Summer Company

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Summer Company - Acting
Our summer season usually starts the last week in May and runs through September, yet the majority of the company is typically finished by the end of August. Most actors are with us for more than one show; however, single show agreements are possible.

Equity Actors
PCPA has a year-round resident Equity company. We also offer some additional Equity contracts for specific summer roles. PCPA works under the URTA Tier III contract.

Non-Equity Actors
PCPA casts several non-union actors during their summer season.
All non-union guests are awarded scholarships.
Scholarships begin at $285/wk and go up from there depending upon experience and level of training.

How to Audition

PCPA holds a three month audition tour December through February every year.

Please click here to visit our Audition Tour page for more information about audition requirements and where PCPA will be auditioning.

Video Submissions
If you cannot make it to one of our audition locations we will accept video auditions. You can email your video link along with your headshot, resume, and cover letter to YouTube or Vimeo works best.

Frequently Asked Questions

For more information please email

PCPA values excellence and professionalism in all aspects of its company and public life. Integral to this position is the demonstration of practical initiative; respectful, courteous and cooperative relationships; affirmative, efficient and ethical working practices. Successful PCPA actors derive deep personal fulfillment from the exemplary completion of their work, and in the flexibility required to respond to emergent challenges and opportunities, in accomplishment of the evolving work of the theatre and its training programs. PCPA expects a strong commitment to the mission of the theatre in service to task, colleague, company and community.

Summer Company - Technical

Please click here to visit our Technical Intern page for more information about how to apply.
Every year, PCPA brings in technicians from all over the country to work with us during our summer season.
Our summer season usual starts in late May and runs through September, yet many technicians are finished by the end of August.

Most technicians are with us for more than one show, and most technicians receive scholarship support from PCPA.

We are actively Looking for:
Carpenters, Scenic Design Assistants, Costume Design Assistants, Costume Technicians, Stitchers, Props Artisans, Scenic Artists, Assistant Stage Managers, Production Assistants, Lighting Design Assistants, Electricians, and Sound Technicians.
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