Theatre guild holding auditions for ‘Annie’
Actors needed for Daddy Warbucks, the Hannigans and the title role
The Peterborough Theatre Guild has a couple more audition sessions for “Annie,” this year’s musical.
For girls, age 7-15 years old: Saturday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. or until everyone has auditioned.
Adult auditions happen Dec. 9 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Here are the roles and approximate ages: Annie, aged 10 to 15 years old; Oliver Warbucks, Miss Hannigan and Rooster Hannigan, middle aged; Grace Farrell, 30 to 40; Lilly St. Regis, 20 to 40 years old; and 10 to 15 orphans from seven to 15 years old.
All auditions take place at the PTG Guildhall in the Gwen Brown studio, 364 Rogers St. Enter at the back door.
The auditions include singing and dancing portions. Hopefuls need to prepare a short song Like “O Canada” or “Happy Birthday.”
You also need to fill out the audition form found at http://theatreguild.org/wp-content/ uploads/2019/10/Annie-audition-form.pdf.
First aid training
St. John Ambulance has an abbreviated schedule for its first aid classes in December, the last classes for 2019.
In Ashburnham, classes take place at the Peterborough Lions community centre, 347 Burnham St. Classes in stan dard first aid with level A CPR are set for Dec. 4 to Dec. 5, Dec. 10 to Dec. 11 and Dec. 17 to Dec. 18, all at the Lions centre.
Times are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Standard first aid with level C CPR has an extra hour of training and includes training for adult, child and infant CPR. This class has the same dates and locations. Hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $159 for level A and $179 for level C.
Emergency First Aid: The emergency first aid course can be taken in one day and is where you can learn basic first aid training with CPR and AED procedures.
Emergency first aid classes with level A CPR are slated for Dec. 4, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, at the Lions Centre. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Emergency first aid with level C CPR and AED runs on the same dates. This class runs from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Cost is $110 for level A or $120 for level C.
SJA also offers weekend sessions at its facility at Applewood Manor, 1500 Lansdowne St. W.
Weekend class dates for standard first aid are: Dec. 7 to Dec. 8 or Dec. 14 to Dec. 15 at Applewood.
Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. for level A CPR and 8:30 to 5 p.m. for level C CPR.
Weekend courses in emergency first aid happen at Applewood Dec. 7 and Dec. 14. Hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Standard First Aid Renewal: If you need to renew your training, there is a renewal course in standard first aid slated for Dec. 12 at the Lions centre. Cost is $110 for level A; $120 for level C and updates your certificate for three years.
All first aid training is valid for three years. For more, contact SJA at 705-745-0331.
The Peterborough Theatre Guild is holding auditions for “Annie,” its production of the classic musical based on the comic strip “Little Orphan Annie.”