Von Trapp Children Audition

The Greater Ocean City Theatre Company is holding child auditions for our upcoming production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC. This production is part of OCTC’s professional series and will be performed with the Ocean City POPS. This audition is specifically for the VON TRAPP CHILDREN. No adults will be seen at this time.

Auditions will be held at the OCTC Studios (1501 West Ave. OCNJ 08226) on Saturday April 30th, and Sunday May 1st from 10am – 2pm. This audition process is geared for kids that have previous theatre experience.

You must register for an appointment in order to audition. Register below!

AUDITION INFO
Please bring

  • Photo or Headshot (any photo from the waist up so we can clearly see your face)
  • Resume (if available). You can also list any previous performance experience or anything you would like us to know about you in the submission form!
  • You need to sing EITHER Edelweiss OR Do Re Mi.

  • You will be asked to read the following scene: Audition Scene

    • ***Does not need to be memorized.

If cast, you must be able to attend all rehearsals and performances.
Wednesday July 20th 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Thursday July 21st 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Friday July 22nd 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Saturday July 23rd 10am – 2pm at HUGHES PAC
Sunday July 24th DAY OFF
Monday July 25th 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Tuesday July 26th 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Wednesday July 27th 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Thursday July 28th 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Friday July 29th 2pm – 9pm at HUGHES PAC
Saturday July 30th 10am -2pm at HUGHES PAC
Sunday July 31st DAY OFF
Monday August 1st 3pm – 10pm at HUGHES PAC
Tuesday August 2nd 2pm – 10pm POPS REHEARSAL
Wednesday August 3rd Performance #1 at 7:30pm
Thursday August 4th Performance at 2pm
Friday August 5th Performance at 7:30pm
Saturday August 6th Performance at 7:30pm
Tuesday August 9th Performance at 7:30pm
Wednesday August 10th Performance at 7:30pm
Thursday August 11th Performance at 2pm
Friday August 12th Performance at 7:30pm

CHARACTER DESCRIPTIONS

All children, apart from their character description must be able to be conservative with their emotions and “serious.”

***The role of Liesl von Trapp will be played by a member of the professional company.

Friedrich von Trapp (age 13-15) Eldest son of the Von Trapp Family, shy, intimidated by his father

Louisa von Trapp (age 12-14) Second eldest girl, wants to be older than she is, a bit of a troublemaker and prankster

Kurt von Trapp (age 10 -12 falsetto) Middle son, proper, kind, sensitive

Brigitta von Trapp (age 9-11) Independent, direct, like her sister, Louisa, can be a little bit of a troublemaker, stubborn

Marta von Trapp (age 7-9) Second youngest, quiet, follows her siblings, charming

Gretl von Trapp (age 6-8) sweet, gentle warm and open; the baby of the family

For questions contact 609-398-1118 or email info@oceancitytheatrecompany.com