Audition times for Last Gasp, First Breath are now closed.   Thank you to all of you who submitted resumes.  We are so impressed with the wealth of talent we are seeing.  We are in the process of reviewing submissions and will contact you directly if we will be calling you in to audition.


Auditions for Last Gasp, First Breath will be held at The Edge Theatre, located at 5451 N. Broadway in Chicago, IL on Saturday, February 16th from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.  Call-back auditions will be held from 10 a.m.-1 p.m at The Edge on Saturday, February 23rd.

Please bring a headshot, resume, and be prepared to present two contrasting monologues.  The Trance is seeking six actors of various ages, ethnicities, and genders for the production.  Last Gasp, First Breath is an evening-length work that surveys the plays and poetry of Trance’s Artistic Director, Maggie Veach. Last Gasp, First Breath confronts the issues of our time with power, humor, grace, and passion.

Go to the Last Gasp, First Breath page to learn more about the production.

Contact:  Please e-mail to reserve an audition time.

Performance and Audition Location:  The Edge Theatre, 5451 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL

Performances:  Saturday, May 11th at 7:00 and 9:00 p.m.

Rehearsals:  Rehearsals will be held on Tuesdays from 7-10 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Edge Theatre.  Rehearsals will begin on Tuesday, April 2nd.

Compensation:  All performers will receive a performance stipend of $500 and a $50 travel allowance.