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Wharton Center for Performing Arts

Sep 18


Wharton Center Theatre Productions at the Wharton Center for Performing Arts on the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, is casting Lungs by Duncan Macmillan. The show will be produced and directed by Bert Goldstein. Lungs tells the story of a young couple grappling with the decision to....Read More


Soiree Lyrique
Die Fledermaus

Sep 9


Soiree Lyrique will be holding auditions Saturday, September 9, 2017 in the afternoon for a staged production of "Die Fledermaus" performed in English and scheduled for December 31, 2017 @ 2:00 pm and January 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm in Elgin, Illinois. Looking to cast paid lead singers....Read More


Invictus Theatre
Othello: The Moor of Venice

Sep 9 - Sep 12, 2017


Invictus Theatre is auditioning actors for the company's first production-Shakespeare's Othello: The Moor of Venice, directed by Charles Askenaizer


The roles of Othello, Desdemona, Roderigo, and Emilia have been precast.

Cassio: 20's-30's male identifying. Lieutenant to Othello. Loyal, attractive, well-groomed and well-mannered.

Iago: late 30's- 60's male identifying. Ensign to Othello, Iago....Read More


Hell in a Handbag Productions
Rudolph the Red-Hosed Reindeer

Sep 3


Seeking comedic musical theatre actors who move well to submit for an audition.


PLEASE NOTE: callbacks are same day and you must be available for callbacks to be considered.

Rudolph- Any Race, Male Identified Actor, Must Read Late Teens/Early 20s. The hero of our....Read More


Uptown Underground
Back to The Future - the movie live- read parody

Aug 30


This is an OPEN AUDITION. No appointment is needed and an audition monitor will be present. Please bring a headshot and resume to the audition.

Auditions will be held at Uptown Underground 4707 N Broadway Chicago, IL 60640

Pay: actors will receive one drink ticket per performance and access to a video....Read More


Wheaton Drama
Fiddler on the Roof


Wheaton Drama is filling out its cast for "Fiddler on the Roof," running Sept. 15 through Oct. 8. One musician (paid) and performers for several onstage roles (non-paid) are sought.

Fiddler: Seeking an accomplished violinist; this is a PAID position. Please contact for rehearsal and compensation details.

Available roles, non-paying:....Read More


Emerald City Theatre
Mother Goose's Garden

Aug 23


Emerald City Theatre is casting an immediate replacement for the role of male understudy, covering the character of Jack, for "Mother Goose's Garden" (Theatre for the Very Young, Ages 0-5). This world premiere is an immersive production located in our Baby Theatre facility at 2933 North Southport Avenue. This role....Read More


Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
Finians Rainbow

Sep 30 - Oct 1, 2017


Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre seeks strong male-female singer/actors (multi-racial, color conscious, all types, and ages) for our "Rainbow" company of FINIANS RAINBOW. Auditions are Saturday, September 30, 10am-4pm and Sunday, October 1, 1pm-5pm at No Exit Cafe 6970 North Glenwood.....Read More


Blue Man Group
Open Casting Call

Sep 6 - Sep 8, 2017


Blue Man Group will be holding an open casting call for the role of Blue Man in Chicago, IL on September 6th. Those interested in auditioning can attend the open call anytime between 10am - 4:30pm. Please note that you do not need to submit materials ahead of time or....Read More


Black Ensemble Theater
The Black Renaissance

Aug 21


The Black Ensemble Theater is seeking Actors, Dancers, and Singers for its upcoming production of The Black Renaissance "More Than A Moment In History" Written and Directed by Jackie Taylor. All are welcome to audition.....Read More


Li'l Buds Theatre
Those Silly Reindeer!

Sep 18


Audition Notice Li'l Buds Theatre Company Original Holiday Musical- Those Silly Reindeer! written by Jenny Lamb And Jeff Predmore

Synopsis of Show
It's almost Christmas Eve at the North Pole and something is wrong! Holli, the Snow Princess has gone on vacation and since she left, temperatures have been rising and....Read More


Film Audition
Stuffing the Turkey


Synopsis: After missing another holiday season, Ana decides to retire early as an airline pilot to make up for lost time with her family. Determined to have one holiday where the whole family is together, Ana decides to host Thanksgiving dinner... in April. Her kids reluctantly oblige, but not....Read More


Other Theatre
Barney The Elf

Aug 29


Other Theatre is holding auditions for Barney The Elf. Playwrights: Bryan Renaud and Emily Schmidt. Directed By: Tommy Rivera-Vega.

Seeking male-identified performers, all ethnicities welcome.....Read More


Lifeline Theatre
You Think It's Easy Being The Tooth Fairy?

