Tyler Perry Holding Casting Auditions and Hiring Talent to Work at His Studio

Powerhouse producer is now hiring people that are looking to break into the entertainment business

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Entertainment mogul Tyler Perry is expanding his operation at Tyler Perry Studios and is now hiring people looking to break into the business, according to news reports. Perry also is holding casting auditions, which includes extras and stand-ins, for upcoming projects.

According to Perry’s official website, “Tyler Perry Studios and its divisions are seeking people with a genuine passion for film and television. With our ever-expanding company, we are always looking for talented and creative people to assist in bringing imagination to reality. If you want a career that inspires and work that expands your creativity, gives you the chance to live your passion, grow, and evolve, then come join our team.”

Tyler Perry Studios

 

Tyler Perry Studios was established in 2006 and moved to its current location in 2008. The 200,000 square foot studio is located in southwest Atlanta, with a staff of more than 400 employees. Located on the former Delta Airlines campus of more than 30 acres, the studio consists of five soundstages, a post-production facility, a back lot, a 400-seat theater, a private screening room, and designated areas for entertaining and hosting events.

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This past summer, the 46-year-old filmmaker sold his Atlanta mansion for $17.5 million, setting a record for the highest paid price ever for a private home in the Georgia capital.Per E! News Online, the French Provincial-style estate, which measures in at 34,688 square feet and sits on 17 acres, includes seven bedrooms, 15 bathrooms, two kitchens, an 18-seat theater, and a swimming pool with a waterfall. Perry bought more land outside of the city.

An $845 Million Dollar Hitmaker

 

The writer/director/producer powerhouse has churned out 17 films in 11 years, which have a lifetime gross of about $845 million worldwide. His personal net worth is estimated at $450 million. After striking an exclusive multi-year partnership with mentor Oprah Winfrey, Perry moved his TV empire over to OWN, where he currently runs four shows: If Loving You is WrongFor Better or Worse, The Haves and the Have Nots, and Love Thy Neighbor. Other television projects include the drama series Too Close to Home on TLC, which is Perry’s first scripted series with an all white leading cast (however, overall the cast is diverse).

Perry recently gave a shout-out to screenwriter/director and fellow OWN showrunner, Ava DuVernay, when he tweeted,“Extremely well-acted and even better directed! All hail Queen DuVernay. @AVAETC, you are amazing!! #QueenSugar.”

Coming to the big screen is Boo! A Madea Halloween, distributed by Lionsgate Entertainment with an October 21, 2016 release date. It’s the latest film in Perry’s franchise that centers around his popular matriarch character, Madea. For this comedic adventure through a haunted Halloween, she will fight off zombies, paranormal poltergeists, ghosts, and ghouls, all while protecting a group of misbehaving teens.

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57 Responses to Tyler Perry Holding Casting Auditions and Hiring Talent to Work at His Studio

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  2. MsAlma Ajai says:

    Its been a pleasure having diverse and talented actors seen on MR.TYLER PERRY shows,movies,plays.Each play,movie,show hit home and touches your heart especially bring rivers of laughter.Im a proud mother who have 2 daughters whom husband both serve in the Navy.Its a great pleasure to have a blessed grandson and future grandkids to come.One day I like my family and I would like to sit and fellowship with Mr.Tyler Perry.
    I LadyAlma will continue to lift his success in prayer and his future childrens.
    Stay Blessed
    LadyAlma@ outlook.com
    Living in San Diego,Ca

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  5. Danita Ford says:

    Well i love all of tyler perry movies and plays Medea is my girl and he really made her into the black aunt and even grand ma s out there we need more of them in a way .I know he always get bad feed back from some of us because he is portraying a women but hey it made him were he is today to do more for our communities.I think that your dream has to be your dream no matter what he saw and did it and now he is living it.Be bless Mr Perry and do you always.And i have a son that would love to audition for what ever you have open if you read these Check him out on google his name is Hic-Scott he is very smart and he played foot ball and he loves to sing and act ,.were do you sign up.

  6. Mary Duncan says:

    Can I audition?

  7. Bleuapple VP says:

    Where do I audition?

  8. SimoniaMeChelle says:

    “There are no words to describe this Man’s Talents, Tyler Perry, he has done what no man in the history of Entertainment has ever done, trailblazing into a sensation of An Entertainment Empire, Jesus made him far bigger than he’d ever known he’d be, changing the game, sharing every detail from his struggles to his successful Contributions of the Sciences of Talents , & Gifts in Theatre, The Acting Art, Movies, TV Entertainment. His Electrifying Love of his Craft Opened a Flowing Dream into A Mega World Entertainment LifeStyle. In Comparison to Walt Disney but In its Realest Forms. In his Own Terms. “Happy Birthday The Tyler Perry!!!”

