National Theatre. "Rent." Open auditions for the Broadway production and all its touring companies. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the theater, 1321 Pennsylvania Ave., Washington. Needed are men and women of all ethnicities in their early to mid-20s. Take photo and resume. Prepare 16 bars of up-beat pop/rock/gospel music to sing without piano (no musical theater or country music songs). Call 212-479-0833.
Open Space Arts. "Giant Puppet Pageant." Needed are actors, puppeteers, stage hands. Everyone gets a part. All material provided at audition. No experience preferred. Saturday at Open Space back yard, 362 Main St., Reisterstown. 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., ages 8-12; 11 a.m. to noon, ages 13 through adult. Call 410-526-9377.
Harford Community College. Music scholarship auditions. 10 a.m. to noon May 13 in Havre de Grace Hall, Room 008, on campus, 410 Thomas Run Road, Bel Air. Scholarships available for new and returning students. Foremost criteria is performing talent. Prepare two selections in contrasting styles, no more than 10 minutes total. Application deadline is May 5. Call 410-836-4291.
Everyman Theatre. Needed are equity and non-union actors for the 2000-2001 season. Roles available for all ages. Noon to 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. May 15 at the theater, 1727 N. Charles St. Prepare a monologue, not more than 2 minutes. Take photo and resume. By appointment only. Equity actors should call 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. May 8; equity and non-union actors, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 8, and 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. May 9. Call 410-752-5890.