Loonees Comedy Corner, 1305 N. Academy Blvd., 591-0707. Featuring performers on Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays at 8 p.m.; $6. Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m., $8. Jac Rene, Oct. 15-27. Jeff Harms, Nov. 13-17.
Trinity Irish Dancers at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. $20, 719/295-7222. Sun., Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m.
Colorado Springs Dance Theatre, at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., announcing its 2002-2003 season. Featuring Australian Dance Theatre on Sat., Nov. 2, 8 p.m.; River North Chicago Dance Co. on Fri., Feb. 14, 8 p.m.; Miami City Ballet on Tues., May 6, 8 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for ticket information.
Rocky Mountain Challenge, a national invitational ballroom championship, at the Broadmoor Hotel's Colorado Hall. Nov. 1-3. $5- $35. Times and dances vary, call 528-5592 or 471-9550 for more.
Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird by UCCS/THEATREWORKS at Dwire Theater, 1420 Austin Bluffs Pkwy. $16-$18, 262-3232. Thurs.-Sat., 7:30 p.m. Sundays, 4 p.m. Sat. matinees at 2 p.m. Through Oct. 13.
Man of La Mancha at the Fine Arts Center, 30 W. Dale St. $20-$25, 634-5583. Fri.-Sat., 8 p.m. Sundays, 2 p.m. Through Oct. 20.
MAT Premiers, a new performance series featuring nationally acclaimed performers "for adults who like their theater with a bit of an edge" at the Community Theater at the Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave. $12, call 685-1861. Announcing its season: Not Yet, At All featuring Edith Tankus on Thurs.-Sat., Oct. 10-12, 8 p.m.; A View From the Moon featuring Peter Davidson on Thurs.-Sat., Jan. 20-22, 8 p.m.; Stick Guns starring Jim Jackson; and Ten Minutes Max, an eclectic mix of local theater, dance, music and human oddities with a 10-minute max.
The Electric Chair, gourmet dinner accompanied by magic, murder and an all-new mystery at the Hearthstone Inn, 506 N. Cascade Ave. $45 for dinner & show. Fri., Oct. 25, 8 p.m. Call 473-4413.
Into The Woods Jr. at Lon Chaney Theater, 221 E. Kiowa. Sat., Nov. 2, at 1 p.m., 2:30 p.m. & 6 p.m. Tickets: $4-$6. Call 205-5711.
Broadway in Colorado Springs season at the Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave., opens on Nov. 3 with Rogers & Hammerstein's Cinderella; followed by Blast II: Shockwave on Jan. 16-17, Fosse on Feb. 22, Saturday Night Fever on March 25-26, Meredith Willson's The Music Man on April 15-16, and Michael Flatley's Lord of the Dance on May 28-29. Season tickets now available: $125-$215. Individual tickets available later at 520-SHOW.
Town and Gown Performing Arts Series at the Sangre de Cristo Arts Center, Pueblo. $20 for individual seats, $85 for a season pass, 719/295-7222. Trinity Irish Dancers on Oct. 20, 7:30 p.m. The Nutcracker on Thurs., Dec. 5, 7:30 p.m. Jazz/soul/R&B singer Marlena Shaw on Thurs., Feb. 20, 7:30 p.m. "Dance-illusionists" Momix: In Orbit on Mon., March 10, 7:30 p.m. Peking Acrobats on Sat., April 12, 7:30 p.m.
The Repertory Theatre Company at the Fine Arts Center announces open call for directors and artists for the 2002-03 season. Upcoming productions include Once Upon a Mattress, Chicago, and Damn Yankees. RTC seeks artists in all directing/tech fields. Send resume, work samples, and cover letter to Fine Arts Center, attn: Sandra Bray, 30 W. Dale St., 80903. No calls.
Walden Family Playhouse announces auditions for apprentices (college credit received) and professional actors (all parts paid). Call 720/932-7578 for appt on Oct. 13-18.
Call for entries by the Colorado Dramatists for the New Plays Forum to be held in February 2003. All entries must be one-act plays, no longer than an hour in length. 10-minute plays are also accepted. Submission fee for each play is non-refundable $5. Contestants must be members of Colorado Dramatists ($15 yearly dues fee). Send scripts to Colorado Dramatists New Plays Forum, P.O. Box 40516, Denver, CO 80204-0516. Call 303/675-6500 for more. Deadline: Oct. 31.