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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33 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:


  11. Sarah long says:

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

  12. Cynthia M says:


  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!!

  16. Mose says:

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  17. Pansy Hester says:

    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


    Pansy M. Hester

  18. ALVIN ELLIOTT says:


  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

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