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PASSING STRANGE - Detroit Public Theatre Auditions

Posted: November 30, 2022

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PASSING STRANGE - Detroit EPA Detroit Public Theatre | Detroit, MI

Notice: Audition Call Type: EPA


Monday, December 12, 2022

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM (E)

Lunch: 2:30-3:30pm


Email to schedule an appointment. Include your Equity member status, 2 preferred times, and your headshot/resume.



$416 weekly minimum (SPT 4)


Equity actors for roles in PASSING STRANGE.

Narrator: Ethnicity: Black / African descent. Basic guitar skills a plus.

MOTHER: Ethnicity: Black / African descent. Female-identifying, 40-60.

ACTORS: Ethnicity: Black / African descent., Male-identifying, 20-35.

ACTRESSES: Ethnicity: Black / African descent. Female-identifying, 20-35.


Please prepare a brief cut of music of your choice to sing with accompaniment.


Detroit Public Theatre Administrative Offices 684 W Baltimore St

Ste 203

Detroit, MI 48202

Paid street parking is available.


Viewing auditions:

Producing Artistic Directors: Courtney Burkett, Sarah Clare Corporandy, Sarah Winkler Director: John Sloan III

Production and General Manager: Patrick Hanley


1st Rehearsal - 03/27/2022

Opening - 04/21/2022

Closing - 05/21/2022


An Equity Monitor will not be provided. The producer will run all aspects of this audition.

Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.

Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.


Requirement for proof of vaccination:

Everyone entering the audition venue (i.e., venue employees, Equity members, non-members, casting personnel, creatives, producers, musicians, etc.) will be required to show proof of COVID vaccination prior to entry into the venue. (Anyone with a medical or religious exemption from vaccination, should e-mail with Vaccination exemption in the subject line and attach proof of exemption in advance of their appointment. Information provided will be kept confidential.) Anyone with symptoms of COVID, flu, or any other infectious disease that can be transmitted by casual contact should not attend the auditions.

Everyone participating in the auditions is encouraged to wear a two-ply cloth face mask, surgical mask, singer’s mask or respirator (N95, KN95 or KF94). Single-ply face masks, gaiters and bandanas are not recommended. Singer’s masks can be found at

If the risk level for Wayne County is trending upwards and may rise to High (Red) we will contact members with appointments at least 48 hours before the first audition appointment time to let them know there is a chance that the auditions may need to be postponed or cancelled. All members with appointments will be notified at least 24 hours in advance if the auditions must be postponed or cancelled.

We encourage members to prepare for their audition prior to arriving at the audition venue, to the extent that they can (e.g., get dressed, hair/make-up, etc.) to avoid crowding in bathrooms and dressing rooms.

Holding/Audition room information:

The audition room is 800 square feet and can accommodate no more than 8 individuals at a time. The holding room is 650 square feet and can accommodate no more than 18 individuals at a time.

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