  9. Aubrey Cagle says:

    In what city are the auditions being held

  10. AJ says:

    THERE IS NO INFORMATION ON WHEN OR WHERE THE AUDITIONS WILL BE HELD.

  11. Sarah long says:

    When. Will audition be again . l want to tell my story. How God in powered me.

  12. Cynthia M says:

    HELLO MY GOD BLESS EVERYONE WHO IS TRYING OUT AM JUST
    PRAYING ON WHAT EVERY GOD GOT FOR ME I CANT SING,OR ACT,BUT WITH PRAYER ALL IS POSSIBLE.

  13. Cathleen James says:

    Applying for casting audition background, or standin.

  14. Derrick Ward says:

    Go to the app called Smule and listen to my music (Deward7). Thank you so much.

  15. Tamika Poindexter says:

    Is there any information for auditions? I would LOVE to be a part of the team. I know I can make it if I’m given an opportunity!!

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  17. Pansy Hester says:

    Hello
    I was wondering if I could please have some info sent to my email regarding some Auditions that will be coming soon or in the near future? I live in Charlotte, but will be relocating to GA with my two boys in December. Thank you for your time

    Respectfully,

    Pansy M. Hester

  18. ALVIN ELLIOTT says:

    618-5814369

  19. ALVIN ELLIOTT says:

    Please contact me

  20. sean Harry says:

    My son Sean Harry will love to join your team surprise him. 504 610 8651

  21. sean Harry says:

    Surprise my son He will love to join your team

  22. Yana Harmon Davie says:

    In JESUS NAME please Lord allow me a chance to work with Tyler Perry 404-709-1967

  23. Khaleeda parrott gibson says:

    I would love to audition for tyler perry always want to be part his plays but my family alwys trying to say you can do u have children but only jesus no.

  24. Eddie jackson SR says:

    Mr.Perry, I’m a single of 4 kids. Two adults and two teenagers boys. Tyler I want something more for my kids. I live in Dallas Tx. But all family live in ATL area. I love to work for you. I’m ex military with honorable discharge. With Security background as well bodyguard experience. Been employed at fedex for 23 years.

  25. Shy'Dae Jennings says:

    Hi ,im 17 my name is Shy’Dae and i have been searching for an opportunity to work with Mr. Perry. i love his work and feel as if i have a great personality and talent that could be useful. please email me if you have an opening availible, thank you

  26. Bobby Shorter says:

    Hello how are you doing? I will love to work with you maybe I could play long lost sister (Mattie) lol,, brother, cousin or some family member. Please let me know something if you are interested because I am. Thank you

  27. Ebony Coleman says:

    Hello Mr. Perry my name is Ebony Coleman and i am a student at Clark Atlanta University. I am a theater arts major. I did an audition with your studios in March 2016 at Clark Atlanta University. I would like to be considered in working with you. I love all your plays abd movjes. sincerely Ebony Coleman

  28. Faithia Sherfield says:

    I just RECENTLY lost my mother after I taken care of her for TEN years, I had an interview with you guys a couple of years ago, but she was so sick I couldn’t tear myself away to move to Atlanta to do what I love to do, an that’s act a clown!!! If you are looki for a Genuine Personality of a beautiful SPIRIT CALL ME, COOKIE 470-999-2885

  29. Yolanda Moultrey says:

    Play writer

  30. BruceGentry says:

    Hello my name is Bruce Gentry I’m 55 years old I been into the entertainment field all my life here in Birmingham Alabama I always wanted an opportunity to show my talent but it’s just been hard trying to find that connection I tried a couple of web sites audition quite a few times but never got that opportunity I admire Tyler Perry he’s a very Gifted Man I love his movies and comedy I would love to meet him in person please give me the opportunity to work and show my talent I don’t care if it’s an extra it would be great if I get a part here’s my number 205 213 1180 to everybody have a blessed day in Jesus name Hallelujah

