La Jolla Playhouse


Christopher Ashley, Artistic Director

Debby Buchholz, Managing Director

Rick VanNoy, Executive Assistant to Christopher Ashley

Amy Ashton, Associate Producer

Eric Keen-Louie, Executive Producer

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Submission Policy:

La Jolla Playhouse is a LORT Theatre and hires actors who are members of Actors' Equity Association. Actors are hired on a show-by-show basis during the season and auditions for individual shows are by invitation only. La Jolla Playhouse is no longer accepting hard copy submissions of headshots and resumes.

If interested in emails from La Jolla Playhouse regarding casting and audition opportunities, talent must fill out a short survey: Additional inquiries can be sent to

Script Submissions:
Accepts full scripts from literary agents only. If not currently represented, a 10-page dialogue sample, demo tracks (for musicals), complete synopsis, and bio/resume can be sent to, and a response will be sent within approximately a month.

Theater Types:

LORT, Equity, Musical, Contemporary Plays


La Jolla Playhouse advances theatre as an art form, telling stories that inspire empathy and create a dialogue toward a more just future. With an intrepid spirit and eclectic, artist-driven approach, La Jolla Playhouse will continue to cultivate a local, national and global following with an insatiable appetite for audacious work.

La Jolla Playhouse provides unfettered creative opportunities for a community of artists of all backgrounds and abilities. It is committed to being a permanent safe harbor for unsafe and surprising work, offering a glimpse of the new and the next in American theatre.

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