The Franklin Performing Arts Company is holding open auditions Saturday, Oct. 7, for its original musical “’Tis the Season!” and a new holiday musical comedy. Participants are asked to prepare 16 measures of a musical theater or pop song and bring sheet music for a provided accompanist. A simple dance combination will also be taught to participants. Auditions, at The Black Box theater, 15 West Central St., are scheduled at 1 p.m. for ages 6 to 8, 1:30 p.m. for ages 9 and 10, 2 p.m. for ages 11 and 12, 2:30 p.m. for teenagers, and 3:30 p.m. for adults. Those unable to attend Oct. 7 can plan to audition Wednesday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. Both shows are scheduled to be performed in December. For more information, call the company at 508-528-3370 or visit its website at www.FPAConline.comRachel Lebeaux can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.