Alaska Theatre of Youth needs adult backstage chaperones to help out with their upcoming presentations at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. Volunteers will be needed starting at 9 a.m. on Oct. 14 and going through Saturday, Oct. 23. E-mail email@example.com or call 338-4901 to sign up for one or more slots.
Singers needed: The award-winning Alaska Sound Celebration will compete in the Sweet Adelines International women’s chorus world championships in Houston, Texas one year from now and, to have a real shot at the title, they need at least 100 singers on the stage. So they’re launching a recruitment campaign on Tuesday, with a free six week course giving women a chance to improve their vocal skills. The “Houston 100” campaign will take place at Wayland Baptist University ,7801 E. 32nd Ave. Registration is advised. Call 566-3987 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call for musicians: Anchorage Concert Chorus is holding solo Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Bass auditions for Community Messiah, 6:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday. Chorus participation open to all, with rehearsals every Sunday, 2 p.m.-4 p.m., beginning Nov. 7. Dress rehearsal noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, performance 2 p.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5. Call 274-7464 or email email@example.com to schedule audition. Visit anchorageconcertchorus.org for more information.
Musical auditions: Valley Performing Arts is holding auditions for its production of the musical “Nunsense II,” a sequel of the show about five theatrical nuns. The production will be performed Jan. 7-30 and is directed by Garry Forrester. Auditions are 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 23, and 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24, at Valley Performing Arts. For more information, visit valleyperformingarts.org.
Anchorage Concert Chorus Mentorship Award Program: High school and college students (at least 16 years old but not more than 25) can apply for a Mentorship Award and an opportunity to sing with the Anchorage Concert Chorus. For information on application requirements, contact Carolyn Morris at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit anchorageconcertchorus.org.
Call for designers and artists: Object Runway will be held at the Bear Tooth Theatrepub Thursday, Jan. 27, and features hundreds of works by local artists and designers, guest judge Leanne Marshall, winner of Project Runway season five. Register at igcaalaska.org to participate, $10 per design.
Call for artists: Denali National Park and Preserves’ Artist-in-Residence Program is accepting applications from visual artists through Oct. 31. Applications and more information is available at nps.gov. Up to four artists will be selected to reside in the East Park cabin for 10 days, between June and mid-September. Artists will donate a piece of artwork inspired by their stay to the park’s collection and offer a public presentation for visitors upon the end of their residency. For more information, contact Timothy Rains at 683-9435 or email@example.com.
Call for artists: The Third Annual Kenai Peninsula Juried Watercolor Show presented by The Kenai Fine Arts Center Watercolor Group is accepting submissions from adult Kenai Peninsula Borough residents to be shown through the month of November. Submissions accepted Oct. 28-30. Prospectus and entry forms available at KFAC. Call 907-283-7040 for more information.
Call for artists: Upstairs Studio is accepting artist for First Friday shows. For application information visit upstairsstudioart.com or call 258-2787.
Call for artists: Kaladi Brothers Coffee Company is sponsoring the Kaladi Art Throwdown, a contest for students in grades kindergarten through 12, with the winning submission featured on a limited edition travel mug. Artwork must include the student’s school, have a community theme and include either the Kaladi Brothers logo or Red Goat logo. The winner will also receive a $300 gift card and can schedule Kaladi Community Cafe to serve students and faculty at his or her school. Entries accepted through Oct. 15 at the Kaladi Brothers Coffee Company main office, 6921 Brayton Drive. For more information, visit kaladi.com.
Call for artists: Snow City Cafe is accepting proposals from local artists or groups of artists for First Friday events in 2011. Submissions must include resume and samples. Applications are accepted through Oct. 15 and are available at snowcitycafe.com.