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ARts  KIDs’ tHEAtER AUDItIOns DUBUQUE sYMPHOnY ORCHEstRA MUsIC & FAntAsY sAtURDAY, APRIL 29 @ 7:30 PM sUnDAY, APRIL 30 @ 2 PM FIvE FLAGs tHEAtER (405 MAIn st) The Dubuque Symphony Orchestra (DSO) wraps up its 2016–17 Sea- son of the Arts series with Music & Fantasy. Tickets start at $15. In this exciting season fi nale, the orchestra welcomes violinist and Iowa native Robert Zimansky back to the USA from his home in Switzerland, where he is Concertmaster of the Orchestra of the Swiss Romande. Zimansky will delight audiences in his rendition of the Scottish Fantasy for violin and orchestra by Max Bruch. Derek Jenkins, recent winner of the American Prize for Composition, was commissioned by Music Director and Conductor William Intriligator and the DSO to compose his fi rst orches- tral work, Mathias and the Storm, and the symphony will be premier- ing the work at Music & Fantasy. The program concludes with Brahms Symphony No. 3, the most personal of his four symphonies. n DubuqueSymphony.org 563-589-4258 FIRst FRIDAYs FRIDAY, MAY 5 5–8 PM @ DUBUQUE MUsEUM OF ARt (701 LOCUst st) 5:30-8:30 PM @ stUDIO WORKs AnD GALLERY C (900 JACKsOn st) 6–8 PM @ InsPIRE CAFÉ (900 JACKsOn st) Friday Fridays is a monthly gallery hop at participating art venues throughout downtown. Programming is scheduled on the fi rst Friday of every month featuring evening gallery hours, artists talks, demos, open studios, music, games, art, and performance. Experi- ence the creative spirit of our com- munity along with great friends, stylish appetizers and drinks, and great art. The Dubuque Museum of Art’s theme this month is Maker’s Space. Enjoy a preview of the Key City Creative Center, with make and take projects and collaborative music. $10 or free for members. In conjunction with her current exhibit with Abigail Butcher, Two Perspectives, Wendy Romero will have an artist talk at 6:30 p.m. Studio Works and Inspire Café will also have programming available. Free. n RIsInG stAR tHEAtRE tHE GRAnD OPERA HOUsE RISINGSTARTHEATRECOMPANY.COM AUDITIONS: SATURDAY, MAY THEGRANDOPERAHOUSE.COM 6 @ 9 AM–NOON 563-588-4356 AND 1–4PM & MAY 7 AND 8 @ 4–8 PM GYPsY AGE: 7–12 YEARS OLD PERFORMANCES: JULY 21–23, 27–30 AUDITIONS: APRIL 22 AND 23 @ 1 PM The Grand Opera House’s production of Gypsy is seeking children to play Baby June, Baby Louise and additional boys and girls who sing and dance to play members of a traveling vaude- ville act. The director is Joe Klinebriel, music director is Kristen Eby, and choreographer is Megan MacLeod. Audition appointments not required. ROALD DAHL’s WILLY WOnKA JR. Auditions for all three shows will take place in the Five Flags Center Orpheum Room. Please prepare a short musical selection and bring your sheet music to the audition, as an accompanist will be provided. PIPPIn AGE: ENTERING 9 TH GRADE– GRADUATING COLLEGE PERFORMANCES: JUNE 15–18 tHE WIZARD OF OZ AGE: ALL AGES PERFORMANCES: JULY 12–22 AGE: ENTERING 3RD–9 TH GRADES DIsnEY’s tHE LIttLE MERMAID PERFORMANCES: AUGUST 18–20 AGE: 8–18 YEARS OLD AUDITIONS: SATURDAY, MAY 6 @ 10 AM & PERFORMANCES: AUGUST 10–13 SUNDAY, MAY 7 @ 1 PM The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka’s mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaption of Roald Dahl’s fantastical tale, featuring songs from the 1971 movie. Audition appointments required. Facebook.com/DubuqueFirstFridays OHnWARD FInE ARts CEntER OHNWARDFINEARTSCENTER.COM DUBUQUE CHORALE sPRInG COnCERt 563-652-9815 CLAssICAL MAGIC sAtURDAY, MAY 6 @ 7:30 PM AUDITIONS: MONDAY, JULY 17 @ 10 AM–NOON AND 1–2 PM UnIvERsItY OF DUBUQUE HERItAGE CEntER (2255 BEnnEtt st) sUnDAY, MAY 7 @ 2 PM WEstERn DUBUQUE PERFORMInG ARts CEntER (302 5 tH AvE sW, EPWORtH, IA) The Dubuque Chorale is proud to announce it spring concert, Clas- sical Magic. They will perform Beethoven’s Mass in C Major, R. Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, and Te Deum by Joseph Hayden accompanied by orchestra. The Chorale will be joined for the Te Deum by singers from several local high schools including Maquoketa, Monticello, Western Dubuque, Cuba City, WI, and Marquette Catholic. The Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir DUBUQUE365.COM will also delight with several selec- tions from classic children’s concert literature including On the Sunny Side of the Street and Prayer of the Children. Tickets are $10. Saturday tickets can be purchased at the Heritage Center Far- ber Box Offi ce (dbq.edu/heritagecenter or 563-585-SHOW). Sunday tick- ets can be purchased before the concert at the Western Dubuque Performing Arts Center. n BELL tOWER tHEAtER ALICE In WOnDERLAnD BELLTOWERTHEATER.NET PERFORMANCES: SATURDAY, AUGUST 12 563-588-3377 @ 7 PM, SUNDAY, AUGUST 13 @ 2 PM AUDITIONS: FRIDAY, MAY 19 @ 3–7 PM & Travel down the rabbit hole and join Alice, one of literature’s most beloved heroines, in her madcap adventures. Featuring updated songs from Disney’s thrilling animated motion picture, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland JR. is a fast-paced take on the classic tale. SATURDAY, MAY 20 @ 9 AM– NOON AND 1–3 PM tHE HAPPY ELF AGE: 7–18 YEARS OLD PERFORMANCES: JULY 12–23 DubuqueChorale.org issuE #289 April 20–MAy 3, 2017  2017 365INK MAGAZINE Arts  17