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Upcoming Auditions for the Annual Houston County Youth Talent Showcase

Upcoming Auditions for the Annual Houston County Youth Talent Showcase 

CROCKETT- The Piney Woods Fine Arts Association is presenting its annual Houston County Youth Talent Showcase on Saturday May 18 at 7:30pm at the Crockett Civic Center.  The Showcase has been a long standing tradition at PWFAA and is open to all students in Houston County.  This is opportunity for students to perform a work of their choosing in a professionally produced showcase event!!

PWFAA works with the local schools in providing an audition space and has an Arts in Education panelist supervise the auditions.  Auditions are judged by an AIE panelist from other schools (AIE panelists will not judge their own school) and PWFAA Board Members.

The following is criteria for the Piney Woods Fine Arts Association’s annual Youth Talent Showcase. :

ŸEach school district will have one audition for the entire district, with students of all levels auditioning on that day.

ŸStudents must be dressed in their performance outfit, bring a prepared act and must not change the act, if they are chosen for the Showcase.

ŸThe judges will consist of AIE (Arts in Education) Panelist from the other schools in the county and some PWFAA Board Members. An AIE panelist will not serve as judge for his or her own district.

ŸOnly those auditioning will be considered.

ŸNo single act may be longer than 5 minutes.

ŸAll lead vocals must be removed from any performance tape used (no lip-synching).

ŸAll students must be K through twelfth grades only, no preschoolers.

ŸAny accompaniment for the featured performer must be approved by your local Arts in Education panelist.

ŸShowcase talent participants must be at rehearsals and dressed in their performance outfit on Tuesday, May 7, at 4:30 P.M. and Saturday, May 18, at 9:00 A.M. at the Crockett Civic Center. The Showcase will begin at 7:30 P.M., May 18.

Here is the schedule for auditions:

Audition Schedule :

Monday –  April 29


4:30 Lovelady – Elementary Cafetorium – Contact Deeanne Sweeney

Lovelady ISD  School 636-7832

Tuesday – April 30

7:00 Crockett – High School Campus-

Contact Janet Walker- 544-2193 or 544-2149

Wednesday – May 1

4:30 Kennard ISD- Cafetorium

– Contact – Margaret Wright School 655-2121

Thursday –  May 2

4:30 Latexo – High School Cafetourium – Contact –

7:30 Latexo ISD – High School Cafetourium

– Contact – Rhonda Price- 544-5638

7:30 Grapeland ISD – Lorena Schultz Auditorium

– Contact – Perry Bobbitt-  HS – 936-687-4661 cell 817-944-7045

Friday –  May 3

4:30 Unclassified/Home School/Vista Academy Jordan School Auditions-Jordan School

– Contact Don Colasanti – Jordan School School 544-404 

Other Important Dates :

Tuesday- May 7th

4:30 First Dressed Rehearsal – Mandatory – Crockett Civic Center

Saturday – May 18th

9:00 Second Dressed Rehearsal (Tech cue to cue)

6:30 Return to Crockett Civic Center

SHOWCASE 7:30 PM – Crockett Civic Cente 

This year’s Talent Showcase is once again sponsored by Coca-Cola Bottling Company. Adult and student general admission will be $6.00 for Adults and $3.00 for children 18 and younger. Admission proceeds will go toward school programs in the 2013-2014 school year. For more information, contact your PWFAA Arts in Education School District Representative.

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