The Sound of Music Audition Call

Auditions for: The Sound of Music

Director: Matt Giles
Music Director: Steve Griner
Choreographer: Lauren Imhoff


Performance Dates: May 6-22

Ages: For this production, we are looking for 1st grade through adults.

Style: Most roles sing and dance. There are a few non-singing adult roles.

Audition dates: February 11 from 6-8pm and February 12 from 12:15-5pm, by appointment only. If you cannot make in person auditions, you may submit a Video Audition due Thursday, Feb. 10 by midnight to Vanessa Weber at [email protected]. Once your video is submitted you will receive an email with an electronic audition form attached. Please fill it out; save it Last Name, First Name (example Smith, John); attach it to an email and send back to Vanessa Weber at [email protected] by midnight, Thursday, Feb. 10.

Callbacks: Sunday, February 13. The youth (under 17) dance call will begin at 5pm. The adult dance call will begin at 6:15pm. Reading/singing will follow the dance call.

Preparation: Auditionees should prepare 16 bars of a memorized song from a musical. You must bring sheet music in the correct key. No one will be allowed to sing a capella. You must also bring a non-returnable photo.

Rehearsal schedule: First rehearsal/orientation will be March 14 at 6:45pm—everyone will be called. Rehearsal will typically be held Sunday-Thursday evenings, though not everyone will be called to every rehearsal. Tech week begins April 30.

Questions: Call Vanessa at 864.235.2885 ext 100.

Roles available:

The role of Captain Von Trapp has already been cast and will be played by Guillermo Jemmott.

Adult Principals—

  • Maria Rainer (later Von Trapp)
  • Mother Abbess
  • Sisters Margaretta, Berthe, Sophia
  • Elsa Schraeder
  • Frau Schmidt
  • Max Detweiler
  • Franz the butler
  • Herr Zeller
  • Baron Elberfeld
  • Admiral Von Schreiber

Youth Principals—

  • Rolf (young adult/teen)
  • Von Trapp Children (oldest to youngest): Liesl, Friedrich, Lousia, Kurt, Brigitta, Marta, Gretl


  • Can be cast with adults and teens.
  • Nuns, Postulants, Party Guests, Nazis

Select a date below to schedule your audition:
February 11th 
February 12th 

Online audition appointments will turn of at 11:59pm on Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022. If you would like to schedule an appointment after this time please email [email protected].