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  • North Shore Country Day School, Winnetka, IL, is seeking a costumer for the 2018-19 school year. The program produces two Middle School productions and three Upper School (High School) productions. Each production would be paid via stipend. The costumer would be responsible for building, designing, and pulling from the large costume stock and should be comfortable working with middle/high school age students. Please send resume and questions to Julia Macholl, Performing Arts Department Chair, at  (2/13/18)

  • The Aurora Civic Center Authority in Aurora, Illinois, is seeking an Education and Community Engagement Assistant. For more details:  (2/13/18)

  • Guerin Prep High School, located in River Grove, Illinois, is accepting resumes for a Theatre/English Teacher & Co-Curricular Director/Technical Director beginning the 2018-2019 school year. Interested applicants may send a cover letter, resume and references to Kristen Mackie at (3/29/18)

  • Lake Community High School District 117 is searching for a full-time high school Fine Arts/Theatre teacher. Apply at: (4/7/18)

  • New Trier High School is seeking a dynamic, visionary leader to chair our Media, Speech, and Theatre Department, staffed by eight teachers (including the Chair) and two support staff members. The Department Chair is responsible for coordinating and overseeing all departmental programs and for supervising faculty on two campuses: a freshman campus in Northfield of approximately 1,000 students and a sophomore, junior, senior campus in Winnetka of approximately 3,000 students.
    Please see the detailed posting with a link to the online application at
    . (4/7/18)

  • Guilford HS in Rockford, IL, is seeking a full-time Technical Theatre teacher beginning the 2018-2019 school year. Candidates must hold an IL secondary teaching license and a 9-12 Theatre endorsement. Email with questions. 
    To apply:  (4/16/18)

  • Millikin University announces it first Design & Production Playhouse Weekend! Over the course of two days, attendees will work with current Design & Production majors & School of Theatre & Dance faculty to conceptualize and design costumes, lighting, & scenery for a production. Attendees will also compete for a scholarship from Millikin University's College of Fine Arts! (1/22/18)

  • Saint Genesius Productions announces auditions for Titanic the Musical. Registration, sign up, and detailed info available at
    Auditions are May 16 or 17, 5:30 to 9:30 pm and are open to all student actors from 12 to 25 years of age. Callbacks on May 18, 5:30 to 9:30 pm. Rehearsals are  
    5:30 - 9:30 pm, Monday-Friday evenings, starting Monday, June 4. Performance Dates: July 19 -21. $100.00 registration fee payable on Monday, June 4. (4/16/18)

  • Lewis University’s Philip Lynch Theatre will hold auditions for The Little Mermaid, on Tuesday May 29 and Wednesday May 30 at 7 p.m. Actors need only attend one of the audition dates. Callbacks will be held on Thursday May 31 at 7 p.m. Casting is for actors 12 years of age and older. For more information, call the box office at 815-836-5500 or access the PLT Web site:, Twitter: @pltlewisu, and Facebook: Lewis University Philip Lynch Theatre. The Philip Lynch Theatre is located on the main campus of Lewis University on Route 53 in Romeoville, IL.  (4/23/18)

  • Western Illinois University's Department of Theatre and Dance announces Musical Theatre BFA Auditions for the incoming class of 2019.
    On the Macomb Campus: November 10, 2018; February 9, 2019; March 23, 2019
    On the Quad Cities Campus: January 19, 2019
    For Audition Protocol and/or more information please contact: Lysa Fox, Head of Musical Theatre, or call 309-298-1543.  (4/23/18)

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