Frog and Toad Understudy

  • Non-Equity
  • Anywhere

Website Chicago Children's Theatre

Pay Rate: $300/week. $55 per performance you go on with a maximum of $550/week
Audition Date and Time: Video Submission Deadline: November 27th, by noon

Chicago Children’s Theatre is seeking a non-equity understudy (based in Chicago) for our Spring production of Frog and Toad; to cover the following three roles- Frog, Toad, and our masc ensemble. This performer should be a true actor-musician. They should be able to read music, and have at least one strong instrument in their skills.

This audition will be through video submissions, please fill out the following form to submit:


All the materials needed in the following link:


Material to Prepare:

We are looking for video submissions through YouTube, Vimeo, or Dropbox unlisted links. Please prepare a side of your choosing from the Frog and Toad selections, one side of your choosing from the ensemble selection, one song of your choosing from the song selections. Your submission should include a total of two sides (all sides are very short) and one song. We highly encourage to use an instrument in your submission if possible, we also encourage you to talk to us about your music education and what instruments you can play.

Time Commitment:

Rehearsals will be from March 13th-April 3rd (Afternoon rehearsals from 12pm-7pm). Understudies are required to attend our first week of rehearsals (March 13th-17th). 

Tech will be from April 3rd-7th. 

Previews will be from April 9th-12th. Understudies are required to attend tech and all of our previews. 

Opening Weekend- April 13th and 14th

Closing Weekend- June 2nd

Possible Extension to June 8th and 9th. 

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