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- Rehearsals begin Sept. 1; tech begins Sept. 22; runs Sept. 30-Nov. 1 in Austin, TX.
- Auditions: Jul 27 in New York, NY
Casting "Evita," a musical.
- Rehearses and performs in St. Louis, MO.
- Auditions: Jul 27 in St. Louis, MO
Casting the Upstream Theater's 2015-2016 season. Season includes "De Kus (The Kiss)" (Ger Thijs, writer; Kenn McLaughlin, dir. Rehearsals begin Sept. 15; runs Oct. 9-25, 2015); "Shining City" (Conor McPherson, writer; Toni Dorfman, dir. Rehearsals begin Jan. 5; runs Jan. 29-Feb. 14, 2016); and "The Glass Menagerie" (Tennessee Williams, writer; ...
- Season runs in Bloomington, IN.
- Auditions: Jul 28, 29 in Bloomington, IN
Seeking actors for principal roles during Cardinal Stage Company's 2015-16 season. Season includes "Of Mice and Men" (Rehearsals begin Aug. 11; runs Sept. 11-20); "The Agony & Ecstasy of Steve Jobs" (Rehearsals begin Oct. 19; runs Nov. 5-22); "Buyer and Cellar" (Rehearsals begin Oct. 20; runs Nov. 12-22); "Mary Poppins" ...
- "Poe" rehearsals begin Sept. 7; runs Sept. 23-Nov. 1. "Jeeves" rehearsals begin Jan. 4, 2016; runs Jan. 27-Feb. 28, 2016 in Oakbrook, IL.
- Auditions: Jul 28 in Chicago, IL
Casting "The Madness of Edgar Allen Poe" and "Jeeves at Sea."
- Shoot dates TBD in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Jul 29, 30 in Chicago, IL
Casting a series of commercials for a well-known marketing house.
- Auditions to be held July 11-August 15, nationwide.
- Auditions: Aug 1 in San Francisco, CA and Aug 1 in Philadelphia, PA and Aug 4 in Albuquerque, NM and Aug 15 in Baton Rouge, LA
Casting MTV's Real World, a reality TV series. Project description: "Soon you could be sharing your life with millions of viewers on the next season of one of MTV's most popular shows!"
- Runs Oct. 1-31 (Thurs., 8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 10 p.m.) at the Public House Theatre in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 1, 3 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Babysitter Massacre '78" a new musical from the creators of “A Nightmare on Backstreet” and “Bates: An 80’s Musical Psycho Parody.”
- Performances run October 1-31 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 1, 3, 5 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Babysitter Massacre '78," a musical. Project description: "A new musical from the creators of 'A Nightmare on Backstreet' and 'Bates: An 80’s Musical Psycho Parody.'"
- Shoot dates vary, depending on role. Average number of days required: four days of shooting and one day for dialog looping/dubbing. Shoot will occur every weekend from Aug. 15-Sept. 20. Actors will be given finalized shoot schedule at casting. All shooting will take place within Chicago, IL city limits.
- Auditions: Aug 2 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Los Hijos de Papa Inocencio," an approximately 30-minute, Spanish-language, telenovela-style short film, with an ensemble cast. Synopsis: A family fights and schemes over who will be buried in a mausoleum built by their grandfather, after they discover that the mausoleum has historical significance. Director states: "This independent, not-for-profit film ...
- Season runs in St. Louis, MO.
- Auditions: Aug 2, 3 in St. Louis, MO
Seeking a diverse and versatile group of actors for the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis 2015-2016 In the Schools Season. Actors with substantial experience teaching and/or performing for young people are desirable. Season includes "Tales of Shakespeare," (Nancy Bell, writer. Rehearsals begin late August-early September; runs in February); "Hamlet" (Joanna Battles, ...
- Plays in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 3 in Chicago, IL
Casting ShawChicago's 2015-16 season. Season includes staged readings of "Geneva," (Rehearsals begin Aug. 24; runs Sept. 5-28), "Private Lives," (Rehearsals Nov. 9; runs Nov. 21-Dec. 16), and "You Can Never Tell" (Rehearsals begin Feb. 22, 2016; runs Mar. 5-28, 2016).
- Events are ongoing in Chicago, IL, as well as nationally and internationally.
- Auditions: Aug 3, in Chicago, IL
Redmoon Theater is casting for-hire performers. Project description: "Founded in 1990, Redmoon transforms streets, stages, and architectural landmarks, bridging international, economic, cultural and generational boundaries with a unique brand of Spectacle: a public art form that is equal parts pageantry, gadgetry, puppetry, robust physical performance and visual art. Utilizing this ...