Acting Auditions in Chicago
Backstage's acting auditions in Chicago include theater auditions, film, television, commercials, talent agencies and voiceover roles.
The following listings display acting jobs, auditions, and character breakdowns for Chicago.
- Rehearses Mar. 16-21 at the Illinois Institute of Art- Chicago; shoots this July at TBA locations.
- Auditions: Mar 18 in Chicago, IL
Casting for final senior film for Illinois Institute of Art - Chicago, "Guilty," in which James mourns the death of his fiancé, Laura, and is haunted by the memory of his dead comrade, Aric.Sunday
- Shows run June 5-21, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 11, 12 in Chicago, IL
Casting "The Winter's Tale," a play. Project description: "Shakespeare's late romance will be performed under the open sky on the beautiful grounds of Indian Boundary Park."Sunday
- Rehearses March 30-May 13. Shows run May 15-June 28, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 9, 10 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Miracle!," a play. Project description: "A new parody of 'The Miracle Worker' by Dan Savage. Trans individuals and others who challenge conventional gender identity are encouraged to audition. Hearing impaired actors are encouraged to audition as well."Sunday
- Shows run April 24-26 and May 2-3, in West Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 9, 11 in West Chicago, IL
Casting "The Trip to Bountiful," a play. Project description: "Carrie Watts is in the twilight of her life and finds herself trapped in an apartment with a controlling daughter-in-law and a hen-pecked son. Her fondest wish is to revisit Bountiful, the small Texas town of her youth. After several attempts, ...Sunday
- Rehearses evenings, April 7-June 12. Shows run June 19-21 & 26-28, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Mar 20, 22 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Mary Poppins," a musical. Project description: "A magic nanny comes to work for a cold banker's unhappy family."Sunday
- Rehearsals begin Mar. 20 (Fridays); leaves for shoot the evening of Apr. 30th and will shoot from the 1st of May to the 3rd of may.
- Auditions: Mar 13 in Chicago, IL
Casting "A Long Way In," a short student film. Synopsis: Lauren and Nathan are forced to travel trying to find a safe place to live. Lauren is forced to make decisions that could impact the travel for good or bad. Nathan comes back to camp injured from an incident involving ...Sunday
- Rehearses and shoots Apr. 5-May 17, 2015 (seven Sundays) in Chicago, IL.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting "The Empath," a 25-minute featurette. Synopsis: The human-like creature called the Empath is a worldwide sensation: It absorbs profound emotions from people around it, and, at the same time, “cures” emotional pain for them. But is this creature just a strange medical anomaly? "The Empath" is a magical realism ...Sunday
- Shooting in OH.
- Seeking submissions from: Columbus, OH
Casting the feature film, "I Am Wrath," starring John Travolta. Project description: "A man is out for justice after a group of corrupt police officers are unable to catch his wife's killer."Saturday
- Shows run year-round in the Detroit, MI area.
- Auditions: Mar 12 in Eastpointe, MI
Seeking theatrical/improv actors for The Murder Mystery Company. Casting director states: The Murder Mystery Company has been active in the national theater community for over ten years and is third in record ticket sales in the U.S. Our shows run year-round with a multitude of fun themes changing periodically to ...Feb 25