Adult Open Call and Required AEA calls are now completed for the 2019 season. FOR OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS ABOUT AUDITIONS, PLEASE CHECK ENTERTAINMENT PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS BACKSTAGE, PLAYBILL, AND AEA CASTING PORTAL. PLEASE FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS AS PUBLISHED ON THOSE PLATFORMS.
FUTURE AUDITIONS FOR THE SEASON ARE BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. ADDITIONALLY, WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING VIDEO SUBMISSIONS AT THIS TIME.
We are currently seeking youth ages 17 and under to fill the roles of the Von Trapp children in our Mainstage production of The Sound of Music. Please see the breakdown below with the casting information.
Liesl Von Trapp: Female to play 16; a teen on the verge of womanhood; innocent, naïve, and initially infatuated with Rolf. Chest mix with a head voice (low G-F#) and comfortable with dance; principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
Rolf Gruber: Male to play 17, epitome of clean cut, athletic German youth; self-important but pleasant, he can be somewhat aggressive; lyric baritone; must be a comfortable with dance; principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
Friedrich von Trapp (Lead): Male to play 14. Unchanged voice. Trying to be the "man" of the family. Quiet and gentlemanly. Excellent singer. Strong boy soprano voice. Should not be taller than 5’3”. Principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
Louisa von Trapp (Lead): Female, to play 13. Initially mischievous, she eventually softens to Maria. Excellent singer. Must be under 5’. Principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
Kurt von Trapp (Lead): Male, to play 11. Unchanged voice. Inquisitive and adorable. He longs for love and attention from his father. Boy soprano with a high G. Principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
Brigitta von Trapp (Lead): Female to play 10. intelligent, independent, bookish, and thoughtful; she is always honest and is not afraid to speak her mind. Excellent singer. Principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
Marta von Trapp (Lead): Female to play 7. Sweet and gentle. Excellent singer. Principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
Gretl von Trapp (Lead): Female to play 6. MUST be at least age 6 to audition. Adorable and, at first, somewhat shy, but warms to Maria immediately. Excellent singer. Principal. ETHNICITY: All Ethnicities
We are also currently seeking youth ages 17 and under to fill all roles in our upcoming production of Aladdin Jr. and Frozen Jr.
There will be an open call for The Sound of Music, Aladdin Jr., and Frozen Jr. held on Sunday, June 2nd. Sign-ups will begin at 11:00 AM in the Gateway Playhouse lobby. The sign up list will close at 1:00 PM. We will be auditioning in the order in which you have signed up.
Please prepare 16-32 bars in the style or from the show (it does not need to be from the show). You MUST bring sheet music for the accompanist. No a cappella singing will be allowed. Please also bring a headshot and resume. If you do not have a headshot/resume, please bring a school picture and you can list all relevant experience on the forms that we will provide.
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