Olney begins more work

Olney Theatre has begun a second phase of renovations, which includes installing new seats, adding an orchestra pit, enclosing the scene shop and improving the backstage area as well as the heating and air conditioning systems. The renovations, which began two years ago, will make the summer theater into a year-round performance space. The work is expected to be completed in time for the 1993 season. Olney Theatre is a non-profit professional summer theater that has produced shows from May to October for more than 40 years.



The Vagabond Players will hold auditions for its production of Noel Coward's "A Song At Twilight" at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at the Vagabond Theatre, 806 S. Broadway in Fells Point. The production, directed by Patrick Martyn, runs Feb. 19 through March 21. Roles call for two men and two women. For details, call (410) 563-9135.

The Baltimore City Life Museums will hold auditions for four salaried roles -- one African-American male and female, aged 20-30, and two white females aged 35-50 -- on Nov. 24 and Dec. 1. For information and appointments, call (410) 396-9911 or 396-5290.


The Alvina Krause Memorial Actor's Workshop, a program that allows local actors and directors to hone their craft by working on diverse projects, will begin in January at the Church of the Advent Hall, 1301 S. Charles St.

The audition for the acting workshop will consist of a three-minute presentation. Send resumes and photos to David Howell, 1234 S. Patapsco St., Baltimore 21230. For details, call (410) 727-4838 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Dreamy fiction

Reve, a new journal inspired by dreams, is looking for short fiction for its fall issue. The fiction must evoke a surreal tone or exhibit a dream-like quality. Unpublished as well as published writers are invited to submit manuscripts to Reve Publications, 19 Clovelly St., No. 1208, Pikesville 21208. Entries are due Dec. 1.

'Cats' at Lyric

production of "Cats" will come to the Lyric Opera House from June 7-13 as part of the Baltimore Center for the Performing Arts's non-subscription series. For information and tickets, call (410) 625-1400.

Travel money

Administrators and curators from visual arts organizations can apply for travel money from the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation in order to attend conferences, workshops and special exhibitions


that could aid professional development. Applicants must be administrators or curators of a non-profit visual or media arts organization that offers at least three professionally organized visual or media arts exhibitions each year and has an annual budget of less than $350,000. For additional information and application guidelines, call (410) 539-6656.