MAINSTAGE AUDITIONS

Maria is a postulant studying to become a nun, but she is just too high-spirited for the religious life. Instead, she becomes the governess for the seven children of Captain VonTrapp, a widowed naval captain. Maria charms the whole family with her generous spirit, her enthusiasm for life, and her love of music. She gradually captures the hearts of the Von Trapp children as well as the Captain himself.  As with any good story, there is an underlying truth: that we each have a life we were born to live, and it is our task to find that life. And, of course, The Sound Of Music features some of the best songs of all time, such as "Do Re Mi", "Climb Ev'ry Mountain", and "My Favorite Things".  There are fantastic roles for guys and girls of all ages, with featured singing, dancing, and acting for all cast members!

 

AUDITIONS
Monday, February 27 @ 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Tuesday, February 28 @ 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

MAKE-UP AUDITION
Thursday, March 2 @ 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm 
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CALLBACKS
Thursday, March 2 @ 5:00-9:00pm
Friday, March 3 @ 4:00-8:30pm

AUDITION PREPARATION
Below are the links to the audition material for The Sound of Music. Boys with unchanged voices and all girls should sing "My Favorite Things". Boys with changed voices should sing "Edelweiss". You will find lyrics to both song options, sheet music, and vocal and instrumental tracks to practice with.  Auditioners will sing with the instrumental tracks at their audition. If you have any questions, please email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Character Breakdown
Audition Material
Audition Tracks
Audition Sheet Music

CALLBACK PREPARATION
Click on the button below for the callback material and callback list for The Sound of Music.  Depending on which character(s) you are called back for, you may have to prepare a monologue, short cut of a song, and/or short scene. Callback materials are organized by role. You do not have to prepare this material unless you are called back for a specific role.  The callback list and callback times will be posted on the afternoon of Wednesday, March 1st.  An email will be sent out to all who've auditioned once the callback list has been posted. Nothing needs to be memorized.  If you have any questions or conflicts with your callback time, please email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .


WHAT TO BRING
1. Recent photo (a snapshot or school photo is fine)
2. Resume or list of training/experience. If you don't have a resume, that's okay! You can just fill out the audition form online when you register or update the information in your account. If you would like to try making up a resume, here are some samples to use as a guide.

Resume Template 1
Resume Template 2

CAST LIST


PROGRAM INFO

GRADES
Open to performers in grades 2 and up as of fall 2017.

ELIGIBILITY
No prior training or experience with Random Farms is required and we welcome new-comers, whether they have been performing for 10 years or 10 days. However, since this is an audition-based program, it means that not everyone will be selected, so performers should be prepared for that if they decide to try out. 

REHEARSAL / PERFORMANCE DATES
Rehearsals begin June 30. There will be four casts: A, B, C and D. A performer is only called when his/her role is rehearsing.
Cast member / Parent Orientation meeting:  TBA (Tarrytown Music Hall)
Rehearsals begin June 30 (Random Farms Studio)

Tech / Dress Rehearsals:
   July 24 - 27 (Casts A and B)
   July 31 - August 3 (Casts C and D)
Performances:
   July 28 and 29 (Casts A and B)
   August 4 and 5 (Casts C and D)



AUDITION / REHEARSAL LOCATION
Random Farms Studio
77 Executive Blvd., Elmsford, NY 10523

TECH REHEARSAL / PERFORMANCE LOCATION
Tarrytown Music Hall
13 Main Street, Tarrytown, NY 10591

 

FEES & POLICIES

FINANCIAL COMMITMENT 
Tuition $620*
When registering to audition, you will be charged a $1 refundable deposit, and your credit card will be placed on file.
If cast, tuition is $620, which will be billed to the credit card on file (less the $1 audition deposit).
if you are not cast, the $1 audition deposit will be refunded to your card.
Parent is financially responsible for tuition if child is cast in a role parent says he/she will accept on the audition form. Cast member is also responsible for providing his/her own shoes, tights/socks and undergarments, as per the costume memo (emailed and/or posted online after rehearsals begin).

*Each participant is also responsible for a $10 processing fee at the time of registration if cast in the production.
 
FINANCIAL AID
A limited number of need-based scholarships are available. The scholarship application must be received before the audition. Click here for more information.
 
PARTICIPATION POLICY
Absences are not permitted, unless if pre-approved in writing by Random Farms. Any absences must be proposed at the time of auditions. If, after being cast, it is discovered that a participant needs to take an absence that was not pre-approved, he or she may be asked to leave the program and no refund will be provided. Two shadows permitted, prior to tech week. All participants must return all loaned materials (including scripts and costume pieces) in good condition. All participants are required to sell an ad for the playbill. The minimum cost to the vendor is $50.00. If an ad is not sold, or materials are not returned in good condition, the $50 security deposit will not be returned. Participant is responsible for providing his/her own shoes, socks/tights and undergarments as per the costume memo (emailed and/or posted on line once rehearsals start). Participants who do not comply with this participation policy may be removed from the program and their account put On Hold, as described in RFKT's Standard Agreement, until parents, participant and RFKT can reach an agreement moving forward.

PARTICIPATION IN MULTIPLE SUMMER PROGRAMS
It is physically possible to do both the Mainstage and Summer Workshop Intensives programs. Please consider your child's stamina if signing up for multiple programs, as we don't offer refunds. If you'd like to discuss your child's individual needs, you can email our Artistic Director at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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