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Upcoming Events & Important Dates

December 19, 2014

     Deadline to return

     registration paperwork

     for the 2015

     St. Louis Teen Talent

     Competition 

 


2012 St. Louis Teen Talent Showcase Competition

 

Congratulations to the winners!

"The Cotton Club"

Marquis Cooper, Virgil Fisher, DaJuan Johnson

Central VPA H.S. tap dancers

performming a Capella

(l to r)Marquis, DaJuan, Virgil


2nd Place

 

"Super Sick Crew"

Paul Springer, Anthony Pawnell, Cornelius Igwe, Lonnie Howard

Hazelwood East H.S.

Dance crew performing to a song mix



3rd Place

Kellin Quinn

Homeschooled,

Circus Harmony

Juggler performing to "The Chicken"


Maggie Dailey
Trinity Catholic H.S. singer, guitarist
"Keep Art Happening" Scholarship Award
$1,000


Anissa Quilling
McCluer North H.S. singer
Capes, Sokol, Goodman, Sarachan, P.C.
Musical Theatre Scholarship Award
$1,500

"Casper Ghost"
Wes Ragland
Webster Groves H.S. rapper
"I Award" for the most Imaginative, Inspired, Inspiring and Inventive act
$1,000

 

Acts advancing to the Final Round

Friday, April 27, 2012

8 p.m. Fabulous Fox Theatre


"Casper Ghost" (Wes Ragland)
Webster Groves H.S. rapper

"No Incident" original work by "Casper" a.k.a. Wes Ragland 

              

"The Cotton Club" (Marquis Cooper, Virgil Fisher, DaJuan Johnson)Central VPA H.S. tap dancers

performming a Capella

 

Maggie Dailey

Trinity Catholic H.S. singer, guitarist

"Big Black Horse and the Cherry Tree"

 

Intisar Faulkner, Ashlee Renee Pegues Hazelwood East H.S.

and Ciara Glenn Pattonville H.S. dancers

performing to "Toxic" 

 

Lauren Geisz

Ursuline Academy singer
"Astonishing" from Little Women the Musical


Anna Hebrank

Ursuline Academy singer

"My Party Dress" from the off Broadway musical Henry & Mudge


Ryan Himmel "Joculari"

Living Word Christian H.S. juggler

performing to "Continental Break Fest"

 

Anissa Quilling

McCluer North H.S. singer

"The Girl in 14G"

Kellin Quinn

Homeschooled, Circus Harmony juggler

performing to "The Chicken"

 

"Super Sick Crew" (Paul Springer, Anthony Pawnell, Cornelius Igwe, Lonnie Howard)

Hazelwood East H.S. dancers

performing to a song mix


Jordan Ward

Parkway North H.S. dancer

performing to "The Motto", "Moondance" and "We Speak no Americano"

 

Click here to meet the acts

who competed in the 2012 Preliminary & Semi-final Rounds

 

Scholarships awarded by the Foundation

1st Place $7,000 College Scholarship underwritten by Ameren, Tom & Carol Voss

2nd Place $5,000 College Scholarship underwritten by John Russell

3rd Place $3,000 College Scholarship underwritten by Harry & Sally Johnston

Additional Scholarships

Lindenwood University All students who compete in the Preliminary Round will receive a scholarship. For more details, click here

Webster University $2,000 Scholarship Each Finalist who enrolls as an undergraduate in any area of study at Webster University's home campus will receive a $2,000 scholarship

University of Missouri St. Louis $1,000 Scholarship Each member of the competition's winning act will receive a $1,000 Mark Twain scholarship. For more details, click here

St. Louis Community College A $500 scholarship will be awarded to a senior

 

Special Awards

"I" Award

underwritten by Terry and Sally Schnuck

for the Most Imaginative, Inspiring and Inspired act

Musical Theatre Award

sponsored by David V. Capes of Capes,Sokol,Goodman & Sarachan, P.C.

Keep Art Happening Scholarship Award

sponsored by the Arts & Education Council of St. Louis, Cynthia Prost

Prizes

Gift Certificates for class tuition from COCA, STAGES Performing Arts Academy, DaySpring School of the Arts and a scholarship to attend he Big Muddy Dance Co. Summer Intensive 2012

 

Gift Certificates from The Muny, Capes Coaching, Dancewear Solutions and Lowder Photography

Public Appearance Opportunities

National Dance Week Celebration, Union Station April 28

Art on the Square, Belleville, IL, May 20

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis: Forest Park May 27

Webster Groves Art & Air, Webster Groves, MO June 2

 

Shakespeare Festival St. Louis: Forest Park June 15

The Muny: South Rehaersal Pad, St. Louis, June 20

 

Event Partners and Sponsors

The Nine Network of Public Media

The Nine Network will partner with us to collect video of the students' preparations through the "Our Story" video project and will tape the Final Competition at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on April 27th to air at a later date on KETC.

Lindenwood University will award a scholarship to every student who participates in the 2012 Showcase Competition.

The Belleville Campus will serve as a Preliminary Round location.

St. Louis Community College

The Forest Park campus's Bastian Theatre will serve as a Preliminary Round location and SLCC will be offering a scholarship award.

The University of Missouri - St. Louis

The J.C. Penney Conference Center will serve as a Preliminary Round location and UMSL will award a Mark Twain Scholarship to each member of the competition's winning act.

De Smet Jesuit H.S.

The De Smet campus theatre will serve as the Semi-final Round location.

First Run Theatre Company

FRT will provide event coordination and volunteers for the Semi-final Round location.

Webster University

Will provide a $2,000 scholarship to each Finalist who enrolls in any area of study at Webster Univesity's home campus

Special Thanks to the Fabulous Fox Theatre: Rich Baker, John Wolf, Gayle Leonard and staff

and to MetroTix: Larry McDonnell and staff

Prizes and Donations

 

 


Media Sponsors

 

Public Appearances

 

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