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Equity Audition

S.W.G. ProductionsS.W.G. Productions
89 Years

Audition Dates: Oct 25 - Oct 27, 2018

Description:
"89 Years" A musical play spanning from the root of gospel to traditional to contemporary. Exciting, historical, educational and high energy. All are welcomed (no children or teens at this particular audition). Auditions: Thurs 10-25. 7:00 PM -9:00 PM. Sat 10-27 12 noon - 3....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Oakton Community CollegeOakton Community College
Disgraced - Staged Reading

Audition Dates: Oct 29 - Oct 31, 2018

Description:
Amir Kapoor is a successful Pakistani-American lawyer who is rapidly moving up the corporate ladder while distancing himself from his cultural roots. His wife, Emily, is white and an artist whose work is influenced by Islamic imagery. When the couple hosts a dinner party, what starts out as a friendly....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo Ubique Cabaret TheatreTheo Ubique Cabaret Theatre
The Full Monty

Description:
Theo Ubique seeks understudies for THE FULL MONTY.

Malcolm MacGregor - an unemployed mill worker. 25-40. Range: High Tenor, smooth falsetto. C#3-E5. A shy gay man.

Ethan Girard - an unemployed steel worker. 25-40. Range: High baritone/tenor. F2-Bb5. Ethan remains an optimist while struggling with unemployment and friendship.

Harold Nichols....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Timber Lake PlayhouseTimber Lake Playhouse
Christmas Kaleidoscope

Description:
Timber Lake Playhouse is casting actors, musicians, MD and tech staff for our upcoming Christmas production.

Christmas Kaleidoscope is a comedy/variety show celebrating the Christmas season. It will be performed at the former Karol Kauppinen theatre on the campus of Shimer College, now Henry's Double K, a supper club in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre Above the LawTheatre Above the Law
Amicable

Audition Dates: Nov 18

Description:
Have you ever known someone who you definitely considered a friend and yet ...didn't like all that much? Have you ever been enamored with someone who didn't share a fraction of that same enthusiasm? This is a play about why it can be so hard to let these "relationships" die,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts CentreMetropolis Performing Arts Centre
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum

Audition Dates: Nov 4 - Nov 12, 2018

Description:
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in downtown Arlington Heights, IL announces general auditions for A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum (Spring 2019), music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Burt Shevelove and Larry Gelbart, will be directed by resident director, Lauren Rawitz, with musical direction....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Stages Performing ArtsStages Performing Arts
Female Musical Theater Performers

Audition Dates: Oct 18 - Oct 20, 2018

Description:
Stages Performing Arts is seeking female musical theater performers with immediate availability to join our team of professional teaching artists. Initial responsibilities include performing at Birthday Parties in and around the Chicagoland Area as subbing for our Broadway themed classes with the potential of being added to our weekly teaching....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Citadel Theatre CompanyCitadel Theatre Company
The Roommate

Audition Dates: Oct 27

Description:
Citadel Theatre announces Non-Equity auditions for The Roommate by Jen Silverman. Directed by Beth Wolf.

Sharon, in her mid-fifties, is recently divorced and needs a roommate to share her Iowa home. Robyn, also in her mid-fifties, needs a place to hide and a chance to start over. But as Sharon begins....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Traveling Lantern Theatre CompanyTraveling Lantern Theatre Company
A Christmas Carol

Description:
The Traveling Lantern Theatre is seeking 2 actors to perform our 45 minute version of A Christmas Carol at schools and libraries in WI.,IL. and ND. Performances are at various locations and require one of the actors to drive. Couples or partners preferred. We are seeking versatile, responsible actors with....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Impostors Theatre Co.The Impostors Theatre Co.
Caged: An Allegory

Audition Dates: Nov 10 - Nov 11, 2018

Description:
Three artists receive an invitation from a former classmate to "...celebrate the birth of a masterpiece. An artistic touchstone for this millennium..." Upon arrival, the three estranged friends are greeted by a large mass covered by a tarp, sitting in the middle of a small gallery-a cage. In a great....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Harper Ensemble Theatre CompanyHarper Ensemble Theatre Company
Peter And The Starcatcher

Audition Dates: Dec 4 - Dec 15, 2018

Description:
Harper Ensemble Theatre Company announces auditions for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER by Rick Elice.

