Work With Us

Production

Currently, there are not open positions.

Administration

Currently, there are not open positions.

Auditions

Victory Gardens holds general auditions for both Equity and non-equity members each year.

Equity Actors (Members Of Actors’ Equity Association)

Equity auditions are held each Spring. Once Equity auditions are announced, appointments can be made appointments directly through the Chicago Equity office. Victory Gardens does not schedule appointments. For more information contact the Chicago AEA office.

Non-Equity Actors

Non-AEA Generals are held each Spring and are by invitation only. Submissions are accepted on a rolling basis.

How to Submit

Headshots and resumes are only accepted electronically. For consideration, you may submit through the following options:

– Fill out this Submission Form
– Email your headshot and resume to casting@victorygardens.org. The subject heading must include First and Last Name.
Out-of-Town Actors
Our mission is to provide jobs for Chicago artists. If you are an Equity actor visiting from out of town and are planning on relocating, you are welcome to request an audition appointment by email. Auditions are scheduled on a time-available basis.

Play Submissions

Victory Gardens Theater accepts full-length scripts year-round from literary agents and theater professionals with whom we have an existing professional relationship. Mailed copies of scripts are accepted, though we encourage electronic PDF or Word document submissions if at all possible. We do not accept unsolicited scripts.

Internships

Victory Gardens is now accepting applications for Winter/Spring 2019/20. Deadline for submissions is Friday, November 22, 2019.

The Victory Gardens Theater internship program offers exciting opportunities for students and young professionals to gain hands on experience working side-by-side with extraordinary artists, administrators and technicians.

Interns will be actively involved with all areas of theater on many different levels. Department heads will give interns tasks and challenges that will provide direct support to our day-to-day activities. Victory Gardens staff members will serve as mentors to each intern to ensure they have every chance for professional growth. Our goal is to give interns a comprehensive experience in theater production and theater management to provide the skills necessary to be a viable candidate in a highly competitive field.

Victory Gardens Theater is pleased to offer year-round general internships in the following areas:

Items of note: Exact schedules will be set by the department head. Exact dates are flexible and arranged to correspond with intern’s college schedules. Housing is not provided. College credit may be available through the intern’s university or college. Interns receive complimentary tickets and are strongly encouraged to attend VG mainstage shows. Otherwise, these internships are unpaid. Victory Gardens Theater also accepts intern applications on an open basis throughout the year.

Please email a cover letter, resume, writing sample, and letter of recommendation to internships@victorygardens.org.

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