The Sound of Music tells the uplifting true story of Maria, a fun-loving governess who changes the lives of the widowed Captain von Trapp and his seven children by re-introducing them to music, culminating in the family’s escape across the mountains from Austria. It features an unforgettable score that includes some of the most famous songs ever performed on stage, including My Favorite Things, Edelweiss, Do-Re-Mi, Sixteen Going On Seventeen, The Lonely Goatherd, Climb Ev’ry Mountain and the title song, The Sound of Music.
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This acclaimed production of the legendary Rodgers and Hammerstein musical premiered in 2006 at the home of West End musical theatre, the London Palladium, where it celebrated a record-breaking 954 performances seen by well over 2 million people, before going on to enjoy sell-out seasons internationally.
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You do not need to have an agent to apply for an audition.
Audition Dates: Sunday 22nd – Wednesday 25th May 2016.
City: Adelaide (All children must be residents of South Australia)
Rehearsals will commence in July 2016 before opening in Adelaide in August 2016.
The children are expected to have a good level of skill in acting, singing (including part singing with harmonies) and dancing.
Auditions are by appointment only.
Sheet music will not be required, as all Auditionees will be taught a small section from the production during the auditions.
If you are successful at attaining an audition you will be advised of your date, your time, the venue and what you will need to wear at least 7 days prior to your audition.
Minimum age as of the 1st February 2016 is 6 years of age.
Applications close at 9am on Monday 9th May 2016.
Which Character are you?
147.5cm to 157.5cm
Plays age of a 14 year old
Voice MUST be unbroken
139cm to 149cm
Playing age – 10/11 years old
Voice MUST be unbroken
145cm to 155cm
Playing age – pre-pubescent 13 year old
135cm to 145cm
Playing age – 9 years old
127.5cm to 137.5cm
Playing age – 7 years old
120cm or under approx.
Playing age – little 5/6
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