All roles are open and you do NOT need to be a Harper student to audition. There is no pay. Audition, rehearsals and performance take place on the Harper College campus at 1200 West....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

First Folio TheatreFirst Folio Theatre
Henry V

Description:
First Folio is currently accepting headshots and resumes for their production of Henry V. Each cast member will play at least two characters. Casting is both ethnic and gender non-specific for all roles. All actors need strong language skills and the ability to play multiple, clearly distinct characters. Strong....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Three Crows TheatreThree Crows Theatre
Terra Nova

Audition Dates: Nov 5 - Nov 6, 2018

Description:
Terra Nova by Ted Tally is drawn from the journals and letters of adventurer, Captain Scott, who in 1911 led a British expedition to the South Pole. Captain Scott's rival, Roald Amundsen, is also making his way to the South Pole leading the Norwegian team. Refusing the use of sled....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Abaisses TheatreAbaisses Theatre
Underworld Anthem

Audition Dates: Oct 24 - Oct 30, 2018

Description:
UNDERWORLD ANTHEM is a new devised play using poetry by Alexandra Ranieri.
World Premiere production this winter, presented by Abaisses Theatre. Directed by Iris Sowlat

Audition Date: Wednesday, October 24, 6:30-9:00pm
Audition location: North Shore Baptist Church, 5244 N. Lakewood Ave., Room 306 What to prepare: Please prepare one 1-minute monologue of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Inertia Theatre ProjectInertia Theatre Project
Non-Musical Showcase

Audition Dates: Oct 24

Description:
PROJECT DESCRIPTION: "The Man That Corrupted Christmas (and exactly ONE other story) by Mark Twain", an Acting/Directing showcase adapted and directed by Corey Bradberry.

Play Synopsis: The inhabitants of fictional Christmas, IL, are known for their unyielding incorruptibility... that is, until a stranger arrives hell-bent on destroying the town's reputation for....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Beast Women ProductionsBeast Women Productions
Fall Series 2018

Audition Dates: Oct 20

Description:
Calling all Female Performing Artists!!! Beast Women gives women the opportunity to showcase their excitement and artistic passion on stage along side other amazing female performing artists... We are looking for any and all performance genres! (Singer, Dancer, Martial Artist, Performance Artist, Poet, Comedian, Gymnast, Circus arts Etc.) Show us....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

About Face TheatreAbout Face Theatre
Dada Woof Papa Hot

Audition Dates: Oct 31

Description:
About Face Theatre is looking to cast three paid understudies for our upcoming Chicago premiere this winter of Dada Woof Papa Hot by Peter Parnell.

The play is about the unique challenges of modern day parenting for two gay couples, how it has both lived up to and defied expectations, how....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Broken Nose TheatreBroken Nose Theatre
Girl In The Red Corner

Audition Dates: Oct 20

Description:
Broken Nose Theatre is currently seeking main cast and understudies for roles in the Midwest Premiere of GIRL IN THE RED CORNER, by Stephen Spotswood. The production will be directed by Elizabeth Laidlaw. Please note that this is a movement-heavy show. We highly encourage unarmed stage combat certifications and actors....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Mercury HamletMercury Hamlet
Quicksilver Shakespeare

Audition Dates: Oct 29 - Nov 6, 2018

Description:
Mercury Hamlet is performed just about anywhere, in just about 100 minutes, by an ensemble of ten actors prepared for just about anything. Each performance, players subject themselves to the law of the draw to determine which of ten tracks they will perform. We are currently seeking actors to become....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Montana Shakespeare in the ParksMontana Shakespeare in the Parks
2019 Season Auditions in Chicago

Audition Dates: Nov 5 - Nov 9, 2018

Description:
Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MSIP) will be holding auditions for its 2019 season and is seeking non-union actors for its three unique touring programs: Montana Shakes!, Shakespeare in the Parks, and Shakespeare in the Schools.

