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BYOT Productions
BYOT October 24 Hour Show
Non-Equity Audition

Bring Your Own Theatre (BYOT) is a platform for anyone and everyone to come and create live theatre with a supportive and collaborative group, regardless of experience level. Our company found its roots in the living rooms of its members and has enjoyed performing at various traditional and non-traditional performance.... Read More

Blue Gate Musicals
Our Christmas Dinner
Non-Equity Audition

Seeking: Female Identifying BIPOC, Gospel Style singer, strong actor/ mover

Contract available in Shipshewana, IN (that would start 10/28 and end 1/7) for the role of Sylvia in Our Christmas Dinner. Our original shows have themes of faith, family and Amish Country with locations in Lancaster, Pennsylvania; Sugar Creek, Ohio.... Read More

Independent Production
Fortunate Sons
Non-Equity Audition

Title: Fortunate Sons by Louis Anthony
Directed by: Sami Casten
Summary: About an ultra-patriotic young man who wants to be a doctor but was drafted and sent to Vietnam. A story of loyalty, romance, courage, and heroism.

Auditions will be held at Center Stage Theater: 1665 Quincy Ave, Suite 131, Naperville IL

Audition Dates:.... Read More

Metropolis Performing Arts Centre
A Christmas Carol
Non-Equity Audition

A Christmas Carol, adapted by Krista Scott and musically arranged by George Maurer, will be directed by Robin M. Hughes (she/her), assistant directed by Michelle Tibble (she/her), music directed by Ken McMullen (he/him), and choreographed by Emily Brookes (she/her). Seeking fully vaccinated/boosted adult and youth non-Equity actors/singers who move well.

Pay:
Rehearsals -.... Read More

The Caroling Party
Christmas Carolers
Non-Equity Audition

The Caroling Party, Chicago's premier professional caroling group, announces auditions for singers in all voice ranges. We are looking for attractive, energetic performers who know how to "sell it". We need good singers who work in a pop style (rather than a classical or legit approach). You.... Read More

Buffalo Theatre Ensemble
Andy Warhol's Tomato
Non-Equity Audition

Seeking Non- Equity Actor:
Andy Warhol: Male, late teens - 20!s, Caucasian, Male, The iconic arOst at 18, while a sophomore at Carnegie Tech University in Pittsburgh

Andy Warhol's Tomato by Vince Melocchi
Directed by Steve Scott
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble is a resident professional ensemble at the McAninch Arts Center, in Glen Ellyn, it.... Read More

Pegasus Theatre Chicago
36th Young Playwrights Festival
Non-Equity Audition

Pegasus Theatre is having open auditions for the 36th Young Playwrights Festival.

Seeking an ensemble of 5-6 actors total to be a part of the following productions (PLEASE NOTE: Casting breakdowns pertain to the characters, not actors. We are open to any and all actors for consideration of roles):

DEAD BOY WALKING.... Read More

Lyric Opera Of Chicago
Don Carlos
Non-Equity Audition

Lyric Opera of Chicago is looking for Male-identifying Volunteer Supers for Don Carlos

Supers are unpaid volunteers. A $25.00 honorarium is provided for each rehearsal and performance attended to offset expenses that may be incurred. A direct deposit for the total amount will be sent to the super's bank account approximately.... Read More

Overshadowed Theatrical Productions
Miracle on 34th Street
Non-Equity Audition

Overshadowed Theatrical Productions is holding auditions for Miracle on 34th Street "This is a tale that we want to believe in, that creates a world we seem to desperately desire, free of the blatant commercialism that surrounds us, where love and decency and generosity of spirit are their own rewards. What.... Read More

Independent Production
The Underground
Non-Equity Audition

The Underground is a two-part play about a group of musicians who desperately attempt to revive their dying artform in spite of resistance from government agents.

This project is a self-produced staged reading with two performances. The first, will be a private reading for feedback, and the second will be to.... Read More

Young Krones
Late April, East Of Sheridan
Non-Equity Audition

Young Krones-a theatermaking duo based in Rogers Park-is seeking collaborating actors for a workshop of a new play, Late April, East of Sheridan, by M.K. Rothberg, directed by Ava Calabrese Grob. The workshop process will take place at Facility Theatre in Humboldt Park between October 24th and November 17th, with.... Read More

Music Theater Works
2023 Season General Auditions
Non-Equity Audition

Seeking Non-Equity actors 18+ of all ethnicities, genders, and abilities for roles in Avenue Q, Pippin, and The Producers.

We encourage Trans and Gender Non-Conforming performers to submit for any roles they are interested in; genders listed in character breakdowns are those of the character, not the performer.

Stipends begin at $450.... Read More

The Home Creative Co.
A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play
Non-Equity Audition

The Home Creative Co. is seeking actors for their upcoming production of "A Christmas Carol: A Live Radio Play".

The Charles Dickens holiday classic comes to life as a live 1940s radio broadcast, complete with vintage commercials for fruitcake (extra-fancy), and the magic of live sound effects and musical underscoring..... Read More

Chicago Youth Shakespeare
Romeo and Juliet
Non-Equity Audition

CALL FOR YOUTH ACTORS (ages 14-19)! Now is your chance to be part of Chicago's only professional, all-teen Shakespeare company and get paid to do what you love!

Chicago Youth Shakespeare is seeking up to 15 youth actors (ages 14-19*) for the 2022-23 CYS Ensemble and production of Romeo and Juliet..... Read More

ShockWave
Upcoming Season
Non-Equity Audition

ShockWave is a dance performance group and we are auditioning for our upcoming season.

Description: ShockWave is a dance cover team, covering Kpop and other group routines. We travel around the US to perform and compete.

Seeking: Dancers of all ethnicities, genders, and abilities, 18 and older. We accept a wide.... Read More

The Drama Group
The Christmas Schooner
Non-Equity Audition

Open call auditions for the cast of The Christmas Schooner to presented December 2-11, 2022. A warm-hearted and family-oriented musical that tells the true story of the schooner that brought Christmas trees from northern Michigan to Chicago at the turn of the last century. A stirring tale of courage,.... Read More

Vero Voce
The Humans
Non-Equity Audition

The Humans - Written by Stephen Karam - Directed by Maddi LeBlanc

DRAMATIS PERSONAE
ERIK BLAKE, 60, Deirdre's husband
DEIDRE BLAKE, 61, Erik's wife
AIMEE BLAKE, 34, their daughter
BRIGID BLAKE, 26, their daughter
FIONA "MOMO" BLAKE, 79, Erik's mother
RICHARD SAAD, 38, Brigid's boyfriend

About the Show:
The Humans tells the story of the quintessential.... Read More

A&A Ballet
Art Deco Nutcracker
Non-Equity Audition

A&A BALLET, under the artistic direction of Anna Reznik and Alexei Kremnev, announced auditions for roles in "The Art Deco Nutcracker", which will be performed at Athenaeum Center at 2936 N. Southport Ave. on December 3, 2022.

Set in 1920s America, "The Art Deco Nutcracker," is a beloved holiday performance.... Read More

Chicago Kids Company
Upcoming Season
Non-Equity Audition

Chicago Kids Company, a professional children's theater company now in its 30th season, is currently seeking digital submissions for male identifying roles in their upcoming season performing at the Beverly Arts Center (111thand Western, Chicago) and The Stahl Family Theater (Belmont and Austin, Chicago). All of our performers and understudies.... Read More