• CALL FOR PLAYS: The Last Frontier Theatre Conference is calling for plays for its 2012 Play Lab. The conference takes place June 10-16, 2012. Selected plays receive public readings at the conference, with both public and private feedback sessions led by theater professionals. Authors must register for the conference and be in attendance for their reading. Plays must be from 20 minutes to two hours in length and are due by Jan. 5, 2012. Complete rules and updates about the conference are posted at www.pwscc.edu/conference. Contact Dawson Moore at 907-834-1614 or email@example.com with questions.
• CALL FOR ACTORS/SINGERS: Valley Performing Arts seeks actors/singers for the musical "Wizard of Oz," to be performed in May. Director Larry Bottjen is holding auditions for youth and adult parts. Youth auditions are set for 4 p.m. at area elementary schools on the following dates: Nov. 28, Sherrod; Nov. 29, Finger Lake; Nov. 30, Iditarod; Dec. 1, Meadow Lakes; and Dec. 2, Snowshoe. Adult auditions are scheduled for 1-4 p.m. Dec. 3 and 5- 7 p.m. Dec. 4 at Valley Performing Arts, 251 W. Swanson Ave. Check the website for specific positions and audition requests. (373-0195, valleyperformingarts.org)
• CALL FOR ARTISTS: Ptarmigan Arts in Homer is currently soliciting artists for shows in all media in the Back Room Gallery for the months of April, August, September, October, November and December 2012 and all months of 2013. Solo shows and most collaborations are welcome. For details, contact Dan Fischer at 907-235-5977 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
• CALL FOR ALL ARTISTS: The 2012 Alaska Arts and Culture Conference, "2012 Creative Communities," is set for Jan. 12-14 at the Egan Center, sponsored by the Alaska State Council on the Arts. Organizers say that from the opening speaker to the closing session, participants will be inspired, stimulated and entertained. The conference is for artists, arts organizations staff, volunteers, board members and arts educators. Early registration ends Dec. 1. (Register at eed.state.ak.us/aksca.)
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