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Upcoming Events & Important Dates

September 7, 2014 

     ON SALE date for

     Kids' Night at the Fox tickets 

 

December 5, 2014

   KIDS' NIGHT AT THE FOX

    6:00 p.m. Lobby Activities

    7:30 p.m. ANNIE

 

2011  1st Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase

Official results of the 2011 Final Competition

 
1st Place       
Crossroads College Preparatory School
 
Micah Manaitai Garrido
 
2nd Place     
Hazelwood East High School
 
Sabrina Harris, Intisar Faulkner,    
Ashle Rene Pegues,Vesta Green 

 
3rd Place      
Villa Duchesne High School
 
Grace Seidel
 

Special Awards and Scholarships

"I" Award       Crossroads College Preparatory School 
   Micah Manaitai (Garrido)
 
Camp Broadway Scholarship      Kirkwood High School
    Lilly Karrer
Camp Broadway Scholarship      Fort Zumwalt West H.S.
    Mikaela Clark
 

Prizes 

Capes Coaching Gift Certificate   Villa Duchesne H.S.
     Grace Seidel
 
Kevin Lowder Photography    Soldan High School
     eXplicit Dance Crew:
     Tramon Richard, Cortez Brown, Calvin Burges,
     Danisha Hogue, Zarinah Williams, Adrienne McClellan 
 
COCA Gift Certificates      Normandy H.S.
     Jamie Greene & Theron Steele
COCA Gift Certificates      Hazelwood East H.S.
     Sabrina Harris, Intisar Faulkner,    
     Ashle Rene Pegues,Vesta Green 
 
STAGES Performing Arts Academy
Gift Certificates         John F. Kennedy Catholic H.S.
     Kelsey Rae Reinsfelder
STAGES Performing Arts Academy
Gift Certificates         Nerinx Hall High School
     Amanda Jerry & Kathryn Bauman
 
Dayspring School of the Arts 
Gift Certificates          Homeschoolers of the St. Louis Region
     Marissa McKeegan
 
Weissman's Dancewear Solutions
Gift Certificate             Circus Harmony
      Mei Ling Robin
 
MUNY Complimentary Tickets  
      Contestants from Crossroads College Prep,
      Hazelwood East H.S. and Villa Duchesne H.S.
   
 

Schools advancing to the Final Round of Competition

May 6, 2011 at the Fabulous Fox

In Alphabetical Order:
Cardinal Ritter College Prep
   Timika S. Lewis
Central Visual and Performing Arts H.S.
   Tre'von Griffith, Kimberlin Parson, Randell McGee,
   Amber Lunceford, Kayla Kelly, Dorian Guilford
Circus Harmony
   Mei Ling Robin
Clayton High School
   Dana Rae Warren
Crossroads College Prep H.S.
   Micah Manaitai (Garrido)
Francis Howell North H.S.
   Nicole Cuneo
Hazelwood East High School
   Sabrina Harris, Intisar Faulkner,    
   Ashle Rene Pegues,Vesta Green 
Mehlville Sr. High School
   Abby Wicks, Coral Hezel, Savannah McCord,
   Ashley Meyer, Haley Dixon
Riverview Gardens High School
   Eddie Williams, Rondell Patterson, Melvin Williams,
   Joshua Bailiff, Eric Porter
Soldan IS High School
   Tramon Richard, Cortez Brown, Calvin Burges,
   Danisha Hogue, Zarinah Williams, Adrienne McClellan 
Trinity Catholic High School
   Gabby Merz and Maggie Dailey
Villa Duchesne High School
   Grace Seidel
 
Congratulations to you all!
 

May 6 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre

8 p.m.

 

Ticket Information

FREE Admission 

  
Be sure to watch the Nine Network's special broadcast of a program they are producing about the 1st Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase.
Air Dates and Times:
 
May 23, Monday  7:00 p.m.
May 28, Saturday 3:30 p.m.
   
