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Young Playwrights festival, 'Sleeping Beauty' dance production holding auditions

Young Playwrights

Auditions for the Young Playwrights Festival will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Prescott Center for the Arts theater.

These will be cold readings with the scripts available at the auditions.

The playwrights are grade school and high school students, and their 10-minute plays run from simple and silly to complex and dramatic. The plays call for all ages.

The directors for the 10 plays are PCA directors.

Performances of the young playwrights' works will take place at 2 and 6 p.m. on Sunday, March 3.

For more information, call PCA, 208 N.. Marina, at 445-3286.

'Sleeping Beauty'

The YMCA Dance Department is inviting young dancers to its upcoming auditions for its production of a suite of dances from Tchaikovsky's "The Sleeping Beauty" that will take place on June 1 at the Elks Opera House.

Dancers who audition must be age 6 or older and have a minimum of one year of ballet training.

Auditions dates and times are Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 3:30 p.m. for ages 5 and 6 and 4:30 p.m. for ages 9 though 12; Thursday, Jan. 31, at 3:30 p.m. for ages 7 and 8, 4:30 p.m. for ages 9 though 12 and 5:30 p.m. for ages 13 and up.

To register and for additional information, contact Myrta George, artistic director, at ballet@prescottymca.org.