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Non-Equity Audition

Adventure Stage ChicagoAdventure Stage Chicago
La Ofrenda

Audition Dates: Jul 23

Description:
Adventure Stage Chicago is now accepting submissions from non-Equity actors interested in auditioning for their upcoming production of La Ofrenda.

LA OFRENDA by Jose Casas
Directed by Ana Velazquez

"You can't know where you're goin' if you don't know where you been... sabes?" History is something Alex doesn't get. There's no use trying....Read More


Film

Film AuditionFilm Audition
Three Stories Up / Theatre in the Dark

Audition Dates: Jul 28

Description:
Production title: Three Stories Up / Theatre in the Dark by Mackenzie Gordon
Production Type: Independent / Storefront
Project length: 80-90 minutes with no intermission
Director: Corey Bradberry
Producers: Corey Bradberry & Mackenzie Gordon
Casting Director: Corey Bradberry
Audition Location: Eclipse Theatre rehearsal suite (4001 N Ravenswood Ave, Suite 610)
Rehearsal Location: Chicago (Lakeview or Wicker Park....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Royal Princess PartiesRoyal Princess Parties
Character Entertainers

Audition Dates: Jul 26

Description:
Now looking for outgoing and responsible actors to join the cast of Royal Princess Parties. Royal Princess Parties is a fully licensed and insured, professional character company that provides high quality entertainment for children and events all over the Chicagoland area. This job is fun while offering the opportunity for....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Akvavit TheatreAkvavit Theatre
The Returning & Goliath

Audition Dates: Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2019

Description:
Akvavit Theatre seeks male and female actors for their two upcoming one act plays, The Returning, by Fredrik Battbert with translation by Henning Hegland directed by Lee Peters and Goliath, by Maria Tryti Vennerød with translation by May-Brit Akerholt, directed by Co-Artistic Director, Kirstin Franklin.

Core Character Breakdown The Returning:

MOTHER,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Pride Films and PlaysPride Films and Plays
LezFest Performers

Description:
Pride Arts Center seeks LGBTQ female-identifying artists for LezFest, an evening of performances (including spoken word, music, dance, poetry, monologues, stand-up comedy, burlesque, and more) celebrating lesbian and queer female-identifying artists. LezFest will be two evening, Tuesday October 22 and Wednesday October 23, with one rehearsal on Saturday October 19.....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Northbrook TheatreNorthbrook Theatre
Cat in the Hat and Knuffle Bunny

Audition Dates: Aug 7

Description:
Northbrook Theatre is holding auditions for Cat in the Hat and Knuffle Bunny.

Seeking
2 Adult actors for our fall and/or winter TYA productions. 1 adult actor, any ethnicity, any gender identity to play Sally in Cat and the Hat (non-musical) and 1 adult actor, any ethnicity, female-identified person to play....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Saint Sebastian PlayersSaint Sebastian Players
Our Town

Audition Dates: Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2019

Description:
We seek adult actors (18+) of all ages, ethnicities and genders for October-November 2019 production of Our Town by Thornton Wilder.

13 men, 5 women

Main characters:

Stage Manager - a narrator, commentator, and guide through Grover's Corners. He joins in the action of the play periodically, as the minister at the wedding,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Sideshow Theatre CompanySideshow Theatre Company
X

Audition Dates: Jul 21

Description:
Sideshow Theatre Company is holding auditions for the role of Young Girl in Alistair McDowall's X directed by Sideshow artistic director Jonathan L. Green.

Billions of miles from home, a lone research base waits to receive another message from Earth. It's been three weeks. It's never been this long. The crew....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Theater WitTheater Wit
Teenage Dick

Audition Dates: Jul 23 - Jul 24, 2019

Description:
Auditions for Theater Wit's upcoming production of TEENAGE DICK, by Mike Lew, directed by Brian Balcom.

ABOUT THE PLAY: In this brilliant retelling of Shakespeare's Richard III, one of the most famous disabled characters in history is reimagined as a 16-year-old outsider taking on the political turmoil of high school.....Read More


Jobs

Theatre EvolveTheatre Evolve
Costume, Sound, and Scenic Designers

Description:
Theatre EVOLVE is seeking Costume, Sound, and Scenic Designers for our upcoming world premier of Krugozor!