 
 

Schools advancing to the Semi-Final Round

April 16, 2011

In Alphabetical Order:
Cardinal Ritter College Prep
Central VPA
Christian Brothers College H.S.
Circus Harmony
Clayton H.S.
Crossroads College Prep
De Smet Jesuit High School
Fort Zumwalt West
Frances Howell North
Hazelwood East H. S. 
Highland High School
Homeschoolers of St. Louis Region
John F. Kennedy Catholic H.S.
Kirkwood High School
Lebanon High School
Mehlville High School
Nerinx Hall H.S.
Normandy H.S.
Riverview Gardens
Rockwood Summit
Soldan IS H.S.
Trinity Catholic
Ursuline Academy
Vashon H.S.
Villa Duchesne
 
 
Semi-Final Round: De Smet Jesuit High School 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.   
Schools will be notified of their registration time/performance group in advance.

 

In the spirit of fostering the emerging talent in the St. Louis Performing Arts community, the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation is proud  to produce and present an adjudicated competition showcasing the splendidly talented teens of the St. Louis Metropolitan area.

The Final Competition of the 1st Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase will be held on May 6, 2011 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Students will compete for scholarships and prizes both for themselves and for their schools. This event is a gift from the Foundation and will be FREE and open to the public. Tickets are required for admittance, please see Ticket Information below. 

All inquiries may be directed to TeenTalentShowcase@foxpacf.org

Participating Schools

For a complete list of 2011 participating schools with entry information, click here.

Judges

For more information about our outstanding panel of judges, click here.

"OUR STORY" Videos

The Nine Network loaned FLIP video cameras to some of the Showcase contestants and they are submitted video each week as they tell their story of preparing for the competition. View these videos on SchoolTube

Ticket Information

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT. 

THERE WILL BE A HOLDING LINE FOR STANDBY TICKETS OUTSIDE THE FOX THEATRE BOX OFFICE ON THE NIGHT OF THE EVENT. IF YOU CHOOSE TO DO THIS, WE WILL MAKE EVERY EFFORT TO GET YOU IN TO SEE THE SHOW BUT THERE IS NO GUARANTEE.  

 

The Final Competition is a FREE event however you must have

a ticket for admittance to the Fox Theatre.

 

Tickets will be available through MetroTix

beginning April 4, 2011  by three methods:

 

Online at www.metrotix.com          

$2 charge per order to print tickets at home

$1 charge per order to have tickets mailed

No charge to hold for pick-up at Box Office

 

Telephone MetroTix  (314) 534-1111                       

$2 charge per order to print at home

$1 charge per order to have tickets mailed

No charge to hold for pick-up at Box Office

 

In Person at Fox Box Office   

Hours:  Mon-Fri 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 

 

Tickets will also be available at the door prior to the event on May 6.

All tickets are general admission - there will be no reserved seating.

Tickets will not be available through MetroTix Outlet locations.

 

Event Partners

The Foundation deeply appreciates the following partners and sponsors who are contributing in so many valuable ways to the 1st Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase:

 

       

Lindenwood University is offering scholarships to all students participating in the St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase as well as donating a location and volunteers for one of our April 9 Preliminary competitions on their Belleville campus.

The Nine Network is preparing a program to air after the Final Competition that will focus on the students' journey as they prepare and compete in the Showcase.  Video is being collected not only by the professional staff but also from students at 7 schools that volunteered to participate in a project whereby The NineNetwork loaned the students FLIP Video cameres to document their experiences. The Nine Network wishes to thank St. Louis Community College for their support of this special project.

St. Louis
Post-Dispatch
 
Event Partner
       

Clayton Community Theatre is donating a location and volunteers for one of our  April 9 Preliminary competitions at their theatre's home on the Washington University south campus.          (formerly CBC H.S.)

      

De Smet Jesuit High School is donating a location and technical support for one of our April 9 Preliminary Competitions and the April 16 Semi-finals Competition.

    

First Run Theatre, who makes the De Smet Jesuit H.S. auditorium their home, is providing volunteers and technical support for one of our April 9 Preliminary Competitions and the April 16 Semi-finals Competition.

 Event Sponsors

St. Louis Community College is a proud sponsor of The Nine Network and their project to document the 1st Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase.  

Ameren is a proud supporter of the 1st Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase.

The Fabulous Fox Theatre and its staff are proud supporters of the 1st Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase!  Join us on May 6th when we open our doors for the Final Competition. Show begins at 8 p.m.

