New Event for TheatreFest!
Announcing an exciting new event during TheatreFest for both students and adults. Have you watched America’s Got Talent and thought, I’m better than that? Well, now you will have the opportunity to show us! Want to practice your audition material before auditions? Try it out the night before here. Maybe you’re just looking for something fun to watch on Friday night to unwind from a long day of workshops. This is your ticket! The very best talent from your peers and students will make you laugh, make you cry, but mostly entertain you! Join us on Friday at TheatreFest for TETA’s Got Talent!
All current TETA members may participate. Application Form
Auditions will take place on Friday morning and the competition will be on Friday evening.
Talent must be theatre performance related, ie. singing, acting, dancing. No acrobatics, no instrumentals (although you may accompany yourself).
A microphone will be provided and you may bring pre-recorded music on CD or ipod for playback.
There will be two categories of judging: Students and Adults. There will be a limit of 30 acts.
Time limit is five minutes. Application can be filled out in advance and emailed in via the TETA website.
There will be three TETA “celebrity” judges.
Prizes will be awarded.
Featured Guests Include:
Professional actor (AEA, AFTRA, SAG) as well as a sanctioned Master instructor and choreographer with the Society of American Fight Directors. He'll be doing 2 different workshops which will repeat during the event.
is a specialist in the application of the Alexander Technique to the Performing Arts. She'll be doing workshops for both teachers and students.
One of Broadway's foremost dancing and singing stars. Donna has so much fun performing for us last year she's coming back to do a master class for musical theatre students!
Author of the acting textbook, Acting at the Speed of Life; Conquering Theatrical Style. Tim will entertain us with his award winning one-man shows and educate us with workshops.
Currently Rod serves as Director of University Events at The University of Texas at Austin – creating and producing large-scale, special events. Prior to that he served as the Executive Director of Creative Services for The University of Texas System where he and his colleagues received five Lone Star Emmy Awards for creating and producing the PBS series, State of Tomorrow. He has taught and directed at the University of Wisconsin and The University of Texas at Austin. He has adjudicated the University of Texas Interscholastic League’s One-Act Play Contest for over twenty years, including the State Contests. He has directed numerous productions, receiving a variety of nominations and awards.
Wardrobe professional, working in New York.
She recently left War Horse to serve as secretary of IATSE local 764. She'll be doing workshops on careers in wardrobe and the value of union membership for theatre professionals.
More to come........