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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.


In Person Auditions: February 13 and 14; 6pm-10pm. Video Submissions: Due by February 15 until 11:59pm. Callbacks: February 20; 6pm-10pm.

Big Noise Theatre is delighted to announce Non-Equity auditions for JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, accepting both in-person and self-tape submissions. JOSEPH is a reimagining of the Biblical story of Joseph, his father Jacob, eleven brothers and the coat of many colors, told entirely through song.

Directed and Choreographed by Tuesdai B. Perry
Assistant Directed and Choreographed by Ania Martin

Audition Dates: Youth Ensemble Auditions (age 7+) are Monday and Tuesday February 13 and 14 from 6pm-7pm. Adult Auditions (High School and up) are held in one-hour time slots on Monday and Tuesday February 13 and 14 from 7pm-10pm. Callbacks are Monday, February 20 from 6pm -10pm. Video submissions will be accepted until February 15 until 11:59pm.

Location: Prairie Lakes Community Center, 515 E Thacker Street, Des Plaines IL 60016

Submission Info: Please complete this form for consideration. If you're unable to attend in-person auditions, we'll accept video submissions at until Wednesday, February 15 at 11:59pm. If you have any questions, please email No phone calls, please.

We urge actors of all races/ethnicities, body types, gender, and physical ability to audition. We can only cast so many people, but our doors are open to everyone.

Pay: Big Noise Theatre’s offers a $100 stipend/$50 stipend for children double cast in roles.

Time Commitment: Rehearsals will be held in Des Plaines IL starting March 6 before moving to the performance space in Des Plaines at Prairie Lakes Theater. Performances are at Prairie Lakes Theater on Fridays and Saturdays April 28-29, May 5-6, and 12-13 at 7:30pm; Sundays April 30, May 7, and 14 at 2pm.

COVID-19 Policy: All cast and staff must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and boosted, as recommended by the CDC guidelines, for auditions, rehearsals, and performances. Proof of vaccination and booster status (as applicable) must be provided at auditions before being seen. This information will be verified at auditions against a physical vaccination card, photocopy of vaccination card, digital record of vaccination, or a printed record from your vaccine provider.

Safety at Rehearsals and Performances: Big Noise Theatre intends to have mask-free performances of this production. Due to the ever evolving nature of COVID-19, BNT and the production staff will follow the latest local and CDC guidelines for rehearsals and performances and will partner with cast and staff to ensure the safety and comfort of all involved.

Material to Prepare: Please prepare to sing one minute of a song you love to sing. All genres are encouraged (e.g. pop, rock, country, legit, musical theatre, etc), and all voice types are welcome! Your sheet music should be in the key you plan to sing. Self-accompaniment is welcome (guitar, ukulele, etc.). If you are bringing sheet music for the accompanist, please be sure your music is in the right key, and in a book or double sided in a 3-ring binder. Auditions will be held in 1 hour slots with groups of 20, singing individually and then dancing as a group. Expect to be there for the hour you sign up for.

Contact Info: Do not submit photo/resume via email for consideration; make an audition appointment. If you're unable to attend auditions, we'll accept video submissions at until Wednesday, February 15 at 11:59pm. No phone calls, please.

Big Noise Theatre is committed to diversity and encourages all its staff to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Big Noise Theatre encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

All auditions may be recorded on video.

Character Breakdown:

The vibrant storyteller. Soprano or tenor.

The dreamer. Tenor. Actor-musicians encouraged.

Joseph's Brothers
The schemers. Many featured solos and moments. All voice ranges welcome.

The dad who plays favorites. Tenor/Baritone.

The mogul. He has everything.

The larger-than-life persona. Drag, Elvis, and specialized performers all highly encouraged. All voice ranges welcome.

Featured Ensemble
Featured ensemble will dance, as well as sing. All voice ranges welcome.

Youth Ensemble
Children will sing, as well as dance. All voice ranges welcome.

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.