Trying Out — Auditions and other opportunities in the arts

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Long Wharf Theatre non-Equity auditions for The Boy at the Edge of Everything, Thur.-Fri., April 2-3, 6-10 p.m.; age 18-30, bring headshot and resume and prepare a mnologue; appointments suggested (203-787-4282); Long Wharf Theatre, New Haven;
Eastbound Theatre at the Milford Arts Council, 40 Railroad Avenue South, Milford; or 203-878-6647: auditions for The Cat’s Meow, to be directed by Joel Fenster, April 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m.; those unable to attend at that time may request an alternate time through
Musicals at Richter: auditions for the summer shows (Once Upon A Mattress, Hairspray, and Annie Get Your Gun) on Thur., April 2, and Fri., April 3, 7-9 p.m., Sat., April 4, 1:30-5 p.m., for high school, college and adult performers; doors open 1/2 hr. before the auditions begin; spearate auditions for ages 6-13, Sat., April 4, 10-1; all at the Richter Arts Center, 100 Aunt Hack Rd., Danbury; info., (also info. on Summer Youth Musical Workshops, two sessions).
Auditions for Into the Woods, Thur., April 23, 5-7 p.m. and Sat., April 25, 3-5 p.m.; Denise Simon Acting & Coaching, at Westmoreland Nature Sanctuary, 260 Chestnut Ridge Rd., Mount Kisco, N.Y.; info., reg. at
Fairfield County Symphony Society welcomes string players over 18 years (violin, viola, cello and double bass); meeting Tuesdays, 7:30-9:45 p.m., Temple Shalom, 259 Richards Ave., Norwalk; info., visit; no auditions required.
Westport Community Band invites woodwind, brass and percussion players; rehearsals every Mon. 7:30-9:30 p.m., September through June, Bedford Middle School, North Ave., Westport; no auditons required; info., or call email
Danbury Madhatter Barbershop Chorus, invites men to experience the enjoyment of singing “barbershop harmony;” Tues., 7:30 p.m., Church of Christ, 90 Clapboard Ridge Rd., Danbury; info., 203-438-8154.
Fairfield Grace United Methodist Church seeking adult volunteer handbell ringers, no experience necessary; rehearsals Tues. 7:30-9 p.m., performing during church service 3rd Sun. of every month except July and August; 203-255-1331 or 203-874-2713.
9th annual Voices For Hope Vocal Competition scholarship for New England vocalists ages 11-19; benefits social service programs through Local United Network to Combat Hunger (LUNCH); deadline for early submission is March 15; final deadline is April 15; finalists’ live auditions April 25; info., at or 860-572-9285.
Westfair Singers, women’s ensemble led by Mary Jane Newman, adding new members for spring concert; rehearsals are Mon. eves. 7-9 p.m. at the Sandwich School in Greenwich;
Milford Arts Council Firehouse Art Gallery, accepting applications for its Artist in Residence, incl. apartment; deadline for applications, April 8; application avail. at or call 203-878-6647 or email
Easton Arts Council Regional Open Juried Fine Art Show call for entries; original art in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, drawing, collage, mixed media and sculpture; deadline April 18; entry forms at or call 203-374-0705 or 203-261-0175.
Fairfield Museum and History Center, call for entries for Images photography competition; deadline Thur., April 2; details online at