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What's Next Productions
Improv and Sketch Comedy

Oct 24

Description:

Seeking 4 actors with experience in improv and sketch comedy. Actors of all backgrounds are encouraged to audition.

Sex is fun! Sex ed should be too. How many of us sat through an awkward health class that everyone giggled through. Well we put the giggles to good use. This show will....Read More


 

Murders4Fun
Murder by Matzo Ball



Description:

Auditions for three roles remaining for "Murder by Matzo Ball" an original murder mystery written and directed by Paul Warshauer. Looking for 1 actor and 1 actress (ages 20-30) to play "star crossed lovers" and 1 actress to play nosey journalist age 40-70 for a performance at the Skokie Theatre....Read More


 

The Drama Group
Mary Page Marlowe

Nov 12 - Nov 13, 2019

Description:

Mary Page Marlowe leads an unremarkable life. As an accountant in Ohio with two children, few would expect her life to be intricate or moving. However, it is choices, both ordinary and gripping, and where those choices have taken Mary Page that make her life so intimate and....Read More


 

MPAACT Theatre
Spoken Word

Oct 26

Description:

MPAACT announces auditions for its second show of the 2019-20 season, Spoken Word, directed by Lauren Lundy.

CASTING BREAKDOWN
WOMEN:
Persian women who can portray 20's
White women who can portray 20's

MEN:
African American men who can portray 18-20
White men who can portray 40's+

OTHER INFORMATION:
Sides will be sent with your audition confirmation
All shows are....Read More


 

Compass Creative Dramatics
Emerging Teaching Artist

Dec 2 - Dec 3, 2019

Description:

Compass Creative Dramatics is a touring children's theatre that specializes in bringing week-long theatre experiences to the places where kids already learn and play, with tour locations across the USA. We are seeking up to 6 Emerging Teaching Artists to join our team for Summer 2019 (May 5 - Sept....Read More


 

Compass Creative Dramatics
Experienced Teaching Artist

Oct 27 - Oct 28, 2019

Description:

Compass Creative Dramatics is a touring children's theatre that specializes in bringing week-long theatre experiences to the places where kids already learn and play, with tour locations across the USA. We are seeking up to 12 Experienced Teaching Artists to join our team for Summer 2019 (May 4 - Sept....Read More


 

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
A Christmas Carol



Description:

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in downtown Arlington Heights, IL announces auditions for the role of Tiny Tim for A Christmas Carol. This years' A Christmas Carol (Winter 2019) is a musical adapted for the Metropolis stage by playwright Krista Scott, directed by Kevin Wiczer, musical direction by Ken McMullen, and....Read More


 

The House Theatre of Chicago
Verboten



Description:

Seeking two external understudies with strong rock star vocals and/or guitar abilities for The House Theatre of Chicago's world premiere of Verboten, with music and lyrics by Jason Narducy, book by Brett Neveu, directed by The House Artistic Director Nathan Allen and music directed by House Company Member Matthew Muņiz.

1983.....Read More


 

Sigman Brothers Productions
Dancers

Oct 23

Description:

The Sigman Brothers are holding auditions Weds. Oct. 23 from 7:00- 9:00 PM at The Bloomingdale Park District, 172 South Circle Ave., Bloomingdale IL, 60108.

We are looking for experienced MALE dancers to participate in upcoming projects, including a video shoot in the first week of November in Wisconsin.

We are planning....Read More


 

Haunted Shakespeare Productions
Psychic

Oct 20

Description:

Haunted Shakespeare Productions provides actors opportunities to perform in Haunted Houses and Private Parties around the Chicago-land area. Haunted Shakespeare provides pay and transportation to all of its actors.

We are looking for an older female identifying actress to perform as a Mystic Reader for a haunted house on Saturday, October....Read More


 

The Plagiarists
Poison

Oct 27

Description:

About the show:
In 17th century Paris, the rich live in a different world from the poor, and women of all classes live on the whims of men. But poison is the secret lubrication on the gears of Paris society: poison-makers are the favorite artisans of the rich and their laboratories....Read More


 

South Bend Civic Theatre
West Side Story

Oct 20

Description:

Seeking actors for an upcoming production of "West Side Story".

