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Non-Equity Audition

Goodman TheatreGoodman Theatre
A Christmas Carol - Young Performer Auditions

Audition Dates: Sep 8

Description:
Calling all aspiring Tiny Tims! Goodman Theatre announces open call auditions on Saturday, September 8, from 9am - 2pm for six of the young performer roles in A Christmas Carol -now in its 41st year.

Chicagoland actors from ages 5 - 17 are invited to audition for the roles of Tiny....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

BoHo TheatreBoHo Theatre
110 In The Shade

Audition Dates: Jul 21 - Jul 22, 2018

Description:
BoHo Theatre announces auditions for 110 In The Shade - Music and Lyrics by Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones and Book by N. Richard Nash. Directed by P. Marston Sullivan. Musical Direction by Ellen Morris.

In the tiny town of Three Point, in the hot and drought-stricken American southwest, traveling....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Kirk PlayersKirk Players
Red Herring

Audition Dates: Aug 13 - Aug 16, 2018

Description:
The Kirk Players are excited to announce auditions for the first play of their 53rd Season of Community Service through Theatre! RED HERRING by Michael Hollinger will be directed by Jon Leslie Lynn, Artistic Director.

This hilarious farce combines three love stories, a murder mystery, and a Soviet espionage plot into....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Performing Arts Studio and Teatro Sin Paredes  Forum TheatreThe Performing Arts Studio and Teatro Sin Paredes Forum Theatre
Discrimination in America

Audition Dates: Aug 7 - Aug 19, 2018

Description:
Mexico's awarded theatre director, David Psalmon, will be coming to Chicago to open, alongside The Performing Arts Studio, a Forum Theatre Company that will be devising two theatre shows per year and taking them to different spaces in the city from schools to prisons and showing its work to different....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Steel Beam TheatreSteel Beam Theatre
2018-19 Season

Audition Dates: Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2018

Description:
Steel Beam Theatre, 111 W Main Street, St. Charles IL announces General Auditions for their 2018-19 season on Sunday, August 5 from 6:00-10:00pm and Tuesday, August 7 from 7:00-10:00pm.

The SBT 2018-19 season is as follows:

The Weir by Conor McPherson, Directed by Larry Boller

Miracle on 34th Street Radio Show by....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Norwegian Cruise LineNorwegian Cruise Line
Million Dollar Quartet

Audition Dates: Jul 30

Description:
Million Dollar Quartet: the hit musical with productions in New York, Chicago and touring across North America, is now seeking actors to sail in the roles of Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. On December 4, 1956, an auspicious twist of fate brought these legends together.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

LZP ProductionsLZP Productions
The Little Mermaid

Audition Dates: Aug 5 - Aug 8, 2018

Description:
LZP Productions announces auditions for Disney's "The Little Mermaid". Auditions will be held evenings on Sunday, 8/5, and Monday, 8/6 at Cutting Hall, 150 E Wood Street, Palatine, IL. Callbacks will be on Tuesday, 8/8 at St Peter UCC, 47 Church Street, Lake Zurich, IL. All roles available except Ursula.

....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theater Unspeakable (TU)Theater Unspeakable (TU)
2018-19 Season

Audition Dates: Aug 17 - Aug 18, 2018

Description:
Theater Unspeakable (TU) will be holding a general audition for its 2018-19 season. In the coming year, this physical theater company will be touring its pieces The American Revolution and Moon Shot as well as continuing to develop its newest piece based on the story of Sacagawea. The company is....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Yippee Productions LLCYippee Productions LLC
Yippee Ki-Yay Merry Christmas

Audition Dates: Aug 5 - Aug 6, 2018

Description:
We are casting for a holiday musical comedy/parody of the Die Hard series and the iconic 80's. This musical has had a 4 year successful run at the MCL Chicago theater as a one act parody. Now, with a strong producing team behind it, we are expanding it into....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

UrbanTheater CompanyUrbanTheater Company
Not For Sale

Audition Dates: Jul 22 - Jul 23, 2018

Description:
"With the Puerto Rican Festival less than two weeks away, Humboldt Park prepares for the big event. With new neighbors looking to make changes, those that have lived in the community have to work together to either brace for change or let go of the legacies laid out by those....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Mudlark Theater CompanyMudlark Theater Company
A.R.C. Trials

Audition Dates: Jul 23 - Jul 24, 2018

Description:
The A.R.C. Trials is a new sci-fi play set in a classroom aboard an interstellar ship where the instructors are Artificial Intelligence. Students are taught about 'Earth That Was' and 'Tierra Nueva', where they're headed, but something isn't quite right aboard the spaceship. Important information is missing from the kids'....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
I Know My Own Heart

Audition Dates: Jul 22 - Jul 29, 2018

Description:
Pride Films & Plays (PFP) is seeking submissions from female-identified and non-binary actors for the upcoming U.S. premiere of Emma Donoghue's I KNOW MY OWN HEART, to be directed by Elizabeth Swanson. This is a Jeff-eligible production.

