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The Beverly Arts Center announces auditions for Belle and Beast for Beauty and the Beast. Roles are for professional actors who work well with children and community members. Virtual Auditions on May 21 or 22. Virtual Callbacks on May 23. Some rehearsals will be virtual and we will move to being in person, following all CDC Guidelines.
Belle-20's-30's-Kind person with a joy of life. An optimist who loves books and dancing cookware. Vocal range: E3 to F5. Pay $600
Beast-20's-30's- a spoiled royal who is transformed into a beast. Has a boiling temper but slowly cools down to show a warm heart. Vocal range: A2 to F4. Pay $600
Prepare a 32 bar solo and a contrasting 45 second-1 minute monologue.
Tech Week is Aug 22nd- 25th or 26th
Fri, August 27, 2021, at 7  PM
Sat, August 28, 2021, at 2 PM and 7 PM
Sun, August 29, 2021, at 2 PM
*Thurs, August 26, 2021, at 7 PM will be added if two casts- Belle and Beast will not be double cast*
For community and child performers, sign up at (5/8/21)

Grand Stage is hiring a full-time Shop Technician who is responsible for all equipment passing through the warehouse, including rental gear, bulk sales, and customer repairs. Pay is $15/hr + benefits. For more information and to apply, visit

Glenbard South High School is looking to hire a Technical Director for Scenic & Prop Design for the 2021-22 school year. This is a 0.5 stipend after-school position. This person would need to be available to design and oversee set building and props with students for three productions within the school year. Interested applicants should apply at the following link:

Congregation Etz Chaim, a Reform Synagogue of 475 families in the western Chicago suburbs, is seeking a Music Coordinator (half-time). This is an exciting job opportunity for a person passionate about music. This person will rehearse and conduct our adult choir for High Holiday Services, prepare and lead music for approximately28 Friday night Shabbat Services a year, which may include conducting our adult choir, leading other ensembles, providing accompaniment, and performing as a solo singer/instrumentalist. Some piano accompaniment skills and vocal skills are required, as is basic familiarity with Jewish services. We expect this position to average up to 20 hours a week, possibly more during the build-up to the High Holidays, and likely less throughout the rest of the year. Our desired start date is sometime in May of 2021. Starting salary between $24,000 - $31,000, depending on experience and qualifications. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to: (3/20/21)

New Trier High School is seeking a dynamic, progressive leader to chair our Music and Theatre Department, staffed by 11 Music and Theatre Department teachers (including the Chair) and additional support staff members, including accompanists. The chair supervises teachers with leadership release time, who oversee their respective strands within the music and theatre program. This position also requires additional collaboration with 20 private music instructors that provide music instruction on site and serves as the liaison with New Trier Fine Arts Association. Department leadership is shared with the Department Coordinator who is located on the Northfield Campus.
Please see the detailed posting with a list of qualifications and responsibilities with a link to our online application at:
Learn about New Trier's Music and Theatre program at  (2/25/21)


Western Illinois University Department of Theatre and Dance announces auditions for our BFA in Musical Theatre Program 2021. Virtual Auditions: March 27 and April 24. Contact Lysa Fox for more information and to register for this event: (3/12/21)



Under, Not Under, and Around Music Rights in Community Theatre - A Community Theatre Resource Guide by ITA member Lucinda Lawrence. YOU can understand the tangled 'bundle of rights' and use your understanding effectively with this guide to copyright, moral rights, public domain, which permissions and licenses apply, and where to find and acquire them. in both slides format (perhaps easier to navigate and easier to digest in smaller bits) and printer-friendly PDF. (Refresh if link broken, red font.) Since there are many variables for our uses of music and since this covers areas of law, this is thorough and, therefore, not brief.


The Theatre Department at North Park University, in Chicago, has been adapting to the current pandemic climate and giving current students the opportunity to continue developing their craft. Most recently, they partnered with Manual Cinema to produce Midnight in the Oasis - a visual album of collaboration using poetry, puppetry, and film. Poet and North Park University alumna, Christine Kanownik, provided a poem and current students, together with a talented group of alumni artists, created the visual effects. View the final project on the North Park University - School of Music, Art, and Theatre YouTube channel here. Enjoy!  (2/8/21)

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Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre will celebrate its 45th season in 2019-2020. PLT@45! Strive, Thrive, Alive!
Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre will celebrate its 45th season in 2019-2020. PLT@45! Strive, Thrive, Alive!
Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre will celebrate its 45th season in 2019-2020. PLT@45! Strive, Thrive, Alive!
Lewis University's Philip Lynch Theatre will celebrate its 45th season in 2019-2020. PLT@45! Strive, Thrive, Alive!

$1,000 -- Early Bird Registration
$1,000 -- Early Bird Registration

Parkland College
Parkland College