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Both human beings and dogs are being sought in auditions for upcoming Salt Lake productions.

- INTO THE WOODS, on Thursday and Friday, Feb. 13 and 14, for Pioneer Theatre Company's closing show for the 1996-97 season.The Stephen Sondheim musical is being guest-directed by Charles Karchmer, with Jayne Luke as choreographer and James Prig-more as musical director.

Auditions for Equity actors will be from 2:15 to 3 p.m. on Feb. 13 and 4:15 to 5 p.m. on Feb. 14, with open auditions for non-Equity performers from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday and 2:15 to 4:15 p.m. on Friday.

There are roles for men and women, 18 years of age and over. All auditioners will be asked to sing. An accompanist will be provided.

The auditions will be held in room 217 of Pioneer Memorial Theatre, 300 S. 1340 East (Broadway at University). All auditioners must sign up for an audition time on the call board posted outside of PMT Room 201. Non-Equity players must check with stage management before signing up for an Equity time slot. Please bring a current photograph and resume to the auditions.

Rehearsals will be March 31 through April 30, with performances April 30-May 17 on the Lees Main Stage of Pioneer Memorial Theatre.

For PTC's audition information hotline, call (801) 585-3927.

- THE MUSIC MAN, this summer's Sundance Theatre production, on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Orem High School, 175 S. 400 East, Orem.

All auditioners will be asked to sing a song of their own choice. Music from Broadway musicals is preferred. Singers may also be asked to perform a second selection. An accompanist will be provided. A dance combination will also be taught and performed.

All roles are open in the Meredith Willson musical. John Ruocco is directing and choreographing the show, with Mearle Marsh in charge of music.

Barber shop quartets will audition separately, on Friday, Feb. 14, from 6 to 10 p.m.

Call 328-3456 to arrange a specific audition time.

"The Music Man" will run from weekend of June 28 to Aug. 30.

- ANYTHING GOES on Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 a.m. until noon at Salt Lake Community College's Grand Theatre.

Directed by Richard Scott, there are 20 speaking roles for men and women. The role of Reno Sweeny has been precast. Auditioners should be prepared to sing 16 bars of a musical selection of their own choice and perform dance steps with choreographer Alan LaFleur.

Kelly DeHaan will be musical director for the show.

The production requires a large cast of singers, dancers and actors, 16 years of age and over.

Rehearsals will be scheduled nightly, Mondays-Fridays, and Saturday mornings. Please do not audition if you cannot be available for all rehearsals.

"Anything Goes" will run April 11-26, at 7:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, with two Saturday matinees. For further information, contact Pat Davis at 957-3263.

- SYLVIA, by A.R. Gurney, previously listed as simply "Show No. 5" on Salt Lake Acting Company's 1996-97 calendar, on Friday, Feb. 7, from 2 to 5 p.m., and Saturday, Feb. 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the theater, 168 W. 500 North.

There are roles for two men and two women. One man and one woman should be 35 to 50. The other man must be in his late 20s to 30s and the second woman should be in her 20s.

Ann Cullimore Decker is directing. There will be cold readings from the script in 10-minute time slots. For an audition appointment or further information, call SLAC at 363-0526.

Play dates are April 23 to June 15 in SLAC's Chapel Theatre.

- THE DEATH OF ME, a new murder farce by Bob Bedore, who is also directing, from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Off Broadway Theatre, 272 S. Main. There are roles for four women and three men. The comedy opens March 27 and continues through April 26.

- WALT DISNEY'S WORLD ON ICE is looking for 101 real dog/puppy Dalmatians to walk in a Salt Lake parade on Wednesday, March 13, at 3 p.m. as part of the "Walt Disney's World on Ice" playing March 12-17 at the Delta Center.

Each canine must have someone to walk it on a leash. Every participant will receive two free tickets to the ice show, which features a "101 Dalmatians" segment. Call 487-8427 for further information.