Chicago has a multitude of resources available to actors. Click on the name to be directed to that company's website.

 

Acting Studio Chicago

A wide variety of classes available for both kids and adults.

 

Actors' Equity Association

Learn more about theatre news and audition information for union members.

 

The Chicago Inclusion Project

A organization aimed at "bringing together Chicago artists and audiences normally separated by physical ability, gender identity and ethnic background..."

Chicago Theatre Access Auditions

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An opportunity for non-union actors to be seen by Chicago’s Equity theatres.

Chicago Virtual Showcase

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 An invaluable resource for actors and industry professionals alike. Actors record monologues and/or scenes as well as commercial copy that is then edited, posted, and sent to numerous talent agents, casting directors, producers, etc.

The Green Room: An Actor's Studio

The Green Room

Offers a variety of on-camera classes for adults and kids.

 

Green Shirt Studio

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Offering classes that specialize in the Meisner approach to acting.

 

iO Chicago

Writing and Improv classes offered. Take a class or see a show!

 

League of Chicago Theatres

An excellent source of theatre info, including ticket deals, auditions and jobs.

 

National Endowment for the Arts

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The NEA is "an independent federal agency that funds, promotes, and strengthens the creative capacity of our communities by providing all Americans with diverse opportunities for arts participation."

 

National Endowment for the Humanities

One of the largest funders of humanities programs in the Unites States

 

Not In Our House: A Chicago Theatre Community

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An organization that aims "to prevent future abuses of power in the theatre community and provide a source of support for people who have been abused."

 

SAG-AFTRA

Get the latest union news regarding contracts, agencies, notices, etc.

 

The Second City Training Center

Classes available for all ages - get your funny on!

 

Tightrope Recording

Voiceover artists - check this out!

 

Vagabond School of the Arts

A wide variety of classes offered - even yoga for actors!

 

Kate's Favorite Pizza Place

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Spacca Napoli Pizzeria…the Pistachio Pizza is where it’s at.