Synopsis: Svetlana and Vitaly grow up in the waning days of the Soviet Union, obsessed with Western Rock music, trying to find their place in art, life and government, and reconcile their dreams with reality.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Moving Bench TheatreMoving Bench Theatre
The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham

Audition Dates: Aug 6 - Aug 11, 2019

Description:
After a hugely successful preview run, Moving Bench Theatre is holding auditions for the full-length extension of "The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham's Magical, Miracle, Sure-Cure for All Female Weaknesses" being produced at the Greenhouse Theatre Center in November, 2019.

The hilarious, somewhat disturbing, (mostly) true tale of the first woman....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Akvavit TheatreAkvavit Theatre
Transatlantic

Description:
Akvavit Theatre seeks several actors for a staged reading of a new work, Transatlantic, by award-winning Danish playwright Rhea Leman, who will be visiting from Denmark to direct the a week-long development workshop culminating in a reading. For more information about the playwright, please visit her website: www.rhealeman.com/index.php/eng/.

Seeking to....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Invictus TheatreInvictus Theatre
Merchant of Venice

Audition Dates: Aug 3 - Aug 7, 2019

Description:
: Invictus Theatre Company is excited to announce auditions for their upcoming production of Merchant of Venice, directed by Charles Askenaizer. We are seeking actors with strong language skills and/or Shakespearean experience. The performances will be on October 21st-November 17th and will take place at The Buena, 4147 N Broadway.

Auditions....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Metropolis Performing Arts CentreMetropolis Performing Arts Centre
Anything Goes

Description:
Metropolis Performing Arts Centre in downtown Arlington Heights, IL is accepting submissions for the role of John in "Anything Goes" (Fall 2019), music and lyrics by Cole Porter, original book by Guy Bolton, P.G. Wodehouse, Howard Lindsay, and Russel Crouse, and new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. "Anything....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Steel Beam TheatreSteel Beam Theatre
General Auditions

Audition Dates: Aug 18 - Aug 29, 2019

Description:
Steel Beam Theatre, the Fox River Valley's premiere, award-winning, professional non-Equity theatre company holds General Auditions for their 19th season on Sunday August 18th from 6:00-9:00 p.m. and Monday August 29th from 7:00-10:00 p.m. The list of shows and their requirements are below.

The Odd Couple, Female Version by Neil....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

North Riverside PlayersNorth Riverside Players
The Man Who Came To Dinner

Audition Dates: Jul 24 - Jul 25, 2019

Description:
North Riverside Players announces auditions for the Kaufman and Hart comedy The Man Who Came To Dinner. Large cast needed (15M, 9 W + extras).

THE STORY: Sheridan Whiteside, having dined at the home of the Stanleys, slips on their doorstep, breaking his hip. A tumultuous six weeks of confinement....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Rail Events ProductionsRail Events Productions
The Polar Express

Audition Dates: Aug 9 - Aug 10, 2019

Description:
Rail Events Productions announces auditions on AUGUST 9 & 10 for THE POLAR EXPRESS Train Ride. All positions PAID. Seeking actors and musical theater performers for this live, interactive theatrical show based on the film by Warner Bros. In addition to talent, we are looking for actors who are team....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

UrbanTheater CompanyUrbanTheater Company
Back in the Day - An 80's House Music Dancesical

Audition Dates: Jul 22 - Jul 24, 2019

Description:
UrbanTheater Company is now accepting submissions from Non-Equity actors for our Fall 2019 World Premiere of Back In The Day: An 80's House Music Dancesical.

BACK IN THE DAY: AN 80'S HOUSE MUSIC DANCESICAL
Written by Miranda Gonzalez
Based on the book, The Real Dance Fever, by Jose "Gringo" Echevarria
Directed by Raquel Torre

Set....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Midsommer FlightMidsommer Flight
Twelfth Night

Audition Dates: Jul 20 - Jul 22, 2019

Description:
Now in its eighth season of presenting Shakespeare in partnership with the Chicago Park District, Midsommer Flight seeks actors and musicians to join them in their critically acclaimed, holiday production, Twelfth Night, directed by Jeremy Aluma.

Midsommer Flight is committed to casting in a manner that reflects the diverse and rich....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Theo UbiqueTheo Ubique
Working

Audition Dates: Jul 29 - Jul 30, 2019

Description:
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre seeks strong singer/actors including all people of color and gender identities for a production of the musical WORKING (revised 2012 version) adapted by Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz. Performances will be December 6, 2019, through January 26, 2020.

Based on Studs Turkell's best-selling book of interviews of....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Underdog Theatre CompanyUnderdog Theatre Company
2019-2020 Season

Description:
Underdog Theatre Company is currently accepting headshots and resumes for casting consideration for their upcoming 2019-2020 season for their productions of the plays BURN THIS, THE NORMAL HEART and the musical THE SECRET GARDEN.

