The Talent Hunt 2021 event is now open for all high school students in grades 9-12 in the DC/MD/VA metropolitan area to submit auditions. Contestants will complete in the categories of instrumental (classical & traditional), vocal, drama (spoken word, MIME, poetry), dance, and visual arts. Contestants can participate in one (1) performing arts category along with the visual arts category. Due to COVID-19 restrictions this entire event will be conducted virtually.
The Talent Hunt virtual event will be broadcast on Saturday March 27, 2021 at 3:00pm EST. Winners of the event will receive cash & trophy prices for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place in each category. Cash prizes total $2,500.00!! The overall winner in the performing arts & visual arts category will receive an additional cash prize and will qualify to perform at the 73rd Second District Virtual Talent Hunt program.
Prospective contestants will submit video auditions for the their performing categories via the “Contestant Video Audition Submission Form” below. Contestants who are in the performing arts of Dance, Vocal, Drama (Spoken Word/Poetry) will have a five (5) minute limitation to conduct their audition performance. Instrumental (classical/traditional) performers will have six (6) minutes to perform their audition (NOTE: Please ensure that your auditions do not exceed the maximum time limit).
Visual artists wishing to participate should upload a video sample of their artwork & imagery (both in video & stills) of at least 3-5 pieces of their artwork for evaluation. The audition submission will be open until Saturday February 27, 2021 @ 5:00pm EST.
*** AUDITIONS ARE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT ***
Video auditions submissions should be in the form of a URL which has the link to your performance. If you wish to upload a video image/file for your auditions, please email ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’. We will provide you a link to our OneDrive or DropBox folder so that you can upload your audition.
General questions or comments should be forwarded to the Talent Hunt 2021 committee at ‘email@example.com‘. The contacts for the Talent Hunt 2021 are as follows:
Co-Chair: Bro. Anthony Bush – 773.869.2352
Asst. Co-Chair: Bro. Rodney Paige – 301.704.3041
Contestant Video Audition Submission Form
Please complete the contestant participation form below (NOTE: If you you DO NOT have a link to submit and need to upload a video file (e.g. MP4), please email ‘firstname.lastname@example.org’ and request in the subject of the email insert “Request OneDrive / DropBox Upload Link“. After you have submitted your audition link or uploaded video, you will be emailed contestant documents (e.g. Parental Consent Form, Application) to forward to the Talent Hunt 2021 committee.