Awards were presented to the winners of the Centennial Art Center Annual Fall Members Show at an evening reception Nov. 13. Recipients include: best of show, Holly R. Nachbar; second place, Dorothy Markert; third place, Nancy Miller; honorable mentions, Barbara Castiglia, Ethel Cochran and Jack Edson. The Grace Rosati Memorial Award went to Judith C. Witt for her found-objects mosaic "I Saw It Coming," and the Judges Award went to Sandra Bartz for her "Untitled" oil painting.
Male actors are being sought for paid speaking roles in a historical epic about St. Nicholas. Men should be within the age range of 25 and 40. A Mediterranean look is necessary. Principle photography is to begin in the spring in Western New York. Local auditions will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Jan. 8 by appointment only. For more information, visit www.nicholasofmyra-movie.com. E-mail a head shot and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 864-1900.
The Lancaster Opera House will hold season auditions for Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" and "Betsy's Irish Wedding" from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11 in the Lancaster Opera House, 21 Central Ave., Lancaster. Performers ages 17 to 65 are sought. All roles are open. Come prepared with a resume, brief monologue and 12 measures of a prepared song. To make an appointment, call 683-1776.
The Niagara Regional Theatre Guild will hold auditions for its May production of "Nunsense" at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 and 11 in the Historic Riviera Theatre, 67 Webster St., North Tonawanda. Women singers and actresses ages 18 and older are sought. Those interested in auditioning should prepare a song and bring sheet music. An accompanist will be provided. For more information, call 622-1103 or visit www.niagaratheatre.com.
The Ghostlight Theatre will hold auditions for its upcoming production of the classic comedy "The Man Who Came to Dinner" from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday and Tuesday in the theater, 170 Schenck St., North Tonawanda. Eight women and 10 men are sought for roles. Candidates will give a cold reading in a group setting. No appointments are necessary. For more information, call 743-1614.
Calls for works
Musicians for Miracles will be presenting the first in a series of "Music Mania" concerts on Jan. 22 in the Historic Riviera Theatre. Thie event will showcase the talent of five local bands. Any band interested in participating in the concert series should send in its best song on CD along with a registration fee of $25 to P.O. Box 190, Tonawanda, NY 14150. The deadline is Saturday. Each band must have five original songs for the show. For more information, call 695-5914 or fax 205-5513.