Looking for the Trapp family kids


Ocean State Theatre Company announces Open Children’s Auditions for its summer production of “The Sound of Music” at Theatre By The Sea. Producing Artistic Director Amiee Turner, who will be directing “The Sound of Music,” is looking for children between the ages of 6 and 18 to play the Von Trapp family children.

Children will need to be available for afternoon, evening and weekend rehearsals from June 5 to June 19 and for all day and evening performances from June 20 through July 14.

Auditions will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 29 from 5 to 10 p.m. at the University of Rhode Island Fine Arts Building, Studio G, at Rt. 138 and Upper College Road in Kingston.

Performers should bring a headshot or a recent photo and a resume (if available). Children should come with a short prepared song, preferably with sheet music. A cappella is also acceptable. No tape recorders or CD players. Those asked to stay will learn a short dance combination. Please bring or wear appropriate shoes for dancing. Sign-up begins at 5 p.m.

Additional information and character breakdowns are available at www.theatrebythesea.com.


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