Oct. 4, 6 to 10 p.m., Oct. 5, 6 to 10 p.m.
The Sound of Music: October 4th and 5th, 2021 from 6p - 10p at Weber Center for the Performing Arts. Callbacks will be Oct 6th at 6p – 10p.
We ask that all those auditioning please use the links below to sign up for auditions. Signing up is not required, but highly encouraged.
The Sound of Music Sign-Up:
The Sound of Music: The audition will consist of readings from the script and a vocal and dance audition. Please bring 16-32 of Golden Age music (i.e. Rodgers & Hammerstein, Leonard Bernstein, Frank Loesser, Julie Styne, etc…). Please bring an up-to-date resume or list of previous shows, headshot or recent photo, and a list of conflicts, and comfortable clothes and shoes to dance in. All performers paid.
The Sound of Music: Preview Dec 2nd, performances Thursday through Sunday December 3 – December 19, 2021.
The Sound of Music: In the evening, Mondays-Fridays, October 11 - December 2, 2021. Starting November 15th, 2021, all rehearsals will be mandatory, and no conflicts will be accepted.
All actors, technicians, volunteers and staff members ages 12 and over must show proof of full COVID-19 vaccination or are in the process of becoming fully vaccinated (those who are in the vaccination process must always wear a face-covering during LCT auditions, rehearsals, camps, and events until they show proof of full vaccination). Please bring proof of vaccination to the audition. Face-coverings are required inside the Weber Center. To view our full COVID-19 policies visit www.lacrossetheatre.org.
The Sound of Music: The final collaboration between Rodgers & Hammerstein was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. Featuring a trove of cherished songs, including “Climb Ev’ry Mountain,” “My Favorite Things,” “Do Re Mi,” “Sixteen Going on Seventeen” and the title number, The Sound of Music won the hearts of audiences worldwide, earning five Tony Awards and five Oscars.
The Sound of Music:
Maria Rainer: Between 20-35; a Postulant at Nonnberg Abbey who longs for adventure. A young and free spirited woman who is filled with determination.
Captain Georg von Trapp: Around 30 years old; a retired naval captain with 7 children. He runs an uptight military home, but underneath his sadness he is warm and understanding.
The Mother Abbess: Around 40+ years old; a motherly figure who is strong, understanding and kind.
Sister Berthe: Mistress of Novices who is straight laced and follows the rules.
Sister Margaretta: Mistress of Postulants who is very kind and often concerned of her fellow nuns.
Sister Sophia: A young nun that likes to stick to the rules, but does not criticize others.
Franz: Around 30+ years old; The von Trapp butler. He is loyal of the Fascist cause.
Frau Schmidt: Around 30+ years old; The von Trapp Housekeeper. She is stoic and does her job efficiently. She is a dominating presence in the house.
Liesl: The oldest child, age 16; she is blossoming into a very beautiful and bright young lady. She cares very deeply for her younger siblings and is just beginning to step into a motherly role towards them.
Friedrich: Age 14; has a rather tough exterior, but underneath is trying to live up to his father’s presence.
Louisa: Age 13; has a rebellious attitude.
Kurt: Age 10; the mischievous one.
Brigitta: Age 9; likes to read and is very smart.
Marta: Age 7; sweet, gentle and kind.
Gretl: The youngest; very cute, feisty, and wise beyond her years.
Rolf Gruber: A young telegraph delivery boy, age 17. He is Liesel suiter, but later turns to the Nazi regime. He is a pleasant and good natured boy.
Elsa Schraeder: Between 35-45 years old; a baroness with a dignified and sophisticated nature.
Max Detweiler: Around 30 years old; a loyal friend to the von Trapp family who enjoys the finer things in life.
Herr Zeller: Around 40+ years old; He is stern and the epitome of the Nazi regime.
Ensemble: Neighbors of Captain von Trapp, nuns, novices, postulants, contestants of the Festival Concert, Nazi soldier, and Georg’s friends
Please visit www.lacrossetheatre.org or email [email protected].