"ALOHA SHORTS," the locally produced radio program of Bamboo Ridge Press writings read by local actors, will stage an open call for new readers (all ages/ethnicities, pidgin- and non-pidgin-speaking); some acting/voiceover experience preferred but not required; auditions 9:30 a.m.-noon, and 1-3 p.m. June 5, Hawaii Public Radio's Atherton Studio, 738 Kaheka St.; see www.bambooridge.com for recommended audition pieces and information (no phone calls)..
CHEER808 INC., competitive cheerleading program for girls and boys ages 4-18; details, www.Cheer808.com.
THEATRICUS is recruiting for its "innovative theatre" volunteer creative team (including all levels of expertise with costumes, special effects, makeup, prosthetics, gadgets, lighting and sound); organizational meeting 7 p.m. May 17, Kapi'olani Community College, Naio Building, room 203; information, www.theatricus.com.
MISS HAWAIIAN ISLANDS PAGEANT seeks girls and women ages 9-12, 13-17 and 18-26, and the MEN OF POLYNESIA PAGEANT seeks boys and men ages 13-17, and 18 and older, for May 15 competition; information: 223-4482.
ALOHA PERFORMING ARTS will audition for its June/July staging of "My Son Pinocchio," 6:30 p.m. May 14 and 15, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu, Big Island. Audition will consist of a short reading, learning a dance routine, and singing one of the show's songs; newcomers welcome; information, 808-322-9924
"BLACK BOX BLACK BLOCKS," the Summer Theatre and Dance Festival of New Works seeks proposals for local playwrights, directors and choreographers to participate in the June festival, in which only three black cubes will serve as set pieces; at Earle Ernst Lab Theatre, UH -Mānoa; information, www.blackboxblackblocks.wordpress.com.
SUMMER DRAMA ADVENTURE, three-week program for ages 7-12, by Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. June 7-25; Tenney Theatre, St. Andrew's Cathedral; $490, scholarships available; information and registration: 839-9885, ext. 704, www.htyweb.org.
MUSICAL THEATRE EXPERIENCE, six-week summer program for ages 7-16; June 14-July 23, including student showcase at Diamond Head Theatre; $525-$700; registration, 733-0277, ext. 306.
OHANA SUMMER ARTS, eight-week program, beginning June 7, at Honpa Hongwanji Mission School, Pali Highway; for ages 8-16; a musical theater course, including basic movement and dance technique, private voice lessons and a role in the main stage production, "Mulan Jr."; $900; applications/information, www.ohanasummerarts.org; registration ends May 28.
ALOHA PERFORMING ARTS COMPANY is seeking original scripts — any length, any subject — for its annual Original Play Festival, Aug. 18-21, Aloha Theatre, Kainaliu, Big Island; send to APAC Original Play Festival, P.O. Box 794, Kealakekua, HI 96750; deadline, May 1; information/requirements, Jerry Tracy, 808-322-9924.
FEMALE VOCALIST SOUGHT to sing popular Japanese songs, age 16-25, two to four days a week; call 951-6699, jKai@johnnykaiproductions.com.
HONOLULU CHORALE accepting new members; rehearsals 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Academy of the Pacific; information, www.thehonoluluchorale.org, 595-0327.
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.
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.
Divino Ritmo DANCE GROUP, which fuses ballroom and concert dancing (including flamenco, samba, mambo, jazz, tango, swing, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, 261-6495.
"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; location/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 rehearsals, 7 p.m. Mondays, Eiben Hall, Chaminade University; 261-6127, 735-5726.
KAMEHAMEHA ALUMNI GLEE CLUB seeks male choral singers to join rehearsals, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays at Kamehameha Schools' chapel; 382-8362.
NĀ Leo Lani Chorus, a chapter of Sweet Adelines International, invites women 16 and older to its rehearsals, 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, St. Francis School auditorium; 440-4607, www.sweetadelineshawaii.org.
WINDWARD CHORAL SOCIETY rehearsals, 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Windward United Church of Christ, 38 Kāne'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. Thursday. Call for location: 221-2361.
Sounds of Aloha, barbershop harmony chorus, invites males 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.