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Feld Entertainment
Sesame Street Live! National Tour

Apr 2


Sesame Street Live! is seeking male and female singers, actors, dancers, character performers, and puppeteers for new and existing touring stage shows, with various tour schedules. Contracts run anywhere from 6-12 months with competitive pay, benefits, and domestic and international travel.

Hubbard Street Dance....Read More


Piven Theatre Workshop and Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre
A Home On The Lake


Piven Theatre Workshop is seeking an understudy for A HOME ON THE LAKE for the role of Florence/Patricia- White, female Early 40's. Please email your headshot and resume in PDF format for consideration. If we would like to see you for the role, we will send you two sides to....Read More


A Blue Island in the Red Sea


Collaboraction seeks an Asian identifying male or female to fill immediate role in spring production A Blue Island in the Red Sea. Collaboraction incites social change through original devised theatre and community engagement that cultivates knowledge, dialogue and action around Chicago's most critical social issues. Blue Island will ask questions....Read More


Pride Arts Center
Male-identifying Actors


Seeking male-identifying actors who dance/move for late-night dance-theatre piece. The script is "F*cking Men" by Tony-winner Joe DiPietro ( a version of Schnitzler's La Ronde). Show to be directed by David Zak, and will incorporate choreography in the scenes and transitions. All auditions, rehearsals, and performances to abide by the....Read More


Prop Thtr
2018-2019 Season Generals

Apr 7 - Apr 14, 2018


Prop Thtr functions as an incubator for emerging talent, exposing audiences and artists to fresh outlooks on life through the development of adventurous new work. We concentrate on stories that expand our perception of who we are as human beings.

Fall 2018 Show
Written & Directed by Olivia Lilley
Devised by The....Read More


Waltzing Mechanics
Docu-Fest Auditions

Apr 7


Waltzing Mechanics seeks actors of all ages, races, identities, and backgrounds for our 1st documentary play festival. Most plays are roughly ten to twenty minutes. This festival offers artists the opportunity to meet up-and-coming theatre collaborators and professionals in a fun and fast-paced and fearless rehearsal and performance process. Actors....Read More


The Agency Theater Collective
Tres Bandidos

Apr 14 - Apr 15, 2018


The Agency Theater Collective is seeking 3 male identifying actors for their world premiere production of TRES BANDIDOS by Cody Lucas.

Shep, David, and Luke are holed up in a dingy motel room the night before their planned bank robbery. As a storm roars outside, rising tension and flaring tempers....Read More


The Drama Group
Fame The Musical

Apr 20 - Apr 22, 2018


An unmistakable title from the unforgettable film and television franchise, Fame The Musical inspired generations to fight for fame and light up the sky like a flame! Conceived and developed by David De Silva - now known affectionately to the planet as "Father Fame" - this high-octane musical features....Read More


Glenview Theatre Guild

Apr 12 - Apr 16, 2018


The Glenview Theatre Guild announces non-union auditions for Rodgers and Hammerstein's iconic musical, Oklahoma. Directed by Chris Causer, Choreographed by Annie Snow and Musical Direction by Aaron Kaplan.

Seeking adult & child (ages 10 and up) actors and dancers of all ethnicities, gender identities.

Auditions will be held at Park Center in....Read More


The Palace Theater
The Wizard Of Oz

Mar 30


The Palace Theatre in in Wisconsin Dells announces Chicago auditions for its upcoming production of THE WIZARD OF OZ.

Seeking strong actors/singers of all genders, ethnicities and types. 18yrs & older.

When: Friday March 30, 2018
Auditions: 10am-5pm
Lunch: 12:30-1:30pm
Where: Porchlight Music Theatre Rehearsal Studios 4200 W Diversey in Chicago, Il.

....Read More


The Palace Theater
Happy Days

Mar 25


The Palace Theatre in in Wisconsin Dells announces Chicago auditions for all roles in its upcoming production of HAPPY DAYS, A New Musical!

Auditions will be held at Porchlight Music Theatre Rehearsal Studios - 4200 W Diversey in Chicago

HAPPY DAYS, A New Musical!
Book by Garry Marshall
Music and Lyrics by Paul....Read More


Lyric Opera

Mar 31


Lyric Opera of Chicago will hold auditions for solo dancers with strong technique and significant stage experience for its upcoming production of the opera Cendrillon by Jules Massenet on Saturday, March 31, 2018. This enchanting, new-to-Chicago production will be staged by director Laurent Pelly, with original choreography by Laura Scozzi....Read More


WildClaw Theatre
Future Echoes - Understudies ONLY

Mar 25


A group of college friends reunite for a dinner party and reminisce about old times, only to find that time is no longer on their side.

Character Breakdown:

ALLIE, late 20s-35. Female-identified African-American. Strong, smart, independent. Heart and soul of her group of friends and would do anything for them. Combat....Read More


(re)discover theatre
Les Innocents/The Innocents

Apr 8 - Apr 14, 2018


Les Innocents/The Innocents is an immersive quest for epic queer love. Inspired by a real concert that took place in the Paris Catacombs in 1897, the story follows Gui, a composer on a search to awaken the spirit of their deceased lover: Mathilde. On their journey, Gui encounters eccentric....Read More


Haven Theatre
The Displaced


Seeking two external understudies for Haven Theatre Chicago's The Displaced, a world premiere by Isaac Gomez, directed by Jo Cattell.
** Please note, weekday daytime rehearsals. **

Mid 20's. Female-identified Latinx. Freelance actress in the city. Practical. Rational. Resourceful. Highly emotional but she'll never admit to it. Doesn't like to mess....Read More


CenterStage in Lake Forest
Shrek The Musical

Apr 19 - Apr 21, 2018


CenterStage in Lake Forest announces auditions for its 2018 summer musical SHREK THE MUSICAL! Book and lyrics by: David Lindsay-Abaire Lyrics by: Jeanine Tesori.

Shrek the Musical is a one-of-a-kind, hilarious fairy tale in which....Read More


Towle Theater
Fun Home

Apr 14


Towle Theater seeks strong male & female actors/singers all ages for its upcoming musical Fun Home by Lisa Kron, Jeanine Tesori & Alison Bechdel. All ethnicities strongly encouraged to audition. Performance Dates are July 14-15, 19-22, 26-29, 2018. All rehearsals and performances will take place at the....Read More


TimeLine Theatre Company
2018-19 Season Generals

Apr 3 - Apr 6, 2018


TimeLine Theatre Company is accepting non-equity actor submissions for its 2018-2019 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.

TimeLine is seeking adult actors of all genders....Read More


Silk Road Rising
Through the Elevated Line


Silk Road Rising is seeking two understudies for their currently running production of Through the Elevated Line by Novid Parsi, directed by Carin Silkaitis.

Having fled Iran where he was imprisoned for being a gay man, a damaged Razi arrives at his sister's Chicago doorstep only to disrupt the life she....Read More


Porchlight Music Theatre
Gypsy and Porchlight Revisits 1776

Mar 21 - Mar 27, 2018


Porchlight Music Theatre announces non-union auditions for Gypsy and Porchlight Revisits staged concert production, 1776. Seeking: Singing Adult Actors of all ethnicities, gender identities and ages. Local hires preferred. Auditions for children will be held at another date. See breakdown for details. 

Gypsy: Director/Artistic Director, Michael Weber
Choreographer, Chris....Read More


Pride Films and Plays
Summer Plays


Pride Arts Center will be producing four plays this summer - two running in rep in June (in our smaller space) and two running in rep in August (in our larger space). The productions will be small-scale / bare-bones / reading-esque: small in resources, large in creativity and imagination. We....Read More


Devonshire Playhouse
Hello Dolly

Apr 2 - Apr 3, 2018


Devonshire Playhouse Adult Theatre Presents Hello Dolly. Book by Michael Stewart. Music & Lyrics by Jerry Herman. Based on the play The Matchmaker by Thornton Wilder. Original Production Directed & Choreographed by Gower Champion. Produced for the Broadway Stage by David Merrick & Champion Five, Inc. Presented by arrangement with....Read More


Ghostlight Ensemble
Princess Without Pots

Mar 27 - Mar 28, 2018


Ghostlight Ensemble announces auditions for our summer show The Princess Without Pots, written and directed by Maria Burnham.

The Princess Without Pots is geared toward young audiences and shows us a world in which fighting like a girl is something everyone aspires to do.

Characters Descriptions:
Seeking a strong ethnically diverse cast of....Read More


Not Too Fancy Productions, LLC
Wild Women Of Planet Wongo

Mar 28 - Mar 29, 2018


Not Too Fancy Productions, LLC is casting WILD WOMEN OF PLANET WONGO, a zany immersive 1960's sci-fi musical comedy to be presented at the Chopin Theatre in Chicago, Summer 2018. It is about a planet of amazonian women warriors and their alluring Queen who encounter men for the first time....Read More


Music On Stage
Anything Goes

Mar 25 - Mar 28, 2018


MUSIC ON STAGE announces auditions for Cole Porter's ANYTHING GOES Sunday March 25th from 6-10pm and Monday March 26th from 7-10pm, with Callbacks on Wednesday March 28th from 7-10pm. Callbacks are by Invitation Only. Auditions and Callbacks will take place at The Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center located at 150....Read More


Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Summer Family Musical


Seeking a female identified or gender non-conforming actor of color. AEA or non union. 30s-40s. RP British accent. Graceful with a strong maternal instinct. Soprano.....Read More


Lifeline Theatre
General Auditions for their 2018-19 KidSeries

Apr 2 - Apr 4, 2018


Lifeline Theatre announces General Auditions for their 2018-19 KidSeries and Touring Season! Actors submitting must have evening rehearsal availability AS WELL AS morning/weekend performance availability. These are non-union productions.

