Shakespearean Theater Troupe in Chicago Holding Auditions for Actors


Payed theater work for Odd’s Bodkins  Shakespeare Ensemble in Chicago, IL

Looking for actors of all types. This new local touring troupe is now auditioning for its founding members. We seek talented adults who love Shakespeare and are committed, creative, and reliable. Work will consist of Devised pieces based on Shakespeare as well as full plays by Shakespeare and other Early Modern playwrights.

Every performer will receive a monetary stipend for paid performances for which the Troupe is hired. (However, there is no stipend for unpaid performances done for publicity purposes at community events.)

Auditions will be at Space Lab 11121 1st St, Mokena, IL 60448 on Sunday November 15th, and Monday November 16th at 4pm or by appointment by emailing

Present a 1 minute monologue and come ready for movement and ensemble work.

We are committed to building an imaginative and vibrant theater troupe that celebrates individual differences and diversity and treats everyone with fairness and respect. Odd’s Bodkins does not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s race, color, religion, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national or ethnic origin, veteran status, disability, or any other category.

Paid theater gig (see above for details).


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