How to Participate:
Applications are now available. Please download and submit the required material to be considered. Deadline is July 18, 2014.
Please submit application, application fee, picture and demo (web video, cd, dvd or web site link) to be selected to audition to perform at Family Block Party. If selected, your audition will be scheduled by appointment only. Participants may only enter one category. Applicants will be notified by Friday, July 25, if they have been selected to audition.
One to four persons performing = $25
Group performance= $50
Atlanta Parent Magazine
Attn: Talent Showdown
2346 Perimeter Park Drive
Atlanta, GA 30341
•All auditions will be two minutes long.
•Please keep performance family oriented.
•Equipment provided for auditions include: cd player, music stand, microphone.
•Winners performance time will be longer depending on talent.
•Judging will be broken down by age group (Ages 5-9, 10-13 and 14-18) and category.
Rules for each category:
•Dance: (all types, including ballet, tap, step, modern, etc) (no more than 6 persons in a dance performance)
•Performance time at Family Block Party will be 6 to 8 minutes.
•Judged on originality, level of difficulty, showmanship and team work
Singing: (individual or group)
•Please choose age appropriate, family friendly music
•Performance time at Family Block Party will be 5 minutes.
•Judged on vocal quality, stage presence and appearance
Variety: (including monologue, drama, instruments, juggling, jump rope, magic, comedy etc.)
•Performance time at Family Block Party will be 10 minutes, but may vary based on act.
•Judged on originality, showmanship and stage presence
•Judges decisions will be final.
Posting of winners:
•Finalists will be selected and be posted at www.atlantaparent.com on August 8. Winners will be called. We will select up to 10 winners (not limited to category or age group).
•Winners will perform at Family Block Party on October 11, 2014.
Good Sportsmanship is a requirement for participating in this event! It is expected that all participants and their families/supporters will conduct themselves with grace and behave in a positive manner toward each other and all the performers. Any unsportsmanlike behavior from the performers themselves or their parents and/or supporters during the show will result in immediate disqualification! Any complaints, comments or suggestions regarding the show may be addressed to the coordinator following the program.
For questions contact Special Events Coordinator, Jordan Lisvosky at Jlisvosky@atlantaparent.com or 678-222-1911.
Born to Sing
Abbey Kochman & Dudley Merriam
diPA Tour Team
The YoYo Dude
Nu Star Maker Performing Arts: Jewanda
Georgia Dance Alliance: Nyla and Sebastian
Zemirah and Amauriah Davis
Teacher Kids (TK)
Tiearra I. McBride
Nu Star Maker Performing Arts:
Jazmyne Nelson Moss
Georgia Dance Alliance Junior Dance Company: