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Exciting News! We Are Casting! The Sound Of Music – Children’s Auditions

We are casting for children to perform in our upcoming production of The Sound Of Music taking place at The Customs House, South Shields in August/September 2022. Produced by The Musical Theatre Company, this is for a strictly limited season.

We are looking for talented young performers from across South Tyneside and the North East to appear in the production! We are casting TWO TEAMS of local children to appear as the Von Trapp family! Do you know or have a budding young performer who loves to sing, dance, act and would LOVE to appear in our smash hit family musical???

Please see the casting requirements below. Please note that these are the ‘playing’ ages of each child and don’t necessarily need to reflect the age of the performer.

GRETL, Aged around 6 years old – Older and small is ideal.
MARTA, Aged 7 (on Tuesday!) – Very inquisitive, smart and gentle.
BRIGITTA, Aged 9 – She is a smart avid reader, always says what she thinks and observes well. Must be an excellent actress
KURT, Aged 10 – Gentle and mischievous.
LOUISA, Aged 13  –Likes to play tricks on people and is quite a tomboy; Rebellious attitude. She misses her mother a great deal.
FRIEDRICH, Aged 14 –Tough exterior, very much trying to be “the man” of the family. Desperately needs his father.
Criteria For Application
  • All children must be very strong singers and be able to move well.
  • Boys must have unbroken voices.
  • All children must be available from 26th August 2022 – 3rd September 2022.
  • Children must be prepared to attend an audition.
  • Rehearsal days will be confirmed via email.

Please be advised that children will be supervised at all times during rehearsals and performances by registered licensed chaperones.

The production is on an amateur basis. Therefore any roles offered are unpaid.

How To Apply

Applications are now closed.

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