Youth Artists

  • Part Time
  • Chicago
  • November 1, 2022

Website CYSHAKES Chicago Youth Shakespeare

Home to Chicago's only professional youth Shakespeare company!

The Chicago Youth Shakespeare Ensemble (CYSE) – the city’s only professional youth Shakespeare company is now accepting applications for youth artists (ages 14-19) to work behind the scenes and in collaboration with our company of actors on the CYSE’s 2023 production of Romeo and Juliet.  ​

​Youth artists from the following disciplines are encouraged to apply:

  • MUSIC / COMPOSITION / SONGWRITING
  • POETRY & SPOKEN-WORD
  • VISUAL & DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS
  • DANCE & CHOREOGRAPHY
  • FILMMAKING & PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PRODUCTION DESIGN (costume, set, lighting, or sound design)

Applications are due by November 1, 2022 by 11:59pm (CST)

PRODUCTION DATES:
– First Rehearsal: Tuesday, January 2, 2023
– Weeknights, M-Th 6-9pm*
– Sundays, 1-5pm (Full Company)*
– Opening: February 17, 2023 at The Hoover-Leppen Theatre, Center on Halsted
– Additional performance dates: February 18, 19, 20, 24, 25, and 26; plus up to three local touring dates between February 27 and March 10, 2023 (TBA)

*NOTE: Youth artists working behind the scenes will be expected to attend most Full Company rehearsals on Sundays, but will not be called for more than 3 weeknight rehearsals per week between January 2 and February 10. Times and days are subject to change for rehearsals.

Instructions to Apply:

Please visit https://www.chicagoyouthshakespeare.org/caapplications.html to view the application and upload work samples.

SUBMISSIONS ARE DUE BY Tuesday, November 1 at 11:59pm (CST)

If you have questions, or experience technical difficulties formatting your submission as requested, please email manon@chicagoyouthshakespeare.org. No phone calls, please.

To apply for this job please visit www.chicagoyouthshakespeare.org.

Pay Rate/Range*: $200 Stipend
Organization Contact Name: Manon Spadaro
Organization Email Contact: manon@chicagoyouthshakespeare.org