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.
- Rehearsals begin Aug. 11, 2015; runs Sept. 5, 2015-June 12, 2016 in Cincinnati, OH.
- Auditions: Apr 4 in Chicago, IL
Casting actors of all types and ethnicities for Cincinnati Playhouse In The Park's 2015-16 season.7 hours ago
- Rehearses mid-April; shoot Apr. 24-26 in the Chicago, IL area.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL
Casting "The Vanishing Act," a senior student film for Columbia College Chicago. Synopsis: A magician performs his greatest illusion yet in hopes of being noticed by the two most important people in his life. Director states: "This film will be submitted to multiple film festivals upon completion."10 hours ago
- Season runs in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 7, 8, 9 in Chicago, IL and Apr 7, 8, 9 in Chicago, IL and Apr 7, 8, 9 in Chicago, IL
Seeking actors for Victory Gardens Theatre 2015-16 Season. Season includes "Sucker Punch" (Dexter Bullard, dir. Runs Sept. 18-Oct. 18); "Never The Sinner" (Gary Griffin, dir. Runs Nov. 6-Dec. 12); "Cocked" (Joanie Schultz, dir. Runs Feb. 12-Mar. 13); "Hillary and Clinton" (Chay Yew, dir. Runs Apr. 1-May 1); "The House That ...Tuesday
- Season runs in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 24, 25 in Chicago, IL and Apr 24, 25 in Chicago, IL
Seeking actors for Lookingglass Theatre's 2015-2016 mainstage season. Season includes "Treasure Island" (Mary Zimmerman, dir. Run begins Oct. 7); "Blood Wedding" (Daniel Ostling, dir. Run begins Mar. 2); "Thaddeus and Slocum" (Nicole Brooks & Krissy Vanderwarder, dirs. Run begins June 1).Tuesday
- Runs May 28-June 28 in Detrot, MI.
- Auditions: Apr 6 in Detroit, MI
Casting "White Ash Falling," a play.Tuesday
- All productions rehearse and perform in Lincolnshire, IL.
- Auditions: Apr 20 in Chicago, IL
Casting the 2015 Season for Marriott Theatre. Season includes: "Pinocchio" (Rehearsals begin June 22; runs July 1-Aug. 2); "October Sky" (Rehearsals begin July 27; runs Aug. 19-Oct. 18); "Elf" (Rehearsals begin Oct. 5; runs Oct. 21, 2015-Jan. 3, 2016); and a TBD TYA production.Tuesday
- Shoots April 22-26 in OH.
- Seeking submissions from: Brooklyn, NY; New York, NY; OH
Casting "Stranded at the Altar," a 20-minute heartfelt comedy about a troubled youth who sabotages his father's wedding in order to salvage their relationship.Tuesday
- Shoots June 1-July 3 in various locations in Michigan, largely in the Detroit suburbs.
- Seeking submissions from: MI
Casting "Elder Island," a feature film. Producer states: "The film will include contemporary and 1850s settings. This is a horror/thriller more in the vein of classic '80s horror such as 'Friday the 13th' or 'Nightmare on Elm Street' than more current films such as 'Saw' or 'Paranormal Activity.' It will ...Tuesday
- Season runs in Williamston, MI.
- Auditions: Apr 6, 7 in Williamston, MI and Apr 6, 7 in Williamston, MI
Seeking actors for Williamston Theatre's 2015-16 Season. Season includes "Rounding Third," (Richard Dresser, writer. Rehearsal begins Sept. 1; runs Sept. 24-Nov. 1); "Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol" (Tom Mula, writer. Rehearsal begins Oct. 27; runs Nov. 19-Dec. 20); "Too Much Too Much Too Many" (Meghan Kennedy, writer. Rehearsals begin Jan. 6; ...Monday
- Shoot dates TBD in Charlotte, NC; NYC; Houston, TX; South Bend, IN; Orlando, FL; Cleveland, OH; Louisville, KY; Atlanta, GA; and L.A.
- Seeking submissions from: South Bend, IN; Los Angeles, CA; New York, NY; Houston, TX; Louisville, KY; Charlotte, NC; Atlanta, GA
Casting "The Haymaker TV Show," a show centered around a "public relations guru" and his adoption reunion with his birth parents and biological family. Casting director states: "The show highlights the main character's image transformation and personal struggles, as well as his work in the recording studio with multi-platinum recording ...Monday
- Shoots the first half of August in northern Indiana.
- Seeking submissions from: Chicago, IL; IN
Casting "Red Badge," a modern retelling of Stephen Crane's classic 19th-century novel. Synopsis: An embedded reporter during the Second American Civil War finds him- or herself trapped on the front lines with time running out.Monday