ARTifacts 8/28/08

Thursday, August 28, 2008

Sikeston holds tryouts for youth production

@SL_body_copy_ragged:SIKESTON, Mo. -- The Sikeston Little Theatre will produce a youth production of "The Importance of Being Earnest." The play will be directed and staffed by students in grades seven to 12. Tryouts will be from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday to Saturday, and 2 to 3 p.m. Sunday at the Albritton-Mayer Cultural Center, 506 S. Kings-highway in Sikeston. For more information, call 573-481-0255.

Nutcracker looking for young dancers

@SL_body_copy_ragged:Local auditions will be held for children's roles for Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker." Anna Tyutyunnik will conduct the auditions. Auditions will be at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 25 for ages 12 and older and 4 p.m. Sept. 26 at Dance Extensions, 1820 Old Toll Road in Jackson. For more information, call Jackie Robertson, local coordinator, at 243-1176. Moscow Ballet's "Great Russian Nutcracker" will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 15 and 16 at Bedell Hall on the Southeast Missouri State University River Campus.

-- From staff reports

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