic scenes, sketch comedy, video shorts, etc... Performance pieces should....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Red TheaterRed Theater
Differently-Abled General Auditions

Audition Dates: May 29

Description:
Following the success of R+J: The Vineyard, and the continued advancement of our Accessibility Initiative, Red Theater-Chicago is proud to host our first city-wide general audition for differently-abled artists by appointment on Sunday, May 29th from 3:00PM-7:00PM.

We are in search of actors and performers who showcase....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Fairytale EntertainmentFairytale 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

SavoyairesSavoyaires
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

Inspiring Minds GroupInspiring 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 TheatreLantern 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


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