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Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings
Reading of Horror Plays


"Our Perspective: Asian American Play Readings" currently seeks Equity and non-Equity actors for a reading of horror plays on October 5th, 2019 at Goodman Theatre. Read more about "Our Perspective" at

There is pay.

Seeking actors to play:
1 hapa/biracial (half Asian-half white) F, teen-20's
1 white F, teen-30's
2 East....Read More


Governors State University
The Laramie Project and Picnic

Sep 4 - Sep 9, 2019


Auditions for Governors State University
Theatre and Performance Studies
2019-2020 Season
The Laramie Project

Governors State University
Center for Performing Arts
1 University Parkway, University Park, IL 60484....Read More


Moving Bench Theatre
The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham


Male-Identifying Actor, (20s-40s), POC, Height: 5'10 or taller. Dance/Movement experience needed. (Basic Waltz knowledge a plus) for "The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham..." for one of the Narrators. This Narrator's track: Newspaper Factory Operator (Main track), The Doctor, Virginia's Husband, NYC Citizen, Train Passenger, and others.

After a hugely successful....Read More


The Fox and the Phoenix Theatre Company
Not Quite A Christmas Carol

Sep 7 - Sep 15, 2019


The Fox and the Phoenix Theatre Company is seeking actors for the world premiere of Not Quite A Christmas Carol - a playful approach to Dickens' Christmas classic by David and Sharon Ello, directed by Kristina McCloskey.

Plot Summary: The Spirits of Christmas Past, Present, and Future attempt to infuse modern....Read More


Albright Theatre Company
Miracle on 34th Street

Oct 13 - Oct 14, 2019


The Albright Community Theatre in Batavia is holding auditions for Miracle on 34th Street.

All auditions to be held at The Albright Community Theatre - 100 N. Island Ave. 3rd floor - Batavia IL 60510

Character Descriptions:

​ Doctor Pierce - Male or Female - Physician at Maplewood home; warm, caring

Kris Kringle​ -....Read More


Oak Lawn Park District Theatre
Hello, Dolly!

Sep 9 - Sep 11, 2019


AUDITIONS: Ages 6 & Up * (Attend one day only.)
Monday, September 9th @ 7:30pm
Tuesday, September 10th @ 7:30pm

* There are no children roles in this production. We will however be looking to add a small number of young performers to our ensemble. Know they will only be in a few....Read More


Hampstead Stage Company
Oliver Twist and A Christmas Carol

Sep 5 - Sep 7, 2019


Hampstead Stage Company is seeking 2 non-equity (F/NB) actors for their upcoming Fall 2019 tour, Oliver Twist (to play Oliver and Sikes) and A Christmas Carol ( to play Bob Cratchit, Jacob Marley, Ghosts of Past/Present/Future). All ethnicities strongly encouraged to submit.

Formed over 36 years ago in Center Barnstead, New....Read More


Stray Dog Theatre Company

Aug 27 - Aug 28, 2019


STRAY DOG THEATRE COMPANY announces AUDITIONS for an upcoming production of "DRACULA", by Hamilton Deane and John Balderston, directed by Michael H. Kocher.

Open Auditions will be held at Veteran's Memorial Middle School, located at 12320 Greenwood Ave, Blue Island, IL 604-6, on Tuesday, August 27th 2019, and Wednesday, August 28th,....Read More


Pride Films and Plays
All That He Was


Seeking: FATHER UNDERSTUDY, 40s-60's, baritone, was raised to never show emotion (also portrays DOCTOR TWO).

The Jeff-recommended production ALL THAT HE WAS is looking to round out its team with an Understudy for the role of The Father. Must be a strong Baritone singer and believably play late 40's-early 60's. The....Read More


Wheaton Drama
Moonlight and Magnolias

Sep 15 - Sep 17, 2019


Wheaton Drama, Inc. (WDI) will hold auditions for Ron Hutchinson's Moonlight and Magnolias on Sunday, September 15 and Monday September 16 starting at 7pm. Callbacks: Tuesday, September 17, also at 7pm. All at WDI's Playhouse 111 (111 N Hale, Wheaton, Il 60172). Show runs November 15 - December 8, 2019.

(Loosely)....Read More


Stages Performing Arts
Musical Theater Performers

Aug 22 - Aug 24, 2019


Stages Performing Arts is seeking 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 well as subbing for our Broadway themed classes and camps this Summer. Individuals hired in this round....Read More


MPAACT Theatre
General Auditions

Aug 25


MPAACT announces general auditions for the 2019-20 season.

