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Non-Equity Audition

City Lit TheaterCity Lit Theater
House on Turk Street

Audition Dates: Mar 7 - Mar 8, 2020

Description:
City Lit Theater is holding auditions for House on Turk Street

Seeking:
Asian male (character is specifically Chinese), age 35-60. Heavy-set. Excellent English accent necessary.

Pay: $100 rehearsal stipend, plus $15 per performance. 23 performances. Total compensation: $445....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Griffin Theatre CompanyGriffin Theatre Company
Mlima's Tale

Description:
Griffin Theatre is looking for an understudy to immediately start for the role of MLIMA in Mlima's Tale by Lynn Nottage, Directed by Jerrell L. Henderson.

Mlima is a magnificent elephant trapped by the underground international ivory market. As he follows a trail littered by a history of greed, Mlima takes....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Chicago Shakespeare TheaterChicago Shakespeare Theater
As You Like It

Description:
Seeking a role in AS YOU LIKE IT, a musical adaptation with songs by The Beatles.

Seeking:
CORIN/DUKE FREDERICK'S ATTENDANT/ENS. Male or Female. 40s TO 60s. Down-to-earth farmer and shepherd. Likes nothing better than the simple country life. Needs strong skills on the piano. Needs to be a good Ensemble singer. Especially....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
The Queen's Fool

Audition Dates: Mar 11 - Mar 15, 2020

Description:
Pride Films & Plays will be holding auditions on March 11th 6:00pm - 10:00pm for the premiere of a new play The Queen's Fool written by Kathleen Grotzinger and directed by Sara BenBella.

The queer fairytale we all wish we could have been told as children, The Queen's Fool follows The....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Strawdog TheatreStrawdog Theatre
Welcome To Keene, New Hamphire

Audition Dates: Mar 3 - Mar 4, 2020

Description:
Strawdog Theatre Company is looking for an understudy for their upcoming production of WELCOME TO KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE by Brian James Polak, directed by Leda Hoffmann.

Keene, New Hampshire shares a view of Mount Monadnock with Thornton Wilder's fictional Our Town. Modern day Keene shares many of America's challenges -....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts CentreMetropolis Performing Arts Centre
Mamma Mia! General Auditions

Audition Dates: Mar 6 - Mar 19, 2020

Description:
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in downtown Arlington Heights, IL announces general auditions for Mamma Mia! (Summer 2020), music and lyrics by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson, book by Catherine Johnson. Mamma Mia! will be directed by Krista Hansen, with choreography by Kristine Burdi, and musical direction by Ken McMullen. Seeking....Read More


Jobs

Hampstead Stage CompanyHampstead Stage Company
Teaching Artists

Description:
Seeking teaching artists for an artist-in-residency in Wheaton, IL. Two days of Shakespeare workshops which include a 15 minute presentation of a scene from "Midsummer Night's Dream." Transportation from Chicago can be provided. Pay is $250 stipend. Classes take place from 8 AM- 3 PM March 11th and 12th. Will....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Moving Bench TheatreMoving Bench Theatre
Sex, Drugs, And Rocket Fuel

Audition Dates: Mar 14 - Mar 16, 2020

Description:
From the team who brought you THE BALLAD OF LYDIA PINKHAM. Causer and Houghton's new play, SEX, DRUGS, AND ROCKET FUEL will explore the bizarre life and mysterious death of Jack Parsons (inventor/occultist/genius/mad-man). Whether it was suicide, accident, murder, or a government cover-up, the explosion that ended his life....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

PM&L TheaterPM&L Theater
Angels in America: Millennium Approaches

Audition Dates: Mar 9 - Mar 11, 2020

Description:
Auditions for the Pulitzer Prize-winning Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, by Tony Kushner, will be held on Monday, March 9th, and Tuesday, March 10th, at 7:00 pm. Callbacks, if needed, will be held on Wednesday, March 11th, at 7:00 pm.

Auditions will be held at PM&L Theatre's Tribute Hall, located....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

William Street RepWilliam Street Rep
WSRep Comedy Auditions

Audition Dates: Mar 22

Description:
The WSRep Comedy Troupe is looking to lift itself to new heights, and let's be honest, many hands make light work. If you have experience in improv, sketch, or theatre, or are plucky enough to fly in on a whim and nothing more, come out and audition with us.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
The Pass

Audition Dates: Mar 25 - Apr 2, 2020

Description:
Pride Films & Plays (PFP) is seeking actors for all roles in the US Premiere production of John Donnelly's The Pass, directed by Donterrio Johnson. PFP is committed to an expansive and inclusive casting process in regard to gender identities/expressions, sexualities, disabilities, ethnicity/race, socioeconomic status, age, language, country of origin,....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

William Street RepWilliam Street Rep
An Act of God

Audition Dates: Feb 22 - Feb 24, 2020

Description:
EPA rules apply. Walk-ins will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. AEA, EMC, and Non-Equity performers welcome. (Per Equity rules, AEA then EMC will get priority).

