For Dancers

Good Causes

Seeking Super Kids

Summer Drama


Grants Available


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These listings by Lynn Miller were prepared for the May 2, 2007 issue

of U.S. 1 Newspaper. All rights reserved.


Top Of PageAuditions

Beauty and the Geek, the popular reality show, is coming

to Princeton on Saturday, May 5, to hold an open casting

call at the Princeton Ballroom at the Premiere Hotel, 4355

US Highway 1 at Ridge Road, Princeton, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

They are looking for "very smart guys," 21to 30 years old

with a high IQ and "savvy, intellect, and beautiful

women," 21to 30 years old, who are socially confident and

connected. 310-770-1759.

Villagers Theater seeks two men and one woman, age 20 to

35, for "Tape," a drama by Stephen Belber. Auditions are

Monday, May 14, and Wednesday, May 16, at 7:30 p.m.

Villagers Theater, 415 Demott Lane, Somerset. E-mail Tina Lee at

Pennington Players seeks five male and five female actors,

ages 16 and up, and one girl with formal dance training,

age 8 to 12, for "Once on This Island." Prepare one

musical theater song (no rock, pop, or opera) and be ready

to dance. Bring sheet music, a photo, and a bio. Call

609-737-PLAY to schedule an appointment. Auditions will be

at Mercer County College, West Windsor. Performance dates

are in August. Auditions are Wednesday, June 13, 7 to 10

p.m.; and Saturday, June 16, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Top Of PageFor Dancers

Roxey Ballet offers auditions for next season through

Monday, May 28. Auditions for professional dancers,

apprentices, male and female, with strong classical and

contemporary technique as well as partnering skills, are

in Lambertville. Call 609-397-7616, ext. 802.

Top Of PageGood Causes

HomeFront seeks contributions to help homeless mothers

care for their children on mother’s day. Call 609-989-9417

to make a contribution and a card honoring your gift in

their name will be sent to your mother (or whomever you


Salvation Army is holding an online auction from

Thursdays, May 3 to 31, with items including golf outings,

restaurants, theater tickets, and vacations. 908-851-8227.

The organization also has "Ride for the Red Shield

Motorcycle Run in the rolling hills of Hunterdon County on

Saturday, May 12. $25 per rider; $10 per passenger. Call

Ron Yuhas at 908-851-8239.

Top Of PageSeeking Super Kids

ShopRite Partners in Caring and General Mills seek "Hunger

Fighting Super Kids" through a regional contest seeking

letters of 300 words or less describing how a super kid

they know has taken part in a hunger-fighting effort. The

letter should explain how the child expresses

determination to end hunger in his or her community and

what he or she does to take part in hunger-fighting

activities. Winners receive 2,500 bonus box tops for their

school, a $500 donation to the hunger-fighting

organization of their choice, and be pictured on a limited

edition Cheerios package. Deadline Friday, June 15.

Top Of PageSummer Drama

VSA Arts of New Jersey offers a theater and visual arts

program for Mercer County students with disabilities.

Mondays, July 9 to August 27, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the

Ewing Library. For ages 8 to 21. Free. Register by June

11. 732-745-3885.

Top Of PageArt

Gallery 125 seeks submissions in all media for summer

exhibit. Submit up to five digital files on CD, labeled

with the title, media, dimensions, and year created. Also

include artist’s name, address, brief bio, E-mail, and

phone number. Images must be in jpg files preferable four

by six inches at 300 dpi. Send to Gallery 125, 125 South

Warren Street, Trenton 08608. Include a $10 check payable

to TDA/Gallery 125. Participating artists are expected to

gallery sit during the exhibit. Accepted work must be for

sale, properly framed, and wired for hanging. Call


Top Of PageGrants Available

New Jersey Council for the Humanities offers humanities

festival grants for October events on the theme of "The

Immigrant Experience in New Jersey: Our Community." Visit for information, guidelines, and application.

Deadline Friday, June 15.

Top Of PageSports

Garden State Yankees are holding tryouts for three

separate high school and college aged teams for players

from 13 to 25. Based in Woodbridge, all games are within

driving distance. Team play runs Thursday, June 7, to

Sunday, August 12.


Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp seeks boys and girls

ages 10 to 19. 704-373-0873.

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