2016 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition
In the spirit of fostering the emerging talent in the St. Louis performing arts community, the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation is proud to underwrite and produce an adjudicated competition showcasing the splendidly talented teens of the St. Louis Metropolitan area. Students are competing for college scholarships, special awards, prizes and public appearance opportunities.
Grand Center Arts Academy
WINNER of the 2016
St. Louis Teen Talent Competition
Webster Groves High School
Windsor High School
The following acts participated in the Final Round at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 23.
"Audri" Audrianna Bartholomew, Ft. Zumwalt West H.S.
Capes Sokol Musical Theatre Scholarship
Rayna Campbell Belleville East H.S.
Berges Classical Performance Award
Christina Jones O' Fallon Township H.S.
Ken & Nancy Kranzberg Vocal Performance Award
Brett Kim Lindbergh H.S.
Keep Art Happening Scholarship
Royce Martin Grand Center Arts Academy
Voss Family Originality Award
Cianna Vo Webster Groves H.S.
Gabrielle McNabb Windsor H.S.
Fromm Family Dance Performance Award
Royce Martin Grand Center Arts Academy
Terry Lynford Classical Music Award
Elayna Nicole Etuk
Homeschooled & Dayspring Arts Academy
“Joe Floww & Nikki Jones”
Joseph Flowers, Hazelwood West H.S.
Nikki Jones, St. Charles West H.S.
“Little Fugue” Saint Louis Ballet School
Caroline Bundschuh, Rockwood Summit H.S.
Karlee Donley, Warrenton H.S.
Maggie Hackman, Westminster Christian H.S. Lauren Jenkins, Marquette H.S.
Sara Stiens, Francis Howell H.S.
Belleville East H.S.
"Chasing Lights" Central Visual & Performing Arts H.S.
Delisa Bass, Jacob Dorsey, Joshua Hall, Emara Neymour-Jackson, Madison Ridgers, Channce Williams
Join us at any of these upcoming public appearances:
May 6 Stringfest in Maplewood
May 21 Taste of Maplewood
May 28 - 30 St. Louis African Arts Festival
June 4 Webster Groves Art & Air Fair
June 25 Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
June 27 The Muny, West Pavillion (pre-show)
October 15 - 16 St. Louis Kids Expo
Students compete to win college scholarships*, cash prizes and special awards.
1st Place $7,000 Scholarship - Royce Martin
underwritten by Ameren Corporation Charitable Trust
2nd Place $5,000 Scholarship - Cianna Vo
underwritten by Mr. John Russell
3rd Place $4,000 Scholarship - Gabrielle McNabb
underwritten by Ms. Sally Johnston
* Scholarship amounts for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place will be equally divided
between the members of the acts
All students who compete in the Preliminary Round will be eligible to receive a scholarship. For more details, click here
Southeast Missouri State University
All students who compete in the Preliminary Round will be considered for a renewable scholarship. For more details, click here
University of Missouri - St. Louis
The winner (or each member of the winning act) will be eligible to receive a Mark Twain scholarship. For more details, click here
Finalist who enrolls as an undergraduate in any area of study at Webster
University's home campus will be eligible to receive a $2,000 scholarship*
*student must meet Webster University grant/scholarship criteria and eligibility
Special Awards & Prizes check back often as we add to the list!
underwritten by Mrs. Priscilla McDonnell
The Terry Lynford Classical Music Scholarship
underwritten by Terry Lynford
The Fromm Family Dance Performance Award
underwritten by Ron & Cheri Fromm
The Voss Family Originality Award
underwritten by Tom & Carol Voss
The Berges Classical Performance Award
underwritten by Jim & Cathy Berges
The Kranzberg Vocal Performance Award
underwritten by Ken & Nancy Kranzberg
The Capes Sokol Musical Theatre Scholarship
underwritten by David & Judy Capes
"I Award" for the most
Imaginative, Inspired, and Inventive act
underwritten by Terry & Sally Schnuck
The "Keep Art Happening Award"
underwritten by the Arts & Education Council St. Louis
The STAGES St. Louis Award
A student or act may be selected for an opportunity to participate in a 2016 STAGES St. Louis production or class, either on or off stage depending on talent & skill set. website
The Muny Award
Based upon The Muny's 2016 season and its artistic needs, a student or act may be selected to appear on or participate off stage. website
The Chamber Music Society of St. Louis Award
Brett Kim and Rayna Campbell
A student or act may be selected for the opportunity to participate in a Chamber Music Society of St. Louis concert during their upcoming season. website
Winter Opera St. Louis Award
A student may be selected for the opportunity to perform as part of a Winter Opera St. Louis production during the upcoming season. website
ex'treme Institute by Nelly Award
Jacqueline Cooper and Devin Cline
A student will be selected for a free recording session. Provided by Vatterott College - ex'treme Institute by Nelly St. Louis.
The Big Muddy Summer Intensive Scholarship
provided by The Big Muddy Dance Company website
Ashleyliane Dance Company - Class Scholarship
Alexa Haliburton, Joseph Flowers, Emara Neymour-Jackson
provided by the Ashleyliane Dance Company website
Professional Dance Center Award
A student will be selected to receive a scholarship for private training. website
Circus Harmony Award
A student will be selected to receive a scholarship for a two-week Circus Harmony summer camp session. For more details, click here provided by Circus Harmony website
St. Louis Cabaret Conference HIGH SCHOOL SESSIONS Scholarship
A student will be selected to receive a scholarship for a 4 - day professional development workshop in the art of song performance and study with Broadway star Karen Mason (MAMA MIA, HAIRSPRAY) and American Idol and Disney Films coach Peisha McPhee. website
Capes Coaching (for "Artists in Action" digital career planning program) website
The Muny (for tickets to a 2016 summer production) website
STAGES Performing Arts Academy (for class tuition) website
Natalie Brielle and Stephanie Voteau
COCA (for class tuition) website
Gabrielle McNabb, Elayna Nicole Etuk, David McCall and Hildsy Marie
Dancewear Solutions (for merchandise) website
DaySpring School of the Arts website
The NINE Network of Public Media will tape the Final Competition at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on April 23 and later air a one-hour broadcast of the show.
The First Place scholarship is underwritten by the Ameren Corporation Charitable Trust
The Meramec campus will host the Semi-final round.
|The high school campus will host a Preliminary Round of the Competition.|| |
Each student who participates in the Preliminary Round will be eligible to receive a scholarship ranging from $500 - $2,000 from Lindenwood University
Special Thanks to the Fabulous Fox Theatre:
John Wolf, Gayle Leonard and the entire staff.
AND to Metrotix: Larry McDonnell and staff.
The J.C. Penney Conference Center will host a Preliminary Round and each member of the competition's winning act will be eligible to receive a Mark Twain Scholarship.
Each student who participates in the Preliminary Round will be considered to receive a scholarship ranging from $500 - $2,000.
|Each student who makes it to the Final Round of Competition will be considered for a scholarship in the amount $2,000 to attend the St. Louis campus. || |
2016 Prize Donors & Performance Opportunity Sponsors
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