Seeking roles and understudies for:

Ac Act of God by David Javerbaum
A 90-minute conversation in which God will reveal the mysteries of the Bible and....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

William Street RepWilliam Street Rep
Always... Patsy Cline

Audition Dates: Feb 22 - Feb 24, 2020

Description:
EPA rules apply. Walk-ins will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. AEA, EMC, and Non-Equity performers welcome. (Per Equity rules, AEA then EMC will get priority).

Seeking roles and understudies for

ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE
based on the true story of Patsy Cline's friendship with Houston housewife Louise Seger.

Seeking:
PATSY CLINE: (25 - 35) The....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

William Street RepWilliam Street Rep
Matilda the Musical

Audition Dates: Feb 22 - Feb 24, 2020

Description:
EPA rules apply. Walk-ins will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. AEA, EMC, and Non-Equity performers welcome. (Per Equity rules, AEA then EMC will get priority).

Seeking roles and understudies for:
MATILDA THE MUSICAL
book by Dennis Kelly, Music & Lyrics by Tim Minchin, Orchestration and Additional Music by Chris Nightingale

The story....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

CollaboractionCollaboraction
Red Island

Description:
Collaboraction seeks musicians for world premiere, Red Island, by Carla Stillwell, directed by Anthony Moseley, composer and music director Shawn Wallace.

In Red Island Cousin Brother challenges his niece Future, a 16 year old aspiring musician, to make meaningful music that challenges this backwards world that we live in. But first....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Valiant TheatreValiant Theatre
Crisis of Faith: An Allegory for Reform

Audition Dates: Feb 29 - Mar 7, 2020

Description:
Valiant Theatre is seeking submissions for its first full-length production, the world premiere of Crisis of Faith: An Allegory for Reform by Nich Radcliffe. This adaptation modernizes the story of Martin Luther and the Reformation in the context of modern American politics, exploring the parallels between the Holy Roman Empire's....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

GreenMan Theatre TroupeGreenMan Theatre Troupe
The Angle of Mercy

Audition Dates: Mar 1 - Mar 3, 2020

Description:
What happens when you mix George Burns and Gracie Allen-style comedy with a door slamming farce? GreenMan Theatre Troupe announces auditions for a world premiere comedy, "The Angle of Mercy" by Carl Howlett. Auditions are by appointment only on March 8 and 9.

We're looking for eight funny people....Read More


Jobs

Last Nerve ProductionsLast Nerve Productions
Creating ARThur

Description:
Last Nerve Productions is seeking a Stage Manager, Set Designer, and a Lighting Designer for Creating ARThur

Synopsis: Two brothers decide at their older brother's funeral that they should get one of their dead brother's paintings into an art museum. How far will they go?

Compensation:
Stage Manager: $450
Set Designer: Negotiable
Lighting....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Oil Lamp TheaterOil Lamp Theater
Now and Then

Audition Dates: Feb 23

Description:
Oil Lamp Theater is holding auditions for 2 understudies for its production of Now and Then by Sean Grennan. Elizabeth Mazur Levin will direct.

Auditions will be held on February 23 beginning at 7PM. They will be held at the theater at 1723 Glenview Road, Glenview, IL.

Sometimes what happens....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Film AuditionFilm Audition
Exile

Description:
Pocket Holler Productions is holding auditions for Exile - Long-Short or Short Feature Film (50-65 mins.)

Synopsis: Having lived illegally in the U.S. for almost a decade, a Polish immigrant faces a stark choice: stay in the U.S., hustling to send money home, or leave the U.S.-forever--in order to be with....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Right-Center-Left Production Co.Right-Center-Left Production Co.
Don't Drink the Water

Audition Dates: Mar 8 - Mar 11, 2020

Description:
Don't Drink the Water is a play written by Woody Allen that premiered on Broadway in 1966. The farce takes place inside an American Embassy in an unnamed European country behind the Iron Curtain The American Ambassador must leave the Embassy for business and, in his absence, he places his....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

El Bear TheatreEl Bear Theatre
Bears Vs. The Machine

Audition Dates: Mar 1 - Mar 5, 2020

Description:
Arturo works his customer service job everyday where he and his coworkers struggle to make a living, but with a company buy out, and workers being replaced with military grade weaponry/answering machines, Arturo's future is in danger. With the help of his Chola Guardian Angel, Arturo and his rag tag....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Saint Sebastian PlayersSaint Sebastian Players
Born Yesterday

Audition Dates: Mar 1 - Mar 3, 2020

Description:
We seek adult actors (18+) to play the following characters:

Men

Paul Verrall (30s-40s) A young, idealistic reporter. Naturally inquisitive, alert and thoughtful. Serious by nature, he's a bit stiff at first but loosens up. He has no problem standing up for what he believes in.

