2010 VSA PLAYWRIGHT COMPETITION, The Actors' Group and VSA Arts affiliate of John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts invite middle and high school students, classes or collaborative groups — disabled or not – to submit one-act plays about the effects of disability — theirs, another person's, or fictionalized. Target audience can be any age; comedies, dramas, and musicals accepted. Work will be staged as part of the TAG Young Playwrights Festival in August, and entered in national competition. Deadline: April 1. Guidelines , www.taghawaii.net; or call Brad Powell, 741-4699.
CHURCH OF THE CROSSROADS is accepting applications for two $1,000 voice scholarships (alto, and bass or baritone; others filled), with commitment to sing with church choir (and some solo/ensemble singing); open to any age, with teacher of recipient's choice; some sightreading experience needed; auditions by appointment: www.churchofthecrossroadshawaii.org (click "music") or church office, 949-2220; information, 256-7212.
THE HONOLULU FESTIVAL is recruiting groups — including, but not limited to, marching bands, cheerleading squads, traditional ethnic dance groups, groups promoting their town, hula hālau, students on excursions and musicians — for the 16th Annual Honolulu Festival events and parade, March 12-14 (more than 5,200 performers from around the world performed for some 70,000 spectators last year); information, 926-2424.
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.
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: 261-6495, firstname.lastname@example.org.
"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 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, 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. Wednesdays. Call for location: 429-9600.
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.