Aloha Festivals is seeking men to serve as kahili bearers, high chiefs and spears men in the 2007 O'ahu Royal Court; call 589-1771 before August 22.
The Actors Group (TAG) auditions for the Oct. 26-Nov. 25 production of Wilson's "Fences," 1-3 p.m. Aug. 25 and 26 at Yellow Brick Studio, 625 Keawe St.; reading of parts of script; roles are for black actors, males teenage to 60s and females, youth and 40s. www.taghawaii.net.
Aloha Performing Arts Company (Big Island) auditions for volunteer performers for the Oct. 19-Nov. 10 production of the musical comedy "Little Shop of Horrors"; 6:30 p.m.; Aug. 20; APAC loft; Kainaliu, Big Island; perusal of script and additional information: 808-322-9924, www.apachawaii.org.
'Ohi'a Productions seeks applicants for paid cast and crew positions for the holiday 2007 production of "Christmas Gift of Aloha." Auditions held by appointment, Aug. 24-26, at Windward Community College. Application and additional information: 247-0456, email@example.com.
The Hawai'i Theatre is accepting applications from teens, 13-18, for the Hawai'i Young Actors' Ensemble; the group will meet 4:30-6:30 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, Sept. 6-May 30, to prepare a performance of Shakespeare's "The Tempest," to be staged May 29-30; additional information and registration forms (due by Sept. 1): 732-0358.
Annual Aloha Festivals Falsetto Contest contestants being sought for the events to be held Sept. 7 at Hilton Kaua'i Beach Hotel, Sept. 8 at Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel/Mauna Kea Resort, Oct. 12 at McCoy Studio Theater/Maui Arts & Cultural Center, Sept. 28 at Sheraton Waikiki Beach Resort's Kaua'i and Maui Ballrooms; call 808-853-0555 for applications; deadline Aug. 31.
Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus choral/music education program auditions for boys and girls Aug. 25 at University of Hawai'i at Manoa music department; grades K, 1, 3, 4, 7 and 9 at 8:30 a.m.; grade 2 at 11:30 a.m.; grades 5, 6, 10, 11 and 12 at 10:30 a.m.; boys with changed voices at 9:30 a.m.; arrive half hour early to register. 521-2982.
2nd annual Duke's Ukes Contest, auditions nonprofessional 'ukulele players in four age divisions, for the Sept. 8 contest, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.; Aug. 18; Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach hotel; contestants must audition to enter the contest; no charge to enter and winners in each division will win a Kamaka 'ukulele; 533-4165.
Honolulu Symphony Chorus auditions experienced singers in all voice ranges for the 2007-08 season to perform works by Beethoven, Fauré and Duruflé; 7 p.m.; Aug. 20, UH-Manoa Music Department, Room 36; reserve an audition time and additional requirements: 524-0815, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Johnny's Rock Society II Revival seeks female vocalist and musicians including lead guitar, bass guitar, drummer, keyboardist and saxophonist for Top 40/rock/disco band. Audition appointment: 941-4306, 383-3000. Deadline is Aug. 31.
Aloha Tower Marketplace is accepting entries for the 2nd annual 'Ukulele Contest to be held Sept. 16 at the go! Center Stage; entry forms for nonprofessional players at The Hawaiian 'Ukulele Co., first floor of Aloha Tower Marketplace; or at the special events link at www.alohatower.com. Apply by Sept. 4 for a chance to win prize money and become a representative of the 2008 Aloha Festivals.
"From the Top," the National Public Radio program that showcases young classical musicians, will be taping two programs in Hawai'i in November. Pre-college-age students who would like to audition may get information on qualifications and download an application at www.hawaiipublicradio.org/events or www.fromthetop.org. Application deadline is Sept. 5.
Speakeasy seeks women singers, actresses, dancers, acrobats, 21 and over, to audition at a monthly event held at Mercury Bar, to join the Cherry Blossom Cabaret burlesque troupe; entry form and additional information: email@example.com. Apply by Sept. 10 for the Sept. 15 auditions.
Miss & Mister Island Gem 2007-2008 Pageant seeks female and male contestants of any age for the Oct. 20 pageant at Waikiki Resort Hotel; registration fee is $25; entry and training fee is $50 for 9 and younger and $100 for 10 and older; application by Aug. 31 deadline: 853-7216.
Miss Hawaii Teen World Pageant 2008 seeks females, ages 14-19, for the Nov. 18 pageant; winner advances to the National Miss Teen World United States pageant to be held in Las Vegas; entry fee is $375; apply by the Sept. 15 deadline to 228-7274.
Honolulu Boy Choir auditions for boys, 6 1/2-12, to participate in the training and performance opportunities provided free by the choir. Additional information and registration: 596-7464.
Hawai'i Vocal Arts Ensemble seeks singers of all vocal parts to join rehearsals, 4-6:30 p.m.; Sundays, Chaminade University. Schedule an audition: 261-6495, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Kapolei Chorale invites singers to join the group at rehearsals; 6:30 p.m.; Sundays; for location and interview: 672-8888.
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, 16 and older, to its rehearsals; 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays; Saint Francis School auditorium, Manoa; 944-3373, www.sweetadelineshawaii.org.
Honolulu Chorale rehearses; 6:30 p.m.; Tuesdays; United Church of Christ — Judd St.; 680-7702, www.thehonoluluchorale.org.
Honolulu Men's Chorus seeks singers — gay and gay-friendly men in all vocal ranges — to join the chorus in rehearsals; 7-9 p.m.; Wednesdays; call for location: 429-9600.
Sounds of Aloha, barbershop harmony chorus invites male singers to join rehearsals; 6:45-9:30 p.m.; Thursdays; Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse; 262-7664.
Sharkey's Comedy Club, open mike and auditions; 7:15; Thursdays; 99-016 Kamehameha Highway, 'Aiea; 531-4242.
Al Waterson and You Talent Search, competition for singers, withprizes and possible recording contract; 6-9 p.m.; Sundays; Don Ho's Island Grill; competition rotates weekly among keiki, teens, adults and seniors; register: 947-5736.
Send announcements to: Tryouts Calendar, Island Life, The Advertiser, P.O. Box 3110, Honolulu, HI 96802; email@example.com, with "Tryouts Cal" in the subject line; or fax 525-8055.