Harry Brock (40s-50s) A vulgar....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Grove PlayersGrove Players
Boy Gets Girl

Audition Dates: Mar 1 - Mar 2, 2020

Description:
Grove Players in Downers Grove is holding auditions for Boy Gets Girl

Description:
"Boy Gets Girl uses the story of what happens when a blind date turns into a living nightmare to examine stalking, sexism and the nature of the idea of romantic pursuit. Theresa Bedell is a smart, successful woman in....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Arc TheatreThe Arc Theatre
Julius Caesar

Audition Dates: Feb 29 - Mar 7, 2020

Description:
Arc Theatre is currently accepting submissions for Julius Caesar, running July 18 - August 9, 2020 at Rigeville Park in Evanston. Adapted and directed by Artistic Associate Daniel Sappington, this production will utilize Shakespeare's cautionary tale of political opportunism to explore the tribalism and brutality of youth in an....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Face Off UnlimitedFace Off Unlimited
BATSU!

Audition Dates: Feb 15 - Feb 22, 2020

Description:
Face Off Unlimited (faceoffunlimited.com), the creators/producers of BATSU! is holding auditions for paid positions.

BATSU! (batsulive.com) is an improvised, live Japanese-style game show in which performers complete a series of challenges, all the while doing their best to make the audience laugh. Whenever they fail however, they receive a penalty or....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Windy City PlayhouseWindy City Playhouse
The Boys In The Band

Description:
Windy City Playhouse is accepting headshot and resume submissions for the understudy track for the role of Bernard, in our ongoing production of THE BOYS IN THE BAND.

Seeking:
Bernard - Male-presenting, late 20 - early 30s, African - American....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

2nd Act Players2nd Act Players
60 is the new 40

Audition Dates: Feb 22 - Feb 29, 2020

Description:
We will be auditioning for seven actors, each of whom will play multiple roles in from two to four of the nine short plays we have selected to present at our 60 is the new 40 play festival. Versatility and a comic flair are essential. Please come prepared with a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo UbiqueTheo Ubique
Grey Gardens

Description:
Theo Ubique is now accepting submissions from non-Equity actors for our Winter 2020 production of GREY GARDENS.

Based on the 1975 documentary of the same title about the lives of Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale ("Big Edie") and her daughter Edith Bouvier Beale ("Little Edie") by Alber t and David Maysles . The....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
40/15... a musical in two ages

Audition Dates: Feb 22 - Feb 26, 2020

Description:
Pride Arts is pleased to announce auditions for their upcoming developmental reading of 40/15... a musical in two ages written by Cindy O'Connor and Larry Todd Cousineau (the writers of All That He Was, America's Best Outcast Toy, and Flies! The Musical!) It will be directed by Cousineau.

Seeking 5 musical....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Annoyance TheatreAnnoyance Theatre
The Parent Crap: "Fully Loaded"

Audition Dates: Feb 29

Description:
The Parent Crap: "Fully Loaded" is a sketch revue written by and for parents about the unrelenting joys of rearing children. It has had three sold-out runs at Second City and now comes to The Annoyance in a two-act form.

Who we're looking for:
2 Male actors, male and female....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Steel Beam TheatreSteel Beam Theatre
And a Nightingale Sang

Audition Dates: Feb 23

Description:
Steel Beam Theatre, St. Charles, IL is announcing auditions for their spring production of And a Nightingale Sang by C.P. Taylor. This touching, funny play about Helen and her family takes place in northern England during World War II. Experience with English dialects is required.

Auditions are Sunday, February....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Davenport's Piano Bar and CabaretDavenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret
Spring Season

Audition Dates: Feb 24

Description:
Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret is auditioning for it's spring season on February 24th from 7-10pm! Whether you're a singer, storyteller, burlesque dancer, drag artist, comedian, or any combination of the above, we'd like to help you produce your own 60 minute performance in our backroom cabaret space.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Kirk PlayersKirk Players
The Diary of Anne Frank

Audition Dates: Mar 30 - Apr 2, 2020

Description:
The Kirk Players will host open auditions for their June show, The Diary of Anne Frank on Monday, March 30 and Wednesday, April 1, from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Mundelein, located at 10 S. Lake Street. Callbacks are scheduled for Thursday, April 2....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Factory TheaterThe Factory Theater
The HOA

Audition Dates: Feb 22

Description:
Cassie and Steve, both successful professionals, are moving to a new city after Steve receives a promotion. Their new neighbors seem nice, but it becomes clear to Cassie that something is really off. See what happens when a local couple finds their dream home in a neighborhood that's not...quite...right. It's....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

