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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, June 28, 2009

Tryouts calendar

Advertiser Staff

SHORT FILM CASTING CALL, for "Lychee Thieves," about four local residents who fight for harvesting rights of a miraculously bountiful lychee tree (filming August on O'ahu); auditions 10 a.m.-5 p.m. June 28; location/reservations, casting@lycheethieves.com.

"WEST SIDE STORY" AUDITIONS, for September/October staging, Paliku Theatre, Windward Community College, directed by Ron Bright; choreographed by Marcelo Pacleb. Dance auditions (some vocalizing/singing; prepared music not necessary) 2 p.m. July 5, and 6 p.m. July 6; non-dancing roles auditions (sheet music needed for accompanist), 6 p.m., July 7 and 8, Paliku Theatre, Kaneohe; information: palikutheatre@gmail.com.

ALOHA PERFORMING ARTS CO., (Big Island), auditions for Aug. 12-16 16th Annual Original Play Festival; auditions, 6:30 p.m. July 6 and 7, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu. Auditions consist of reading from the five plays. Script perusal two hours before auditions, or by special arrangement: 808-936-5739; information, 808-322-9924.

HAWAII'S FABULOUS FACES BABY CONTEST AND BEAUTY PAGEANT, searching for girls, infant to 20 years, and boys, infant to 10 years, for TLC's "Toddlers & Tiaras," June 28, Blaisdell Center. Appointment times: (818) 631-9841.

HONOLULU BLEND SHOW CHORUS, free six-week group vocal production lessons, beginning July 27; registration, 277-4439.

MUSIC/DANCE

Brown Bags to Stardom is auditioning high school students and musical groups recording original songs for music videos to be aired on local television; also seeking hosts for weekly episodes; 951-6699.

ONGOING

Divino Ritmo DANCE group, which fuses ballroom and concert dancing (including flamenco, samba, mambo, jazz, tango, wing, rumba, cha-cha and hustle), seeks men, women, and especially children, for ongoing auditions; 917-568-3173.

Hawai'i Vocal Arts Ensemble seeks singers of all vocal parts to join rehearsals; 4-6:30 p.m. Sundays, Chaminade University; for audition, 261-6495, maestrotim@aol.com.

"AL WATERSON AND YOU" TALENT SEARCH, competition for singers, with prizes, 6-9 p.m. Sundays, Don Ho's Island Grill, Aloha Tower Marketplace; competition rotates weekly among keiki, teens, adults and seniors. Guests also sought for guest night, 6-8 p.m. Thursdays. Register: 947-5736.

Kapolei Chorale invites singers to join rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Sundays, Makakilo. For location and interview: 672-8888.

HONOLULU THEATRE FOR YOUTH seeks volunteer ushers to work twice monthly at its school performances, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Mondays-Fridays, Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew's Cathedral; free tickets to Saturday family performances. Call Carolyn, 839-9885.

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

Honolulu Blend Show Chorus seeks women a cappella singers, 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Fleet Reserve Association Hall, 891 Valkenburgh St.; 277-4439, Honolulu_Blend_Show_Chorus@hotmail.com.

KAMEHAMEHA ALUMNI GLEE CLUB seeks male choral singers to join rehearsals, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Kamehameha Schools Chapel; 382-8362.

Honolulu Chorale rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; United Church of Christ, Judd Street; 680-7702, www.thehonoluluchorale.org.

NA Leo Lani Chorus, chapter of Sweet Adelines International, invites women 16 and older to its rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Saint Francis School auditorium; 440-4607, www.sweetadelineshawaii.org.

WINDWARD CHORAL SOCIETY rehearsals, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kane'ohe Bay Drive; 254-5717.

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, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Ala Wai Golf Course clubhouse; 262-7664.

DIAMOND HEAD THEATRE seeks volunteers to help build sets for shows; all skills welcome. 733-0277, ext. 330 or 331.