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Upcoming Auditions

CHICAGO

January 21-23
Main Stage Musical
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

 

CALENDAR GIRLS

March 23-24
Main Stage Play
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

 

Open to all! No experience necessary!
View the scripts here.

CHICAGO

January 21-23
Main Stage Musical
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

CALENDAR GIRLS

March 23-24
Main Stage Play
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE

April 28-29
Lab Theatre Play
Students grades 3-12 and Adults

LEGALLY BLONDE: The Musical

May 18-20
Main Stage Musical
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL

July 28-29
Main Stage Play
MEN & WOMEN AGES 18+

JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK

September 1-2
Main Stage Play
Students grades 3-12 and Adults

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

October 6-8
Main Stage Musical
MEN & WOMEN AGES 16+
One child to play Chip

Open to all! No experience necessary
View the scripts here.

FROZEN JR.

December 9-10
Main Stage Musical
Students grades 3-12

THE MIRACULOUS JOURNEY OF EDWARD TULANE

April 28-29
Lab Theatre Play
Students grades 3-12 and Adults

JUNIE B. JONES IS NOT A CROOK

September 1-2
Main Stage Play
Students grades 3-12 and Adults

CHICAGO

AUDITIONS: January 21-23, by appointment.
LOOKING FOR:  Men and Women 18+. No previous theatre experience is required to participate. All are welcome.

We are trying a new program for signing up for auditions, castingmanager.com. We believe it will make the casting process more efficient. Before signing up to audition, you will need to create a basic profile, and you can go back later to make it more complete. If you have questions about the process, just ask the QCT staff.  

 IMPORTANT DATES

First Company Meeting: 

Rehearsals:  Mondays-Fridays, anywhere between 6pm-10pm, and occasional weekend rehearsals, based on actors’ availability 

Tech Weekend: March 14-15
Dress Rehearsal: March 16-17

Performances: March 19-22 & 27-29

Materials To Prepare

  • READ: Please come prepared to read selections from the script. We suggest that auditionees read the entire script before auditioning.
    View an online copy of the script: CLICK HERE
    NOTE: Password: membership
  • REVIEW: Please review the following AUDITION TIPS.
  • CALL: To schedule an audition appointment, please register online (see above) or call the QCT Box Office at 217-222-3209.
  • PREPARE:  Be familiar with the story and characters. You will be asked to read sections of several different scenes. Those auditioning should prepare 60-seconds of a song to sing and bring sheet music. A piano accompanist will be provided.
  • BRING: Come with a full list of any conflicts you may have during the rehearsal and performance periods.
  • COMPLETE: You may print and complete this AUDITION FORM. Audition forms will also be available at the theatre.
  • ARRIVE: Plan to arrive at least 10 minutes before your appointment to fill out an audition form if you have not already done so.
  • ENTER: Please enter through the STAGE DOOR on the south side of the Oakley-Lindsay Center. Auditions are in the Lab Theatre.
  • REMEMBER: Make strong choices and take risks!

Audition Pages

Male and Female Ensemble: 9
Roxie, Fogarty: 16
Cell Block Merry Murderesses: (Actor’s choice) 19, 20, 21, or 22
Mama, Velma: 24-25
Roxie, Velma: 27
Roxie, Mama: 27-28
Roxie, Amos: 29
Billy: 31
Billy, Amos: 33-34
Roxie: 43-44
Miss Sunshine: 59, 83
Amos: 61
Roxie, Billy: 34, 67-68, 71-72

SYNOPSIS

It’s Chicago, 1928, and everyone’s dying—or killing—to be famous. Aspiring celebrities Roxie Hart and Velma Kelly will stop at nothing to see their names in lights, and everyone’s eager to help—for a price. Greed, ruthless ambition, and “All That Jazz”—“That’s Chicago!”

PRODUCTION STAFF

Director | Brandon Thomsen
Vocal Director | TBA
Choreographer | TBA
Stage Manager | TBA
Costume Designer | TBA
Scenic Designer | Lorne Kelley

AVAILABLE ROLES

We are trying a new program for signing up for auditions, castingmanager.com. We believe it will make the casting process more efficient. Before signing up to audition, you will need to create a basic profile, and you can go back later to make it more complete. If you have questions about the process, just ask the QCT staff.  

Audition appointments are also available by calling 217-222-3209.