Ask GOD 1st Entertainment will hold open auditions for its 15-member AG-1 Hip Hop Dance Coalition Saturday, Sunday and Oct. 8 and 9 in the Dance Camp, 16 Linwood Ave. The goal of the AG-1 Hip Hop Dance Coalition is to use hip hop dance as a way to promote nonviolence, positive lifestyles and social change. For more information, call 909-4462 or visit www.askgodfirst.com.
The Aurora Players will hold auditions for "A Christmas Carol" from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday and 7 to 9:30 p.m. Sunday at the Hamlin Park Pavilion, South Grove Street, East Aurora. Men, women and children are needed to fill a variety of roles, and auditioners should be prepared to sing a Christmas carol and read from the script. The show will run from Dec. 1-4, including two matinee performances on the weekend. Call 510-0024.
The Niagara Fine Arts Program announces auditions for its production of "Children of Eden." Auditions for actors, singers, dancers and childrens' choir are scheduled as follows: Monday and Tuesday for anyone, grade 9 through and including adults; and Wednesday for middle and elementary school students currently in grades 4 through 8. Auditions begin at 6 p.m. in the music suite of Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. Participants must prepare a vocal selection of their choice and should bring a copy of the music for the accompanist. Vocal auditions will take place between 6 and 7:30 p.m. Dance auditions will begin at 7:30 p.m. Callbacks, if needed, will take place Thursday. Rehearsals begin on Oct. 11. "Children of Eden" will be presented Nov. 17-19 in the Performing Arts Center of Niagara Falls High School, 4455 Porter Road, Niagara Falls. For more information, call 284-5456 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
-- Cindy Szymanski