Auditions have been scheduled for several coming productions and entertainment companies.

The Showtime Studio, which organizes a number of performance teams under the direction of Kim Bronson, will hold auditions Saturday.Sessions for boys and girls will be held according to age group -- those 5-12 years old at noon, those 12-15 at 1 p.m. and those 16-21 at 3 p.m.

Come prepared with a song and a short monologue (or a poem for the younger ones). All students should come dressed and prepared for movement and dance.

For further information, call 796-7210. The studio is at 37 S. Main, Pleasant Grove.

"The Student Prince," at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 and 9 at the Heritage Community Theatre, 2505 S. U.S. 89, Perry. Call-backs will be Feb. 10.

All roles are open in the Sigmund Romberg operetta, including 12 or more men, 18-23 (must look college-age); 12 or more women, 18-25; four female soprano leads, 25-75; and 10 male leads, 25-75, including two bass and two tenor singers.

All roles require singing, acting and dancing. Come prepared with one verse and chorus of an upbeat Broadway song. Bring your own accompaniment on CD or tape or your own accompanist. There will be cold readings from the script.

Michele Moreland is directing. Play dates are June 2-24.

"Robin Hood -- Boooos and Arrows," on Feb. 17 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Desert Start Playhouse, 4861 S. State, Murray.

Scott Holman is directing the comedy, running April 27-June 10. Rehearsals begin March 25. Come prepared to sing a song of your choice and have a comic monologue prepared. An accompanist will be provided. Auditioners who do not have their own monologue may pick one up at the box office, but it should be memorized prior to the audition.

All auditioners must be at least 18 years of age. All DSP performers are paid.

"Shenandoah," being directed by Leslie Warwood, on Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Rodgers Memorial Theatre, 292 E. Pages Lane, Centerville.

The musical will be double-cast. There are roles for 16 men, six women and two young men (one Caucasian and one African-American, 12-16 years of age) for each cast.

One cast will perform Mondays and Fridays, and the alternate cast will perform on Thursdays and Saturdays.

Performances are April 28-June 3, with one matinee June 3. To schedule an audition time, call the theater at 298-1302.

"The Mousetrap," Agatha Christie's acclaimed mystery, on Feb. 21 from 9 a.m. until noon, by appointment only, at the Hale Centre Theatre, 3333 S. Decker Lake Drive, West Valley City (2200 West).

John Adams is directing. Needed are men, from their late 20s to early 60s, and women, ages 20 to 50. All auditioners will be asked to read excerpts from the script (available at the theater in advance, along with specific character descriptions). Bring your best "British" accent. Please bring a current photograph and resume. All roles are open.

Play dates are March 31-May 6. Call 984-9000 to schedule an audition appointment, beginning Feb. 7. Office hours are 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

"The Secret Garden," the Broadway version of the beloved children's tale, on Feb. 19 from 9 a.m. until noon at the Terrace Plaza Playhouse, 99 E. 4700 South, Ogden.

Come prepared with a traditional musical theater song. (Please, no "belting" or Andrew Lloyd Webber.) An accompanist will be provided. Bring sheet music. No pretaped orchestral accompaniment or a cappella auditions will be allowed.

The roles of Dr. Craven, Ben, Martha and Dickon have been precast. This production will be single-cast, with swing understudies.

Jan Williams-Smith is directing, with Melissa Kennaley-Stoneman as choreographer and Ruth Stoneman as musical director.

The director cautions: "Due to the nature of this show, a high level of time commitment will be expected. If your life cannot allow an intense rehearsal schedule at this time, please do not audition."

Call 393-0070 for further information, or contact the director at 298-7542.

Information on stage productions or auditions must be submitted at least two weeks in advance. Compiled by Ivan M. Lincoln, Deseret News theater editor, 1-801-236-6017. Fax: 1-801-237-2550; e-mail: