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Non-Equity Audition

eta Creative Arts Foundation Inc.eta Creative Arts Foundation Inc.
Stand Up!

Audition Dates: Mar 25 - Mar 26, 2019

Description:
Auditions for STAND UP! Chicago Premiere-Original Musical
Book by Phyllis Curtwright and Kamesha Khan
Music and Lyrics by Phyllis Curtwright
Directed by Jonathan Wilson and Kemati Porter

Looking for African American male actor/singer, ages 16-21

Seeking:
Principal Roles
CURTIS McDowell, fifteen-year-old African American male, wannabe ladies' man who is chronically late.

SCOTTY Wilson, seventeen-year-old African American male,....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Silk Road RisingSilk Road Rising
Twice, Thrice, Frice...

Audition Dates: Mar 29 - Mar 30, 2019

Description:
Silk Road Rising is seeking six Middle Eastern actresses (three principal, three understudies) for the world premiere of Twice, Thrice, Frice... by Fouad Teymour and directed by Patrizia Acerra.

In this 90-minute comedy, three Muslim women confront adultery and polygamy when one of their husbands marries a second wife. Friendship,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
Desire in a Tinier House

Description:
Seeking submissions for Understudies, for PFP's upcoming production of DESIRE IN A TINIER HOUSE, by Ryan Oliveira, directed by PFP Artistic Associate Topher Leon. PFP is committed to an expansive and inclusive casting process in regards to all gender identities/expressions, sexualities, disabilities, ethnicity/race, socioeconomic status, age, language, country of origin,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

MadKap ProductionsMadKap Productions
The Fantasticks

Audition Dates: Apr 22 - Apr 24, 2019

Description:
MadKap Productions announces auditions for The Fantasticks.

A charming musical comedy about two fathers who plot to trick their children, Matt and Luisa, into falling in love. The show, a parable illuminating the desire for what one doesn't have as more than one bargains for, features a beautiful score, including the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Meme Juice ProductionsMeme Juice Productions
Drunk Shakespeare

Description:
All your whiskey-soaked actor fantasies are about to come true, because the hit Off-Broadway juggernaut Drunk Shakespeare is opening in Chicago! We are looking for outstanding performers with that special combination of an indestructible liver, an incurable love of The Bard, and an insatiable hunger to play.

About Drunk Shakespeare:
Each night,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Arc TheatreThe Arc Theatre
A Midsummer Night's Dream

Audition Dates: Apr 6 - Apr 13, 2019

Description:
This marks The Arc Theatre's 10th year co-producing with Shakespeare on the Ridge in Evanston! Celebrating this achievement, we are putting a fresh take on Shakespeare's most beloved play and turning up the volume on the story, the world, and the relationships found within the text. We are....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theater 47Theater 47
Imitation of Life

Description:
Theater 47 is proud to present it's musical, Imitation of Life.

Seeking 1 Caucasian actress between the ages of 18-25...5'1 to 5'5....to play the role of Jessie Pulliam. She is a college student who falls in love with her mother's boyfriend Stephen Archer. (non-singing role)

Synopsis: Bea Pullman and her daughter....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo UbiqueTheo Ubique
Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Audition Dates: Mar 31

Description:
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre is now casting trans-identifying, non-binary, gender-fluid, and genderqueer singers for the final show of our season, "Hedwig and the Angry Inch."

Auditions will be Sunday, March 31st at 721 Howard Street. Scheduled in one-hour blocks, between 1pm-4pm.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Historical Perspectives for ChildrenHistorical Perspectives for Children
Harriet Tubman and Amelia Earhart

Description:
Historical Perspectives for Children is conducting its 2019-20 season auditions for African-American and Caucasian actresses, ages 22-35, for the roles of Harriet Tubman and Amelia Earhart in the productions, "Harriet Tubman: Conductor of the Underground Railroad" and "Amelia Earhart: Pioneer in Aviation." These characters are presented as strong role models....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Commission TheatreCommission Theatre
The Tempest

Description:
Commission Theatre is in need of two female identified or gender non-conforming understudies for our upcoming production of The Tempest, by William Shakespeare.

