JCC gallery to exhibit works by high school students
An exhibit of works by Johnston County high school will open with a reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 20, in the Frank Creech Art Gallery at Johnston Community College, 245 College Road, Smithfield. The Trial and Error Garden Club will serve refreshments. Admission is free.
Auditions in Clayton
Auditions for “Little Shop of Horrors,” this summer’s Clayton Youth Theater musical, are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. May 19 and 10 a.m. May 20 at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton. Auditions are open to students in grades 7-12, including rising seventh-graders and this year’s high school graduates. For more information, go to claytonyouththeater.com.
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Summer theater camp
“Backstage Pass,” a theater camp for rising third- through sixth-graders, is scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to noon July 31-Aug. 4, at The Clayton Center, 111 E. Second St., Clayton. Students will engage in a hands-on musical-theater experience while working along side the cast of “Little Shop of Horrors.” The week culminates with a performance showcasing what the students have learned during the week. The cost is $175; space is limited. Registration opens May 1 at www.claytonyouththeater.com.
Festival seeks artists
The Mondo Roots Cultural Arts & Music Festival is seeking art vendors for the June 3 event in downtown Clayton. The festival, from noon to 9 p.m., will feature live music, art and craft vendors, activities for children, food trucks, wine and beer. To apply, go to mondoroots.com.
Drama camp for youth
The Neuse Little Theatre invites young people ages 8-18 to take part in its summer drama program.
Learn acting, lighting, set design and construction and backstage roles from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 12-23 at The Hut, 104 S. Front St., Smithfield. Showcase performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. June 23 and 3 p.m. June 24.
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