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  • Parkland College, in Champaign, Illinois, is now hiring a full-time tenure track theater director position for the Fall of 2019.
    Master's degree in Technical Theatre or Theatre Design. Degree must be conferred by May 31, 2019.
    Two (2) years experience teaching Theatre courses at the college level.
    Two (2) years theatre management experience.
    Two (2) years supervisory experience.
    Plus more ...for additional information and to apply, please go to (12/13/18)

  • Oswego East High School seeks a Costume Designer for the spring musical, Cinderella! They are seeking someone who has experience in costume design, sewing and working with costume rentals. Applicants should be available from February - April, with flexible evening hours. This position is listed currently as an Assistant Director of Theatre, but they are only seeking a Costume Designer. Interested applicants can apply using this link: (11/9/18)

  • Join Protolight's team at Stagg High School, in Palos Hills, on Saturday, December 15, for a hands-on demonstration of their latest theatrical lighting and audio equipment! Guests can visit anytime between 11am and 3pm. See equipment up close including conventional and moving light fixtures from ETC, Chauvet, and Elation; an ETC lighting console; Behringer audio mixer; a selection of speakers; Chauvet's new low-lying fog machine; and much more.
    RSVP here: (11/7/18)

  • USITT Midwest Section announces tech workshops for the fall: performances and technical tours, portfolio review sessions, and lighting console sessions. 
    For a description of all programs, visit  or Facebook (9/6/18)

  • Eastern Illinois University Department of Theatre Arts seeks qualified applicants for an Instructor of Musical Theatre Performance to teach undergraduate courses in acting for the musical stage, musical theatre dance, and singing for the musical stage. Ability to teach a course in musical theatre history is preferred. Availability to perform in and/or direct main stage productions is an expectation. Applicants must have an MFA in Musical Theatre or BFA in Musical Theatre with significant professional credits. Experience with professional theatre preferred. Demonstrated commitment to diversity and experience with promoting inclusive excellence is required.
    Applicants must submit a letter of application, statement of actor training philosophy for the musical theatre performer, vitae/resume, undergraduate and graduate transcripts and 3 letters of recommendation to Review of applications will begin December 1, 2018. For questions regarding this search, please contact Nick Shaw, Screening Committee Chair, at (10/12/18)

  • Resurrection College Prep, an all-girls Catholic high school on the Northwest side of Chicago, is looking for a Music Director for their Spring Musical, Hunchback of Notre Dame. All interested candidates please send resumes to Fine Arts Department Head Mary Katherine Bohlander, (10/12/18)

  • Marquette University Theatre Arts Program/Scholarship Auditions & Visit Day at Marquette University's Helfaer Theatre, Milwaukee, WI, on Saturday, February 16, 2019. Application to Marquette is encouraged (no application fee): and
    For more information:  (12/13/18)

  • Western Illinois University's Department of Theatre and Dance announces Musical Theatre BFA Auditions for the incoming class of 2019.
    On the Macomb Campus: February 2, 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) 

  • Millikin University announces its Theatre & Dance Campus Audition Dates & Pre-screen Submission Deadlines for 2019 Admission.

    Monday, January 21, 2019 - (pre-screen materials deadline: November 30)
    Monday, February 18, 2019 - (prescreen materials deadline: November 30)
    Friday, March 22, 2019 - (prescreen materials deadline: January 15)
    Saturday, March 23, 2019 - (prescreen materials deadline: January 15)

    Chicago Audition/Interview Dates and Pre-screen Submission Deadlines
    Saturday, February 2, 2019 - 1:00 pm-(prescreen materials deadline is November 30)
    Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 8:00 am & 1:00 pm-(prescreen materials deadline: November 30) (9/1/18)

  • Aurora University offers generous theatre scholarships to incoming students. Each scholarship is renewable at the end of the academic year for up to four years. Awards range from $500-$3,000. More information is available in the AU theatre audition packet. For more information, please contact Stacy Joyce, Associate Professor of Theatre, at or 630-844-7594. (9/26/18)
    Auditions can be scheduled online for the following days:
    Saturday, January 26, 2019 
    Saturday, April 13, 2019

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