Welcome to the Galesburg Public Art Commission

The Galesburg Public Art Commission is bringing back Galesburg’s Got Talent in 2019.  We will begin hosting auditions on February 28th.  Everything you need to know is below.talent-show-tryouts

The Galesburg Public Art Commission is back and searching for Galesburg’s most talented citizens.  Got a talent?  Singing, Juggling, dancing, comedy…we will look at it all!  Join us for this exciting event.

How it works:
Audition at one (or more) of the five audition dates.  Two contestants from each audition will be chosen to participate in the Main Event on April 26th at the Orpheum.  In addition to the 8 audition spots the Galesburg’s Got Talent committee will chose up to four wildcard slots.

How to enter:
Bring your Entry form, $5 entry fee and friends and family to one of the following audition nights.  Entry forms are available on-line at gpac.co, at audition location and at the door.
February 28th,  Beanhive, Check in 5:30pm, Performance begins @ 6pm
March 14th, Sidetrax, Check in at 5:30pm, Performance begins @ 6pm
March 28th, Cherry St. Restaurant, Check in at 6:30pm, Performance begins @7pm
April 12th, Budde’s, Check in at 6:30pm, Performance begins @7pm

2 contestants for the Main Event will be chosen from each audition.  The Main Event will be held on April 26th at the Orpheum Theatre at 7:30pm.  The committee will also chose a minimum of four wildcard slots at the close of the auditions.

Rules:
Participates of all ages are welcome.
Talents must be appropriate to a family atmosphere.
Audition performances are limited to 90 seconds.
If you are not chosen as a finalist for at an audition, you may choose to compete in an additional audition.  This will require separate entry fee and form.
You will need to bring your own instruments, music or whatever is needed for your performance.

If you need to have something more than a basic stage space, please contact Heather at (309)368-8757 and let us know what accommodations you need at least 24 hours before planned audition.

Some helpful hints:
The most successful contestants memorized their performance piece.
There will be no audio equipment available, the committee does have a small speaker for playing music from a phone or mp3 player.

You can download a PDF of the entry form here: galesburg’s got talent audition form

You may also fill out the form on line here.

 

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