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Oil Lamp Theater
Oil Lamp Theater
I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change
Non-Equity Audition

Oil Lamp Theater is seeking submissions for its production of the musical I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change with book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro and music by Jimmy Roberts. This production will be directed by Jay Pastucha. The production will be rehearsed and presented at Oil Lamp.... Read More

Theatre Above the Law
Theatre Above the Law
Season Generals
Non-Equity Audition

Theatre Above the Law is holding its season 6 generals. The 4 productions being cast are:

Grimm (A World Premiere Play by Michael Dalberg), Eb & Belle (A World Premiere play by Ryan Stevens), Ghosts of Chernobyl (A World Premiere Play by David Hartley) Postponed due to Covid-19 and Digging Up.... Read More

Sigman Brothers Productions
Sigman Brothers Productions
Upcoming Projects
Non-Equity Audition

The Sigman Brothers are looking for singers, actors and dancers to appear in three upcoming projects, especially MALE performers!

One is an original musical that will be rehearsed/filmed in our studio/theater in Melrose Park, IL, and then broadcast live on Sunday, October 31. The second will be another original musical that.... Read More

Goodman Theatre
Goodman Theatre
A Christmas Carol
Equity/Non-Equity

Goodman Theatre announces a virtual open call for self-tape auditions for four of the young performer roles in A Christmas Carol - Boy Scrooge/Peter Cratchit; Belinda Cratchit; Emily Cratchit alternate; and Turkey Child-between August 2 - 20.

Chicagoland actors aged 5 - 17 wishing to audition should self-tape a memorized poem.... Read More

DD Productions
DD Productions
Dear Mom, I'm Gay!
Non-Equity Audition

This will be a workshop for a new musical. LGBTQ+ and People of Color are encouraged to audition. We have a few characters we still need to cast. We are planning on a full production soon. Understudies will help develop the characters and will be part of cast recording and.... Read More

Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
The Notebook
Equity/Non-Equity

Chicago Shakespeare Theater is holding auditions for The Notebook.

Characters:
YOUNG ALLIE: Female. Late teens/Early 20's. Especially seeking Black, Indigenous, Asian, Pacific Islander, MENASA, Latinx/Hispanic. Smart, witty, well-educated and beautiful. Must be a thrilling singer/actor with a strong, high belt. PRINCIPAL.

YOUNG NOAH: Male. Late teens/Early 20's. Especially seeking Black, Indigenous, Asian,.... Read More

Chicago Kids Company
Chicago Kids Company
2021-2022 Season
Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Kids Company, a professional children's theater company now in its 29th season, is currently seeking digital submissions for its 2021-2022 season.

Chicago Kids Company enriches the lives of the young children with their original classic fairy tale productions. All CKC shows are presented in four theaters around Chicagoland including.... Read More

Invictus Theatre
Invictus Theatre
Hamlet
Non-Equity Audition

Invictus Theatre Company is excited to announce auditions for their upcoming production of Hamlet, directed by Charles Askenaizer. The performances will run from October 25 - November 21 and will take place at 1106 W. Thorndale Avenue.

Auditions will be held on Saturday, August 7th 10am-4pm, Sunday, August 8th 10am-4pm, and.... Read More

MadKap Productions
MadKap Productions
Anyone Can Whistle
Non-Equity Audition

MadKap Productions seeks a male tenor to act as the male understudy for it's upcoming production of Anyone Can Whistle.

Performances to take place at The Skokie Theatre in downtown Skokie. Theatre can be reached via Yellow Line CTA train or #97 bus. 7924 Lincoln Avenue, Skokie.

Must be able to.... Read More

Corn Productions
Corn Productions
Covid Chronicles
Non-Equity Audition

Corn Productions is seeking actors and writers of all backgrounds for a new sketch comedy show all about the trials and tribulations of the past year and a half. BIPOC performers are highly encouraged to audition. This will be a show written by the cast over a 7 week process..... Read More

Parker Players
Parker Players
Spider's Web
Non-Equity Audition

Parker Players is holding auditions for Spider's Web by Agatha Christie. Directed by Richard Dominick.

Clarissa, wife of a diplomat, is adept at spinning tales of adventure, but when a murder takes place in her drawing room she finds she finds live drama much harder to cope with. Desperate to dispose.... Read More

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
Shout! The Mod Musical
Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in downtown Arlington Heights, IL announces general auditions for Shout! The Mod Musical (Fall 2021) by Phillip George and David Lowenstein. Shout! will be directed by Lauren Berman, assistant directed by Tuesdai Perry, musical direction by Kailey Rockwell, and choreography by Lexi Bailey. Seeking strong non-Equity.... Read More

Glass Apple Theatre
Glass Apple Theatre
Lighthouses in the Desert
Non-Equity Audition

Glass Apple Theatre is holding auditions for Lighthouses in the Desert. Written by Richard James Zieman. Directed by Cheryl Snodgrass

Description:
Gail is convinced that the explosive story she has pieced together through news clippings and eyewitness tales will make her neighbor Toni an overnight millionaire if she publishes the story, rescuing.... Read More

MPAACT Theatre
MPAACT Theatre
Red Summer
Non-Equity Audition

MPAACT announces general auditions for its production of Red Summer which will have an abbreviated run at Governors State in September 2022. We are seeking strong singers, actors, and dancers. This is a new play; actors who are cast will be involved in the workshop process, which is scheduled to.... Read More

Paradox Theatre Works
Paradox Theatre Works
Cocktails And Monologues
Non-Equity Audition

Announcing auditions for Paradox Theatre Works' First Annual New Works Festival "COCKTAILS AND MONOLOGUES". This is a One Night Only show of monologues, cocktails and classical piano music presented at The Community House at 620 Lincoln Avenue in Winnetka, a short walk from the Metra North line.