AUDITION DATES/TIMES Montana Shakespeare in the Parks will be holding auditions in CHICAGO on Monday,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Oil Lamp TheaterOil Lamp Theater
Don't Dress For Dinner

Audition Dates: Oct 21 - Oct 28, 2018

Description:
Oil Lamp Theater is holding auditions for its production of "Don't Dress For Dinner" by Marc Camoletti and Robin Hawdon. The production will run January 17 to March 3, 2019 with rehearsals starting mid November. The production will be directed by Keith Gerth, Oil Lamp Theater Executive Director.

Bernard....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Towle TheaterTowle Theater
Swing State

Audition Dates: Nov 3 - Nov 4, 2018

Description:
Towle Theater seeks strong actor/singer: one male & one female age 25-55 for its upcoming Midwest Premiere Musical Swing State by Dana Yeaton & Andy Mitton. All ethnicities strongly encouraged to audition. Performance Dates are February 22-24, March 1-3, 8-10, 2019. All rehearsals and performances will take....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

PM&L TheaterPM&L Theater
It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play

Audition Dates: Oct 29 - Oct 30, 2018

Description:
Open auditions for It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play by Joe Landry will be held on Monday, October 29th, and Tuesday, October 30th, starting at 7:00 pm in PM&L Theatre's Tribute Hall, located at 877 Main Street in Antioch, IL.

The beloved American holiday classic, It's a Wonderful Life,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

115 Bourbon Street115 Bourbon Street
Queen of Mardi Gras Variety Show

Audition Dates: Nov 12 - Nov 14, 2018

Description:
Calling all Female Impersonators, Actors, Actresses, Singers, and Dancers. 115 Bourbon Street is looking for amazing talent for our Queen of Mardi Gras Variety Show.

Under new Direction 115 Bourbon Street is proud to celebrate the Queen of Mardi Gras with its yearly performance of Song, Dance, Comedy....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Refuge Theatre ProjectRefuge Theatre Project
Hands on a Hardbody

Audition Dates: Nov 3 - Nov 13, 2018

Description:
Refuge Theatre Project is hosting general auditions for ALL ROLES for the Chicago Premier of HANDS ON HARDBODY, book by Doug Wright, Music by Trey Anastasio and Amanda Green, Lyrics by Amanda Green. Inspired by true events, the hilarious and hopeful HANDS ON A HARDBODY is based on the acclaimed....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The SeldomsThe Seldoms
Dance Artists

Description:
The Seldoms invite outstanding dance artists to audition to join our critically-acclaimed, intensely collaborative ensemble.

Candidates should have extensive training in modern/contemporary technique with readiness to experiment in other styles, adept in composition, and excellent performance skills. Candidates must be comfortable with speaking/acting.

NOTE: If you are interested in auditioning, we encourage....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

MadKap ProductionsMadKap Productions
Bonnie & Clyde The Musical

Audition Dates: Nov 4 - Nov 6, 2018

Description:
Skokie Theatre and MadKap Productions are excited to announce auditions for Bonnie & Clyde-the musical. Premiering on Broadway in 2011, with music by Frank Wildhorn, lyrics by Don Black, and a book by Ivan Menchell, this depression-era musical, set deep in Texas, centers on Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow, the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pulse Theatre Company ChicagoPulse Theatre Company Chicago
In The Blood

Audition Dates: Oct 22 - Oct 23, 2018

Description:
PULSE Theatre Company is seeking 6 Actors and 3 Understudies for its upcoming production of IN THE BLOOD by Suzan-Lori Parks. Actors of Color are strongly encouraged to apply.