BUNNICULA based on the book by James & Deborah Howe
Adapted by James Sie, composed by Doug Wood
Directed by Anthony Kayer
September....Read More


Flying Elephant Productions
The Book of Merman

Mar 25


Flying Elephant Productions is auditioning for our production of "The Book of Merman" the box office hit in five cities nationwide.

Seeking: Ethel - Female belter. NOT an Ethel Merman impersonator.....Read More


Bluebird Arts
The Elder Son

Mar 23 - Mar 31, 2018


Bluebird Arts is seeking male actors for Alexander Vampilov's comedy "The Elder Son." Directed by Artistic Director Luda Lopatina Solomon, the production will run November/December 2018 at the Athenaeum Theatre, 2936 N. Southport Ave., Chicago.

Character Descriptions:
Vlad, late 20s/30s, the hero
Vasya, male, late teens/early 20s

Auditions will be held....Read More


Kirk Players
Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Apr 9 - Apr 11, 2018


The Kirk Players, now in their 52nd Season in Mundelein, IL are excited to announce auditions for "Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike" by Christopher Durang.

Open Auditions will be held Monday, April 9 at 7 p.m. and Wednesday, April 11 at St. Andrew's Lutheran Church, 10 S. Lake....Read More


Mudlark Theater Company
Season Generals

Mar 29 - Mar 30, 2018


Mudlark Theater brings youth and adult performers together to create a new kind of theater. Through new works and original adaptations, we produce plays where the experiences of young people are central. We believe that by having intergenerational casts our storytelling is elevated, enabling our performers to more deeply portray....Read More


PM&L Theater
The Secret Garden

Mar 26 - Mar 28, 2018


Auditions for The Secret Garden, the Tony Award-winning musical based on the beloved Frances Hodgson Burnett classic, will be held, by appointment, on Monday, March 26th, and Tuesday, March 27th, beginning at 6:30 pm. Callbacks will be held on Wednesday, March 28th.

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


Otherworld Theatre
Out On A Whim


Out On A Whim seeks submissions for it's one night only fundraiser for Otherworld Theatre, "Donations and Dragons" on March 25th, 4-6pm at Mary's Attic!

Otherworld is working towards it's goal of earning a year's worth of operating costs for the first theatre space in the world to be entirely....Read More


The Aleatoric Theatre Company
The Laramie Project

Mar 24


The Aleatoric Theatre Company is holding auditions for The Laramie Project at Pendulum Space 1803 W. Byron Street, Suite 216, Chicago, IL 60613

....Read More


Chicago Theatre Workshop
Gods & Monsters

Mar 29 - Mar 30, 2018


London producer, Tarento Productions, in association with Chicago Theatre Workshop is seeking AEA and non-AEA actor submissions for our summer production of Gods & Monsters, directed by Russell Labey from the original London production. Please note that the role of James Whale has already been cast.

Seeking the following:
MARIA, 60's,....Read More


Women's Theatre Alliance
New Play Development Showcase

Mar 28


The Women's Theatre Alliance is seeking actors for our annual New Play Development Workshop. We are especially interested in casting female-identifying and non-binary individuals between the ages of 30 - 70. The actors will be involved in the final stages of our workshop series, which features six incredible Chicago-based....Read More


The Rising Stars Theatre Co.
42nd Street

Apr 5 - Apr 10, 2018


Seeking a large cast ages 15 and up for principle and ensemble roles. Tap experience required for some roles, but not all. All roles are open. Performances are June 22, 23, 24, 29, 30 and July 1 at West Leyden Auditorium in Northlake, IL.

Auditions will be held at 6626 N.....Read More


Wheaton Drama

Mar 25 - Mar 28, 2018


Wheaton Drama is holding auditions for Company. Director: Pam Turlow. Music Director: Bryan McCaffrey

March 25-26*, 7-10 PM
*A third night of auditions, March 27, could be added, as demand requires.
Callbacks: March 28, 7 PM

Auditions and callbacks, as well as all performances, will be at 111 N. Hale St., Wheaton, IL.

All roles....Read More



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