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April 15, 2016
Prairie Wind Players auditions announced
Prairie Wind Players Community Theater, based in Barrett, will hold auditions for the June production of The Nerd on Friday, April 29 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Saturday, April 30 from 10 to 11:30 am or Sunday, May 1 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. The Nerd is a comedy written...
April 15, 2016 - 12:00am
February 19, 2016
Audition for Alexandria Area Arts' spring drama
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) invites the public to open auditions for its spring drama, Proof, on Monday, Feb. 22 and Tuesday, Feb. 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre, 618 Broadway in Alexandria.
February 19, 2016 - 12:00am
November 20, 2015
Auditions for 'Honk, Jr.' open to area youth
Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) invites youth ages 8-18 to audition for its upcoming youth musical, Honk, Jr. There are roles for 30-35 young performers. Auditions will be held Monday, November 23 and Tuesday, November 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre, 618 Broadway in...
November 20, 2015 - 12:00am
October 21, 2015
Jingle Bells auditions set
Talent auditions for the 67th annual Jingle Bells Telethon will be held on Sunday, November 1 and Saturday, November 7 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center in Alexandria. The telethon will be Saturday, December 5 at 5 p.m. at Lake Geneva Christian Center. For more...
October 21, 2015 - 12:00am
September 3, 2014
Prepare for theater auditions at community class
Community Education’s Theatre 101 Complete Series will prepare attendees for the Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) Theatre production of White Christmas. Topics include introduction to theater, introduction to auditions, the audition package and mock auditions and acting...
September 3, 2014 - 6:49am
Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions for 'The Glass Menagerie'
The Prairie Wind Community Theatre will hold auditions for Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie on Saturday, September 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Monday, September 9 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. Come with a short prepared piece. Parts of the script will also...
September 3, 2013 - 3:38pm
July 19, 2013
Openings still available for Prairie Fire's 'Pinocchio'
There are still openings for the 27th annual Prairie Fire Children's Theatre Day Camp in Barrett. This musical production Pinocchio has roles for 75 youth. Camp is Monday through Thursday, August 5-8 from noon to 5 p.m., with performances Friday through Sunday, August 9-11. Schedules...
July 19, 2013 - 12:00am
July 12, 2013
Auditions open for 'Willy Wonka'
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold open auditions for its upcoming fall family musical, Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory, July 22-23 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre. Willy Wonka is the story of a candy man and his quest to find an heir...
July 12, 2013 - 12:00am
June 28, 2013
Audition set for 'A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody'
Prairie Wind Players in Barrett will hold auditions for their late summer production of A Little Murder Never Hurt Anybody, a combination comedy and mystery by Ron Bernas. The story starts on New Year's Eve at the Matthew and Julia Perry mansion as the couple makes their annual resolutions....
June 28, 2013 - 12:00am
February 8, 2013
Auditions announced for 'Lucky Stiff'
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) announced auditions for its upcoming spring musical, Lucky Stiff, by Tony Award winners Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. Auditions will be held Monday and Tuesday, February 18 and 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA theater. Lucky Stiff is an...
February 8, 2013 - 12:00am
November 28, 2012
'Rumors' auditions to be held at AAAA
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold auditions for its winter production, Rumors, by Neil Simon. When the deputy mayor of New York shoots himself, inflicting a flesh wound, four couples are suddenly thrust into a severe attack of farce. The farce comedy, written...
November 28, 2012 - 12:00am
'It's a Wonderful Life' auditions slated
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) will hold auditions for their holiday production, It's a Wonderful Life, on October 1-2 at 6:30 p.m. at the AAAA Theatre in downtown Alexandria. The production requires 25 people, ranging between the ages of 8 and 80, according to director...
September 28, 2012 - 12:00am
September 5, 2012
Prairie Wind Players to hold auditions
Auditions will be held on September 17-18 at 6:30 p.m. for Prairie Wind Players November production, The Importance of Being Earnest, at Roosevelt Hall in Barrett. One of Oscar Wilde's greatest plays, The Importance of Being Earnest is a farce, a romantic comedy of manners and a...
September 5, 2012 - 12:00am
July 6, 2012
Prairie Wind Players auditions for 'Southern Hospitality' to be held
The Furtelle family and their friends from Fayro, Texas will be back on the Prairie Wind Players' stage in Southern Hospitality. Auditions for available parts will be held on July 12 at 6:30 p.m.
July 6, 2012 - 12:00am
April 27, 2012
Auditions announced for 'The Secret Garden'
The Alexandria Area Arts Association (AAAA) announces auditions for its fall musical, The Secret Garden. They will be held Monday and Tuesday, May 21 and 22 at 6:30 p.m. The production runs September 20 to 29, and rehearsals are expected to begin in early August. The Secret Garden,...
April 27, 2012 - 12:00am