Auditions

MAY 11, 2022 6PM-8PM

NOW ACCEPTING VIDEO SUBMISSIONS!

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 kincaidtheatrecasting@gmail.com

If you have dance experience, please provide an example.

We will accept downloadable videos. A clickable link, however, is preferred. 

We are accepting video submissions through Friday, May 13, 2022.

Thank you!

The Sound of Music

 

IN-PERSON AUDITIONS MAY 11, 2022 | 6PM-8PM

We have added an in-person audition on May 11, 2022 from 6pm-8pm at our venue in Falmouth. We are seeking adults (ages 16+) for lead and featured roles.


Please prepare a 16-32 bar cut of a song in the style of the show, a resume, and a headshot.

You may be asked to dance. Please bring clothing you feel comfortable moving in.

We will accept video submissions through Friday, May 13, 2022. More info. below!

Callbacks

TBA

Audition Requirements

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 singng.

Roles available for all ages. Please bring a resume and a headshot.

Materials to Submit

Please submit a resume and headshot.

Roles Available

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 

 

FEATURED CHARACTERS: 

  • 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.

FAQs

Rehearsal Dates

June 13th - July 7th | Monday-Friday 6:30pm-10pm, some Saturdays 2pm-7pm | Staggered Call Times

Performance Dates

  • 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.

Production Team

Directed by Farley Norman
Choreography by Christina Jeans
Produced by Brett Price

 

Venue Location