Call for Storytellers

The 27th annual NJ Storytelling Festival, scheduled for Saturday, September 14, at Howell Living History Farm, seeks applications from tellers and proposals for workshops. Workshops take place from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. and must benefit performers and educators as well as festival attendees. The deadline for proposals is Saturday, June 1.

Slots for storytellers are available at 1, 2, 3, and 4 p.m. Participating tellers must be members of the NJ Storytelling Network. Application deadline is Saturday, June 15. To apply visit


Villagers Theater invites teens ages 13 to 19 to audition for “Pippin,” to be performed weekends July 26 to August 11. All roles are open. Prepare 32 bars of a contemporary musical theater song and bring sheet music. Be prepared to dance. Auditions take place at the theater, 475 DeMott Lane, Somerset, on Monday, May 27, from 5 to 9 p.m., and Wednesday, May 29, from 6 to 10 p.m. Visit

Teens ages 14 to 18 are invited to audition for the Out of This World Performance Troupe at the West Windsor Arts Council, 952 Alexander Road, West Windsor. Auditions are Wednesday, June 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. The troupe will be led by a Broadway coach who specializes in singing, acting, and dancing techniques. Bring 32 bars of a show tune, to be sung a cappella, a one-minute dance or movement piece, and a one-minute scene from a Broadway play. For information or to audition call 609-716-1931.

Grand Rounds

Princeton Spine & Joint Center offers grand rounds in the community room at Princeton Public Library. Each session of “Low Back Pain in Athletes & Weekend Warriors,” presented by Dr. Scott Curtis, is designed for a different audience as follows: Tuesday, June 4, for physical therapists; Monday, June 10, for chiropractors, acupuncturists, yoga instructors, and massage therapists; and Thursday, June 13, for athletic trainers, coaches, and parents. All presentations are 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Visit

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