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: 26th June – 29th June 2016.
City: Perth (All children must be residents of Western Australia)
Rehearsals will commence in mid August 2016 before opening in Perth in September 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 July 2016 is 6 years of age.
Applications close at 5pm on 13th June 2016.
Which Character are you?
Please make sure you have read the requirements for this character.
If your child is outside the height range they will not be seen.
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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