AlphaBet Soup ProductionsAlphaBet Soup Productions
Aladdin

Audition Dates: Feb 25

Description:
AlphaBet Soup Productions announces non-AEA auditions for our production of: ALADDIN (Apr-Aug, 2020)

All ABS shows are original one-hour musicals performed at 10:30am on weekday mornings and occasional Saturdays. Performances are held at various locations throughout the Chicagoland area and surrounding suburbs (Naperville, Palos Hills, Schaumburg etc.) and Theatre at the....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Shakespeare All-StarsThe Shakespeare All-Stars
The Tempest

Audition Dates: Feb 22 - Feb 27, 2020

Description:
Audition notice for a brand new production of The Tempest. All actors are welcome to submit!

Auditions will be held in the Flex Space at Edge Theater (5451 N Broadway) on Saturday 2/22 from 12pm-3pm and Sunday 2/23 from 3pm-6pm. Callbacks will be on Thursday 2/27 from 7pm-9pm.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Perceptions TheatrePerceptions Theatre
2020 Season General Auditions

Audition Dates: Feb 21 - Feb 22, 2020

Description:
Perceptions Theatre is holding 2020 Season General Auditions.

Some Kind of Nightmare (Performance date will be April 20th and rehearsals will take place one month before the show)
By: Asha R. McAllister
Directed by Nanyamka Gallardo
Some Kind of Nightmare is the story of when a group of stoner friends get together for their....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Marriott TheatreMarriott Theatre
Open Dance Call

Audition Dates: Feb 24

Description:
Marriott Theatre will hold an open dance call for non-union dancers/singers on Monday, February 24th at the Marriott Theatre Rehearsal Warehouse (1342 Barclay Blvd, Buffalo Grove, 60089) for their upcoming production of West Side Story (rehearsal starts 7/23/20, contemplated closing date 10/11/20). Seeking dancers with strong ballet and jazz technical....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

BrightSide TheatreBrightSide Theatre
Mamma Mia

Audition Dates: Feb 22 - Feb 23, 2020

Description:
BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's Only Professional Theatre Performing in the Historic Downtown District is auditioning for MAMMA MIA, (with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus, and book by Catherine Johnson) Directed by Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass, vocally directed by Kitty Karn and choreographed by Miranda Colin.

We are seeking....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

The Rising Stars Theatre Co.The Rising Stars Theatre Co.
Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Audition Dates: Mar 12 - Mar 14, 2020

Description:
The Rising Stars Theatre Company announces open auditions for its summer musical, Joseph And the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Lyrics by Tim Rice and Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber,

Seeking a large cast for both principle and ensemble roles ages 15 and up, and a youth ensemble ages 9 to 14.

All cast....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

MadKap ProductionsMadKap Productions
Something's Afoot

Audition Dates: Feb 23 - Feb 26, 2020

Description:
MadKap Productions is pleased to announce that we are casting the first show in our 2020-2021 Subscription Series.

Something's Afoot is a musical that spoofs detective stories, mainly the works of Agatha Christie, and especially her detective novel And Then There Were None. The book, music, and lyrics were written....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Valiant TheatreValiant Theatre
Crisis of Faith: An Allegory for Reform

Audition Dates: Feb 29 - Mar 7, 2020

Description:
Valiant Theatre is seeking submissions for its first full-length production, the world premiere of "Crisis of Faith: An Allegory for Reform" by Nich Radcliffe. This adaptation modernizes the story of Martin Luther and the Reformation in the context of modern American politics, exploring the parallels between the Holy Roman Empire's....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Le Reve The DreamLe Reve The Dream
Chicago Open Call

Audition Dates: Mar 11

Description:
Le Reve The Dream at Wynn Las Vegas is seeking male acrobat/gymnasts and female acrobat/gymnasts.

Le Reve is a large scale aquatic spectacle in the round, and has been voted Best Show in Las Vegas for 9 consecutive years. We are looking for exceptional athletes and artists who have a passion....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Strawdog TheatreStrawdog Theatre
2020/2021 Season

Audition Dates: Mar 7

Description:
Strawdog Theatre Company is accepting non-union actor submissions for its upcoming 2020/2021 season and actively seeking actors of all genders, ages, ethnicities, and abilities. We are committed to promoting diversity and inclusion, and strongly encourage actors from underrepresented groups to audition.

The 2020/2021 season has not yet been announced.....Read More


Jobs

Gallery TheaterGallery Theater
Call For Directors

Description:
Director Submission for Gallery Theater's 2020-2021 season. Season runs from Sept 2020 to June 2021 and consists of Five Plays.....Read More


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