READY TO ROLL
The Pacific Conservancy of the Performing Arts recently announced dates and locations for its 2010-2011 Audition Tour, which kicks off this December. The traveling talent search comes to Santa Maria January 29-30. For information, schedules, and requirements, visit pcpa.org.
The Santa Barbara Jewish Film Festival is now accepting submissions for their newly created student film competition. High school, college, and graduate students can submit shorts (up to 10 minutes in length) on subjects ranging from social justice to peace and freedom. Entry is free, and works are due by January 15. For info, visit sbjff.org.
DANCEWORKS IN PROGRESS
Santa Barbara Danceworks recently named New York choreographer and Bessie Award-winner Doug Elkins as its 2011 artist in residency. The Doug Elkins Dance Company’s month-long stay begins on February 22 and will include open-to-the-public rehearsals, master classes, and performances. For info, visit sbdanceworks.com.