Horlick seeking students for The Sound of Music musical

Horlick seeking students for The Sound of Music musical

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RACINE — Horlick Theater Arts is seeking six students ages 6-14 to portray the Von Trapp children in the spring musical “The Sound of Music.”

The roles available are:

  • Friedrich von Trapp (age 13-14). Tough. Trying to the be the “man” of the family.
  • Louisa von Trapp (age 12-13). Rebellious attitude.
  • Kurt von Trapp (age 11-13, falsetto). Gentle and mischievous.
  • Brigitta von Trapp (age 9-11). Smart, reads a lot.
  • Marta von Trapp (age 8-9). Very sweet and gentle.
  • Gretl von Trapp (age 6-7). The youngest and cutest. Must be able to read.

Open call auditions are scheduled for 9 a.m. Jan. 11 and 7 p.m. Jan. 14 at Horlick Theater, 2119 Rapids Drive.

All auditions will begin promptly at the time listed above. Latecomers will not be accepted.

Students should prepare excerpts from “Do-Re-Mi” or “Edelweiss,” or 16-32 bars in the style of the show. Sheet music must be provided for the accompanist. A capella or karaoke singing will not be accepted.

Students auditioning should also have their conflicts with them. The student cast will rehearse on various days and times, including 4:30-8 p.m. Monday through Friday 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday.

Students will not be called every day, but are asked to list all conflicts during those time frames. Rehearsals begin Jan. 23 and the production dates are April 23-26.

Email director Kate Kowbel at katherine.kowbel@rusd.org with any questions, comments or concerns.


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