Sep 10 - Sep 12, 2017


Lifeline Theatre seeks nonequity actors of color for our upcoming KidSeries musical, YOU THINK IT'S EASY BEING THE TOOTH FAIRY? This project will rehearse evenings/weekends, but regular daytime availability is required for performances (generally Tues-Thurs mornings and Sat/Sun at 11 am and 1 pm).

Audition Dates: September 10: 9 am-3 pm....Read More


The Shakespeare All-Stars
Comedy of Errors

Aug 28 - Aug 30, 2017


Shakespeare All-Stars Auditions for 2017-18 season opener, Comedy of Errors directed by JT Nagle!

Looking for actors with experience in classical text, comedy, and physical storytelling. Musical ability is also a plus. This is going to be a fast paced, exciting, goofy production using the ensemble to create a world that....Read More


MadKap Productions
Rocket City, Alabam


MadKap Productions seeks an African-American male guitar player/singer for the Midwest Premiere of ROCKET CITY, ALABAM' by Mark Saltzman. Actor must be able to play and sing several styles of blues.....Read More


Triton Talent (Producing at The Skokie Theatre)
Both Sides of a Famous Love Affair: The Jackie Mason Musical


Triton Talents seeks submissions for roles in the Chicago Area Premiere of BOTH SIDES OF FAMOUS LOVE AFFAIR:THE JACKIE MASON MUSICAL.

Based on the offbeat true ten-year romance of legendary comic Jackie Mason, who had eight Broadway one-man shows. The musical-comedy was on OffBroadway for three years and features Jackie....Read More


Chicago Kids Company
2017-2018 Season

Sep 10 - Sep 19, 2017


CHICAGO KIDS COMPANY is holding general auditions for their 2017-2018 season.

All CKC shows are one-hour musicals performed at 10:30am on Weekday mornings, and some Saturdays at 1:00pm. Each Show runs 3-6 months. Performances are held at the Beverly Arts Center, Metropolis Performing Arts Center, Theater At The....Read More


The Joffrey Ballet

Sep 10 - Sep 14, 2017


The Joffrey Ballet holds open auditions for the Children's Cast of Christopher Wheeldon's Nutcracker at its downtown studios in Joffrey Tower, 10 E. Randolph Street, Sunday, September 10 and Thursday, September 14. All students in the Chicagoland area meeting the criteria with dance experience are welcome to audition on their....Read More


Independent Production

Aug 21 - Aug 22, 2017


DEFAMATION, a nationally acclaimed courtroom drama, is currently accepting submissions for its Winter 2018 tour (Jan-Feb).

DEFAMATION is a unique interactive diversity program comprised of three components; the play which explores the highly charged issues of race, religion, gender, class and the law with a twist: the audience is the jury.....Read More


GreatWorks Theatre Company
Season Auditions

Sep 10 - Sep 11, 2017


GreatWorks Touring Theatre announces general non-Equity 2017/18 Season auditions. Audition dates are Sunday September 10 from noon to 4pm, and Monday, September 11 from 6 to 9pm, both dates at a Northside location in Chicago.

GreatWorks has a roster of thirteen touring productions for grade school and middle school....Read More


Albright Theatre Company
Wait Until Dark

Aug 27 - Aug 29, 2017


Albright Theatre will be hosting auditions for the edge of your seat thriller - Wait Until Dark written by Frederick Knott.

Auditions will be held August 27th @7:30pm AND August 29th @7:30pm at the Albright Theatre. Please arrive early to complete an audition form and have....Read More


E.D.G.E Theater
A Steampunk Christmas Carol

Aug 25 - Aug 26, 2017


Charles Dickens meets Jules Verne (the Father of Science Fiction) in EDGE Theater and Steampunk Chicago's inventive reimagining of the classic holiday tale A Christmas Carol. Set in fanciful Victorian England, mechanized ghosts tell of the fate of a world without Christmas. In this land of industry, populated with strange....Read More


The Miracle Center
Once on this Island Jr.

Aug 29 - Sep 12, 2017


The Miracle Center provides a unique opportunity for Chicago teens. Unlike other educational/training programs where teen actors have to pay to participate, The Miracle Center partners with After School Matters and treats this as a professional opportunity. The teens who perform in Once on this Island will receive a stipend....Read More


The Palace Theater
Wedding Italiano

Aug 25


From the Chicago Producers of Tony n Tina's wedding. This hilarious show has you interacting with the audience members making them a part of the family.