October 20th, 11am - 6pm
11:00am - OPEN DANCE CALL *You may be asked to stay and sing* 1:00pm - SINGING APPOINTMENTS

Characters:
ANITA: FEMALE IDENTIFYING YOUNG ADULT DANCER MEZZO-SOPRANO, (LATIN AMERICAN)

MARIA: FEMAL IDENTIFYING LATE TEEN/ YOUNG ADULT SOPRANO (LATIN AMERICAN)

TONY: MALE IDENTIFYING LATE TEEN/....Read More


 

I live in a house with a door
Mauser

Oct 18

Description:

"Mauser" by Heiner Müller is an ensemble show about a soldier's tribunal after the Russian Revolution. Written in the tensions and pressures and contradictions of the German Democratic Republic, "Mauser" asks questions of identity in collective, different scales of consciousness, and whether or not we have to throw ourselves to....Read More


 

Royal James Theatre
Murder by the Book

Oct 19 - Oct 21, 2019

Description:

Royal James Theater is looking for non-equity male actors for a stage reading of a new play, Murder by the Book. The reading will be held at Stage 773 on Wed., Nov. 6 with a rehearsal on Monday, Nov. 4. Auditions will be held on Saturday, Oct. 19....Read More


 

Wheaton Drama, Inc.
Little Women, the Broadway Musical

Nov 3 - Nov 5, 2019

Description:

Wheaton Drama, Inc. (WDI) will hold auditions for Little Women, the Broadway Musical on Sunday, November 3rd and Monday, November 4th starting at 7pm. Callbacks (if needed): Tuesday, November 5th, 7pm. All at 112 N Wolf Road Northlake, IL 60164. NOTE - This is NOT Wheaton Drama. Auditions are being....Read More


 

Theatre Y
Juliet



Description:

Theatre Y is mounting a new production of Juliet by Andras Visky, adapted and directed by Kevin V. Smith. Juliet is a riveting work, a monologue spoken by the title character as a Job-like cry from the heart at the end of her endurance in a labor camp with her....Read More


 

Vision Productions
The Art of Sisters

Oct 25

Description:

Seeking Equity and Non-Equity Actors for "The Art of Sisters," - a play about the Bronte sisters, as seen through their letters, diary entries, poems and excerpts from their beloved novels.

Adapted and Directed by Miriam Canfield

Guest Artist Agreement - $459 per week minimum.

Auditions will be held at Actors....Read More


 

23 Miles South Theatre Company
Spoon River Anthology



Description:

Two parts are still available for 23 Miles South's production of Spoon River: A Folk Musical, based upon Edgar Lee Masters' "Spoon River Anthology." Needed are one young man (age range 18 - 30) to perform two monologues and sing as a chorus member and one woman (age range flexible,....Read More


 

North Suburban YMCA
School Assemblies



Description:

Keeping children safe is the most important job as a parent, and the North Suburban YMCA is making it possible to give all 2nd graders swim safety. The NSYMCA has partnered with CCSD21 and Eugene Field School to start a swim safety program to every 2nd grader called 2 Seconds....Read More


 

Berlin NightClub
America's Next Top So You Think You Can Impress Maureen SanDiego?



Description:

This is a variety show open to ALL TYPES of performances. Drag acts, musicians, comedians, group acts, lip syncs, musical acts, puppets, burlesque or whatever you do that happens to be enter-taint-ing. And I mean ANYTHING! Winner receives $50+ a $50 Bar tab. Performance space is limited. First come first....Read More


 

Chicago Playback Theatre Ensemble
2019-2020 season

Oct 27 - Oct 28, 2019

Description:

The Chicago Playback Theatre Ensemble is seeking new ensemble members for our 2019-2020 season!

In Playback Theatre, personal stories told by the audience come to life onstage using improvisational theatre, movement, and metaphor. The result may be joyous, sad, funny, or powerful, but it will always stem from a place....Read More


 

SHE the arts
The Holidays



Description:

SHE is seeking singing actors of color for videotaped auditions for the premiere of The Holidays written and directed by Katrina V. Miller

Christmas at Mother Holiday's Cafe is a family tradition on the west side of Chicago. This year the Holidays are in need of a Christmas miracle because their....Read More


 

Pride Films and Plays
I Promised Myself To Live Faster

Oct 22 - Oct 26, 2019

Description:

Pride Films and Plays is currently seeking ensemble members and understudies for its upcoming production of I Promised Myself to Live Faster by Gregory S. Moss, originally performed and devised by Pig Iron Theatre Company at the 2015 Humana Festival of New American Plays. The production will be directed by....Read More


 

Idle Muse Theatre Company
In the Next Room (or the Vibrator Play)



Description:

Idle Muse Theatre Company is seeking submissions for IN THE NEXT ROOM (OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY), which will be performed at The Edge Off Broadway Theater in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago.

1880s New York, The Gilded Age of America. The second Industrial Revolution has ignited a desire to change the....Read More


 

Theater D
Alone Together Again

Dec 1 - Dec 4, 2019

Description:

Theatre D will be holding auditions for its productions of Alone Together Again by Lawrence Roman.
Directed by Catherine Davis
Produced by Donna Price

Auditions and rehearsals will be held at Jewett Park Community Center, 836 Jewett Park Drive, Deerfield, IL.

