You've done the training. You've got the skill. Now get out there and find the job! Chicago is FULL of acting opportunites, whether it be plays, musicals, films, television shows, commercials, industrials, theatre for youth, tours, or SO MUCH MORE. But how do you find all of these incredible opportunities? Your agent? Having an agent helps but it's always good to be aware of the postings and the resources you can access on your own so you can broaden your search and find the perfect role. There are several sites that provide FREE access to such opportunites, giving you a wide variety of places to look and types of gigs all without costing you a dime. Check them out by clicking on any of them below.

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You've done the training. You've got the skill. Now get out there and find the job! Chicago is FULL of acting opportunities, whether it be plays, musicals, films, television shows, commercials, industrials, theatre for youth, tours, or SO MUCH MORE. But how do you find all of these incredible opportunities? Your agent? Having an agent helps but it's always good to be aware of the postings and the resources you can access on your own so you can broaden your search and find the perfect role. There are several sites that provide FREE access to such opportunites, giving you a wide variety of places to look and types of gigs all without costing you a dime. We've embedded them for you to access instantly or you can click on the titles to open in a new page for you to bookmark for easy checking every day!  

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The League is an INCREDIBLE resource for actors. Not only does it provide audition notices and job postings throughout the theatre community, but it also features industry offers on shows and theatres across the city and access to Space Finder, a comprehensive database of spaces available for rent throughout Chicago. 

Theatre in Chicago is your go to hub for all things theatrical. In addition to being able to peruse the latest audition postings for non-equity, equity and film, you can check out everything that is currently playing, read reviews, find discount tickets, and see what hot shows are coming up. 

Not only a stellar place to find audition notices, Chicago Artists Resource also provides listing for jobs and opportunities across the artistic community. Whether you're looking for a gig writing, stage managing, painting, marketing, etc., CAR provides access to ALL of it in one convenient place. 

PerformInk is Chicago's own go-to resource for community news, editorials, reviews, and audition postings across the city. Find out what's got the scene buzzing, what shows are hot, and what exciting things are coming up. 

You already knew that Playbill was a fantastic way to find out all there is to know about the amazing shows running on and off Broadway as well as all of the news surrounding them, but did you know you could also find listings of equity shows and tours casting in Chicago and the surrounding areas? You can narrow searches by state so you can always find opportunites whether you're in town or not!

What a world! BROADWAY WORLD! You're already diving in to watch the latest videos of behind-the-scenes moments on and off broadway, but did you know they also post jobs?? Even better, they include jobs ACROSS THE COUNTRY. Yeah! Our minds were blown, too.

The Chicago Inclusion Project is an incredible group seeking to bringing together Chicago artists and audiences normally separated by physical ability, gender identity, or ethnic background by providing inspiration and resources for the Chicago community to embrace inclusive programming in the arts. They've recently begun posting audition notices and are simply a great voice for inclusion throughout the arts in Chicago. To better help directors and theatre companies seeking actors of specific ethnicities, consider registering in their Minority Actor Database. The database aims to connected the needs of particular shows with a wide variety actors ready to fullfill them. 

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