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- Shoots Aug. 23-29 in Kenosha, WI.
- Auditions: Aug 5 in Milwaukee, WI
Casting Frozen Stage Film's short film "My Father Has a Choice" in conjunction with Backyard Dream Productions. Producer states: "We are looking for a diverse cast for this film thriller, ranging from many different age groups and ethnicities." James Lead, Male, Age Range: 35 - 45 yrs A father and ...
- Shows run during school hours in the Chicago, IL area.
- Auditions: Aug 8 in Chicago, IL
Casting the plays "It's Greek to Me," "Medieval Knight," and "Rupert the Reading Knight." Project description: "Caton Enterprises, Ltd., a leading school program company in the Chicagoland area (26 years), presents classic culture and literature shows for middle schools."
- Runs Oct. 8-10, 15-17, and 22-24 in Grand Rapids, MI.
- Auditions: Aug 8, 9 in Grand Rapids, MI
Casting "Heathers: The Musical," the rock musical with music, lyrics, and a book by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy, based on the 1988 cult film "Heathers." Seeking 18 men and women, ages 17-50, of all ethnicities.
- Rehearsals begin in August. Runs October 23-25, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 10, 11, 12 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Xanadu," a musical. Project description: "The story of a girl who makes dreams come true."
- Production runs this December at Lund Auditorium, Dominican University, in River Forest, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 15, 16 in River Forest, IL
Casting "The Nutcracker," a ballet. Project description: "Set in 1920's Vienna, this is a tale of a little girl, whose godfather gives her a special doll one Christmas Eve."
- Auditions to be held July 11-August 15, nationwide.
- Auditions: 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!"
- Shows ongoing in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 18, 20 in Chicago, IL
Barrel of Monkeys is casting actor/musicians. Project description: "Barrel of Monkeys teaches creative writing workshops in Chicago Public Schools, and in its own after-school program. The ensemble adapts the stories into sketches and songs which are performed for the school. The kids become stars, and the world is saved."
- Rehearsals begin Mar. 15; runs Mar. 29-May 29 in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 18 in Chicago, IL
Casting "Body Awareness," a play.
- Rehearses Sunday evenings, 4-7 p.m. Performances begin August 23rd, in Chicago, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 18 in Chicago, IL
The Chicago Red Line, a cabaret, is casting an adult soprano. Project description: "Chicago's premiere contemporary cabaret ensemble. This group of professional singers, actors and dancers are dedicated to bringing a variety of musical genres to our diverse audiences."
- Runs Nov. 13-14 and 20-22 in Deerfield, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 19, 20, 22 in Deerfield, IL
Casting the musical, "Mary Poppins."
- Performs in Kalamazoo, MI.
- Auditions: Aug 22, 23 in Kalamazoo, MI
Casting Farmers Alley Theatre's upcoming 2015-16 season. Season includes "Fully Committed" (Rehearsals begin Oct. 26; runs Nov. 6-15), "Forever Plaid" (Rehearsals begin Nov. 16; runs Dec. 4-27), "Other Desert Cities" (Rehearsals begin Jan. 11, 2016; runs Feb. 5-21, 2016), "Murder for Two" (Rehearsals begin Apr. 18, 2016; runs Apr. 29-May ...
- Weekday shows are ongoing in the Chicago area.
- Auditions: Aug 23 in Chicago, IL
Adventure Stage Chicago is casting its 2015-16 season. Producers state: "Adventure Stage Chicago creates and tells heroic stories about young people. We do this to engage our community and inspire all of us to be heroes in our own lives. We believe the world needs more heroes, and we invite ...
- Rehearsals TBD based on actor's availability at Panera Bread in Evanston, IL.
- Auditions: Aug 29 in Chicago, IL
Casting "The Robber and the Knife," a two-minute black and white, silent film. The work will be showcased at a rented screen downtown should the case want to showcase their work.