  31. Elizabeth Smith says:

    Hello Mr. Perry my name is Elizabeth I’m a writer. I have written several play’s. Looking forward to getting out within the next year. I was also in a movie back in 2013 called Awaken where I played a doctor. I would like you to read some of my work and tell me whay you think. I can be reached either by phone or email. 678-704-1725 or at lizsmith541@gmail.com. The plays I’ve written some are funny and some are dramatic. These play’s depict a lot of what I’ve gone through in my life. Thank you in advance. Looking forward to hearing from you soon

  32. Marcia Johnson . says:

    Hello…my name is Marcia Johnson…& I would LOVE 2 be apart of Mr.Tyler Perry team!!!! I don’t know if you reply or answer these messages but you wouldn’t regret making me apart of the positive & creative staff you have put together….so if you can I would LOVE to here from you or you staff!!!!! Thank you!!!! My # is817-877-7080

  33. Ruby Boone says:

    Mr. Perry my name is Ruby Boone and my dream and goal is to work with you and for you. I’m willing to sale my home to follow my dream of working for you. I have a good personality, I can and love to sing. I’m willing to do anything you ask of me. I believe hardly in the Lord and the Bible says that if you would inlight your self in thee, he will give you the desire of your heart. Mr. Perry my desire is to work with you. My phone number is 434-594-2218 Thank you for your time and may God continue to bless you.

  34. Catherine Dumas says:

    I am pursuing a career in the Fashion industry. I have been gifted to become a top notch Designer of Clothing. I am so happy also I am very much Blessed by the LORD. I am so Thankful for my appointed Gift. I am applying my self to get enrolled in a School of Fashion Designing to enhance my gift

  35. Catherine Dumas says:

    Mr.Perry I am in great need of a sponsor , I have great passion for Beautiful Clothing .Mr.Perry I have a son named Brandon he is interested in training Professional Models how to walk the. Runway,Brandon has set the Bar very high for himself,he is presenyly enrolled in School.College.He is applying himself to owning his own business . My. Son is doing well by helping me to reach my goal of becoming a great asset to the Designer of Clothing Industry. The Lord has Blessed me with the gift and I am applying my self to pursue my dream of becoming one of the World top notch Designer of Clothing. I have been Sketching out Wonderful Designer Clothing,The Clothing that I have Sketched thus far are Amazing.Celebrity Designer Clothing Sketches.

  36. Catherine Dumas says:

    Mr.Perry I’m reaching out to you for the support that it is going to take to get me really in motion,My Son Brandon is truly doing the best he can to help me. I thank the Lord for blessing me with him.There are other children of mine who believes…. that has the faith that I am going to be successful in the Fashion Industry’ Mr.Perry I am reaching out to you i help,Please and Thank you.

  37. Jonathan Rodgers says:

    Want to audition for Tyler Perry play. Just want a chance to live out my passion and make people laugh

  38. Annmarie Edwards says:

    Hi my name is Annmarie (Annie) and i know you here this slot but I would really love to work with Mr Perry. Not just to be in a show maybe behind the scenes as a writer please email me if your interested

  39. Latoya says:

    How can I audition I would love TO be apart of it all. I am legally blind from Kansas city Kansas I love to sing I write my own music

  40. Isaiah T. Jones says:

    Mr. Perry,
    How are you today? My name is Isaiah Jones and I am a 22 year old young black man. I would love to audition for you. It would be such a blessing to work with you. You are such a great role model for any young man. All I am asking for is a chance to show you that I am willing to do whatever you feel I need to do to get into a business I have such a great passion for. I just need to get my foot in the right door and I know you hold the key to open that door. Please tell me what I need to do to get the opportunity to show you I have the talent and mindset, and that I will work hard everyday to attain my dream. Please reach out to me. I want to do something good in this world and be a blessing to others.

  41. Rosie says:

    Well, this email will definitely be unconventional but here I go…

    Mr. Grand Tyler Perry,

    I have acting experience of my own breed and cultivated by my soul through my life’s encounters. I have learned to demonstrate whatever character I believe each situations calls for at the time.
    Have I studied scripts?… Well, not exactly but I study people and situations and taught myself to deliver a believable performance just to get through the moment or circumstances. As you can see I can be quite comical but in all I have an extraordinarily sense of presenting a authentic like performance because of being multifaceted.
    So what am I asking? I am simply asking for a chance for you to evaluate me and help me understand how much I can contribute a raw and real performance in the world of entertainment. I would love your constructive criticisms and your powerful suggestions. I believe you are a true and exhilarating champion in this field of television, theater and movies and you have traveled uneven pavement to get there. I, therefore, trust your critiques, knowledge and information.
    See me, hear me and teach me.
    Thank You and I hope this is a valid site that actually reaches you.

