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Calling All Talented Teens: Audition for City-Wide Talent Show

San Leandro's Got Talent auditions take place January 14 and 15 and the show itself is set for February 8. Tickets for the performance go on sale January 8.

 

Press Release from the City of San Leandro -

Calling all talented teens! You can audition for San Leandro's Got Talent, a new city-wide talent show and fundraiser for teen programs. We are looking for talented teens, ages 13 to 18, who can sing, dance, juggle, play an instrument, rap, do spoken word, you name it.  

Performers selected for the final show have a chance to perform for local celebrity judges, win great prizes, and have a video on YouTube.  

How to audition

Audition applications are now available at the Main Library located at 300 Estudillo Avenue, the Recreation and Human Services Department Offices at the San Leandro Civic Center, and online by clicking here

Audition applications must be returned by January 13, 2013.  Auditions will take place on the evenings of January 14 and 15 at the Main Library.

The performance, its organizers and goals

San Leandro’s Got Talent is a collaboration of the San Leandro Public Library’s Teen Advisory Group (TAG) and the Youth Advisory Commission (YAC). TAG and YAC are joining together to offer a fun new event for the community while raising money for teen programs. Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships will be used for teen programs at the library as well as YAC’s mini-grant program for youth-serving organizations.

San Leandro’s Got Talent will take place in the Lecture Hall at the San Leandro Main Library on February 8 from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the Main Library at 300 Estudillo Avenue and the Recreation and Human Services Department South Offices at 835 East 14th Street beginning January 8. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for youth. 

About the Teen Advisory Group

The Teen Advisory Group (TAG) consists of teens in 8th through 12th grades. TAG’s goal is to help create teen programs at the San Leandro Public Library, suggest teen books, and raise library awareness in schools and the community. TAG meets once a month at the Main Library.

About the Youth Advisory Commission

The Youth Advisory Commission consists of high school students who live or attend school in San Leandro. YAC is an advisory body to the City Council regarding youth and teen issues. YAC’s goals are to interact with other public and private agencies on youth-related policies and programs, create and recommend projects and events for the San Leandro youth community, and learn about the role, services, and programs of local government.

For more information, call Chris Selig at (510) 577-3957.

jeffrey olsen January 06, 2013 at 01:51 AM
Make an all city math,science competition and you will find talents,it should be real honest measurable competition,but not a show,where they select winners by income,race,activity................

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