African American women who can portray 20's
African American women who can portray 30's
Persian women who can portray 20's
White women who can portray 20's
White women who can portray 40+

African American men who can portray 40+
African American men who can portray 60+
White men who....Read More


Random Acts
Scary Stories

Sep 8


Random Acts is producing an evening of world premiere tales by Erika Hakmiller, Hannah Ii-Epstein, Terry Guest, Jillian Leff, Ben F. Locke, Crystal Skillman, and more to be announced. Director Bryan Renaud will stage the plays around the 'fire' at Otherworld Theatre, reminiscent of ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK....Read More


The Greenhouse Theater Center
Truman and the Birth of Israel


Greenhouse Theater Center is producing the Chicago hit "Truman and the Birth of Israel" at the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, FL from 12/20-12/22 for 5 shows. We are looking for a non-equity actor to join the other original Chicago cast members. Prefer someone in late 50's or 60's.....Read More


PM&L Theater

Sep 9 - Sep 10, 2019


Auditions for Chess, the musical, will be held, by appointment, on Monday, September 9th, and Tuesday, September 10th, beginning at 7:00 pm. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, September 11th.

Auditions will be held at PM&L Theatre's Tribute Hall, located at 877 Main Street in Antioch, IL.

The director, Lorrie Ferguson....Read More


The Runaways Lab Theatre
Doing Drugs and Dying In Space Ritual

Sep 28


Runaways Lab Theatre Company is hosting Auditions for the third (and final?!) installment of the Doing Drugs and Dying In Space Ritual, a festival of 15 original short theatre works about space and the future of society. Each piece promises to somehow involve doing drugs.... and dying in space! Seeking....Read More


Black Lives Black Words
Diary of Anne Frank


Black Lives Black Words International Project is seeking actors of Latinx and Middle Eastern descent for a reading of Diary of Anne Frank, as a fundraiser for RAICES taking place end of August.....Read More


The Factory Theater
Last Night In Karaoke Town

Aug 27 - Aug 28, 2019


One of Cleveland's oldest karaoke bars - the Karaoke Korner - may have to close its doors forever, unless its long-time proprietor can convince the new building owner NOT to change it into, of all things, a cider pub and bistro. The neighborhood around them is slowly gentrifying and....Read More


The Miracle Center
Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella

Sep 5 - Sep 12, 2019


The Miracle Center provides a unique opportunity for Chicago teens. Unlike other educational/training programs where teen actors have to pay to participate, The Miracle Center partners with After School Matters and treats this as a professional opportunity. The teens who perform in Cinderella will receive a stipend rivaling many Chicago....Read More


The Greenhouse Theater Center
A Very Bloody Christmas Carol - The Musical

Aug 25


Ebeneezer Scrooge has changed, but the world has not. His newfound friends and family still bear the weight of London's economy. Inspired to make the banks play fair, Scrooge inadvertently crashes the market and the city burns. When Tiny Tim is kidnapped in the ensuing chaos, Scrooge must face the....Read More


The Drama Group

Sep 10 - Sep 14, 2019


In this fresh political spin on Moliere's timeless farce, a wealthy American businessman entrusts his fortune, reputation, wife, and daughter to an up-and-coming politician/guru. A Chicagoland premiere, written by award-winning playwright, Robert Caisley and directed by three-time Emmy winner, Labriola. This is an exciting new adaptation, which lampoons....Read More


BrightSide Theatre
A Christmas Carol the Musical

Aug 25 - Aug 28, 2019


BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's Only Professional Theatre Performing in the Historic Downtown District is auditioning for A CHRISTMAS CAROL THE MUSICAL, (with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and book by Mike Ockrent and Lynn Ahrens) Directed by Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass, musically directed by Jake Hartge and choreographed....Read More


Theater Unspeakable (TU)
General Auditions for 2019-2020 Season

Aug 23 - Aug 24, 2019


Theater Unspeakable (TU) will be holding a general audition for its 2019-20 season. In the coming year, this physical theater company will be touring its pieces The American Revolution and Moon Shot as well as developing some new ideas. The company is aiming to expand the company's base of actor/collaborators....Read More


GreatWorks Theatre Company
Winter and Spring productions

Sep 8


GreatWorks Touring theatre is accepting submissions from non-AEA actors, all ages and ethnicities, for their upcoming Winter and Spring productions. Auditions will be held on Sunday, September 8 at the Den Theater in Chicago. For this round of auditions, African-American, Asian, and Latinx actors are especially encouraged to submit.

