Movie Casting Call, "Where the Wild Things Are." Warner Bros. will
hold an open casting call in New York for the central role of Max in
the screen adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s award-winning book. Open to
all boys, ages 7 to 11. Audition takes place Saturday, July 8, 10 a.m.
to 4 p.m., at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, lower level main
auditorium, 60th at Columbus. 215-246-3435. All children must be
accompanied by a parent or guardian
Princeton Dance and Studio presents two one-week intensive acting
sessions with Jody Wood, a professional actor with more than 30 years
experience in film, theater, and television. Sessions begin Mondays,
July 31 and August 7, at 116 Rockingham Row, Forrestal Village,
Plainsboro. One session, $135; two sessions, $250. Visit
www.princetondance.com or call 609-514-1600.
The studio is also offering salsa classes for $12 per class. Tuesdays
at 8:30 is a class for intermediate level students. Simply Salsa, on
Fridays at 7 p.m.k is for beginners. Hot Salsa, on Fridays at 8 p.m.,
is for more experienced salsa aficionados.
New Jersey 50 Plus seeks athletes, artists, crafters, singers,
dancers, and other performers for "You’re Alive: Live!" a two-day
event for people over 50 in New Jersey. The event is Saturday and
Sunday, July 29 and 30, in Atlantic City. Volunteers and sponsors also
welcome. Visit www.njso.us or call 732-925-7997.
The Mighty Oak Players seeks actors ages 8 and up for "Gypsy."
Auditions are Monday and Tuesday, July 10 and 11, 7 to 9 p.m. at
Monroe High School, 1629 Perrineville Road. Performance dates are
Friday to Sunday, August 25 to 27. Bring your own sheet music and be
prepared to sing 16 bars of a song of your choice and to dance.
Cheng/Ferrara Productions has auditions for "Dracula: The Musical" on
Saturday and Sunday, August 5 and 6, at Kelsey Theater. Prepare one
complete song from contemporary musical theater and bring sheet music.
Candidates unable to attend may submit a videotaped audition by
arrangement. Call Frank Ferrara at 609-499-1388 for an appointment.
Although the production is non-equity, composer Frank Wildhorn will be
directly involved in the development of the production and will lead a
master class following one performance.
Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation announced that the individual artist
fellowship guidelines and applications in crafts, interdisciplinary
performance, photography, playwriting, poetry, prose, and sculpture,
are now online at www.midatlanticarts.org. The online submission
deadline for applications is Monday, July 17.
The Dance Conservatory will hold an open house with free classes from
Monday to Saturday, September 25 to 30. Auditions for "Nutcracker" are
Friday, September 8, 7 p.m.; and Saturday, September 9, 11 a.m.; and
Sunday September 10, at noon. Call 215-946-0100 for requirements.
New Works of Merit Playwriting Contest is accepting scripts t hrough
Monday, July 31. Visit www.playwritingcontest.cjb.net for details.
Omicron Theater Productions seeks actors for speaking and non-speaking
parts, men and women, ages 20 to 60. Also back stage help. By
appointment. Call 609-443-5598.
Rutgers Cooperative Research and Extension of Middlesex County offers
a herb garden workshop on Wednesday, July 19, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at
South Brunswick. $20 fee. Register at 732-398-5262.
American Red Cross Blood Services offers July donors an entry into a
daily drawing for a $50 gas card. Visit www.pleasegiveblood.org or
call 215-451-4941 for a schedule of blood drives.
Womanspace seeks volunteers for the domestic violence victim response
and sexual assault support services teams. Extensive, specialized
training is provided. Volunteers are on call for two to four shifts
per month. Must be 18, have a valid driver’s license, transportation,
and pass a criminal background checks. Bi-lingual individuals are
encouraged to apply. Call 609-394-0136 for information.
Dorothea’s House in Princeton offers a 10-week session Italian classes
beginning Wednesdays or Saturdays in mid-September. Adults, $85;
children ages 6 to 14, $55. Call 908-359-1564 for information.