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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, August 20, 2006

Tryout calendar

Advertiser Staff

STAGE/SCREEN/TV

The Sacred Hearts Thespian Troupe seeks male actors in high school or college to perform in the mid-October production of "Lizzie Borden" or "The Uninvited" at Sacred Hearts Academy. For audition appointment: 373-2586. Deadline is today.

Aloha Performing Arts Company (Big Island) auditions for the Oct. 6-22 production of the musical comedy "Honk, Jr." 6:30 p.m. Monday-Tuesday at APAC's loft in Kainaliu, Big Island. All parts are for boys and girls, 18 and younger, who must have a parent's or guardian's written permission to audition. Auditions will consist of movement, singing and reading from the script. Information and parental permission forms at www.apachawaii.org. To arrange for perusal of the script at the loft office, call (808) 322-9924.

Epileptic Foundation of Maui seeks volunteers to appear in a training video about epileptic seizure response. Parts for three children, one teacher and a senior citizen, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday, Maui Community College, Ka'aike Building, studio 101. (808) 879-8999, www.epileptic foundationmaui.org.

Diamond Head Theatre auditions for the 2006-07 season of their youth performance troupe, "Shooting Stars," 2 p.m. Sept. 2, Kapi'olani Community College chapel. Children 7-17 should prepare a song and bring sheet music in their key and be dressed for a dance audition. 733-0277, ext. 302.

"Supernanny" ABC's reality TV show seeks families with children who are in need of discipline to appear on the show's third season, 3-7 p.m. Sept. 2, Kahala Mall Center Court. www.abc.com (keyword "supernanny"), (877) 626-6984, 732-7736.

The Actors' Group and the Filipino Community Center audition for the Oct. 13-22 production of Virgilio Menor Felipe's play "To U.S. With Aloha and Mabuhay," 1-5 p.m. Sept. 2-3, UH-Manoa School of Architecture auditorium. Roles available for males and females of all ages and ethnicities. Auditions consist of cold readings of the script and some improvisational group games. Also, prospective singers, dancers, musicians and production assistants invited to auditions. 222-3133.

MUSIC/DANCE

Hawaii Opera Theatre to audition men and women for the Oct. 23-Nov. 3 production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "The Mikado" to tour schools. Must be available for morning and afternoon rehearsals, Oct. 10-20, and work for limited compensation. To schedule an audition time: 596-7372, ext. 18. Deadline is Friday.

Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus auditions for boys and girls (grades K-12) to participate in the training. performance and touring opportunities in their choral ensembles, Saturday, UH-Manoa Music Department. Audition fees of $5 for grades K-2 and $25 for grades 3-12 will be applied to the semester tuition of $130 for K-2 and $250 for grades 3-12 once accepted into the chorus. Times and details: 521-2982.

Tokyo Disney Resort auditions for female Polynesian dancers, 18 and older, for a 12-month contract to begin in early 2007, with pay, travel and living expenses included. Those auditioning should be strong in hula, Tahitian and Maori dance with poi balls and must be able to move to Tokyo for a year. Bring resume, photo, pareau and bikini top for the sign-in, 11 a.m. Aug. 27; auditions begin at noon, Hilton Hawaiian Village, South Pacific ballroom. www.disneyauditions .com.

rRed Elephant seeks musical performers and bands to perform at the venues' Live events. To schedule an audition: 550-8457, andrew@meaderarts.com. Deadline is Sept. 1.

Ballet Hawaii auditions for youth and adult dancers for the Dec. 15-17 run of "Nutcracker 2006," 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 17, Ballet Hawaii studios at Dole Cannery. Call 521-8600 for audition schedule.

PAGEANTS

2007 Miss East Oahu and Miss Kahala contestants (ages 17-24) being sought for the Sept. 23 pageant at Windward Community College. Women must be single, never married, with no children, have talent and select a platform issue to represent. Competition is a preliminary to the Miss Hawaii and Miss America pageants. 342-1516. Deadline to apply is Wednesday.

Young's Island Gem Productions seeks male and female contestants, newborn to age 24, for the Oct. 14 Miss and Mister Island Gem Pageant. Entry fee is $100. 695-5455. 341-5359. Deadline is Aug. 27.

Maximum Events seeks women, 14-19, for the Miss Teen U.S. pageant to be held in Hawai'i, March 1-5. Winner advances to the Miss Teen World pageant April 20 in Sydney, Australia. Application deposit of $175 will be applied to the $575 entry fee if selected to compete. www.missteenworldus.com, 352-5722. Deadline to apply Nov. 1.

ONGOING

Brew Moon Waikiki auditions for weekend performances in an open mike, casual venue on the restaurant's lanai. Seeking soloists and groups (no grunge or heavy metal groups) who play Hawaiian, jazz and/or easy-listening music. Also seeking established performers no auditions required to record with JWAVE, a Japan radio station. Call Andree for an appointment: 955-9045.

Hawai'i Vocal Arts Ensemble auditions, 4 p.m. Sundays: 261-6495, or maestrotim@aol.com.

Al Waterson and You Talent Search, competition for singers, with prizes and possible recording contract, 6-9 p.m. Sundays, Don Ho's Island Grill. Competition rotates by week among keiki, teens, adults and seniors. Register: 947-5736.

O'ahu Civic Orchestra invites musicians to join rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Eiben Hall, Chaminade University. 261-6127, 735-5726.

The Honolulu Chorale invites singers to join the group in their upcoming season, rehearsals 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Call for location: 680-7702, www.thehonoluluchorale.org.

Na Leo Lani Chorus, Hawai'i chapter of Sweet Adelines International, invites women, 16 and older, to its rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint Francis School auditorium, Manoa Valley. 944-3373, www.sweetadelineshawaii.org.

Honolulu Men's Chorus seeks new singers gay and gay-friendly men in all vocal ranges to join the chorus in rehearsals for the upcoming season, 7-9 p.m. Wednesdays. Call for location: 429-9600.

Sounds of Aloha Barbershop Chorus rehearsals 7 p.m. Thursdays, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse. 262-7664.

Hawaii Kai Towne Center calls for groups from churches, schools and community organizations to perform at the center. 941-0440.

Send announcements to: Tryouts Calendar, Island Life, The Honolulu Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; islandlife@honoluluadvertiser.com, with "Tryouts Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.