UH-Manoa Kennedy Theatre auditions past and present students for the April 22-May 1 performance of James Grant Benton's "twelf nite o' whatevea!," a pidgin retelling of Shakespeare's comedy, 4:30-7:30 p.m. tomorrow and Saturday, Kennedy Theatre, room 101. Sign up on the sheet posted at the theater for a 5-minute audition appointment. Be prepared to speak pidgin and bring a recent photograph. 956-7677.
Vertov Industries is casting a low-budget feature-length independent film to be entered into local film festivals. Parts for all ages and types for an April-May production schedule. Call for audition time and location for March 4-6 or 11-13. 845-4793.
Kumu Kahua Theatre auditions for the May production of Mark D. Tjarks' "Ventriloquist," 9 a.m.-noon March 5 and 6 at the theater. Roles include an African-American female, early 30s to late 40s; Asian male, late 20s to early 40s; Caucasian female, late 20s to early 40s; hapa female, early teens; Caucasian male, early teens; Asian female, early 50s to late 60s. Auditions include a cold reading of the script, some improvisation and simple movement work. 536-4222.
Hawaii Opera Theatre Studio auditions for placement into coached singing program, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Blaisdell Concert Hall stage. Prepare three memorized arias, with sheet music in a three-ring binder for the accompanist (who is provided by HOT or you may bring your own), a copy of your resume and a recent headshot. To reserve an audition time call: 596-7372, ext. 36.
Hawaii Student Digital Showcase television program seeks student submissions of videotaped public service announcements, mini-documentaries, shorts, music videos and animation for weekly program on DOE channel 56. Also looking for male high school students to introduce the videos. 837-8004.
Aloha Tower Marketplace invites local and visiting school and community bands, choirs, and hula halau to apply to appear in the center atrium. Call for requirements: 566-2306.
Hawaii Kai Towne Center calls for groups from churches, schools and community organizations to perform at the center. Call Sharon for information: 941-0440.
Sounds of Aloha Barbershop Chorus, rehearsals 7 p.m. Thursdays, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse. 262-7664.
Hawai'i Vocal Arts Ensemble auditions for singers with clear, flexible voices, 4 p.m. Sundays. Call for an appointment: 261-6495, or e-mail MaestroTim@aol.com.
Al Waterson and You Talent Search, competition for singers, with prizes and possible recording contract, 7-10 p.m. Sundays, Don Ho's Island Grill. Keiki competition on the first Sunday of each month, teens on the second Sunday, adults on the third and seniors on the fourth. Registration: 947-5736.
O'ahu Civic Orchestra invites musicians to join rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Eiben Hall, Chaminade University. 261-6127, 735-5726.
Na Leo Lani Chorus, Hawai'i chapter of Sweet Adelines International, invites women singers to rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint Francis School auditorium. 944-3373.
Honolulu Chorale rehearses for the spring 2005 concert season, 7 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Andrew's Priory music room. Call for voice placement and interview: 680-7702.
Send announcements with contact name and phone number to: Tryouts Calendar, Island Life, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; firstname.lastname@example.org with "Tryouts Cal" in the subject line; or call 525-8034 or fax 525-8055.