About the play:
Inspired by the secret coded diaries of Yorkshire gentlewoman Anne Lister,....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Chicago Shakespeare TheaterChicago Shakespeare Theater
Nell Gwynn

Description:
Seeking Actors who play classical guitar for an ensemble role in our upcoming production of NELL GWYNN. Open ethnicity, gender identity, and age. AEA or non union. Needs to be proficient at classical guitar. These ensemble tracks in NELL GWYNN will cover a lot of stage time as members of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

North Riverside PlayersNorth Riverside Players
The Crucible

Audition Dates: Jul 30 - Jul 31, 2018

Description:
North Riverside Players is looking for 20+ actors ages 14 - 70 for it's fall production of Arthur Miller's classic drama The Crucible. All roles are available. This exciting drama about the Puritan purge of witchcraft in old Salem is both a gripping historical play and a timely parable....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Unheard Of CompanyUnheard Of Company
ILY

Audition Dates: Jul 23 - Jul 24, 2018

Description:
Unheard Of Company is accepting submissions for their inaugural production "ILY" by Jennifer Bradley, directed by Kayla Menz. This is a world premiere of a show about intimacy, coming of age, and the inability to communicate.

Unheard Of Company is a Theatre Company and Podcast Network. We are a non-profit organization....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gallery TheaterGallery Theater
Brownstone

Audition Dates: Aug 5 - Aug 6, 2018

Description:
The Gallery Theater of West Chicago will hold auditions for Brownstone by Catherine Butterfield, directed by Gail Cannata.

Three points of time converge in a New York brownstone, spanning eighty years and encompassing the lives of three pairs of people. There are newlyweds Stephen and Davia who long to move to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Rail Events ProductionsRail Events Productions
The Polar Express Train Ride

Audition Dates: Aug 6 - Aug 7, 2018

Description:
Rail Events Productions announces auditions for THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride; a live, interactive event based on the film by Warner Bros.

Seeking: Actors and Singers to portray various roles (see Character Breakdown)
Job Location: Union Station, Chicago, IL
Casting Authority: Mike May, Producer and Scott Calcagno, Director

Character Breakdown:
Conductor: m, 35-50, charming,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The ComradesThe Comrades
Warrior Class

Audition Dates: Jul 22

Description:
The Comrades are currently accepting submission for their Fall 2018 production of WARRIOR CLASS by Kenneth Lin and directed by Carol Ann Tan. Rehearsals start in early September. Production dates are October 11 thru November 11, 2018 at the Greenhouse Theater Center.

Auditions are being held at North Shore Baptist....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Underscore Theatre CompanyUnderscore Theatre Company
Teen - Tiny Storefront Concert Series

Description:
Seeking teens for our first ever all youth Tiny Storefront Concert! It's a little cabaret meets live concert event held four times a year at our theatre. We gather music from lesser known and brand new musicals to be performed by some of the most talented people in Chicago!

For....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Party Princess ProductionsParty Princess Productions
Princess and Superhero Auditions

Description:
Princess Performers: Seeking young women to portray princesses like Belle, Cinderella, Elena & Moana as well as other characters like Wonder Woman and Rey from Star Wars. Performers portray characters as they entertain children at birthday parties and various commercial & educational venues.

Superhero Performers: Seeking young men....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo Ubique Cabaret TheatreTheo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
The Full Monty

Audition Dates: Jul 30 - Aug 6, 2018

Description:
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre seeks strong male and female performers for the first show in our new space, The Full Monty. Rehearsals to begin October 7th, previews begin December 7th, opening December 10th and running through January 27. Auditions will be held July 30th and August 6th from....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Otherworld TheatreOtherworld Theatre
General Auditions

Audition Dates: Jul 17 - Jul 19, 2018

Description:
General auditions for Otherworld Theatre's 2018-2019 season will take place July 17th and 18th from 7-10 pm with callbacks on July 19th.

