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Youth Performer Auditions - THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Seeking youth performers of any gender/ethnicity, able to play ages 6 - 14, for (6) lead roles in THE SOUND OF MUSIC.


The auditions will be October 7, 2022 from 5 PM – 10 PM MST and October 8, 2022 from 12 PM – 8 PM MST at the Arizona Opera Center (1636 N. Central Ave Phoenix, AZ 85004).

To schedule an audition, please fill out this form:

Deadline to schedule auditions is Wednesday, September 28, 2023.


Rehearsals will take place January 28, 2023 - March 1, 2023. Performances will take place March 3, 2023 - March 12, 2023.

Music by Richard Rodgers and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein. THE SOUND OF MUSIC will be presented at Symphony Hall in Phoenix and The Linda Ronstadt Music Hall in Tucson.

An overview rehearsal schedule will be provided at the auditions. Performers must be available for all rehearsals and performances to be considered for roles.



Prepare with sheet music one song or 32-64 bars memorized. A pianist will play as you sing solo. We want to hear what you like to sing!

You may be asked to sing a few bars from the show as well. Not-memorized. These materials will be provided at audition if needed.



For Friedrich, Kurt, Marta, Gretl – Auditioners will be asked to read a line or two from the provided materials.

For Louisa and Brigitta – Auditioners will read a scene with panel. Doesn’t need to be memorized, but should be prepared beforehand.



  • Friedrich (age 14) -
 Tough exterior, very much trying to be “the man” of the family.
  • Louisa (age 13) - 
Rebellious attitude. Always testing the people around her.
  • Kurt (age 10) - Gentle and mischievous. Can be silly.
  • Brigitta (age 9) - Smart, reads a lot. Very perceptive. This child has the most amount of dialogue and needs to be very savvy.
  • Marta (age 7) - Very sweet and gentle.
  • Gretl (age 6) -
 The youngest child. Very cute and eager to play.


For any questions, please contact Cody Steele, Associate Artistic Administrator, at

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