All roles open and performances are scheduled to begin in October and run through June of 2020.

Also....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Gallery TheaterGallery Theater
The Man with Bogart's Face

Audition Dates: Aug 4 - Aug 5, 2019

Description:
Gallery Theater of West Chicago will hold auditions for The Man with Bogart's Face by Andrew J Fenady, directed by Gail Cannata.

Remember the good old days of radio-when people had to use their imaginations-when the mind was a stage? Those days are back-only better because you can SEE as well....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Party Princess ProductionsParty Princess Productions
Superhero and Princess Performers

Description:
America's Premier Party Character Company is Continually Expanding, and we are Looking for the Best of the Best in Chicago! -Seeking young, physically fit men to portray various superhero, movie & storybook characters at birthday parties and other events. Portray Spiderman, Batman, Captain America, Darth Vader, Thor and many more

-Seeking....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Heritage Theatre CompanyHeritage Theatre Company
A Night in the Theatre

Audition Dates: Jul 29

Description:
Heritage Theatre Company is casting for A Night in the Theatre by Lawrence Casler. Performance dates will be August 30 and 31, 2019 at Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre, One University Pkwy, Romeoville IL, 60446. Auditions will be held on Monday, July 29, 2019 6:30-9:30 at the theatre. Rehearsals Monday....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Eclectic Full Contact TheatreEclectic Full Contact Theatre
Richard III

Audition Dates: Jul 21 - Jul 24, 2019

Description:
Eclectic Full Contact theatre is seeking submissions for their upcoming prodcution of RICHARD III by William Shakespeare.

Before the Game of Thrones, there was this masterpiece.
Will Richard stop at nothing to reach the pinnacle of power? Will he act unethically, unlawfully? Deceive, seduce, even commit murder? Come on, you think George....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Flash Radio TheatreFlash Radio Theatre
Voice Actors - Female identified roles

Audition Dates: Aug 3

Description:
Flash Radio Theatre - Season 2

The women of seemingly idyllic Morning Glory, Iowa deal with the events of everyday life during the Great Depression as the world braces itself for the conflicts and shifting values of the coming era.

Flash Radio Theatre, Season 2 is a podcast of short original radio....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Our Art of GivingOur Art of Giving
Two Shows

Description:
Our Art of Giving is a 501C3 whose goal is to give items that will brighten the day for underserved communities including but not limited to; children presently undergoing medical treatments, families in homeless shelters, animals at rescues, and many more!

OAOG creates themed shows and invites (for free)....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

BrainFreakBrainFreak
BrainFreak: LIVE

Audition Dates: Jul 21

Description:
BrainFreak: LIVE is a magic show that goes wrong. It's a mix of improv with some written material. We will be preforming the show on Friday nights starting on September 13th and ending on October 4th, at Judy's Beat Lounge, at 7:30PM. I'm looking for 2 performers to join me....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Blank Theatre CompanyBlank Theatre Company
The Mystery of Edwin Drood

Audition Dates: Aug 4 - Aug 11, 2019

Description:
Blank Theatre Company is seeking actors to submit for their production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood by Rupert Holmes. The production will be directed by Blank's Co-Artistic Director Danny Kapinos with music direction by Aaron Kaplan and choreography by Britta Lynn Schlicht.

Auditions by appointment will be held Sunday....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Galaxy TheaterGalaxy Theater
The Odd Couple

Audition Dates: Aug 5 - Aug 7, 2019

Description:
GALAXY THEATER COMPANY announces AUDITIONS for their upcoming production, THE ODD COUPLE, by Neil Simon, directed by Gina Dunn.

Auditions, callbacks, rehearsals, and performances will be held in the Lower Cossitt Avenue entrance of The First Congregational Church of La Grange, located at 100 6 th Avenue, La Grange, Illinois 60525.

THE....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Sigman Brothers Productions Sigman Brothers Productions
Rumperlstiltskin

Audition Dates: Aug 24

Description:
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


Film

Sigman Brothers Productions Sigman Brothers Productions
Dancers

Description:
The Sigman Brothers are looking for experienced dancers to participate in an upcoming and ongoing project. We are planning to choreograph/film several numbers from the catalog of songs in our musicals for the purpose of marketing our work to a larger audience.

