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The Pitlochry Festival Theatre are holding auditions for the roles of the von Trapp children in a major new production of The Sound of Music.

The Pitlochry Festival Theatre are looking for children and young people aged between 6 and 16 years old to audition for the iconic roles of the von Trapp children – Friedrich, Louisa, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta and Gretl. No acting experience is required but a love of singing is a must. All attendees will be asked to sing and dance in a group and read from a script, no preparation is required. They will be casting teams of six young people to appear as the von Trapp family from 15 November to 22 December.

Rehearsals will take place from 14 October to 14 November, mostly in the evenings and weekends. The young companies will alternate the performances from 15 November to 22 December. There will also be a pre-rehearsal/workshop week in the week commencing 15 July.

Auditions for The Sound of Music will take place at Pitlochry Festival Theatre on Tuesday 7 May and Wednesday 8 May between 5-7pm.

Important Information

  • No acting experience is required but a love of singing, acting and dancing.
  • If your child or young person has access needs please let us know.
  • Staff in the Studio will be PVG checked.
  • Parents/carers will wait in the café, which will remain open.
  • Bring water and wear comfortable clothes.
  • Phones will not be allowed in auditions.
  • Auditionees must be aged between 6 and 16 years old on 23 December.

Key dates

  • 7 May or 8 May, 5-7pm. In-person auditions will be held in the Studio at Pitlochry Festival Theatre. Registration at 5pm.
  • 15 Jul (week commencing). Pre-rehearsal week for the young company.
  • 14 Oct – 14 Nov. Up to 3 rehearsals per week 4-7pm and Saturdays. Not everyone will be called to every rehearsal.
  • 11 – 14 Nov. Technical rehearsals, young company will be called.
  • 15 Nov – 22 Dec. Public performances, the young companies will alternate performances.
  • Performance dates:
  • 16, 20 – 24, 27 – 30 November and 1, 4 – 8, 11 – 15, 18 – 22 December 7pm
  • 20 – 24, 27 – 30 November to 1, 4 – 8, 11 – 15, 18 – 22 December 2pm

 

This information was provided by The Pitlochry Festival Theatre. For more information, visit their website at pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com

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