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Non-Equity Audition

The Chicago MammalsThe Chicago Mammals
Kafka's Trial Goes Gonzo

Audition Dates: Mar 11

Description:
The Chicago Mammals are holding Non Equity / Non Union auditions for KAFKA'S TRIAL GOES GONZO on Sunday March 11th.

Seeking actors/actresses of all ages and types for this web serialized adaptation of Franz Kafka's Trial

This project is non union, non paid. However, there is a small stipend.

For more information or....Read More


Equity Audition

Goodman TheatreGoodman Theatre
An Enemy of the People

Description:
Seeking EXTRAS to fill out the town hall scene in Robert Fall's adaptation of Insen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE

Goodman Theatre is seeking submissions from actors (All Gender Identities, Open Ethnicity, Must be 18+) who would be interested in participating as an extra in our production of AN ENEMY OF....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Improv PlayhouseImprov Playhouse
The Diary of Anne Frank

Audition Dates: Feb 26

Description:
Improv Playhouse Theatre for Young Audiences is seeking actors for upcoming production of The Diary of Anne Frank. In this essential junior high reading, students learn about the hardships and struggles faced by those persecuted during World War II. Now your students have the opportunity to see this story brought....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Canterbury Summer TheatreCanterbury Summer Theatre
2018 Resident Company

Audition Dates: Mar 12

Description:
Canterbury Summer Theatre, in Michigan City, IN, will be holding auditions for its 2018 Resident Company. One of the Midwest's oldest professional summer companies celebrating its 50th anniversary season, Canterbury is hiring versatile performers, who act, sing and move well.

Contracts are full-time, for 6-8 weeks, depending on casting. Performer....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Muse of Fire Theatre CompanyMuse of Fire Theatre Company
2018 Summer Production

Audition Dates: Mar 10 - Mar 12, 2018

Description:
Muse of Fire Theatre Company invites submissions for our 2018 summer production in Evanston. Actors of color strongly encouraged to audition. Performances are outdoors without amplification. Experience with classical text a plus. Rehearsals held in Evanston Mon-Thurs, 6:30-10pm, and Sat and Sun 2-6pm.

Richard III (directed by Artistic Director Jemma....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

GreenMan Theatre TroupeGreenMan Theatre Troupe
Monstrous Regiment

Audition Dates: Feb 25 - Feb 28, 2018

Description:
GreenMan Theatre is holding auditions for Monstrous Regiment, based on the adventure fantasy novel by Terry Pratchett, directed by Justin Vidovic. This adaptation is by Christopher Hainsworth and premiered at Lifeline Theatre in 2014.

In a war torn country ruled by men, seven women hide their gender and join the army.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Babes With BladesBabes With Blades
The Lady Demands Satisfaction

Audition Dates: Mar 12 - Mar 17, 2018

Description:
An 18th Century farce by Arthur M. Jolly: The winner of Joining Sword & Pen 2017-18! When a young maiden learns she must defend her inheritance in a duel, she struggles with a conniving suitor, a servant girl posing as a German fencing master who doesn't speak English, and her....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Stage Left TheatreStage Left Theatre
The Luckiest People

Description:
Stage Left Theatre seeks two understudies for the World Premiere of THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE by Meridith Friedman, and directed by Co-Artistic Director Jason A. Fleece.

Show:
THE LUCKIEST PEOPLE After the matriarch of the Hoffman family passes away, Richard is blindsided when his elderly father, Oscar, demands to leave his assisted....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Medieval Times Schaumburg CastleMedieval Times Schaumburg Castle
Lord Chancellor and Lord Marshall

Description:
Seeking: A male actor for a part-time (non-equity) position as a performer with our cast. Both available roles are in the 25 to 55 years-of-age range, call for a British dialect (RP), and actor must be able to portray both characters to be considered. A flexible schedule is....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
The Days Are Shorter

Audition Dates: Feb 24 - Feb 25, 2018

Description:
Pride Films and Plays seeks submissions for the Chicago premiere of Corinne J. Kawecki's "The Days Are Shorter" directed by Iris Sowlat. This production is Jeff-eligible and will perform in the Buena at Pride Arts Center from May 8 - June 3, 2018.

Synopsis:
Despite 53-year-old Julia's attempts to recapture her....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Flying Elephant ProductionsFlying Elephant Productions
Defacing Michael Jackson

Audition Dates: Mar 12

Description:
*2014 Winner of Lincoln Center's Act One Prize* Set among the swamps and canals of rural Florida, Defacing Michael Jackson follows a motley group of African-American teenagers who create their own Michael Jackson fan club in 1984. But when a Caucasian boy moves to the neighborhood and tries to join....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Chicago Theatre WorkshopChicago Theatre Workshop
Gods & Monsters

Audition Dates: Mar 29 - Mar 30, 2018

Description:
London producer, Tarento Productions, in association with Chicago Theatre Workshop is seeking AEA and non-AEA actor submissions for our summer production of Gods & Monsters, directed by Russell Labey from the original London production. Please note that the role of James Whale has already been cast.

