Audition Announcement

In March 2020, The Sound of Music comes to life on the epic outdoor stage at The Promise in Glen Rose. We are seeking adults and children to join the cast as we transform The Promise stage to the hills of Austria. The Sound of Music is presented through special arrangement with R&H Theatricals:

Audition Details:
This is a professional paid production

Seeking: Non-equity talent, all ethnicities and ages.  Specifically seeking children ages 5-17.

Date: November 4th & 5th 

Time: By appointment only.

Location: Plaza Theatre in Cleburne (11/4) & Amphibian Stage in Fort Worth (11/5)

Prepare: 32 bars from a classic musical.  Accompanist provided. Please bring headshot, resume, and sheet music to your audition.

Production Details:

Location: Texas Amphitheater (The Promise in Glen Rose)

First Rehearsal: 2/16/20

Open: 3/6/20

Close: 3/14/20

Performance Times: Wednesday-Sundays at 7:30pm; Sundays at 3:00pm

Director: Brian Clowdus

Audition Accompanist: Rebecca Lowrey

Note: This is an outdoor production at The Promise!  We are seeking actors who are excited to work outside.

To sign yourself or your child up for an audition slot, email Audition appointments will be scheduled on a first come first serve basis.  If you have conflicts that would interfere with your audition time, please let us know so we can schedule accordingly.  


MARIA: Pre-cast



LIESl: (Female, Mezzo, to play 16): The oldest child, blossoming into a young lady with an interest in boys. She has a maternal edge and cares deeply for her family.

FRIEDRICH: (Male, to play 14): Tough exterior, oldest brother in the family

LOUISA: (Female, to play 13): Rebellious and spunky

KURT: (Male, to play 10): Gentle, the younger brother of the family

BRIGITTA: (Female, to play 9): Smart, observant, honest

MARTA: (Female, to play 7): Youthful and sweet

GRETL: (Female, to play 6): The youngest von Trapp. Very sweet and loving.

MAX DETWEILLER: (Male, Tenor/Baritone, 30+) Charming and vital, a man of sophistication who enjoys the good life; true friend to von Trapp family

ELSA SCHRADER: (Female, Mezzo Soprano, 25+) A baroness of taste and elegance, sophisticated, dignified, and mature

FRANZ: (Male, non-singing, 30+) The von Trapp family butler, rather formal but not without spirit, loyal to Germany

FRAU SCHMIDT: (Female, non-singing, 30+): The housekeeper; strong and dominating

HERR ZELLER: (Male, non-singing, 30+): Stern and unsmiling, a typical Nazi official.

ROLF GRUBER: (Male, baritone/tenor, to play 17): Suitor to Liesl, telegram delivery boy, later Nazi soldier.

FEMALE ENSEMBLE: All vocal types and ages; featured nuns

MALE ENSEMBLE: All vocal types and ages

About Brian Clowdus Experiences:

Brian Clowdus is the CEO of Brian Clowdus Experiences, which is taking his environmental work all across the country, expanding at an unprecedented rate. Brian is also the Founder & Executive/Artistic Director of Serenbe Playhouse, the nation’s premiere outdoor site-specific theatre company. He has performed and directed in Tokyo, London, Canada, Central and South America, The Caribbean, NYC, LA and in almost every other major city in the United States. Brian was named the Top Artistic Director in Atlanta and one of the Top 20 Atlantans to Watch by Creative Loafing, one of the Top 15 Atlantans under 40 by Atlanta Homes and Lifestyles Magazine, one of the Top 40 Under 40 by Georgia Trend, one of the Most Influential Atlantans In The Entertainment Industry by Men’s Book Atlanta, and most recently one of Atlanta’s 500 Most Powerful Leaders by Atlanta Magazine.