Atasha Muhlach to make acting debut in “The Sound of Music”

Atasha Muhlach, the 9-year-old daughter of veteran actor Aga Muhlach and beauty queen turned TV host Charlene Gonzales, will make her acting debut in mid-October as Brigitta von Trapp in “The Sound of Music.”

Atasha MuhlachThe celebrity daughter, who revealed that she's “a little bit nervous” to be performing on stage, will portray the character of Brigitta von Trapp in the musical which will run from October 15 to December 11 at the Resorts World Newport Performing Arts Theater in Pasay City.

“The Sound of Music” will be staged locally for the third time. Brigitta von Trapp was first played by now “Disney Legend” Lea Salonga in the ‘80s. This year, the musical features Joanna Ampil, Cris Villonco and Audie Gemora as among the main cast.

Atasha's dad, Aga, during the press conference of his show “Pinoy Explorer” on TV5 reportedly said her initial attempt into acting is a “one-time experience.” The actor, however, clarified that he will let Atasha decide whether or not to pursue her acting career when she reaches college.