Seeking the following:
MARIA, 60's,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lemon Hat ProductionsLemon Hat Productions
Bicycle Day

Audition Dates: Feb 22

Description:
BICYCLE DAY is a dramatic adaptation of the events of April 19, 1943: the day that Dr. Albert Hoffman dosed himself with LSD, and went on the first documented acid trip. As it was wartime and gasoline was scarce, Hoffman rode his bicycle home. That day became known as Bicycle....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

On The Spot Theatre CompanyOn The Spot Theatre Company
Summer Show

Description:
On the Spot Theatre Company seeks an Asian male actor, to play a character in his late twenties for a non equity, unpaid role, in a world premiere production that goes up last week in July for a four week run and that starts rehearsal second week in June.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

eta Creative Arts Foundationeta Creative Arts Foundation
Comfort Stew

Description:
Comfort Stew-In a story of a missing child-taken from the evening news- a community of women confront a harsh reality. They journey through a night of memory and hope, while a woman makes her comfort stew. A collaboration between legendary Chicago poet, playwright and novelist Angela Jackson and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Wynn Las VegasWynn Las Vegas
Le Reve - The Dream

Audition Dates: Mar 4

Description:
Le Reve- The Dream, presented exclusively at Wynn Las Vegas, is currently seeking MALE and FEMALE: sports acrobats, gymnasts, martial artists, high divers, aerialists, cheerleaders, and circus artists to join the current cast of performers.

Auditions will be held at C.I.T.Y Club Gymnastics Academy 1723 S. Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL 60616

-One....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Jackalope Theatre CompanyJackalope Theatre Company
The Light Fantastic

Description:
Jackalope seeks understudies for the World Premiere of THE LIGHT FANTASTIC by Ike Holter, and directed by Artistic Director Gus Menary. Note: multiple understudies will have guaranteed performances, all understudies will have an invited understudy run.

GRACE: Latinx, female identifying, early 30s. Razor sharp sense of humor. A matriarch in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Historical Perspectives for ChildrenHistorical Perspectives for Children
Martin Luther King, Harriet Tubman

Description:
Historical Perspectives for Children is conducting 2018-19 season auditions for African-American actors and actresses, ages 22-35, for the role of Martin Luther King in the production, Martin Luther King: Civil Rights Leader, and Harriet Tubman in the production, Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad to be presented in schools....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Something MarvelousSomething Marvelous
Firefly Love

Audition Dates: Feb 24 - Mar 3, 2018

Description:
Something Marvelous, dedicated to producing new works of magical realism, will host auditions for the world premiere production of Firefly Love by Alejandro Ricaņo, translated by Hector Garza, directed by Rinska Carrasco-Prestinary. Please visit somethingmarvelous.org for more information. FIREFLY LOVE Maria goes on a journey to the homeland of her....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

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

Audition Dates: Mar 28

Description:
The Women's Theatre Alliance is seeking actors for our annual New Play Development Workshop. We are especially interested in casting female-identifying and non-binary individuals between the ages of 30 - 70. The actors will be involved in the final stages of our workshop series, which features six incredible Chicago-based....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Otherworld TheatreOtherworld Theatre
Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam

Audition Dates: Feb 19 - Feb 22, 2018

Description:
Otherworld Theatre presents Down the Rocky Road and All the Way to Bedlam, by local playwright Drew Beyer, directed by guest director Lauren N. Fields. Please note that the role of Lain Jerusalem has already been cast. Performers of colour are highly encouraged to submit!

Auditions will be held 19th and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

GreatWorks Theatre CompanyGreatWorks Theatre Company
Seeking Submissions

Description:
GreatWorks Touring Theatre is seeking submissions from Latinx and African American actors, men and women, all ages and types, for open roles in several of their spring productions. We're in special need of performers with good sketch comedy or other comic skills. These are daytime performances for student audiences, with....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Marriott TheatreMarriott Theatre
General Auditions

Audition Dates: Feb 26 - Mar 6, 2018

Description:
Marriott Theatre will hold general auditions for local non-union actors on Monday, February 26th (4-6pm), Tuesday, February 27th (10am-6pm), Monday March 5th (10am-6pm), and Tuesday, March 6th (10am to 2pm) at Stage 773 (1225 W. Belmont Ave, 60657) for their upcoming productions of Sweet Charity, Holiday Inn, Pinkalicious (TYA), and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

PM&L TheaterPM&L Theater
Bad Seed

Audition Dates: Mar 4 - Mar 7, 2018

Description:
Auditions for adults wishing to audition for Bad Seed by Maxwell Anderson will be held on Sunday, March 4th and Monday, March 5th at 7 pm. Auditions for girls who can play a stage age of 8-10 will be held 3:00-5:00 pm on Sunday, March 4th.

Auditions will be....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Compass Creative DramaticsCompass Creative Dramatics
Teaching Artist Generals

Audition Dates: Feb 25 - Feb 28, 2018

Description:
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 (1st....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre YTheatre Y
Call For Actors

Audition Dates: Feb 19 - Feb 23, 2018

Description:
Seeking:
50 and over, all genders, all races
People of color, all ages
South Asian Men and Women, All Ages

Theatre Y has been producing critically acclaimed work for 11 years. For the last 2 years the Theatre Y ensemble has been training and creating an artistic home together.

