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The Phoenix Theatre (in residence at SALT Performing Arts) is holding auditions for their Summer Apprentice Program. Apprentices will be cast and understudy roles in The Phoenix Theatre’s mainstage production of The Tempest.  Apprentices will also receive classes in Viewpoints, Meisner, Linklater, The Phoenix Theatre’s approach to Shakespeare and other classes focused on theatre.  Class schedule will be based on availability.

Audition Dates

  • Friday, April 26th 2019 | 6pm - 9pm

  • Saturday, April 27th 2019 | 12pm - 5pm

  • Auditions will be held at SALT Performing Arts.


May 4th at 12pm - 5pm.

Performance Dates

The Tempest | July 5th - July 21st

Fri. Evenings, Sat. matinees + Evenings, & Sun. Evenings.


The Tempest | June 1st - July 4th, 2019.

Performances are Friday evenings, Saturday matinees and evenings, and Sunday evenings.  Rehearsals will be in the evenings during the week and daytimes on the weekends. Rehearsals will take place in West Chester, PA with performances at SALT.  All apprentices are responsible for their own transportation.

Audition Format

Please prepare one contemporary and one classical monologue totaling no more than two minutes.  Also, you may be asked to sing a short song of your choice a cappella. We strongly encourage actors to audition who have a movement background, especially with viewpoints and modern dance.  

Potential Apprenticeship Roles

The Tempest

Miranda, Ferdinand, Trinculo, Iris, Ceres, Juno, Francisco, Adrian, Boatswain, Singer/Dancer Core

Schedule an Appointment

Please submit a headshot/resume to to schedule an appointment. 

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