General Auditions




Second City is excited to host its first round of General Auditions for 2020 on Tuesday February 18th, Thursday February 20th, Friday February 21st, with callbacks on Tuesday February 25th.  We are looking for talent to become understudies for the Touring Company and potential upcoming projects. These auditions are held in Chicago and talent would have to be based in Chicago if offered the role of understudy for the Touring Company.

You must be a graduate from an improv and sketch comedy institution, i.e. The Second City Conservatory, iO, UCB, The Pit, The Magnet, The Annoyance Theater, etc. to be considered for an audition slot.

To submit, please go to the link below and follow the instructions.  Make sure you upload your headshot and resume.

We are only accepting submissions from 9:00AM, Friday, January 17th to 9:00AM, Sunday, January 19th.  Any submissions sent before or after the times designated above will not be considered.

General Auditions 2020

Audition slots will be granted based on education and experience, NOT on the time the application was submitted.

If you have conflicts with these dates, there may be another round of auditions in 2020, date to be determined.