FineLine Theatre Arts in New Milford has announced its latest happenings.

Open auditions for the musical production "Happy Days" will be held Sunday, Dec. 1 at 3 p.m. at the 77 Railroad St. school.

The cast will be under the direction of FineLine owner and Tony Award recipient Scott Wise and Leland Williams, FineLine's drama director.

Rehearsals will begin in early January, with a performance the first weekend of February.

A cabaret night will be offered Dec. 8 at 5 p.m. at the school.

The event will feature individual and group vocal performances by a small group of students currently studying under the direction of Scott Wise, Julio Matos and Sandy Kleisner.

In addition to vocal techniques, students also learn how to perform. Donations for the school's scholarship fund will be accepted.

The eighth annual "Nutcracker" performance will be presented Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 22 at 1 and 6 p.m. at New Milford High School along Route 7 South.

Tickets are $15 and may be purchased in advance or at the door. Children under 12 will be admitted for free.

Students will stage a short performance of the "Nutcracker" Dec. 12 at Sherman School and during the week of Dec. 16 at Northville School in New Milford.

AIM, a not-for-profit student dance company in residence at FineLine, has partnered with the Children's Center of New Milford with the help of a grant from a private foundation.

Students from the Children's Center walk Monday mornings to FineLine for a creative movement program taught by Kerry Gallagher, a professional dancer and ballet and modern teacher and choreographer for AIM and FineLine.

Tiffany Billings, a former FineLine and New Milford High School student, will be performing as a Rockette at Radio City Music Hall this holiday season. This is her third season as a Rockette.

Elizabeth Parkinson, a professional dancer and owner of FineLine Theatre Arts, just finished performing in "A Bed and a Chair -- A New York Love Affair" at New York City Center.

The director's cast was handpicked, and included talents like Bernadette Peters and music by Stephen Sondheim and Wynton Marsalis.

For more information, call 860-210-1444 or visit