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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Sunday, May 16, 2010

Tryouts

Advertiser Staff

SPECIAL

"ALOHA SHORTS," a 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.

BLACK BOX BLACK BLOCKS auditions for dancers for two modern dance/jazz pieces, 5-6 p.m. May 18, University of Hawai'i-Mānoa, Ernst Lab Theatre. All ages, dance levels welcome; actor auditions later; information, www.blackboxblackblocks.wordpress.com.

SUMMER CAMPS

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, 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.

MUSIC/DANCE

FEMALE VOCALIST SOUGHT to sing popular Japanese songs, age 16-25, two to four days a week; call 951-6699, jKai@johnnykaiproductions.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.

ONGOING

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.

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