    Rosie

  42. Terrance Harvey says:

    I been a big fan of Mr Tyler Perry for years. Cause of him I have a got a taste of the industry. I want more!!!! I have strive and meeting people in this industry and they have told me you got to be dedicated and work hard for what you want. I do anything for this opportunity, and I want to become a part of this family!!!

  43. Royal robinson says:

    Hello Mr.Perry,
    I am a great fan of your work on and off screen.I’m not really lookin to break in to show buisness,but I would absolutly find it an act of God to be apart of such a wonderful family.Your energy group is such a gifted manifestation of Gods Love for us all.thank you for making the concious decision to define yourself.
    P.S.If you could give Bryan this letter to give his aunt Media I’d be ever so greatful.you see my dad recently passed away and on his deathbed he told me that Media is my mother.I dont want anything from her.Its just that Ive been diagnosed with a terminal illness and I would just like to meet her so she can recognize me in heavan.my dad (Roy Dewitt)says they probably wont let her in,but I’ve been really good so God will forgive her and let her stay in the place jesus promised me.i wanted to be a lawyer too,but I ran away from the orphanage when I was 12.Dont worry god sent his angels to watch over me and i finished school and was one of the top engineers in my field in Washington D.C.Do u know what an Indigo being is?Sort of like Mr.Perry.they absorb enrgy around them and the Universe uses him as a channel for gods message to the world.
    Thanks for everything.
    Its o.k.if shes still ashamed of me
    I ask god every night to forgive her;cause i have.

  44. Baisha Zachery says:

    Hi,my name is Baisha Zachery,and I’m from Opelika,Al.I would love to audition for your work.Everyone tells me that acting and singing is my natural calling.If you would just give me the chance to prove to you that I’m as talented as people say I am,you will be very proud of me.All I need to know is where the auditions are held,and I’ll be there.Thanks alot

  45. Gary Walker says:

    Hello my name is Gary Walker and I’m a voice actor I’m going around the city of Atlanta using my voice Talent I have a deep bass voice sound like to you for multipurpose film and television I’m a strong-willed person or very hard and I do cartoon voices I can almost sound like anyone

  46. Gary Walker says:

    Hello my name is Gary Walker and I’m a voice actor, I’m going around the city of Atlanta using my voice Talents, I have a deep bass voice and can almost sound like anyone, have been around Atlanta looking for work in multipurpose film and television I’m a strong-willed person and a hard worker I do cartoon voices hardcartoond can almost sound like anyone or very ha voices I can almost sound like anyone

  47. Amylia Vaughn says:

    Hello,
    I would like just one opportunity too prove myself. I know this is my calling regardless if I have to start by just sweeping the floor. I know that one day I’ll get an opportunity. Mr. Perry if you ever read this message all I’m asking is for one chance. I know I have what you need to add to your acting crew.

    Thank you.

  48. Holliwood houston says:

    I just want an opportunity to work for a team of professionals an hard working an people who like to have fun if this reply ever reach you Mr Perry I hope to here from you or your team thanks

  49. Flor Rose says:

    Hi Perry ,i wrote a book and i like to publish it. i need your support. please text me

  50. sucolah hall says:

    Mr.Perry the hell with this, you know damn wee,you will not read nor see these comments
    Dont you see all these great people wanting to work with you.work some of that old magic dusk and hire them or at least read there comments.

  51. sucolah hall says:

    Mr.Perry the hell with this, you know damn well you will not read nor see these comments
    Dont you see all these great people wanting to work with you.work some of that old magic dusk and hire them or at least read there comments.

  52. Unathi Mhaba says:

    I,m just a young South African who loves acting with a lot of stories with no expirience all I need is a chance to prove myself to the world how good I am no one else I thought of except u Mr tyler call me sometime when u have a chance I love ur work all of it enjoy ur day.

  53. Unathi Mhlaba says:

    Mr tyler I,m just a young black south african who loves acting and looking for a break in life my cell number 0733914711 call me you wont regret thanks.

  54. Nalayza Crawford says:

    Hey Mr. Tyler Perry i am 16 and i want to be a singer and i would love to be in your studio singing with your workers and just be having fun with yall i always love looking and singing with the people on the plays i love all of your plays please let this be my big opportune to have my name out there so my voice can be heard.

  55. Nalayza Crawford says:

    Hey Mr. Tyler Perry i really would love to be in one of your plays singing and having a good time with you

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