Young Talent Big Dreams Auditions at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center 1/28/12

Young Talent Big Dreams Auditions at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
Saturday, January 28, 2012, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center
10950 SW 211 Street
Cutler Bay, FL.

Actors’ Playhouse Continues Second Annual Young Talent Big Dreams Countywide Talent Search, Presented by The Children’s Trust, with Preliminary Auditions on January 28 at South Miami-Dade Cultural Arts Center. Competition Includes Music, Dance, Voice & Spoken Word

Now in its second year, Young Talent Big Dreams, the most widespread local youth talent contest ever in Miami-Dade, will hold preliminary auditions for kids between the ages of 8 -17. Participants will compete for prizes ranging from performing arts scholarships and cash awards to tickets to local attractions and theatres. The competition will feature a total of eight categories including; individual song, dance, original spoken word and musical instrument, and group categories of 6 or less members include; show choir, dance, vocal/instrumental and instrumental. Participation is free of charge and limited to residents of Miami-Dade County. Auditions began in October and conclude with the semifinals and finals in April 2012.

Actors’ Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre and presenting sponsor, The Children’s Trust.

Judges will vary at each audition. The semifinals and finals with will be held in April 2012 at the Miracle Theatre, with the finals being performed in front of a live audience during the Actors’ Playhouse Kids Fest Family Weekend. Participants may compete in one individual and one group category only, and those who pre-register will be given priority audition times.

Young Talent Big Dreams will hold seven preliminary auditions in diverse locations throughout Miami-Dade County. Participation in Young Talent Big Dreams requires parental consent and is limited to residents of Miami-Dade County. Performers may pre-register online and will be seen before non-registered performers. Detailed information including the audition schedule, competition rules, and registration forms, please visit or call 211. To learn more about The Children’s Trust, please visit

Actors’ Playhouse is the nonprofit resident theatre company and managing agent of the historic Miracle Theatre on Miracle Mile in Coral Gables. Actors’ Playhouse, which has brought home 70 regional Carbonell Awards for artistic excellence, is a Florida Presenting Cultural Organization and one of 22 major cultural institutions in Miami-Dade County. In addition to its Mainstage season, Actors’ Playhouse offers a year-round season of Musical Theatre for Young Audiences, a National Children’s Theatre Festival, a Theatre Conservatory and Summer Camp Program, as well as educational arts outreach programs for underserved youth, and has initiated a Young Talent Big Dreams contest for children in partnership with The Children’s Trust.

The Children’s Trust is a dedicated source of revenue established by voter referendum to improve the lives of children and families in Miami-Dade County.

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