This listing provides information on auditions, art contests, workshops and other events of interest to local artists, performers and other arts participants.
'NUNSENSE' AUDITIONS, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Little Theater at the Clearfield Community Center, 140 E. Center St. Be prepared to sing 32 bars of an upbeat Broadway song and perform one-minute comic monologue. An accompanist and CD player will be provided. Callbacks will be the same day at 1 p.m. 801-525-2790 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTIST TRADING CARDS CLASS, for age 15 and older, 7- 8 p.m. Wednesdays, April 13-May 4, Clearfield Community Center, 140 E. Center St. Learn the history of artist trading cards and techniques for making them. $25. 801-525-2790, www.clearfieldcity.org.
'PALETTE TO PALATE: ART AND WINE,' 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, University of Utah, 410 Campus Center Drive, Salt Lake City. Experience Europe through art, wine and culture. $64. 801-587-5433.
'THE SECRET GARDEN' AUDITIONS, 6-8 p.m. Thursday, 9 a.m.-noon April 16, basement at Farmington Community Arts Center, 120 S. Main St., Farmington. Be prepared to sing 16 bars of a song. Open to ages 8 and older. Participation fee required to audition: $15/residents, $25/nonresidents. Fee refunded if not cast in the show. Parents of minor children also required to pay a $75 deposit, refunded if parent volunteers to help with the show. www.farmington.utah.gov, 801-451-0953.
'RUINED' AUDITIONS, 6- 10 p.m. April 15 and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 16, Room 130 in the University of Utah's West Institute, corner of 300 South and 1340 East, Salt Lake City. Callbacks, 6 p.m. April 18. www.peopleproductions.mynetworksolutions.com, 801- 485-2497 or e-mail email@example.com.
'CIVIL WAR' AUDITIONS, 9 a.m.-noon April 16, CenterPoint Legacy Theatre, 525 N. 400 West, Centerville. Be prepared to sing 32 bars from a ballad and 32 bars from an upbeat song in the style of the show. Accompanist will be provided. No prerecorded music and no a capella. All roles, except Lochran, open to performers 18 years and older and African-Americans 16 years and older. Callbacks will be April 19 and 20. Call 801-298-1302 to schedule audition time. www.centerpointtheatre.org.
ODYSSEY DANCE THEATRE AUDITIONS, noon-5 p.m. April 16, The Pointe Performing Arts Academy, 10981 N. 5600 West, Highland. Dancers with strong ballet and jazz training needed for 2011-2012 season, which includes "Thriller" and "Shut Up and Dance." Auditions for Junior Company Odyssey 2, ages 16-21, are 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 23. Audition includes ballet, jazz, hip-hop and tap; bring proper footwear, including pointe shoes. 801-495-3262; for Odyssey 2, 801-735-9267.
AUDITION APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED, for Show Layton Your Talent, through 5 p.m. April 18. Auditions held noon April 23 at Layton High School, 440 Wasatch Drive; 12 finalists perform June 25 at the Kenley Centennial Amphitheater. Prizes: $250-$1,000. Applications at www.laytoncity.org.
CALL FOR VIDEO ENTRIES from junior high and high school students, video submissions being taken now through April 24 of a three- to five-minute scene from "Mary Poppins." First place gets $1,000 each for the student and school, $500 for second place, $250 for third. Winners also get free tickets to "Mary Poppins" musical playing Sept. 1-24 Capitol Theatre, 50 W. 200 South, Salt Lake City. Upload video at www.marypoppinscontest.com.
WRAPPED BOXES, MIRRORS AND THINGS, for ages 8 to adult, 1-4 p.m. April 16, Eccles Community Art Center, 2580 Jefferson Ave., Ogden. Bring 2-3 cardboard or wood items, such as hat boxes, picture frames or furniture. $30, plus $10/materials. 801-392-6935.