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Downers Grove North H.S. is interviewing for an Auditorium Manager to coordinate all aspects of the auditorium and similar facilities related to theatre productions, assemblies, and concerts, including the scheduling of the auditorium. A large portion of the responsibility will require skill sets in the areas of lighting and sound. Scenic design & set building skills are also appreciated. Qualified candidates should have 2-4 year degree in theater/arts management, 1-3 years of experience in facility management for theatrical productions is desired.
8 hours/day; 40 hours/week; 42 Weeks/year (Flexible 40 hour work week, will include afternoons and evenings). Salary: $23.18/hour   (5/12/20)

Schaumburg Summer Theatre
announces video auditions for All Shook Up! Auditions are open to anyone aged 14 to 25. Singing audition videos are due May 11th with online movement auditions May 18th and 19th. Reading callbacks will be May 21st. Performances will be July 31st through August 9th at the Al Larson Prairie Center for the Arts (201 Schaumburg Ct, Schaumburg, IL 60193). There is a $100 production fee for participating. 
Schaumburg Summer Theatre is taking the COVID-19 pandemic very seriously and working within CDC guidelines including planning a virtual month of June rehearsals. You can find more information about the production and our company at
Fill out the audition form here -
Please email Production Manager Mike Frale at with any questions. (5/6/20)

North Shore Country Day School in Winnetka, IL, is seeking a costumer for the 2020/2021 school year. We put on 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 our large costume stock and be comfortable working with middle/high school age students. Please send resume and questions to Julia Macholl, Performing Arts Department Chair at (5/2/20)

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)

Grand Stage Company has a full time Field Service & Repair Engineer position available at our N. Knox location. Candidate must be energetic, creative, organized, self-starting, and have excellent people skills. Job functions include responsibility for performing installation and repair work on theatrical lighting and control systems. This includes in-house and on-site work in collaboration with our project management and repair departments. Annual salary starts at $40k, based on experience. Benefits include optional insurance plans, retirement plan, paid holidays, personal and sick days and paid vacation after appropriate qualification period(s). Grand Stage Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Please visit for more information and to download an Employment Application.
Send resume and cover letter to Grand Stage Company, Attn: Matt Winstead, 3418 N. Knox Ave., Chicago, IL 60641, E-mail No phone calls please. (2/18/20)

Geneva Chamber of Commerce needs "street" performers for 2 hour gig on June 23 from 6 pm to 8 pm in downtown Geneva, Illinois. The Chamber is looking for mimes, jugglers, ventriloquists, or musical entertainers who are interested in entertaining passersby during a festival. Call 630-232-6060 or email for more information. (2/11/20)

Lindblom Math and Science Academy is seeking a permanent full-time Theatre & Dance Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year. Strong candidates will have a 9-12 or 6-12 teaching license and a positive disposition towards working with both gifted students and students with special needs, and interest in directing, choreographing, and/or coaching dance or theatre extracurriculars. Accepted Endorsements: Dance 6-12 or 9-12, Drama/Theatre Arts 6-12 or 9-12, or a similar endorsement in the arts.
Skillsets of Interest: Strong collaboration and curriculum-building skills; Proficiency-Based Learning; ESL; Inclusion and Differentiated Instruction; Performing/Directing; Technical Theatre; Choreography, Interdisciplinary and Project-Based Learning. Candidates: should email a letter of intent and resume to Principal Wayne Bevis ( and Fine Arts Department Chair Nicole Hand (nshand@cps). (2/3/20)


Located in the heart of Chicago, North Park University’s theatre department and production company are developed around a storefront model of creating productions for intimate or unique settings and focus on a holistic training approach. For admission and scholarship to the University, complete an application at, for admission and scholarship to the Theatre Department, complete an application at (12/19/19)

Aurora University announces Scholarship Auditions for their BA in Theatre and BA in Musical Theatre. Auditions are Saturday April 18, 2020. To schedule an audition and find additional information, please follow this link: (11/4/19)

Indiana University South Bend announces entrance auditions for students who plan to begin college in the 2020-2021 academic year. IUSB offers BFA programs in Theatre Performance, Musical Theatre Performance, and Design & Technical Productions. Information about in-person auditions and digital submissions can be found here: TheatreAndDance.IUSB.EDU
Contact Associate Professor of Theatre, Justin Amellio ( with questions or to register for an in-person audition. (10/12/19)


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.



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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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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