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  • 2nd Act Players is hiring a stage manager for its two fall productions. Duties include attending rehearsals M-W evenings from 7-10 p.m., starting Sept. 11 and extending until show opening Nov. 4, working at six performances Nov. 4-19 (Saturday nights and Sunday afternoons) and also working at a weekend of staged reading (Sept. 23-24, Saturday night, Sunday afternoon). You must have your own transportation to reach our theater in Northminster Presbyterian Church, Evanston. This is a paid position.

  • East Aurora High School is searching to fill a leave of absence for a full-time teaching position. The candidate will cover acting and technical theatre courses. For more information and to apply, go to (8/14/17)

  • Glenbard West High School is looking for a part-time technical director. Current college students are welcome to apply. Contact Michael Fox at (7/22/17)

  • East Aurora High School is seeking a full time Technical Director/Audition Manager. This newly created position will maintain/oversee a 1500 seat auditorium and a 150 seat Little Theater. Ideal candidate will have a background in lighting, sound, and rigging with concentration in one or more of the three. TD will coordinate with designers for theatrical productions under seperate stipends, work to support a growing fine arts department and their equipment, and work with the office that coordinates the calendar for in-house and outside use. See full job description online. Apply at; look for Non-Certified Positions under the Employment tab. (7/14/17)

  • Niles North High School is looking for a part-time Theatre Teacher and Tech Director. Apply at (District Info/Employment). Contact Timothy Ortmann at or call 847-626-2050 with questions. (7/7/17)

  • Sarah Hall Theatre Company is seeking a part-time drama teacher who loves to work with children. The programs are primarily after-school and take place in iether Glencoe or Deerfield. For more information, contact Sarah Hall at or go to (7/6/17)

  • Vermillion Players announces auditions for their upcoming dinner theatre production at the Eagle Performing Arts and Conference Center; Southern Fried Murder. Performance dates are October 20-22 and 27-29. Auditions will be held August 14 from 6:00-8:00 and August 15 from 6:00-8:00, with callbacks being held August 16 from 6:00-8:00, if necessary. All auditions will take place at the Vermillion Players Storage Building located at 202 S. Pearl St. Pontiac, IL. Please be prepared to read from the script. For more information on auditions, please email

  • The 2nd Act Players will be holding auditions Saturday, August 12, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its theater at Northminster Church, 2515 Central Park Ave., Evanston. Send resume and headshot to receive an audition time slot. Rehearsals will begin Sept. 11 and take place every Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 to 10 p.m. at their theater in Evanston. Tech and final dress will be the nights of Nov. 2 and Nov. 3 from 7 p.m. onward. Performances will be weekends Nov. 4 - Nov 19. Please only apply if these dates are all free for you.
    Faye: Late 60ish. An elderly Italian-American New Yorker
    Frankie: 40s. Faye’s only son
    Sarah: 30-40s Frankie’s Chicago-born girlfriend
    Julia: 14-16ish Frankie’s high-school-age daughter. Shy but creative.
    Doctor Smith: Can be male or female, older. Frankie’s doctor who agrees to care for Faye too.
    Jim: late 60-ish- 70s. An elderly Evanston neighbor who wants to befriend Faye. His calmness counters her frenetic nature.

  • North Riverside Players is holding auditions for Agatha Christie"s And There Was None on Tuesday, August 1, 7-10 PM, and Wednesday, August 2, 7-10 PM. Auditions will be seen in the order they arrive. Location: North Riverside Scheck Village Commons, 2401 S. Des Plaines Ave. North Riverside 60546. Prepare a one-minute contemporary dramatic monologue and be prepared for cold readings from the script. Performance Dates: September 29, 30 and October 1, 6, 7, and 8. 

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