GreatWorks has....Read More


Citadel Theatre Company
Winnie the Pooh

Sep 3 - Sep 4, 2019


Citadel Theatre is pleased to announce non-AEA auditions for its Theatre for Young Audiences' production of the Disney musical "WINNNIE THE POOH," directed by Gregg Dennhardt. Created by Cheryl Davis with music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman, Robert B. Sherman, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez with music adapted and....Read More


The Frozen Robins
Christmas caroling quartet ensemble

Aug 26


THE FROZEN ROBINS are auditioning Sopranos, Altos, Tenors & Basses/Baritones for Christmas caroling quartet ensemble on Monday evening, August 26, 2019 (location to be announced). Gigs paid at hourly market rate. A capella experience and improv skills a plus. Santa Claus Wants YOU!....Read More


Dominican University Performing Arts Center
9 To 5 The Musical

Aug 27 - Sep 3, 2019


Seeking professional actors/singers for 9 to 5 THE MUSICAL. Cast will be comprised of professional and student actors. Especially seeking actors for male-identified roles. Directed by Krista Hansen.

Location: Theatre Wit, 1229 W Belmont in Chicago.....Read More


Otherworld Theatre
Star Trek: The Next Generation parody

Aug 27


On August 27th from 7-10 pm Otherworld Theatre Company is holding auditions for an upcoming Star Trek: The Next Generation parody series.

This project is entirely unrehearsed, so a vast knowledge of the Star Trek: The Next Generation universe is mandatory. There will be one or two initial rehearsals so....Read More


The Trance
The Third Richard

Sep 15 - Sep 16, 2019


The Trance, a Chicago performance ensemble now entering its second season, announces auditions for male actors for its fall offering: The Third Richard.

Auditions for The Third Richard will be held at The Edge Theatre, located at 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago, IL on Sunday, September 15th from 1-5 p.m. Callback....Read More


Deerfield Family Theater
Fall 2019 Production

Aug 20 - Aug 25, 2019


Deerfield Family Theater (DFT) is excited to announce auditions for our Fall 2019 production. We are seeking children 4th grade and up, teens, and adults of all ages for this classic family musical.

Auditions will take place Wednesday and Thursday, August 20th and 21st (6:00-9:00pm), and Saturday, August 24th (9:00am-noon, 1:00-4:00pm).....Read More


Independent Production
DogProv: Improv with Dogs

Aug 24


DogProv: Improv with Dogs. A new improv team that will share the stage with canine friends!

LOCATION: The Crowd Theater
3935 North Broadway, Chicago, IL 60613
DATE: Saturday, August 24
TIME: 10:00am - 2:00pm
WHAT TO BRING: Resume, Headshot, and a short performance piece (a monologue, a song, stand-up comedy, anything), and any well-behaved....Read More


The Joffrey Ballet
The Nutcracker

Sep 12 - Sep 15, 2019


The Joffrey Ballet holds open auditions for the Children's Cast of Christopher Wheeldon's The Nutcracker at its downtown studios in Joffrey Tower, 10 E. Randolph Street, Thursday, September 12 and Sunday, September 15. All students in the Chicagoland area with dance experience that meet casting criteria are welcome to audition....Read More


Goodman Theatre
A Christmas Carol

Sep 21


Calling all aspiring Tiny Tims! Goodman Theatre announces open call auditions on Saturday, September 21, from 9am - 2pm for six of the young performer roles in A Christmas Carol - now in its 42nd year. Chicagoland actors from ages 5 - 17 are invited to audition for the roles....Read More


Sigman Brothers Productions

Aug 24


The Sigman Brothers are holding auditions and looking for actors/singers/dancers for an upcoming production of their original musical, RUMPERLSTILTSKIN, which runs at The Dr. Lynn Schornick Theatre at The Jack Benny Center for the Arts in Waukegan IL for 3 weekends in December, beginning December 6, 2019.

These are PAYING....Read More


Strawdog Theatre
Welcome To Keene, New Hampshire

Aug 25 - Aug 27, 2019


Strawdog Theatre Company is looking for non-AEA actors for their upcoming production of WELCOME TO KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE by Brian James Polak, directed by Leda Hoffmann. We would like to strongly encourage performers of all ethnicities, genders, sizes, and abilities to submit.

Keene, New Hampshire shares a view of Mount....Read More



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