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Auditions & Employment

Lifeline Theatre is striving to build a diverse organization at all levels. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. All qualified candidates receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.

Artistic Director
Lifeline Theatre has an opening for an Artistic Director. Reporting to the Board of Directors, the Artistic Director stewards the vision of the artistic ensemble, engages and inspires Lifeline’s extended family, seeks out meaningful collaborative opportunities and upholds the mission of the organization. Click here for complete job description.

For full qualification and application details, click here.

Lifeline will accept applications until February 28, 2018. Please send a letter of interest, along with a resume to We will contact you if we feel there is a potential match with your skills and experience and our needs. No phone calls please.

Lifeline Theatre employs over 50 actors every season, between our MainStage and KidSeries programming. We typically hold general auditions in late winter/early spring, and show-specific auditions by invitation throughout the year. Announcements of general audition dates are made through the League of Chicago Theatres,, and similar resources.

Outside of generals, you may send an email of interest with headshot/resume to Casting Director Andrés Enriquez ( at any time.

Send an email of interest with resume to Artistic Director Dorothy Milne ( or mail information to Dorothy’s attention at the address here.

Lifeline does not accept unsolicited submissions by writers or directors, as almost all of our projects are developed by members of our artistic ensemble or by one of our frequent collaborators. The best way to interest Lifeline in your work as an adaptor or director is to invite us to see your work in production. Feel free to email Artistic Director Dorothy Milne ( with information on your upcoming projects.

Send an email of interest with resume to Education Director Julie Ganey (

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