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Casting Internship- Goodman Theatre

JOB TITLE: Casting Internship- 3 Positions

REPORTS TO: Associate Casting Director/ Special Events Producer

FLSA Status: Hourly, Non-Exempt

INTERNSHIP DATES: Mar 13- June 2; May 29- Aug 18; Aug 14- Oct 3



Join the dynamic team of arts professionals at the Goodman Theatre! Chicago’s theater since 1925, Goodman Theatre is a not-for-profit arts and community organization in the heart of the Loop, distinguished by the excellence and scope of its artistic programming and community engagement. The theater’s artistic priorities include new play development (more than 150 world or American premieres), large scale musical theater works and reimagined classics. We at Goodman Theatre are storytellers who believe that a diversity of people, ideas and cultures in our organization enriches both the art on stage and our civic engagement. The inclusion of difference(s) such as ability, age, background, beliefs, ethnicity, gender, gender expression, race, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and all other identities represented across staff, board, artists, and audiences help make us better equipped to live these values—on stage and off. Learn more at


Applicants must have excellent communication skills and must be highly organized and detail oriented.

  • Assist with scheduling and monitoring auditions.
  • Cover the main casting line and its voicemail.
  • Prepare routine correspondence, including rejection letters and responses to actor inquiries.
  • Maintain casting files.
  • Attend artistic staff meetings.


  • Eighteen years of age or older and able to take direction and criticism constructively.
  • Strong ability to digest new information quickly and apply it productively.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Must be comfortable in highly collaborative environments.


30 hours per week to be agreed upon depending on Casting Department needs and the intern's personal schedule.


Goodman Theatre is an equal opportunity employer and considers applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected status. By dedicating itself to three guiding principles—quality, diversity and community— the Goodman Theatre seeks to be the premier cultural organization in Chicago, providing productions and programs that make an essential contribution to the quality of life in our city.

The Goodman is an inclusive and accessible employer. Successful candidates will have experience working with diverse groups of people and will demonstrate a deep commitment to advancing equity and inclusion at the Goodman Theatre.


The Goodman requires proof of full vaccination including booster. New employees who are not fully vaccinated as of the date of hire are required to be fully vaccinated within 45 days of hire and provide twice-weekly proof of a negative COVID-19 test prior to being fully vaccinated. Further details will be provided upon hire.


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Job Type: Paid Internship
Location: Chicago/Loop