The Purple Rose Theatre Announces Virtual Auditions For 2022/2023 Season

Chelsea – The Purple Rose Theatre Company (PRTC) announces general auditions, via video submission, for the 2022 / 2023 season. The PRTC is seeking actors of all ages, gender identities, abilities, and ethnicities! Submission dates begin Tuesday, May 24, 2022 and continue through Friday, June 3, 2022. Both Equity and Non-Equity actors are welcome. The theatre will be casting principle, supporting and understudy roles.

Due to COVID-19 safety guidelines, The Purple Rose Theatre Company will only be accepting video submissions as general auditions for the 2022-2023 Season. Actors are asked to submit a video link with two contrasting monologues that are each one minute in length, along with headshot and resume, full body slate, full legal name and Actor’s Equity Association name, any representation, and monologue titles, to with “ATTN: Audition” in the email subject line. Submission dates begin Tuesday, May 24, 2022 and end on Friday, June 3, 2022. Auditions will be received by Casting Director and Artistic Associate, Rhiannon Ragland and Artistic Associates, Lucas Daniels and Rachel Keown. Callbacks for specific roles will be held at a later date and those candidates will be notified by phone.

The Purple Rose 2022 / 2023 season includes, “Pickleball” a world premiere by Jeff Daniels; “Human Error” by Eric Pfeffinger; “In Common” a world premiere by Quinn D. Eli; and “A Jukebox for the Algonquin” a world premiere by Paul Stroili. The Purple Rose Theatre Company operates under an SPT Tier 8 contract with Actors’ Equity Association and employs both Equity and Non-Equity actors. The current SPT 8 AEA salary is $657.00 per week.

About The Purple Rose Theatre Company

Founded in 1991 by actor, playwright, musician and Chelsea native Jeff Daniels, the Purple Rose Theatre Company is a creative home for original American plays. In the 168-seat theatre, patrons experience an intimate encounter with live theatre.

The PRTC also provides classes, readings, lectures and tours. It commissions new work from established and early-career playwrights. As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit professional theatre, the PRTC operates under a Small Professional Theatre agreement with the Actors’ Equity Association.

For more information contact PRTC Managing Director, Katie Hubbard at (734) 433-7782 x16,

PHOTO CREDIT: Carter Photography

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