Auditions will be held August 25th, 2017 from 10am to 6pm at Porchlight Theatre Rehearsal space 4200 building 4200 W. Diversy Ave. Chicago Il, 60613

....Read More


Rail Events Productions
The Polar Express Train Ride

Aug 21 - Aug 22, 2017


Rail Events Productions announces auditions for The Polar Express Train Ride at Chicago's Union Station; a live, interactive event based on the film by Warner Bros.

Audition Dates: August 21 & 22, 2017
Audition Location: Chicago
Job Location: Union Station, Chicago
Casting Authority: Mike May, Producer and Scott Calcagno, Director

Seeking: Actors and....Read More


Pride Films and Plays

Sep 9 - Sep 24, 2017


Pride Films and Plays seeks men and women with great voices and who move well for the Chicago premiere of the musical "Yank!" - A WWII Love Story", Book and Lyrics by David Zellnik, Music by Joseph Zellnik. "Yank!" will be directed by PFP Executive Director David Zak with musical....Read More


Silk Road Rising
Through the Elevated Line

Aug 21 - Aug 28, 2017


Silk Road Rising is seeking actors and understudies for their upcoming production of Through the Elevated Line by Novid Parsi, directed by Carin Silkaitis. Having fled Iran where he was imprisoned for being a gay man, a damaged Razi arrives at his sister's Chicago doorstep only to disrupt the life....Read More


Music On Stage
Little Shop of Horrors

Aug 28


MUSIC ON STAGE announces AUDITIONS for the 1st show of its 60th Season, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS- Auditions will be held on Monday August 28th from 7-10pm at THE LINCOLNSHIRE ACADEMY OF DANCE located at 1260 S Milwaukee Avenue in Vernon Hills, Il.

THE VOICE OF AUDREY II will be....Read More


Towle Theater
A Fabulous 50's Christmas

Aug 26 - Aug 27, 2017


Towle Theater seeks strong singers & actors 20 years old and up for the upcoming annual original musical production of A Fabulous 50's Christmas. All rehearsals and performances will take place at the Towle Theater in Hammond, IN.

Audition Date:
Saturday, August 26 from 9:45am-11:30am

Audition Location:
Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont, Chicago,....Read More


Compass Creative Dramatics
Teaching Artist Generals

Sep 10 - Sep 16, 2017


Compass Creative Dramatics is a traveling children's theatre that specializes in bringing week-long theatre experiences to the places where kids already learn and play, with tour locations across the USA. Teaching artists are contracted as one half of a touring actor/educator pair, which works with up to 75 student actors....Read More


Westchester Civic Theatre

Aug 20 - Aug 21, 2017


Westchester Civic Theatre (WCT) is holding auditions for the musical Godspell; Book by John-Michael Tebelak, Music and Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. Ages 16-80 are welcome to audition. 10+ roles, all roles available; not necessarily casting gender specific. Looking for all types and if you have any special talents, gymnastics, juggling,....Read More


PM&L Theater
Almost, Maine

Aug 21 - Aug 23, 2017


Auditions for Almost, Maine, written by John Cariani, will be held on Monday, August 21st, and Tuesday, August 22nd, at PM&L Theatre, with potential callbacks on Wednesday, August 23rd at 7 pm. Please only come on Monday or Tuesday; auditioners can leave after they're done reading.

Almost, Maine will be directed....Read More


Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble
Open-Call Audition

Aug 30


Chicago Danztheatre Ensemble (CDE) is hosting an OPEN-CALL Audition, Wednesday, August 30th, 2017 from 6:00pm to 9:00pm at 1650 W. Foster, Chicago. We are searching for directors, choreographers, performers or all of the above to take part in our Danztheatre Playwright Festival set for October! This is a kick-off to....Read More


Universal Studios Japan
2017 Auditions

Aug 21


We have commenced our annual search for new and exciting talent to join our family of performers at Universal Studios Japan in Osaka! We are looking for passionate and talented individuals with a vast range of performance skills to fill a variety of exciting positions throughout The Park! Here are....Read More


Improv Playhouse
Stone Soup

Aug 21 - Aug 22, 2017


Improv Playhouse is looking for two female actresses ages 21-30 to play townsfolk for an upcoming traveling production of Stone Soup which will tour to libraries, daycare centers, and schools. Musical ability preferred.

Plot: A hungry traveling salesman shows up in a town where no one shares. The towns ....Read More


Harper College

Aug 24 - Aug 25, 2017


Harper Ensemble Theatre @ Harper College announces auditions for HAIR by Gerome Ragni and James Rado directed by Laura Pulio Colbert with musical direction to Kailey Rockwell and choreography by Kara Williams Posmer on August 24th & 25th from 7-10pm. Seeking strong musical theatre performers in a non-traditional flex-gender....Read More



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