Casting:
Seeking non-AEA actors.... Read More

Film Audition
Film Audition
Film Trailer
Film

Casting call for the film trailer of Passage which will shoot in August 2021. The full film is slated for production in the summer of 2022.

When a storm lands his estranged brother in town, an aging theater professor begins to hallucinate scenes from Shakespeare's The Tempest, awakening ghosts of the.... Read More

Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire
Marriott Theatre In Lincolnshire
2021/2022 Season
Equity/Non-Equity

The Marriott Theatre is looking to connect and reconnect with musical theatre actors throughout Chicagoland. We aren't able to do auditions in-person quite yet, so in the meantime we're going to do things a little different. We are seeking video audition submissions for our remaining 2021 / 2022 season as.... Read More

Inkwell Arts and Learning
Inkwell Arts and Learning
The Haunting Of Sherwood Forest
Non-Equity Audition

Inkwell Arts and Learning is seeking actors for THE HAUNTING OF SHERWOOD FOREST an outdoor Walking Play at The Morton Arboretum. Currently seeking BIPOC actors of all ages and genders. Roles are being written for actors hired and will be based on the concept of the descendants of the Robin.... Read More

The Impostors Theatre Co.
The Impostors Theatre Co.
The House of Baba Yaga
Non-Equity Audition

Four teenagers break into a secluded, likely-condemned, definitely-haunted house in the woods. An evening of proverbial secret sharing and scare tactics quickly escalates into a frightening, supernatural game. Because the house really isn't abandoned at all-its tenant is one of the most ancient witches in all time, and she's been.... Read More

Hell in a Handbag Productions
Hell in a Handbag Productions
The Drag Seed
Non-Equity Audition

Hell in a Handbag Productions seeks an adult actor to play Carson in a remount of their hit show, The Drag Seed, a parody of the classic film and stage play The Bad Seed. The character Carson is a wickedly intelligent, uninhibited and very expressive 11 year old child with.... Read More

Ballet Legere
Ballet Legere
The Nutcracker
Non-Equity Audition

Ballet Légere is holding auditions for its 36th annual production of The Nutcracker

Auditions will take place Saturday, August 14 & Sunday, August 15, 2021

Auditions to be held at Legere Dance Centre: 7377 W. North Ave, River Forest, IL

Dancer's Height and Group - Saturday, August 14
-Girls: Heights 45" & under; Ages.... Read More

Strawdog Theatre
Strawdog Theatre
Hershel and The Hanukkah Goblins
Non-Equity Audition

Strawdog Theatre Company announces auditions for our production of HERSHEL AND THE HANUKKAH GOBLINS, based on the book by Eric Kimmel, adapted for the stage by Mike Dailey, directed by Hannah Todd. A stage adaptation of the classic children's book, the show will use live music and puppets to tell.... Read More

Tara Rubin Casting
Tara Rubin Casting
Trevor: The Musical - National Virtual Casting Call
Equity/Non-Equity

It could be your turn to step into the spotlight! Trevor: The Musical is now accepting virtual video auditions ahead of the show's New York premiere production this October.

Tara Rubin Casting is seeking 12-16 year-olds of all ethnicities to play middle school age for the leading and featured roles.... Read More

Kirk Players
Kirk Players
Night of January 16th
Non-Equity Audition

The Kirk Players will be holding auditions for the courtroom drama Night of January 16th. We will be assigning in person time slots for auditions anywhere from 7-10pm on August 9th and 11th. If you are only able to audition on one of these two nights or would not be.... Read More

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
Knight
Non-Equity Audition

Medieval Times is currently searching for applicants for the role of KNIGHT.

Do you have what it takes?

Role requirements: Male, VERY ATHLETIC, stunt work and horse-riding experience is a plus but not required. Long hair also a plus but not required. MUST START AS A SQUIRE, application is for.... Read More

Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret
Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret
Digital Submissions for Grand Re-opening
Non-Equity Audition

Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret is excited to announce our grand August re-opening!

We are currently seeking submissions from singers, improv groups, drag and burlesque artists, solo performers, storytellers, and comedians who wish to produce their own 60 minute cabaret show in our intimate back room cabaret space..... Read More

Citadel Theatre Company
Citadel Theatre Company
General Auditions
Non-Equity Audition

Citadel Theatre would like to announce their 2021-2022 audition notice!

A virtual submission audition will be open for general, non-equity actors from June 1-July 31

You're A Good Man Charlie Brown (Musical)
By Clark Gesner (Additional Dialogue by Michael Mayer & Additional Music by Andrew Lippa)
Nov. 19-Dec. 23, 2021
Rehearsals begin End of Sept/early.... Read More