Casting representative Maryellen Aviano explains the process to one group of hopefuls. (Steve Miller)

‘Star Wars’ Audition Draws Hundreds

Chicago is one of six American cities where Lucasfilm Ltd. is looking for young actors for the next installment of “Star Wars.”


(Photo Credit: Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

Auditioning For Star Wars Episode VII? Leave The Costume At Home

Carole Dibo, founder of the Actor’s Training Center, suggested aspiring actors not dress up like their favorite Star Wars character: “It might actually make you look a little silly.”

WBBM Newsradio–11/13/2013


Joffrey Ballet To Begin Nutcracker Auditions Next Month

It might still be summer, but Chicago’s Joffrey Ballet company is looking ahead to its annual Christmastime tradition – a production of the Nutcracker.


Juggling Clown

Ringling Bros. And Barnum & Bailey Circus To Audition For Clowns In Chicago

With unemployment running north of eight percent, one rather unconventional employer says it has openings for the right people.

WBBM Newsradio–08/09/2012

CBS Holds Chicago Casting Call For Reality TV Show On Dating

Producers say they’re looking for singles to participate in an unscripted show entitled “3” that will document the ups and downs of dating.


Blue Man Group

Blue Man Group Holding Chicago Auditions

No one’s ever feeling blue after watching a performance by the esteemed Blue Man Group, and the production is now seeking new Blue Men to take over.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Wrigley Field

Cubs To Name New Wrigley Field Announcer

The Cubs today will announce the winner of their wide-open competition to become the public address announcer at Wrigley Field.

WBBM Newsradio–03/25/2011