General Auditions

Playmakers Repertory Company will conduct open auditions for Triangle-based adults (ages 18 & up) for our upcoming 2021/22 Season. All performers interested, both Equity and non-Equity, will be seen as follows:

Equity

Video submission auditions only. Please email submissions to playmakersauditions@gmail.com

Preparation: Please submit two contrasting contemporary monologues. Total material not to exceed 4 mins. Videos should be shot in landscape framing and sent in a non-downloadable format – private YouTube link, Vimeo, etc. Please include headshot & resume. Subject line should include name and Equity status.

Non-Equity

In-person on Friday, September 24, 2021 from 4-7pm

To make a non-Equity appointment, please email playmakersauditions@gmail.com. In your email requesting an appointment, please list all conflicts you may have on the day in question. Please also include an electronic copy of your picture and resume. We will follow up with your audition time. No calls please.

All actors please prepare two contrasting selections that give us an idea of you and the scope of your work.

Total material not to exceed 4 mins.

Auditions will be held at the Joan H. Gillings Center for Dramatic Art:

120 Country Club Rd
Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Studio 101

Please also bring a hard copy of your photo and resume to the audition.

Please note that all AEA Stage Management positions are filled for the season.

Playmakers Repertory Company is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion in all areas of our work, including the casting of our plays. We seek to hire actors who reflect our world to tell the stories we put onstage, and therefore strongly encourage people of underrepresented groups and diverse backgrounds to audition.

If you have any questions, please contact PlayMakers’ Artistic Department at playmakersauditions@gmail.com. This email is checked weekly.


PlayMakers houses a resident company and many roles are cast in-house. The roles we are currently seeking are:

 

STICK FLY by Lydia R. Diamond, Directed by Kathryn Hunter-Williams

Available Roles:
Joe Levay – 58-65 , LeVay patriarch. He is a well-intentioned man, who rules his family with a firm and loving hand. He has always had a way with women. African American

 

MOTHER RUSSIA by Lauren Yee, Directed by Pirronne Yousefzadeh

Available Roles:

Dmitri – He/Him 20s, Adidas-clad “Russian bro.” His dreams of becoming a KGB agent were suddenly deferred by the collapse of the Soviet Union. Leads with machismo, but possesses a deep well of feeling and vulnerability. Open to all ethnicities

Katya – She/Her. Mid-30s. A former singer, now a teacher. Has lived in America. Worldly, artistic, and cosmopolitan. Independent and good at protecting herself. Any ethnicity.

 

A WRINKLE IN TIME by Madeleine L’Engle, Adapted by Tracy Young, Directed by Shelley Butler

This is an adaptation of the beloved children’s classic and many in the cast will play multiple roles.
Available Roles:

Charles Wallace Murry – Male, played by an actor 18-30, all ethnicities The youngest Murry child, 5-year-old Charles Wallace is both brilliant and sensitive in a way that makes him deeply vulnerable. He rarely speaks but when he does he articulates complex thoughts in a very adult manner. An empath touched by the feelings around him and yet reserved and preternaturally restrained for a child.

Reader – Female identifying actor 35-60, all ethnicities to play several roles including one of the Mrs. W’s or Dr. Kate Murry. Physical & vocal transformation and imagination a big plus.