auditions

Albemarle Morris Men: Charlottesville’s English dance troupe performs throughout the year. No skills or prior experience needed or expected. Dance is purely for enjoyment and socializing. Weekly rehearsals and pub visits begin at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the McIntire Room at Central Library. Details: clarkefan42@gmail.com or bill@horseshoeroadtrans.com. (202) 236-6324.

Blue Ridge Chamber Orchestra: Classical community nonprofit string ensemble of about two dozen musicians is looking for additional intermediate to advanced string players. Violinists are particularly needed, but all are welcome. Weekly rehearsals are from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Mondays at downtown Charlottesville Friends Meeting House. Details: brco@brco.avenue.org; brco.avenue.org or (434) 293-1617.

Charlottesville Municipal Band: Eighty-member community band with annual 10-concert season has openings in its alto saxophone, bassoon, clarinet, French horn and trumpet sections. Rehearsals are from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Details: cvilleband.org. Audition information: (434) 295-9850.

Charlottesville Threshold Singers: New singers are welcome at Wednesday evening rehearsals near Barracks Road. No auditions required. Singers should be able to carry a tune, learn and maintain parts and communicate kindness through their voices. The choir is a chapter of a national nonprofit network of a cappella singers offering support at end-of-life bedsides and other times when people need comfort and peace. Details: CharlottesvilleThresh oldSingers.org. (434) 977-6614.

Crozet Chorus: The community-based chorus is accepting members for its autumn 2019 season. Register at crozetchorus.org; no auditions are required. Information: crozet chorus.org. (908) 343-9613.

Crozet Community Orchestra has weekly rehearsals under the direction of Philip Clark from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at Crozet Baptist Church in Crozet. Openings available for string, trumpet, trombone, percussion and bassoon players; no auditions are required. Details and registration: crozetcommunityorchestra.org. Register under the Musicians tab, or email crozetorchestra@gmail.com. (434) 987-5517.

Jeffersonland Chorus: Thirty-member a cappella men’s group, the Charlottesville-area chapter of the international Barbershop Harmony Society, sings pop, country, doo-wop, jazz and traditional barbershop songs at 7 p.m. Mondays at University Baptist Church. Visitors are welcome for voice placement, or just to listen. Details: jlchorus.org. (434) 260-0857.

Live Arts: Auditions for “The Humans” will continue at 7 p.m. Monday. Callbacks will be Thursday; rehearsals will begin Nov. 10. Francine Smith is the director; Karen Duncan Pape is producer. Performance dates: Jan. 31 to Feb. 16, 2020, in Live Arts’ Gibson Theater. Details: livearts.org. (434) 977-4177.

Live Arts: Auditions for “Men on Boats” will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Nov. 17 and 7 to 10 p.m. Nov. 18. Callbacks: Nov. 21. The characters are cisgender white males, but the playwright wants a racially diverse, gender-fluid cast to be made up of anything but cisgender males. Performance dates: March 6 to March 28, 2020, in Founders Theater. livearts.org. (434) 977-4177.

Madison Choral Society: About 30 singers from Madison, Greene, Culpeper, Orange and Albemarle counties meet from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays with director Rafael Scarfullery at Madison United Methodist Church to rehearse for the new concert season. No auditions are required; just bring a love of singing. Details: madisonchoralsociety.org. (540) 948-3257.

University of Virginia Department of Drama: Auditions for “Once Upon a Mattress” and the New Works Festival are set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 16 in the Helms Theatre. Callbacks for the New Works Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 17, and callbacks for “Once Upon a Mattress” will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Nov. 17; both will be in the Drama Building. Performance dates: New Works Festival, 8 p.m. Feb. 27 to 29 and March 3 to 5, 2020, in the Helms; “Once Upon a Mattress,” 8 p.m. March 26 and 27, 2 p.m. March 28 and 8 p.m. April 2 to 4, in the Culbreth. To reserve an audition slot, go to the online audition notice at drama.virginia.edu/auditions. (434) 924-3326.

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