The....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Rising Stars Theatre Co.The Rising Stars Theatre Co.
42nd Street

Audition Dates: Apr 5 - Apr 10, 2018

Description:
Seeking a large cast ages 15 and up for principle and ensemble roles. Tap experience required for some roles, but not all. All roles are open. Performances are June 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and July 1 at West Leyden Auditorium in Northlake, IL.

Auditions will be held at 6626 N.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Windy City PerformsWindy City Performs
Shrek

Audition Dates: Mar 3 - Mar 4, 2018

Description:
Windy City Performs is seeking adult actors for their upcoming production of 'Shrek' with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori. Based on the Dreamworks movie of the same name. Directed by Jordan Richardson.

"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek...." And thus....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Stone Soup ShakespeareStone Soup Shakespeare
Taming of the Shrew

Audition Dates: Feb 24

Description:
Casting for Stone Soup Shakespeare's 2018 Tour of Taming of the Shrew. Looking for ensemble actors who are open to collaboration and excited to bring ideas into the room. Actors of all gender identities and ethnicities strongly encouraged. Experience with movement, music, devised work, and/or Shakespeare is a plus! The....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Wheaton DramaWheaton Drama
Company

Audition Dates: Mar 25 - Mar 28, 2018

Description:
Wheaton Drama is holding auditions for Company. Director: Pam Turlow. Music Director: Bryan McCaffrey

March 25-26*, 7-10 PM
*A third night of auditions, March 27, could be added, as demand requires.
Callbacks: March 28, 7 PM

Auditions and callbacks, as well as all performances, will be at 111 N. Hale St., Wheaton, IL.

All roles....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Odd's BodkinsOdd's Bodkins
The Tragedy of Tom Riddle

Audition Dates: Feb 23

Description:
Odd's Bodkins announces auditions for THE TRAGEDY OF TOM RIDDLE, a new play telling the story of Tom Riddle's rise and fall in the Wizarding World, seen through the eyes of the Dark Lord and his followers, told in Shakespearean verse.

Audition Date & Location: Auditions will take place at American....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Progressive Village Performance NetworkProgressive Village Performance Network
Guys and Dolls

Audition Dates: Mar 3 - Mar 7, 2018

Description:
PVPN (Progressive Village Performance Network) presents auditions for the musical comedy - GUYS and DOLLS.

When Damon Runyon wrote his "Broadway Stories" that would later become Guys and Dolls, he was able to capture perfectly the variety of characters that inhabited a fast paced, hand to mouth, rough and tumble....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Second CitySecond City
General Auditions

Audition Dates: Mar 6 - Mar 13, 2018

Description:
Second City is excited to host its first round of General Auditions for 2018 on March 6th, 7th, and 9th. Callbacks will be on March 13th. We are looking for talent to become understudies for the Touring Company and potential upcoming projects.

You must be a graduate from an improv and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Village Theatre GuildVillage Theatre Guild
She Loves Me

Audition Dates: Mar 16 - Mar 21, 2018

Description:
Village Theatre Guild in Glen Ellyn is seeking all roles for the musical, She Loves Me to be presented May 25 - June 16, 2018. This musical comedy in a 1930s European parfumerie reveals the romantic adventures of charming shop clerks; including two who can't stand each other but....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Sigman Brothers Productions Sigman Brothers Productions
Joan

Description:
The Sigman Brothers Theatrical Production Company is holding ongoing auditions for their upcoming show JOAN which runs in late March at the famous Pheasant Run Main Stage Theater and Resort, in St. Charles, IL

We are auditioning for male supporting, Ensemble and dancing roles.

Rehearsals will be at the theater itself and....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Drama GroupThe Drama Group
Vanya & Sonia & Masha & Spike

Audition Dates: Feb 25 - Feb 26, 2018

Description:
Middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia share a home in Bucks County, PA, where they bicker and complain about the circumstances of their lives. Suddenly, their movie-star sister, Masha, swoops in with her new boy toy, Spike. Old resentments flare up, eventually leading to threats to sell the house. Also on....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Galaxy TheaterGalaxy Theater
Harvey

Audition Dates: Feb 27 - Mar 2, 2018

Description:
Galaxy Theater Company is pleased to announce open auditions for a spring production of Harvey by Mary Chase, directed by Carla Alcorn.

This is not about Weinstein, nor the 2017 hurricane. Harvey is a gentle, imaginative, whimsical play that premiered on Broadway in 1944, and won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Lyric OperaLyric Opera
Chorus Auditions

Audition Dates: Mar 13 - Mar 17, 2018

Description:
Lyric Opera of Chicago will hold auditions in March 2018 for experienced, classically trained singers who are seeking professional positions in the company's choral ensemble for the 2018/19 season.

The 2018/19 performance season runs from early October, 2018 through late March, 2019. Musical rehearsals begin in August; the schedule is dependent....Read More


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