              
                 
             

Event Contributors

The following individuals and corporations have underwritten the scholarships to be awarded to 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners:
      Rex &  Jeanne Sinquefield  1st place
      Ameren  2nd Place
      Harry & Sally Johnston 3rd place                    

The following individuals and corporations have underwritten the school cash prizes:

      John Russell 1st place

      Ameren 2nd place

      Harry & Sally Johnston 3rd place

 The following individuals have contributed Special Awards:

      James & Catherine Berges, Camp Broadway Scholarship

      Terry & Sally Schnuck, “I” Award  for the most Imaginative, Inspired,

                                            Inspiring and Inventive  act

 

Additional Funding provided by  AT&T, John Sweet & the Wm. H. Kerr Foundation

 

In-Kind Donations: 

Pappy's Smokehouse

lunches for judges and volunteers

Prize Donations:

      

                            

Information for participating schools

Guidelines

Current Guidelines for the Competition:

  • Each school may select their entry by any means they choose. An adjudicated talent competition  is suggested
  • Entries may consist of one (1) to six (6) students working together on a cohesive presentation
  • Students must be enrolled in grades 9, 10, 11 or 12 during the 2010-11 Academic year
  • Students may compete in (but are not limited to) the following performance categories: Singer, Actor, Dancer, Musician, Comedian, Magician, Ventriloquist, Circus Skills performer (i.e. Juggler, Clown, etc.)
  • Each entry must perform a minimum of 3 minutes and must not exceed 5 minutes
  • Entrants must be available on the posted dates for Preliminary, Semi-Final and Final Competitions as well as the rehearsal dates for Finals


Timeline

September  2010     Detailed Information  mailed to schools with an 

                                    invitation to participate.

December 1, 2010  NEW Extended 

                                     Deadline to notify Fox Performing Arts Charitable

                                     Foundation that your school will participate

January 2011            Entry forms will be mailed to participating schools

March  18, 2011        Deadline to submit your school’s entry information

                                     into the competition

April 9, 2011              Preliminary Round competition

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

April 16, 2011           Semi-final Round competition 

10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

May 3, 4 & 5, 2011       Rehearsal for Final Competition

TBD / after school hours

May 6, 2011              Final Round of Competition at the Fabulous Fox

 8:00 p.m.                     Theatre; Winner announced

 

Equipment & Personnel

The Producers will provide the following equipment and personnel at all all rounds of competition:

  • PA System
  • Microphones (up to 6)
  • CD/MP3/DVD Playback
  • Sound Operator
  • Piano  
  • Accompanist

Any additional equipment must be provided by the entrant and at their own expense. Please contact the Foundation in advance to discuss.

Judging Criteria

Judges will select the best talent regardless of category (i.e. dance, instrumental, vocal, drama, comedy and specialty act.) The judging criteria at each level of competition will be:

   1. Technical Ability

   2. Stage Presence: poise, personality

   3. Interpretation

   4. Originality

   5. Content

   6. Overall Appearance


Scholarships and Prizes

1st Place         $5000 Scholarship                                         

                          $2000 Cash prize to the school's performing arts dept.

 2nd Place        $3500 Scholarship                                          

                          $2000 Cash prize to the school's performing arts dept.

 3rd Place         $2000 Scholarship                                       

                           $2000 Cash prize to the school's performing arts dept.

One student will also be selected to receive a scholarship to attend Camp Broadway in New York City during the summer of 2011.

One act will be given the "I" award for being the most imaginative, inspired, inspiring and inventive.

Lindenwood University

All students participating in the St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase at the Preliminary Round will receive a $500 Scholarship from Lindenwood University to attend school at either their St. Charles MO or Belleville IL locations.  As students advance in the competition, the scholarship amount will increase to $1000 at the Semi-Final round level, and to $2000 at the Finals Round level.  Students who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd overall will receive an increased scholarship amount of $3000 to attend Lindenwood University.

 

Performance Opportunities

The Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation is currently arranging for a number of performance opportunities for Finalists beyond May 6, 2011:

Sheldon Concert Hall: Notes from Home         

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Greenshow (May 28) 7 p.m. 

Webster Groves Art & Air Festival (June 4)    

Six Flags St. Louis (June 5)                                 

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Greenshow (June 11) 7 p.m. 

The Muny: Lichtenstein Plaza (June 22)

Dancing in the Street Festival (Sept. 24)

First Night St. Louis (December 31)

 


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