We seek dancers familiar with and proficient in a....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Valiant TheatreValiant Theatre
First Annual New Works Festival

Audition Dates: Aug 17 - Aug 20, 2019

Description:
Valiant Theatre is building a diverse and versatile ensemble of 12-18 actors for our First Annual New Works Festival.

Each piece created for the festival will require three actors, run 20-30 minutes in length, and feature the stories of real people and historic events who inspired change through acts of courage,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Village Theatre GuildVillage Theatre Guild
Becky's New Car

Audition Dates: Aug 11 - Aug 13, 2019

Description:
Have you ever been tempted to flee your own life? Becky Foster is caught in middle age, middle management, and in a middling marriage--with no prospects for change on the horizon. Then one night a socially inept and grief-struck millionaire stumbles into the car dealership where Becky works. Becky is....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Three Brothers TheatreThree Brothers Theatre
Somebody's Child

Audition Dates: Jul 19 - Jul 21, 2019

Description:
Three Brothers Theatre is announcing auditions for "Somebody's Child" a new play written by Ben Braun and directed by Joshua Maloney. This show is the fifth production in our playwright's residency. Auditions will be July 19th from 6-8pm and July 21st from 2-4pm. Actors need not be....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

PM&L TheaterPM&L Theater
It Runs in the Family

Audition Dates: Jul 29 - Jul 31, 2019

Description:
Open auditions for It Runs in the Family, a comedy by Ray Cooney, will be held on Monday, July 29th, and Tuesday, July 30th beginning at 7:00 pm. in PM&L Theatre's Tribute Hall, located at 877 Main Street in Antioch, IL. There will be callbacks on Wednesday, July....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Bard In The BurbsBard In The Burbs
Macbeth

Audition Dates: Jul 21 - Jul 23, 2019

Description:
Auditions for Bard in the Burbs' upcoming production of Shakespeare's Macbeth, directed by Sean Ogren & Suzanne Ogren, are set for Sunday, July 21st and Monday, July 22nd from 6:00pm to 10:00pm, with callbacks Tuesday, July 23rd @ 7:00pm at:
Stacey De & Company
1946 University Ln
Lisle, IL 60532

Please note that this....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Tom Boi TheatricalsTom Boi Theatricals
The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque

Audition Dates: Jul 27

Description:
Now Announcing Auditions for the 2019 Cast of The Buttcracker: A Nutcracker Burlesque directed by Leah Urzendowksi and choreographed by Jenn Freeman | Po'Chop performed Thursday's in December

Auditions will be Saturday July 27th from 12pm-3pm in small blocks. The audition location is Volta Performing Arts Center, 2142 N Milwaukee....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Wheaton DramaWheaton Drama
Addams Family, the Musical

Audition Dates: Jul 21 - Jul 22, 2019

Description:
Wheaton Drama proudly announces auditions for "Addams Family, the Musical" on Sunday July 21 and Monday July 22. Callbacks will be scheduled for Tuesday July 23 if needed. The show is directed by Dan Hitzemann, Musical director is Amy Brockman and Choreographer is Kate McIlvain.

Auditions on Sunday July....Read More


Equity/Non-Equity

Red Theater ChicagoRed Theater Chicago
Accessibility Auditions 2019

Audition Dates: Jul 21

Description:
Chicago's Annual Unified Storefront Accessibility Auditions are for Performers who are d/Deaf and/or Disabled. While our focus is on discovering new talent, Equity and non-Equity talent are both welcome.

The location is wheelchair accessible, and we will have ASL interpreters on staff as needed.....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Strawdog TheatreStrawdog Theatre
Welcome To Keene, New Hampshire

Audition Dates: Aug 25 - Aug 27, 2019

Description:
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


Non-Equity Audition

Grove PlayersGrove Players
November

Audition Dates: Jul 27 - Jul 28, 2019

Description:
Grove Players in Downers Grove, IL is holding auditions for November by David Mamet.

Description:
David Mamet's Oval Office satire depicts one day in the life of a beleaguered American commander-in-chief. It's November in a Presidential election year, and incumbent Charles Smith's chances for reelection are looking grim. Approval ratings are down,....Read More


Non-Equity Audition

Harper Ensemble Theatre CompanyHarper Ensemble Theatre Company
American Idiot

Audition Dates: Aug 13 - Aug 15, 2019

Description:
Harper Ensemble Theatre Company announces auditions for Green Day's American Idiot. All roles are open and you do NOT need to be a Harper student to audition. We are seeking a large multi-ethnic cast of actors, singers, dancers, 18-30. Rock vocals and those who can play guitar are....Read More


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