Poets will read at MonTage


January 30, 1994|By Linell Smith | Linell Smith,Staff Writer

Poets Kendra Kopelke and Kim Carlin will read from their works at 4 p.m. today at Cafe MonTage, 10 E. Preston St.

Ms. Kopelke directs the writing program at the University of Baltimore. Ms. Carlin is a free-lance writer and lecturer in English at Goucher College.

This marks the last in the monthly series of "In Your Ear" spoken arts readings at Cafe MonTage; subsequent programs are scheduled at Saturday's Cafe, 426 E. 31st St. All readings are sponsored by Tropos Press, one of Baltimore's oldest independent literary presses. Admission to the program is by donation. For details, call (410) 659-0658.Auditions

* Walt Disney's World on Ice will hold auditions for professional ice skaters at 5 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Baltimore Arena. Interested skaters must be at least 17 years old -- or high school graduates -- and available for travel. Personality, appearance and the ability to learn intricate routines are important. Female skaters should wear leotards and tights; male skaters should wear appropriate skating attire. Skaters should also bring resumes and photographs. For more information, call (410) 547-2424.

* Auditions for roles in "Falsettos," the March production of the Rep Stage Company in Columbia, are scheduled tomorrow in Smith Theatre at Howard Community College, 10901 Little Patuxent Parkway in Columbia. Boy sopranos, who must appear at least 12 years old, will audition from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Adults age 21 and older will audition from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. For details about the show, directed by Toby Orenstein, call (410) 964-4940.

* Auditions for the Young Victorian Theatre Company's July production of Gilbert and Sullivan's "Patience" are scheduled from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 26 and 27 in the music room of Bryn Mawr School, 109 W. Melrose Ave. Singers should prepare one song or aria in English, preferably from a Gilbert and Sullivan show. To schedule an audition, call Cyrus Ginwala at (410) 435-2475. To apply for technical positions, call Brian Goodman at (410) 659-1308.

* Auditions for "Phantom of the Opera," a production at F. Scott Black's Towson Dinner Theatre, will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 5 and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 6. The production will run from April 8 through June 19. For details, call (410) 321-6595.

* Auditions for "Tales from Arabian Nights," a community theater program which provides opportunities for actors with and without disabilities, are scheduled at 7 p.m. tomorrow at the Eastern Regional Performing Arts Center, Merritt Boulevard and Wise Avenue in Dundalk. Children and adults are welcome to audition for this program which is sponsored by the office of therapeutic services in Baltimore County's department of recreation and parks. For details, call (410) 887-5370 or (410) 887-5319 (TDD).

* Ballet dancers ages 7 through 18 can audition for the Baltimore County Youth Ballet's production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Feb. 6 at Sudbrook Arts Centre, 4300 Bedford Road. The audition fee is $5. The ballet, choreographed by Donald Tolj, will be presented May 15. Rehearsals will run on weekends. For details, call (410) 887-1244.

* Auditions for the Moonlight Troupers April production of "The Rimers of Eldritch" are scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 1 and 2 in the Pascal Center for Performing Arts at Anne Arundel Community College, 101 College Parkway in Arnold. The production calls for seven males and 10 females ranging in age from teens to late 60s. (A free workshop on audition techniques will run from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today in the Pascal Center.) For details, call (410) 541-2457 or (410) 541-2283.*

A free workshop on writing grants is scheduled at 2 p.m. February 19 at Maryland Art Place, 218 W. Saratoga St.

The workshop will focus on how to apply for grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 from the New Forms Regional Grant Program which is administered by the Painted Bride Art Center in Philadelphia. Funding is available for individuals and for collaborative groups.

The program supports interdisciplinary arts projects that look at contemporary subject matter while exploring new definitions of -- or the boundaries between -- cultures, disciplines and/or traditions. For details, call (410) 962-8565.

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