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Upcoming Events & Important Dates

March 5, 2016

       Semi-final Round   

       St. Louis Teen Talent

       Competition

March 6, 2016

       Tickets 'On Sale' for

       Final Competition 

April 23, 2016

       Final Competition

       at the Fabulous 

       Fox Theatre 

 


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.

 

 RESULTS of the Preliminary Round 

The following acts have advanced to the Semi-final Round

These acts should check their e-mail for a letter from the Foundation this week regarding the Semi-final Round on Saturday, March 5, 2016 at St. Louis Community College - Meramec campus 

 

 Congratulations!

 In Alpha Order by Last Name or Act Name:

 

 

“Alexa Monique”, Contemporary Dancer

  

Samantha Ammons, Singer

  

Erica Ancell, Opera Singer

  

“Audri”, Singer

 

“Beyoncé”, Jazz Dancer

 

Zachary Blough, Singer

 

“Natalie Brielle”, Musical Theatre

 

Molly Burgess, Musical Theatre

 

Rayna Campbell, Opera Singer

  

Sya Collins, Singer

 

Colby Elmore, Jazz Pianist

 

Elayna Nicole Etuk, Singer

 

Deaglan Erhart, Contemporary Dancer

 

Sara Guhl, Pianist

 

 “Hildsy Marie”, Musical Theatre

 

Ryan Hoffman, Singer & Guitarist

  

“Jackie & Dev”, Singer & Singer/Guitarist

 

“Jay La Roy”, Rapper

 

“Joe Floww & Nikki Jones”, Dancers

 

Christina A. Jones, Singer

 

Brett Kim, Classical Pianist

 

Last Plane Out, Band

 

“Little Fugue”, Ballet Dancers

 

Royce Martin, Pianist

 

Gabrielle McNabb, Rhythmic Tap Dancer

 

Marissa Pineda, Singer

 

Mikeysa Powell, Singer

 

Richardson, Mooring, Bowser, Bowser & McCall, Singers & Dancer

 

Grace Robertson, Singer

 

Rodgers, Hall, Neymour-Jackson, Bass, Williams, Dorsey, Dancers

 

“Rupture”, Animation Dancer

 

Omily Sanchez, Singer

 

Klarissa Sheffield, Singer

 

Emily Smith, Musical Theatre

 

Cianna Vo, Contemporary Dancer

 

Shannon Vogt & Alicia Powers, Singer/Pianist & Cellist

 

Stephanie Voteau, Tap Dancer

 

Ally Walters, Singer

 

Abby Zaiz, Tap Dancer

 

 

See who participated!

 

 Schedule & Dates

 

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 Scholarships

 

Students compete to win college scholarships*, cash prizes and special awards.

 

1st Place   $7,000 Scholarship  

                                underwritten by Ameren Corporation Charitable Trust

2nd Place  $5,000 Scholarship  

                                            underwritten by Mr. John Russell

 3rd Place   $4,000 Scholarship   

                                           underwritten by Ms. Sally Johnston

 

             * Scholarship amounts for 1st, 2nd & 3rd place will be equally divided

               between the members of the acts

 

 Additional Scholarships

 

Lindenwood University

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


Webster University

Each 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!

   

Audience Choice Award

The Audience chooses their favorite act during the Final Competition on April 23, 2016!

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

for the most original composition, writing, arranging or choreography

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 Goodman Sarachan 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

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

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

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

 

 Gift Certificates


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 tuitionwebsite

COCA  (for class tuition) website

Dancewear Solutions (for merchandise) website

DaySpring School of the Arts website

 


 



 Ticket Info for Finals April 23, 2016

 

ALL tickets are FREE 

Tickets will be available beginning March 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. by three methods:

1)       Online at www.metrotix.com

          No 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

2)      Telephone 534-1111   Metrotix

          No 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

3)      In Person at Fox Box Office Hours:

          Mon-Fri 10 a.m.–6 p.m.; Sat 10 a.m.–2 p.m.; Sun Closed*

*Mon – Sat later close on performance nights; Sun open 11 a.m. for matinee; Sun 12 noon for evening performance

  • There is a limit of 10 tickets per order
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  • Tickets will also be available at the door prior to the event on April 23
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  • All tickets are general admission - there will be no reserved seating

PLEASE ARRIVE EARLY  Seating is not guaranteed; Theatre is overbooked to ensure a full house; Management will not seat beyond theatre capacity

The FPACF will automatically mail a quantity of tickets to all students in the Finals and to their schools before April 15th.  Additional tickets may be obtained through Metrotix above.

 


 Event Sponsors

 
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

   

                       


 

 
                    
          
         
                 


  

 


Want to see what happened last year?

 

 2015 Top 12 Video Reel   click here

 2015 Results, Award Photos   click here



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