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Add unique and hilarious entertainment to your event. Now booking for 2023!

AUDITIONS - 2023 SEASON

Please read the notice below and follow the process to submit

to audition for Comedy Dance Chicago’s 2023 Season! 
 


Submissions Due Date: Friday, February 3rd at MIDNIGHT

Audition Date: Saturday February 11th, 2023

Audition Location: Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture (Dance Chicago studios)

Time: 1am-1pm

 

Comedy Dance Chicago (CDC) is a group of comedians and dancers who combine sketch comedy, physical comedy, dance, word play, and music to entertain our audiences. Our show has been described as a “super high-energy laugh riot!” and “one of the funniest, most enjoyable hours you’ll spend on a Friday night." 

Who should audition?

All skin colors, body types, gender identities, sexualities, backgrounds, ages (18+) are welcome. We’re looking for a variety of personalities with various senses of humor. 

 

CDC is looking for:

 

Sketch Comedians with solid dance background: 

-trained in theater, sketch comedy, improvisation, circus, clowning, etc.

-strong stage presence, comedic timing, facial expressions

-experience in multiple types of dance (modern, tap, jazz, hip hop, etc). 

-sketch writing experience

 

Dancers with solid comedic timing: 

-trained in modern, tap, jazz, hip hop, etc.

-strong stage presence, comedic timing, facial expressions

-able to quickly pick up choreography

-choreographing experience

 

Other requirements:

-comfortable interacting with audience members of all ages

-collaborative and a team player

-strong work ethic and positive attitude

Additional information:
 

Rehearsals: Thursdays, 7-9pm (in general; extra rehearsals scheduled as needed)

Rehearsal Location: Athenaeum Center for Thought & Culture (Dance Chicago studios)

Show locations: Chicago and the surrounding suburbs  

Show dates and times: as scheduled (daytime and evening)

Show types: Short appearances (5-10 min), abbreviated shows (20-30 min), full shows (60-75 min)

Pay: Both paid and unpaid performances

 

Submission Process:

STEP 1: Familiarize yourself with CDC’s style and purpose - visit www.comedydancechicago.com 

STEP 2: Submit headshot and resume to ComedyDanceAuditions@gmail.com by Saturday February 2023 at 11:59pm. Subject line should read: “[Your Full Name] Submission” i.e. “Sarah Martin Submission”

STEP 3: CDC will review all submissions. Wait to hear if you are offered an audition slot. 

Questions? Email ComedyDanceAuditions@gmail.com

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