Red Theater only accepts project pitches with a director attached.

Red Theater no longer accepts script-only submissions.

Before submitting material, we strongly encourage you to read our mission statement, research our production history, and even see a Red Theater production to get to know our interests, energy, and aesthetic.

If a director is attached, please submit a script, concept statement, and biographies for director and/or playwright.  All material must be submitted electronically to the following e-mail address:

Thanks for your interest in working with Red Theater Chicago!


Casting Contact

If you are an actor who would like to work with Red Theater's Free mission, we accept resumes and head shots year round.

Please contact us at for consideration.

Joey Lubelfeld

Joey Lubelfeld is a freelance producer and director with a background in devised work. Chicago: work with The Whiskey Rebellion, Skokie Theatre, Headline Theater, Israel Horivtiz’s Beirut Rocks and Paula Vogel’s The Baltimore Waltz. London: Stop, And… (a devised documentary piece in collaboration with Anna Herman of Clean Break) and…

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Becca Venable

Becca Venable, Technical Director Becca Venable is a Dallas, Texas native now living in Chicago where she is the assistant technical director at the University of Illinois at Chicago, the technical director for Chicago Children’s Theatre and Red Theater, and an artistic associate with The Comrades. Becca also works as…

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Marisa Lerman

Marisa Lerman, Executive Director       Marisa serves as Red Theater’s Executive Director. She has previously served as the Red Theater’s Managing Director as well as the Assistant Executive Director for Oil Lamp Theater. She has worked on and off the stage for the past 10 years for companies…

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