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GRACE COMMUNITY THEATRE, a new community theatre in Forest Lake, is auditioning non-union actors for: Rogers and Hammerstein's SOUND OF MUSIC

GCT is looking forward to working with performers from around the Twin Cities.  All ages are encouraged to audition. 


Rehearsals will begin in January 2 with a comprehensive rehearsal schedule presented at our first rehearsal.  Performances are scheduled to take place March 25, 26, 27 and April 1, 2, 3.  


All roles are available:

Lead Characters

Maria Rainer - Female Lead (Soprano)  Adult Female (20-35)

Captain Georg von Trapp - Male Lead (Baritone) Adult Male (35-50) 

Max Detweiller - Male Lead (Tenor/Baritone) Adult Male (30+)

Elsa Schrader - Female Lead (Mezzo Soprano) Adult Female (35-45)

Mother Abbess Female Lead (Legit Soprano, wide vocal range) Mature Adult Female(40+)

Supporting/Featured Characters

Sister Berthe - Supporting Female (Alto) Adult Female
Sister Margaretta - Supporting Female (Mezzo Soprano) Adult Female

Sister Sophia  - (Soprano) Adult Female
Franz - (Non-Singing)Adult Male (30+)

Frau Schmidt - (Non-Singing) Adult Female (30+)

Herr Zeller - (Non-Singing) Adult Male (40+)
Rolf Gruber - (Low Tenor) Male (17)

Lead Children’s Roles

Liesl von Trapp - (Mezzo Soprano) Female (16)
Friedrich von Trapp- Male (14)

Louisa von Trapp- Female (13)

Kurt von Trapp - (falsetto) Male (10)

Brigitta von Trapp - Female (9)

Marta von Trapp - Female (7)
Gretl von Trapp - Female (6)

Chorus :  Chorus roles include nuns, novices, and postulants at Nonneberg Abbey; von Trapp family servants and neighbors; Nazi officers and guards; and contestants at the Kaltzberg Festival Concert.


December 6, 7, & 8, 2021

6 pm - 9 pm @ Grace Alliance Church

432 11th Ave SE, Forest Lake, MN 55025

Auditions must be scheduled.  For your audition, prepare 16-32 bars of a song similar in style to the show. An accompanist will be provided. Please note that having your music in a three ring binder (if possible) will make your audition run more smoothly for both you and the pianist. Performers 

To schedule an audition and/or read character descriptions go to:

Details regarding callbacks will be provided after initial auditions. 


All performances will be in-person. 

Contact information

Grace Community Theatre
Shan Towns
Web site

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Wednesday, December 8
Posted November 15