SOUND OF MUSIC

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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. 

SCHEDULE

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.  

CASTING

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.

AUDITION DETAILS

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: https://www.gracechurchfl.net/grace-community-theatre

Details regarding callbacks will be provided after initial auditions. 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

All performances will be in-person. 

Contact information

Grace Community Theatre
Shan Towns
919-744-8576
Email/contact
Web site

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Wednesday, December 8
Posted November 15