Center Theatre Group invites current high school students, parents and teachers to attend the third annual College & Career Fair for the Arts scheduled from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 17 at the Music Center Annex , 601 W. Temple St., in Downtown Los Angeles.

More than 25 local colleges, universities and community organizations will be in attendance, including USC, UCLA, Pepperdine and Emerson College.

Workshops are available to students only (except “College Financing for Parents of Artists”). The first workshop is “Applying for College” at 10 a.m., which will focus on what college admissions staff are looking for as well as when and how to submit applications. The second and third workshops – “Paying for College: Student Workshop” and “College Financing for Parents of Artists” (both at 11 a.m.) – offer students and parents, respectively, information about Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), student loans, preparing applications, scholarships and financial aid.

The fourth workshop at 1:30 p.m., “Choosing an Audition Monologue,” will focus on what students need to know about finding the ideal audition monologue for colleges, summer programs or professional theatre. The final workshop at 3 p.m., “Mapping Your Goals, Visions and Dreams,” will be a creative and interactive workshop offering students the tools they need to plan their ideal college and career experience.

 For more details, visit through 5 p.m. March 15