Pay Rate: $500 stipend for lead roles / $300 stipend for supporting roles
Audition Date and Time: September 28 - October 7
Audition Location: 2836 N Southport Ave, Chicago IL 60657
Contact Person Email: casting@athenaeumcenter.org

Please schedule your audition time here.

If you are unable to make any of these audition times in person, please reach out to casting@atheaneumcenter.org to inquire about an electronic or pre-recorded audition.

See audition slides below.

Join us again this fall for a reprise of Dante 360. We will once again journey through the Divine Comedy, from Inferno to Paradiso. This performance will explore the significance of the world’s most famous epic poem and its author, the illustrious Dante Alighieri. Experience the depth and complexity of Dante’s vision through a series of performance and recitations, as well as music provided by the vocal ensemble Schola Antiqua, which carry the soul alongside the pilgrim in his ascent to Paradise.

Directed by Lawrence Daufenbach and Peggy Garvey.

Material to Prepare:

A monologue from any of the attached Canto sections from the Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, translated by John Ciardi, approx. 1-2 minutes in length.

Time Commitment:

Week 1
Tuesday-Friday, Nov 1-4, 2022 6-9pm
Saturday, Nov 5, 2022 10-5:30pm

Week 2
Tuesday-Friday, Nov 8-11 6-9pm

Week 3 (tech)
Tuesday-Wednesday, Nov 15-16, 2022 6-9pm

Performance #1 - Friday, Nov 18 @ 7pm
Performance #2 - Saturday, Nov 19 @ 7pm
Performance #3 - Sunday, Nov 20 @ 3pm

*Additional days may be added if needed

Character Type/Restrictions:

Narrator (Elder Dante), Male 50-90 (Lead) SIDES FOR AUDITION

Dante, Male 30-50 (Lead) SIDES FOR AUDITION

Beatrice, Female 20-35 (Lead) SIDES FOR AUDITION

Virgil, Male 50-60 (Lead) SIDES FOR AUDITION

Supporting Cast - Male and female of varying ages CHOOSE FROM SLIDES

To apply for this job email your details to casting@athenaeumcenter.org