Colorado's Classical Youth Ballet Academy, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $20-$25. Featuring stars from the American Ballet Theatre as well. March 21, 2:30 and 7 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets.
theater Richard III, Osborne Studio, 3955 Cragwood Dr. $30. Theatreworks presents The Acting Company. March 12, 7:30 p.m., March 13, 2 and 7:30 p.m., March 14, 4 p.m. Call 262-3232 for tickets and more.
Rent, Pikes Peak Center, 190 S. Cascade Ave. $25-$45. March 16-17, 8 p.m. Call 520-SHOW for tickets and more.
Painting Churches, Lon Chaney Theater, corner of Kiowa and Weber. $12-$15. By the Star Bar Players. March 12-13, 19-20, 26-27, April 2-3, 8 p.m. April 4, 2 p.m. Call 573-7411 for reservations.
Alice, 315 E. Costilla. Free. Jamie Richards' contemporary adaptation of Lewis Carrol's Alice in Wonderland, a Colorado Springs Conservatory event. March 13-14, 2 and 7 p.m. Call 577-4556 for more.
Stealing Sugar, Manitou Art Theater, Business of Art Center, 515 Manitou Ave., Manitou Springs. $12.50. A visual feast starring Birgitta De Pree, the self anointed Queen of Foldable Laundry. March 18-20, 8 p.m.. Call 685-4729 for more.
theater announcements Shakespeare Festival Auditions, Osborne Studio, 3955 Cragwood Dr. Theatreworks holds auditions for the Summer Shakespeare Festival production of The Taming of the Shrew. Cold readings and improvisations from the script to be expected, prepare to move. March 12-14, 7-10 p.m. Call 262-3232 for more.
CastAways Dinner Theater, 107 Manitou Ave. Audition notice for a Neil Simon play to open May 1, 3 males and 3 females needed, bring one minute comedic monologue. Call Cindere at 685-3700, Tues.-Sat., 11a.m. to 6 p.m. to schedule and appointment for the weekend of March 18-19.