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Producing theatre requires the talent and hard work of many dedicated people on stage and behind the scenes. We can't mount our shows without performers, stage managers, directors, lighting designers, choreographers, and more! Consider joining us at Big Noise Theatre! Opportunities for performers and production staff are listed below.

Seeking Directors

2019-20 Season

We are currently conducting interviews for directors for our 2019-20 season. The season includes XANADU (September 20 - October 6, 2019), PETER AND THE STARCATCHER (January 10 - January 26, 2020), and INTO THE WOODS (April 24 - May 10, 2020). Compensation will be commensurate with experience.

Applicants who are interested in interviewing must exhibit the following skills and experience:

  • Willingness to collaborate with artistic staff and members of the Big Noise board.
  • Uphold the artistic integrity and vision of the show and of the company.
  • Maintain our company vision to produce high-quality shows that stretch the creative talents of our actors and staff and surpass the expectations of our audience.
  • Keeping within budgetary guidelines communicated from financial staff.
  • Possess a high level of initiative, professionalism, and organization time management skills to utilize rehearsal and tech week rehearsal calendars appropriately and efficiently.
  • Professionalism and respect when engaging with actors, staff, and audiences.
  • Reliable transportation to and from rehearsals and tech week rehearsals located in Des Plaines, IL.

Candidates who are interested in directing will need to interview with our hiring committee. Please come prepared to pitch your vision of the show you are interested in directing and prepared to answer general interview questions from our hiring committee. You can request a slot by visiting our sign up or by emailing us at

Big Noise Theatre does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications and merit of the applicant.

Watch this space for opportunities to work with Big Noise Theatre on stage and off. We're always looking for talented individuals who enjoy collaborating on bringing top-notch entertainment to our stage.