We are jointly auditioning with Moonrise Games for our upcoming larps- Chronicles of the Realm: Kalibaba (Sept 7-9, 2018) and Dark Labyrinth (Feb 1-3, 2019). Actors of colour....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Ghostlight EnsembleGhostlight Ensemble
Picasso At The Lapin Agile

Audition Dates: Jul 23 - Jul 25, 2018

Description:
Ghostlight Ensemble announces auditions for our fall show Picasso at the Lapin Agile by Steve Martin, directed by Holly Robison. The play imagines a meeting between Albert Einstein and Pablo Picasso just before the renowned scientist transformed physics with his theory of relativity and the celebrated painter sets the art....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Eclectic Full Contact TheatreEclectic Full Contact Theatre
Chicago 24

Description:
Do you want the opportunity to work with actors, writers, and directors who you've never meet before? Do you have a need to create art that will last forever in just 24 hours? Do you long for the chance to do the best work you can fueled only by caffeine....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The James Downing TheatreThe James Downing Theatre
Men Are Dogs

Audition Dates: Jul 30 - Aug 1, 2018

Description:
The James Downing Theatre is holding auditions for Men Are Dogs written by Joe Simonelli and directed by Rhys Read.

Casting: 2 Men, 6 Women
Character Descriptions for Available Parts
Cecelia Monahan-Therapist-Age 30's-40's
Rose Monahan-Her Mother- This part is already cast
Bob Crowley-Postal Deliveryman-Age 30's-40's
Tony Rumson-Actor-Age 20's-30's
Allison Taylor-Group Therapy Member-Age 20's
Madeline Weinberg....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The PlagiaristsThe Plagiarists
2018-2019 Season

Audition Dates: Jul 28 - Aug 2, 2018

Description:
The Plagiarists are looking for actors for their 2018-2019 season. This season, we're asking, "What does it take to change the world?" with two daring world premieres. Actors will receive a small stipend.

Auditions will be held on Saturday, July 28th from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at About Face....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Oil Lamp TheaterOil Lamp Theater
The Front Page

Audition Dates: Jul 14 - Jul 23, 2018

Description:
Oil Lamp Theater is holding auditions for its production of "The Front Page" by Charles MacArthur and Ben Hecht. The production will run October 4 to November 18, 2018 with rehearsals starting mid August. The production will be directed by Keith Gerth, Oil Lamp Theater Executive Director.

An irresistible....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Porchlight Music TheatrePorchlight Music Theatre
Gypsy

Audition Dates: Aug 2

Description:
Seeking 6 child performers who can believably play 8-10 years old:

- 2 male-identifying children of any ethnicity, to play the younger versions of 2 Caucasian actors who have already been cast.

- 4 African-American female-identifying children, playing the younger versions of performers who have already been cast.

Specifically seeking children who have....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Black Ensemble TheaterBlack Ensemble Theater
Revolution in Rhyme and Women of Soul

Audition Dates: Jul 18

Description:
Revolution in Rhyme- a celebration of spoken word and Rap music Women of Soul- a celebration of women soul and R&B Singers.

Pay: $15/rehearsal, $30/show....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Hampstead Stage CompanyHampstead Stage Company
Staged Reading - I Never Saw Another Butterfly

Audition Dates: Jul 22

Description:
Hampstead Stage Company is seeking 4 non-union actors (age 18+) for their Signature Series Staged Reading of a new, original adaptation of I Never Saw Another Butterfly by company member, Amanda Faye Martin.

This adaptation follows two children, Pepicek and Werner, in Theresienstadt, a concentration camp in German-occupied Czechoslovakia used for....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Sigman Brothers Productions Sigman Brothers Productions
2018-2019 Season

Audition Dates: Jul 16 - Jul 17, 2018

Description:
The Sigman Brothers Theatrical Production Company is holding auditions for their upcoming 2018-2019 seasons at the reopened and refurbished Mainstage Theater at Pheasant Run Resort in St. Charles IL. These auditions are for shows in October and December of this year, and four shows in 2019!

We are looking for male/female....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Agency Theater CollectiveThe Agency Theater Collective
Hellcab

Audition Dates: Jul 21 - Jul 23, 2018

Description:
The Agency Theater Collective seeks submissions for their upcoming auditions for Hellcab by Will Kern, directed by Cordie Nelson. All ethnicities, genders, and types encouraged to apply for roles of the cab patrons.

Also seeking a 35 - 50 year old female identifying or gender fluid actor to play the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

E.D.G.E TheaterE.D.G.E Theater
A Klingon Christmas Carol

Audition Dates: Aug 4 - Aug 7, 2018

Description:
"A Klingon Christmas Carol" is the first play to be performed entirely in Klingon, a constructed language first appearing in the television series, Star Trek. The story is one you already know-it's based on Charles Dickens' classic tale of ghosts and redemption, adapted to reflect the Klingon values of courage....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Highland Park PlayersHighland Park Players
On The Town

Audition Dates: Jul 17 - Jul 23, 2018

Description:
ON THE TOWN, the energetic wartime musical about three sailors on a 24-hour leave in New York City, features thrilling music by Leonard Bernstein with playful lyrics and book by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. The show's celebrated score includes a number of musical theatre standards, including "Come Up to....Read More


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