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North Shore Country Day School, located in Winnetka, IL, is seeking a full-time Technical Theatre Teacher/Director/Auditorium Manager for the 20-21 school year. Candidates will demonstrate the skills necessary to successfully navigate teaching technical theater to middle and upper school students (6-12) as well as leading the technical aspects of school theater productions, including the designing and implementation of sets, lights and sound. Additionally, they will manage the Auditorium calendar and events, which include those taking place in the evening and on weekends. A bachelor’s degree is required. Please see the official posting at: to apply. (6/30/20)

Niles West High School is looking for a temporary, but Full-Time, Theatre teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. To apply:

Glenbard North High School is hiring a 0.1 FTE to teacher to teach Introduciton to Theatre in the Spring Semester of 2021. The class meets daily during the noon hour. Interested applicants who are certified to teach theatre should contact Glenbard North is also hiring a 0.3 FTE in Art, teaching Photography and Digital Photography. These three sections are for the Fall semester of 2020 and meet daily in the morning from 7:30-10:05 AM. There is also the opportunity to pick up other art sections at other buildings in the district. Please contact Nathan King for more information.  (6/5/20)

McHenry West High School is seeking a Fall Play Director for the 2020-21 school season. Please send resume and questions to Greg Eiserman at (6/5/20)

Lincoln College seeks a part-time Technical Director to supervise backstage production needs for the academic year 2020-2021. There are 2 mainstage productions, including a musical, and at least 1 black-box production planned for the upcoming year. This position will include supervising students in the scene shop, paint area, lighting shop, and props shop; managing and maintaining a staff of student employees to perform in events services positions. This position is responsible for extensive production-specific collaboration with faculty and students in the pursuit of rising production value. This is a part-time position. Please see official posting at to apply. (4/28/20)

Parkland College is searching for an Assistant Technical Director is responsible for assisting the Theatre Director in managing the shop and coordinating and implementing the design and technical operation of all productions, rentals, and special events held within the theatre facilities according to safety codes, budget constraints, and department policy.The Assistant Technical Director (ATD) is a full-time 12-month professional support staff appointment on a schedule coordinated with the Theatre Director and the Department Chair of Fine and Applied Art in accordance with operational needs of the theatre. Internal and external events will require an altered work schedule with some nights and weekends expected. Limited supervision is provided; the ATD must demonstrate effective leadership skills and the ability to work independently and accurately prioritize tasks and supervise staff and students in the scenery shop. To Apply:  (4/28/20)



American Association of Community Theatre announces its guidelines for submitting your excerpt to AACT for INVITATION consideration, AACTFest 2021, and other opportunities details are now on AACT’s website. Check out will be accepted from 7/1/2020 to 11/1/2020. Only 50 Interviews scheduled beginning 8/1/2020; selection of 25 companies for adjudication; adjudications 12/15/2020 - 3/31/2021. NOTE: Invitational format for this cycle. Performances as well as design competition, special events, workshops, exhibits, youth theatre proramming, conferences, AACTChat, and training. Audience open to all comers. For further information please call 815-732-3177 or email (7/6/20)


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.


Illinois Shakespeare Festival now offering Online Camps and Classes for summer 2020. Looking for ways to connect this summer? The Illinois Shakespeare Festival has everything you need! Our summer camps are a highlight of the season, and this year we are offering online camps for both youth and adults. Explore, learn, and train from the comfort of your own home! Please note: Because these camps will take place digitally, participants will need access to reliable internet, a computer with camera and audio, and email. Camps will be conducted via Zoom. For more information email cbmonso@ilstu.eduWeb (6/5/20)

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Each week the ITA sends out "Friday Announcements" to its Listserve (currently comprised of more than 4,500 theatre artists and educators from throughout the state). If you'd like to submit an item for inclusion in the weekly announcements, please click here[Suggestions for inclusion include: audition announcements, job postings, interesting theatre stories/experiences, lesson plans, community/life events, etc., theatre opportunities, etc.). To submit an announcement click here.

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ITA's on-line performance calendar!!! Click here

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