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Casting at Yale Rep
Yale Repertory Theatre works under the League of Regional Theatres (LORT) contract with Actors’ Equity Association (AEA), the union of professional actors and stage managers. The union determines the number of Equity and non-Equity actors cast in each production.
Photos and resumes may be sent to:
Calleri Jensen Davis
320 7th Ave #155
Brooklyn, NY 11215
Photos and resumes sent to Yale Rep will be forwarded to Calleri Jensen Davis.
Yale Rep is committed to an inclusive casting policy and encourages all actors to audition regardless of an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, national or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity or expression.
We welcome accessibility requests to accommodate auditions by actors with disabilities.
Equity Principal Auditions (EPAs) are held every spring in New York and New Haven following the season announcement and are announced here, on this website, and distributed through the AEA Call Notice with a character breakdown for new plays. For the 2023-2024 season, a Local EPA will be held in New Haven, CT on Wednesday, May 31, 2023. Appointments and a character breakdown of available roles can be requested for the Local EPA via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Yale Repertory Theatre accepts submissions of full-length plays, musicals, translations, and adaptations. All scripts are considered for productions at Yale Rep and playwrights of those scripts for development opportunities with the Binger Center for New Theatre. We are currently reading for our 24-25 season and beyond. Playwrights must submit their work either through established agents or by first sending a letter of inquiry, accompanied by a brief synopsis, cast breakdown, a 10-page dialogue sample, and a résumé. The Literary Office will review these materials and contact playwrights regarding Yale Rep’s interest in reading a full manuscript. Submissions are accepted year-round. Unsolicited manuscripts will not be reviewed.
Yale Rep prefers electronic submissions: You may send files (as either .doc, .docx, or .pdf) to email@example.com. If you wish to submit via USPS, please send to the following address: Yale Rep Literary Office, c/o Yale Repertory Theatre, PO Box 208244, New Haven, CT, 06520-8244. Hardcopy manuscripts will not be returned.
Jennean Farmer (foreground) with Adrienne S. Wells, Chalia La Tour, and Marcus Henderson in a scene from the ripple, the wave that carried me home by Christina Anderson, directed by Tamilla Woodard. Yale Repertory Theatre, April 28-May 20, 2023. Photo © Joan Marcus.
Yale Repertory Theatre photo © T. Charles Erickson.