Palm Canyon Theatre
2012 - 2013 Season Auditions

Palm Canyon Theatre, the Valley's Only Equity Theatre, will be holding our annual open call auditions for all of our 2012 - 2013 productions on

SATURDAY, JUNE 2nd from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Palm Canyon Theatre 
538 North Palm Canyon Drive
Palm Springs, CA 92262

MONDAY, JUNE 4th from 10:00am - 6:00pm
Screenland Studios
10501 Burbank Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601  

For those interested in auditioning for musicals please prepare an up-beat song and a ballad.  Please bring sheet music (accompanist will be provided) or an accompaniment CD (with no lead vocals).  If interested in auditioning for a play: prepare two contrasting monologues.  Bring a current headshot and updated resume. 

Union Members and EMC's can schedule an appointment by clicking here.

Non union members will be taken on a first come first serve basis. 

You can print and complete an application in advance by clicking here

If you have any questions please email:



2012 - 2013 SEASON


September 7th – September 9th

Harvey is a six-foot-tall rabbit invisible to everyone except Elwood, much to the exasperation of his sister, Veta. In order to save the family’s social reputation, Veta takes Elwood to the local sanatorium. But when the doctors mistakenly commit his anxiety-ridden sister, Elwood—and Harvey—slip out of the hospital unbothered, setting off a hilarious whirlwind of confusion and chaos as everyone in town tries to catch a man and his invisible rabbit.



October 12th – October 21st  

‘Spamalot’ tells the legendary tale of King Arthur’s quest to find the Holy Grail. However, diverting a bit from the true story, this hilarious musical features such oddities as a line of beautiful dancing girls, a flatulent Frenchmen and killer rabbits. Outside there is plague with a 50% chance of pestilence and famine.


Arsenic and Old Lace
October 26th – 28th
The play is a black comedy revolving around Mortimer Brewster, a drama critic who must deal with his crazy, homicidal family and local police in Brooklyn, NY, as he debates whether to go through with his recent promise to marry the woman he loves.


November 9th – November 18th

Based on the film of the same name, Xanadu centers on a Greek muse who is sent to Earth to inspire Californians during the 1980s. While on earth, she meets and falls in love with an artist and helps him realize his dreams.


The Wizard of Oz
November 30th – December 16th

 Click your heels together and join Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion, Dorothy and her little dog Toto, as they journey through the magical land of Oz to meet the Wizard and obtain their heart's desires. Watch out for the Wicked Witch of the West and her winged monkeys as you rediscover the real story of Oz in this fantastic musical treat for all the family.



Legally Blonde
January 25th – February 10th

College sweetheart and homecoming queen Elle Woods doesn't take no for an answer. So when her boyfriend, Warner, dumps her for someone serious, Elle puts down the credit card, hits the books, and heads for Harvard Law School to win him back!

After The Fall
February 15th – February 17th

A man examines his life and failed marriage to determine whether he should marry again. Arthur Miller’s non-linear, autobiographical play is said to be partly based on his marriage to Marilyn Monroe.


  Sunset Boulevard
March 8th – March 24th

Aging former silent-screen star Norma Desmond plots a comeback with a remake of Salome, which she will co-write with the desperate young screenwriter she ensnares in her web of delusions and dreams, in Andrew Lloyd Webber, Christopher Hampton and Don Black’s musical adaptation of the 1950 film.



The Vagina Monologues
April 5th – April 7th

The Vagina Monologues is made up of a varying number of monologues read by a varying number of women. Every monologue somehow relates to the vagina, be it through sex, love, rape, menstruation, female genital mutilation, masturbation, birth, orgasm, the variety of names for the vagina, or simply as a physical aspect of the body. A recurring theme throughout the piece is the vagina as a tool of female empowerment, and the ultimate embodiment of individuality.


April 19th – April 28th

The musical that introduced rock 'n' roll to the theatrical stage, Hair examines a group of 60s-era youth struggling for generational and personal identity, dealing with the Vietnam War, and exploring drugs and the sexual revolution.



Bye Bye Birdie
May 17th – May 26th

The MacAfee family and the residents of Sweet Apple, Ohio, go topsy-turvy when teen idol Conrad Birdie comes to town to serenade one lucky fan before he enters the Army.


July 12th – July 21st

The young son of the medieval French ruler Charlemange is encouraged by a flashy troupe of strolling players to try his hand at war, love and other joys, before settling down to live quietly with a young woman and her son.


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