West Side Story Auditions
The Town of Manlius will hold auditions for its summer production of "West Side Story" at 6 p.m. Saturday May 14 and 2 p.m. Sunday May 15, at the Town of Manlius Community Center, 301 Brooklea Drive in Fayetteveille.
Auditions are open to anyone ages 14 and over. No parts have been pre-cast.
Be prepared with one minute of a musical theatre song. Bring sheet music - an accompanist will be provided. Dress comfortably and be ready to learn a dance routine. Bring a list of possible rehearsal conflicts.
For more, visit manliusmusical.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 637-5188.
Deadline extended for SyrFilmFest '11 submissions
The Syracuse International Film Festival is accepting submissions for its special Central New York filmmakers category. Artists must be a native of CNY residing elsewhere, presently reside in CNY, or have received their education in CNY.
Central New York films, while singled out for prizes, must qualify under the general prescreening rules. Cash awards of up to $5,000 will be given in all categories; there were more than 18 award categories in the 2010 festival.
All members of the selection jury will be professional film and/or video artists/critics.
This year's festival will be held Oct. 13 to 17.
Deadline: May 20
The Other New York: 2012 submissions sought
Artists in all media are encouraged to apply for "The Other New York: 2012," a community-wide, multi-venue biennial exhibition resulting from a major collaboration among 12 arts organizations in Syracuse.
Alternative art spaces in the form of freight containers will provide temporary exhibition/installation sites. The containers will be strategically located in the city to link arts venues and encourage visitors to walk and experience art along the way.
Submit images or video files of work, or proposals for new work. A one-page resume, one-page artist's statement and a detailed, typed checklist of all digital images or video files that are being submitted are required. Submit online only, no hard copy submissions will be accepted. Acceptance will be announced by Dec. 31.
Deadline: June 30