We are now accepting video submissions for lead and featured characters!
Auditions – VIDEO SUBMISSION INFO:
- Please submit a 16-32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show, a resume, and a headshot to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- If you have dance experience, please provide an example.
We will accept downloadable videos. A clickable link, however, is preferred. Thank you!
- What to Prepare: Please prepare a 16-32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show. You may use backing tracks on video submissions. Please no acapella singing.
- Roles available for all ages.
- Please bring a resume and a headshot.
Materials to Submit
- Please submit a resume and headshot.
Roles available for all ages.
Character Breakdown below:
LEAD ADULT CHARACTERS:
Maria Rainer (Soprano/Mezzo-soprano, dance, 20-35): A postulant at Nonnberg Abbey – – Maria is a headstrong, free-spirited young woman. She is spunky, opinionated, warm, resourceful, youthful, gentle and kind with much determination. Vocal range: B5 to C4 Vocal Technique: Belting, Yodeling, Legit – The role of Maria has been pre-cast. We are casting an understudy.
Captain Georg von Trapp (bass/baritone, moves well, 35-45) A retired Austrian naval captain. Polished, yet very military in the way he runs his life to repress his sadness over the death of his wife; underneath, he is warm, understanding, and determined. Vocal Range: D5 to F#2/Gb2.
Max Detweiller (tenor/baritone, moves well, 30+) Charming and vital; a man of sophistication who enjoys the good life; true and loyal friend to the von Trapp family. Vocal range: F4 – D3. – The role of Max has been pre-cast. We are casting an understudy.
Elsa Schrader (mezzo soprano, moves well, 35-45) A very wealthy widow, who is president of her late husband’s corporation. Elegant, sophisticated city person. Clever and canny, she has begun a flirtation with Captain Von Trapp. She is very much into making a good social arrangement. Vocal range: F5 – D4.
Mother Abbess (legit soprano, wide vocal range, 40+, very strong actress) Motherly, understanding, strong and authoritative, but kind. She has a bit of hidden spunk. Vocal range: G#5/Ab5 to B3. Vocal technique: Operatic, legit
Sister Berthe (alto, moves well) Mistress of Novices, prudish, straight laced with a quick tongue, she is less tolerant than other nuns. Vocal range: E5 – C4.
Sister Margaretta (mezzo, moves well) Mistress of Postulants, very kind, understanding and concerned. Vocal range: E5 – B3.
Sister Sophia (soprano, moves well) Neither demanding nor critical, sticks with the rules. Vocal range: E5 – B3.
Franz (non-singing, 30+) The von Trapp butler, rather formal but not without spirit, he is very German and loyal to the Fascist cause. Vocal: spoken
Frau Schmidt (non-singing, 30+) The housekeeper, stoic, very little personality; she does her job efficiently but without affection. Strong and somewhat dominating. Vocal: spoken Herr Zeller (non-singing, 40+) Stern and unsmiling, a typical Nazi official whose primary concern is to see that everyone toes the line. Vocal: spoken.
Rolf Gruber (low tenor, dance, 17) Suitor to Liesl, telegram delivery boy, later Nazi soldier. A very pleasant young man, somewhat aggressive but in a gentle way. Vocal range: E5 – C4.
LEAD CHILDREN’S ROLES:
Liesl von Trapp (mezzo, dance, 16)The oldest child, blossoming into a young lady with an interest in boys. She has a maternal edge to her and cares very deeply for her younger siblings. Vocal Range: E5 – B3.
Friedrich von Trapp (age 14) Tough exterior, very much trying to be “the man” of the family, and hoping to get his father’s approval as one. Vocal range: G5 – C4.
Louisa von Trapp (age 13) Rebellious attitude. Vocal range: G5 – C4.
Kurt von Trapp (age 10, falsetto) Gentle and mischievous. He often tries to act manly and is outspoken against the previous governesses. He is gentle and a peacemaker. Vocal range: G5 – C4.
Brigitta von Trapp (age 9) Smart, reads a lot. Vocal range: G5 – C4.
Marta von Trapp (age 7) Very sweet and gentle. Vocal range: G5 – C4.
Gretl von Trapp (age 6) Must have the cute factor. Vocal range: G5 – C4.
June 13th – July 7th | Monday-Friday 6:30pm-10pm, some Saturdays 2pm-7pm | Staggered Call Times
KRT Presents The Sound of Music
Evenings at 7:30pm: July 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, & 23, 2022
Matinees at 2:00pm: July 10, 14, 17, 21, & 24, 2022
Is this a paid position?
Yes. All roles PAID.
Is actor housing available?
Yes. We can provide housing for a limited number of actors.
Directed by Farley Norman
Choreography by Christina Jeans
Produced by Brett Price
Performances and administrative offices are located at Stonewood Gardens – 208 Memory Drive, Falmouth, KY, 41010.