The humor of aging and the sandwich generation takes center stage....Read More


 

Music Theater Works
2020 Auditions

Oct 8 - Oct 29, 2019

Description:

Music Theater Works general auditions are an open call for performers over the age of 18 who are interested in our 2020 season which includes Mamma Mia!, Ragtime, Richard Rodgers' Greatest Hits and Billy Elliot. As there is a change in artistic leadership, signing up for a general audition is....Read More


 

Blank Theatre Company
Nine

Oct 26 - Nov 3, 2019

Description:

Blank Theatre Company is seeking actors to submit for their production of NINE a musical adaptation written by Maury Yeston, Arthur Kopit and Mario Fratti based on the Federico Fellini film 8 1/2. The production will be directed by Elyse Dolan with music direction by Blank Theatre's co-artistic director....Read More


 

Party Princess Productions
Superhero Performer



Description:

Seeking young men to portray superheroes like Spiderman, Batman, Captain America, Superman and other movie and storybook characters from Star Wars to Prince Charming. Performers portray characters as they engage & entertain children at birthday parties and various commercial & educational venues.

Must Be:
-Lean to muscular & between 5'10"....Read More


 

Dancing on the Spot
Dancers



Description:

Dancing on the Spot seeks dancers (nineteen years old and up) of diverse training or experience to be part of an ensemble created improv dance piece for two performances in December. Actors with some dance background will also be considered. The show will be accompanied by poetry written by....Read More


 

Kirk Players
A Women's Influence

Oct 22 - Oct 23, 2019

Description:

The Kirk Players announce open auditions for "A Women's Influence" by Gertrude Jennings on Tuesday, October 22 and Wednesday, October 23 from 7-9:30 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church, 10 S. Lake St. in Mundelein, IL. There are four female roles and one male role.

This is a....Read More


 

BrightSide Theatre
Steel Magnolias

Oct 20 - Oct 21, 2019

Description:

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's Only Professional Theatre Performing in the Historic Downtown District is auditioning for STEEL MAGNOLIAS, written by Robert Harling, and Directed by Madeline Franklin.

All Rolls are Available

Audition Dates:
Sunday, October 20 - Monologues only (Callbacks by invitation only on Monday, October 21 - We will pair actors for cold....Read More


 

Big Noise Theatre
James and the Giant Peach

Oct 21 - Oct 24, 2019

Description:

Big Noise Theatre: "Especially For Kids" is excited to announce Non-Equity auditions for a special one-hour theater for young audiences version of Roald Dahl's JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. The fantastical tale of a boy, his insect friends and their amazing journey across the ocean on a giant piece of....Read More


 

Navy Pier Entertainment
Winter WonderFest

Oct 15 - Oct 16, 2019

Description:

The Arts, Culture and Engagement Team at Navy Pier is seeking actors and performers to play various interactive characters at the annual Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest. Performers who are comfortable with improvisation, theater for young audiences and strong physical movement are welcome to apply.

Auditions Dates:
Tuesday, October 15 from 1pm-9pm
Wednesday,....Read More


 

The Gilbert and Sullivan Opera Company
The Pirates of Penzance

Oct 26 - Oct 27, 2019

Description:

The Gilbert & Sullivan Opera Company is holding auditions for The Pirates of Penzance. Seeking 9 principal roles, 1 cameo role, and a large chorus.

Auditions will be held at Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall University of Chicago 1010 E. 59th Street, Chicago IL 60637 (Street parking is available. Walk through....Read More


 

On The Spot Theatre Company
New Play Workshop



Description:

Adult actors of all ages sought for On the Spot Theatre Company's next round of new play workshops starting this fall on Sunday Oct 6th.....Read More


 

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks
2020 Season Auditions

Nov 4 - Nov 8, 2019

Description:

Montana Shakespeare in the Parks (MSIP) will be holding auditions for its 2020 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


 

Women's Theatre Alliance
Actors' Scene Showcase

Nov 16

Description:

The Women's Theatre Alliance (WTA) invites actors to choose a 5-8 minute, 2-person scene to audition on Saturday, Nov. 16. One actor in the scene must identify as female. Scene partners may be any gender, and inclusive of all gender identities. The ten best scenes perform....Read More


 

Strawdog Theatre
Thirst

Sep 22 - Sep 29, 2019

Description:

Strawdog Theatre Company announces auditions for THIRST by C.A. Johnson, directed by Andrea J. Dymond.

Samira and Greta lead a peaceful life. They have their own clearing in the woods, their own hut, and their son Kalil to keep them laughing. When Kalil returns home without their water rations, they....Read More


 

Otherworld Theatre
PUFFS

Oct 19 - Oct 27, 2019

Description:

Seeking Actors for Puffs the Play, and Otherworld Theatre Mainstage that opens June 2020

SYNOPSIS
Some people are born to do great things. Some people change the world. Some people rise from humble beginnings to beat back the forces of darkness in the face of insurmountable odds. "PUFFS" is the story of....Read More


 

 


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