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: www.rnh.com.
Seeking: Non-equity talent, all ethnicities and ages. Specifically seeking children ages 5-17.
Date: November 4th & 5th
Time: By appointment only.
Prepare: 32 bars from a classic musical. Accompanist provided. Please bring headshot, resume, and sheet music to your audition.
Location: Texas Amphitheater (The Promise in Glen Rose)
First Rehearsal: 2/16/20
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 email@example.com. 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.
MOTHER ABBESS: 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.
CAPTAIN GEORG VON TRAPP: (Male, Baritone, 30-45) A retired Austrian naval captain. Polished, yet very military in the way he runs his life. Underneath, he is warm, understanding, and determined.
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.