CHARACTER BREAKDOWN:
HESTER, La Negrita
(Female-Identified, African-American, 20s-30s) Mother of five, lives under a bridge; vibrant, resilient, hanging on by....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera CompanyThe Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
Merrie England

Audition Dates: Oct 27 - Oct 28, 2018

Description:
The last great Savoy operetta tells the mostly fictional story of the court of Queen Elizabeth I, who discovers through the machinations of the Machiavellian Earl of Essex that the object of her affections, Sir Walter Raleigh, is engaged in a secret affair with one of her handmaidens, Bessie Throckmorton.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theatre Above the LawTheatre Above the Law
Iron Kisses

Audition Dates: Nov 4

Description:
In accordance with our mission, Theatre Above the Law seeks a teen young performer female for the play described below. She will also be understudy to the adult female. A story of a family: a son who made up for being gay by being perfect; a daughter who treats her....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Sing*A*Licious, the Interactive Kids ConcertSing*A*Licious, the Interactive Kids Concert
Child Performer

Description:
Sing*A*Licious, the Interactive Kids Concert seeks side-kick for shows at public libraries, park districts and/or private birthday parties.

The ideal candidate will be female between 8 and 12 years old. Some singing and dancing skills are required but an outgoing personality and the ability to interact with small children in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theater in the WoodsTheater in the Woods
Midsummer's Nights Dream

Audition Dates: Oct 24 - Oct 25, 2018

Description:
Theater in the Woods, in Bolingbrook IL. is hosting auditions on OCT 24th and 25th between 6:30 and 9:30 PM for all parts in a non paid production of "Midsummer's Nights Dream". Casting is open to all persons interested in a roll. The production will run in April/May of 2019.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Musical Theatre FestivalChicago Musical Theatre Festival
An Artist and The Ember: A Self-Love Story

Audition Dates: Oct 21 - Oct 28, 2018

Description:
This is a casting call for the first production of An Artist and The Ember: A Self-Love Story (book, music and lyrics by Evan Cullinan) directed by Emily Kipp, choreographed by Kara Schoenhofer, produced for the Chicago Musical Theatre Festival.

The style of the show is like the style of Jason....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Ardent Dance CompanyArdent Dance Company
Contemporary Dancers

Audition Dates: Oct 27

Description:
Ardent Dance Company is holding Auditions seeking male and female contemporary dancers to join us in our 4th season. We are looking for Company and Apprentice positions. Dancers auditioning must be 18+ and have strong ballet and contemporary background, with experience in partnering.

Auditions will consist of ballet barre, contemporary center....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Village Theatre GuildVillage Theatre Guild
Marjorie Prime

Audition Dates: Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2018

Description:
Auditions for Marjorie Prime by Jordan Harrison will be held October 21st and 22nd, with call backs October 23rd, all starting at 7:00 p.m. at the Village Theatre Guild on S. Park Boulevard, just north of Butterfield Road in Glen Ellyn.

Appointments are not required. Please bring your theatre resume,....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Porchlight Music TheatrePorchlight Music Theatre
A Chorus Line

Audition Dates: Oct 29 - Oct 30, 2018

Description:
Porchlight Music Theatre announces non-union auditions for A Chorus Line. Singing Adult Actors (18+) of all ethnicities and gender identities. Seeking experienced dancers only; strong ballet and jazz technique required. Local hires only.

Audition Dates:
MON OCT 29: Female-identifying at 10 AM or 12 PM; Male-identifying at 3 PM or 5 PM

TUES....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

St. Louise PlayersSt. Louise Players
Crazy For You

Audition Dates: Oct 21 - Oct 23, 2018

Description:
St. Louise Players is holding auditions for Crazy For You.

Auditions will be held at St. Louise de Marillac Parish Center 1125 Harrison Ave., La Grange Park, IL 60526

Audition Dates:
Sunday, Oct 23
4-5:30pm Kids (3rd-8th Grade)
5:30-7:30p, Adults (High School and older)

Monday, Oct 22
6-7:30pm Kids (3rd-8th Grade)
5:30-7:30p, Adults (High School and....Read More


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