The ACTS 30 Talent Contest invites students ages 11 to 19 to participate in auditions scheduled for 5 p.m. on the  Wednesday, Jan. 17 and at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 18  at Hucrest Elementary School, 1810 N.W. Kline St., Roseburg. Video auditions can also be sent to

The acts must be under 2 minutes in length for the contest that will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 17, at the Roseburg High School Rose Theatre. A dress rehearsal will take place at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 16.

First place wins $1,000, second place wins $500, third place wins $250 and audience choice wins $100.

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Vera Westbrook is the education, nonprofits, and arts and entertainment reporter for The News-Review. She can be reached at 541-957-4216 or by email at

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