Understudy Track 1 covers:
Gonzalo, Antonio

Understudy Track 2 covers:
Prospero, Ariel, Caliban....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Elgin Theatre CompanyElgin Theatre Company
Over The Tavern

Audition Dates: Mar 25 - Mar 26, 2019

Description:
The Elgin Theatre Company is please to announce auditions for its production of Over the Tavern by Tom Dudzick. This production will be the fourth and final production of ETC's 2018-2019 season.

Auditions will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 216 E. Highland Ave., Elgin, IL 60120.

This is an....Read More


Film

Film AuditionFilm Audition
Feature Length Film

Description:
Feature length film casting for late summer/ early fall production. A large variety of roles need to be cast.

Female 1: (18-23) the 'juliet' of a tragic love story in which she finds herself in love with a man to addicted to vices to love her back

Male....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Wayward Sisters Theatre EnsembleWayward Sisters Theatre Ensemble
New Play Showcase

Description:
Wayward Sisters Theatre Ensemble announces Wayward Sisters New Play Showcase! The show case will go up at the end of May, and is a great opportunity for playwrights to hear their work aloud, and receive feedback from the audience.

Playwrights: This is our final call for plays that would be interested....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Independent ProductionIndependent Production
A Surprise Musical

Audition Dates: Mar 23 - Mar 26, 2019

Description:
A Surprise Musical
An hour long original musical written as a surprise birthday present. It's about a woman wanting a cat and having to overcome her evil step-husband to get one. We've withheld the names of some of the characters and the story details to help maintain the secrecy.

CHARACTERS
Female Lead....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre MomentumTheatre Momentum
The Burning

Audition Dates: Apr 16

Description:
Join an Einstein Resident Ensemble, The Burning at Theatre Momentum

Theatre Momentum is hosting auditions to add to our current Einstein resident ensemble, The Burning.

Come join the only theatre in Chicago dedicated to dramatic improvisation!

The Einstein Resident Ensemble, The Burning, is looking to expand their cast! We're looking to add 5-7....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre MomentumTheatre Momentum
It's Too Late to be Arthur

Audition Dates: Mar 25

Description:
Join an Einstein Resident Ensemble, It's Too Late to be Arthur at Theatre Momentum

Theatre Momentum is hosting auditions to add to our current Einstein resident ensemble, It's Too Late to be Arthur.

Come join the only theatre in Chicago dedicated to dramatic improvisation!

The Einstein Resident Ensemble, It's Too Late to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre MomentumTheatre Momentum
On Air

Audition Dates: Apr 3 - Apr 7, 2019

Description:
Theatre Momentum is holding auditions for our upcoming production, ON AIR, a serial drama in 12 episodes on Wednesday, April 3rd and Sunday, April 7th. We are seeking to cast 12-14 total players.

Come join the ONLY theatre in Chicago dedicated to dramatic improvisation!

Theatre Momentum presents our ongoing serial drama, On....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Porchlight Music TheatrePorchlight Music Theatre
Sunset Boulevard & Porchlight Revisits Call Me Madam

Audition Dates: Mar 25 - Mar 27, 2019

Description:
Porchlight announces auditions for their fall mainstage production of Sunset Boulevard and their Porchlight Revisits staged concert production of Call Me Madam. Production Dates are as follows:

SUNSET BOULEVARD
1st Reh: September 17, 2019
1st Perf: October 11, 2019
Anticipated close: December 8, 2019

Porchlight Revisits CALL ME MADAM
1st Reh: November 5, 2019
1st Perf: November....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

RenFaireChicagoRenFaireChicago
Special Event Casting

Description:
Seeking talent for new Renaissance Fair themed event arriving in Chicago for Mid-April through June. Looking for Entertainers, Performers, Vendors with genre interests of Lord of the Rings, The Hobbit, Game of Thrones, Camelot, Cosplay as well as sword fighting, fire eating, fortune tellers highly encouraged. Also seeking skit....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Glitterati Productions & Eclectic Full Contact TheatreGlitterati Productions & Eclectic Full Contact Theatre
Who Killed Joan Crawford?

Audition Dates: Mar 24

Description:
Glitterati Productions and Eclectic Full Contact Theatre are holding auditions for the mid-west premiere of "Who Killed Joan Crawford?" by Michael Leeds.

We are seeking male identified persons of color over the age of 40 for the role of Harvey. Actor must feel comfortable dressing in drag.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Rising Stars Theatre Co.The Rising Stars Theatre Co.
Summer Show

Audition Dates: Apr 11 - Apr 16, 2019

Description:
The Rising Stars Theatre Co announces open auditions for our summer show set on a Mediterranean Greek Island!! We can't announce the show until April 1st. But..it has a wedding, popular music by A top vocal group and a mystery dad!!!

Seeking a large cast-men and women ages 17 and up....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

New American Folk TheatreNew American Folk Theatre
A Woman's Place: A Solo Performance Festival

Description:
New American Folk Theatre is seeking women+ writers for an evening of monologues to be presented in the Spring of 2019 (Dates and venue are currently being determined). The monologues will be performed and directed by women+ artists who will be chosen based on the monologues selected for the festival.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Wynn Las VegasWynn Las Vegas
Le Reve

Audition Dates: Apr 4

Description:
Le Reve the dream at Wynn Las Vegas is seeking a male acrobat/gymnast and a female acrobat/gymnast.

Le Reve is a large scale aquatic spectacle in the round, and has been voted Best Show in Las Vegas for 8 consecutive years. We are looking for exceptional athletes and artists who have....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Village Theatre GuildVillage Theatre Guild
Luna Gale

Audition Dates: Mar 24 - Mar 25, 2019

Description:
Village Theatre Guild is holding auditions for Luna Gale by Rebecca Gilman.

Roles:
4 women, 3 men

CAROLINE: Social Worker:(50s-60) Caroline would like to save the world and has spent her career trying. Five years from early retirement, "Career Burn Out" has set in. She is a personally driven woman with qualities of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Dunes Summer TheaterDunes Summer Theater
2019 Summer Season

Description:
Dunes Summer Theatre - currently in its 68th season of continuous operation - is seeking the following for its 2019 Summer Season: non-AEA actors/singers of color of all ages and types, specifically for roles in both Stud Terkel's WORKING-2012 (music by Stephen Schwartz, directed by Steve Scott, Goodman Theatre), as....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

TimeLine Theatre CompanyTimeLine Theatre Company
2019-2020 Season

Audition Dates: Apr 2 - Apr 5, 2019

Description:
TimeLine Theatre Company is accepting non-equity actor submissions for its 2019-2020 Season.

TimeLine Theatre Company presents stories inspired by history that connect with today's social and political issues. Our collaborative artistic team produces provocative theatre and educational programs that engage, entertain and enlighten.

The productions for TimeLine's 2019-2020 season are:
Oslo by J.T.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The James Downing TheatreThe James Downing Theatre
As Long As You Both Shall Live

Audition Dates: Mar 24 - Mar 25, 2019

Description:
The James Downing Theatre announces auditions for the comedy/mystery "As Long As You Both Shall Live", written by Sean Grennan and directed by Mary Ellen Sanchez, on Sunday March 24 and Monday March 25 at 7:00 p.m. JDT is looking for three men and two women. ....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Curious Theatre BranchCurious Theatre Branch
Open Wide

Audition Dates: Mar 2

Description:
Seeking all Actors with strong singing ability for specific parts (see below) in Open Wide, a new sung play by Jenny Magnus.

Curious Theatre Branch and Prop Thtr both are interested in seeing all performers who can sing and accommodate the schedule, regardless of background, identity, physical or social position or....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Golden Ticket ProductionsGolden Ticket Productions
Broadway Goes Wild

Audition Dates: Apr 13

Description:
Golden Ticket Productions announces auditions for "Broadway Goes Wild," an interactive musical revue, on Saturday, April 13 from 9:30am-1:00pm at the Lisle Park District Community Center, 925 Ohio St, Lisle IL. We're looking for performers (21+) of all different backgrounds. Performances will be held at Center Stage Theatre in Naperville....Read More


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