Do you want to be in the Cambridge Talent Show? Auditions will be in two parts: 1. Audition for your Grade Group. 2. Shortlisted acts will audition for the school wide performance. Some ideas for your talent: Dance Routine Singing Musical Performance Martial Arts Juggling Acting Skit Extreme Hula Hooping Gymnastics Comedy Magic or some other talent. Schedule 1. Grade Group Performances: May 4-8, 2015 2. Show Auditions: May 11-22, 2015 3. School Wide Performance: May 29, 2015 Dress Rehearsal Thursday, May 28, 2015 Cambridge Elementary Talent Show School Wide Performance: Friday, May 29th Rules: Please look carefully at the Talent Show rules and required dates of attendance before signing and returning the registration form. To be Eligible The show is open to all Cambridge Elementary students in grades K-7. Soloists and groups of up to six students are eligible. Students may perform in only one solo and/or one group act. Each student must return a completed and signed Talent Show Registration Form to their classroom teacher by Wednesday, April 22, 2015. Planning your Act Rated G please! Lyrics, costumes and performances should be compliant with school policy and appropriate for all audiences. Music and performances will be screened for appropriateness. All acts will be limited to 3 minutes maximum time. Please plan accordingly. A copy of the words for all songs you use for singing or dancing must be attached to your application form (you only need one copy per group) All equipment for the student’s act must be provided by the student. If your act requires recorded accompanying music, the music must be: • Provided at the time of the auditions. • Brought to the auditions on a CD labeled with the student’s name(s), song name, and artist\composer. • Edited to be no longer than 3 minutes in length. • Recorded as an MP3. Auditions and Rehearsals Singing acts must use karaoke or instrumental version of song. Music, costumes, and props must be ready at auditions. Piano and sound system will be provided. All students will perform in front of their grade group first. Then, a certain number of acts will be selected to audition in front of the Talent Show Committee (shortlisted). Dates of Attendance Grade Group Auditions: Monday, May 4th to Friday, May 8th (during school time) Show Auditions: Monday, May 11th to Friday, May 22nd (during lunch hours) Dress Rehearsal: Thursday, May 28th Talent Show: Friday, May 29th (School Wide Performance) Cambridge Elementary Talent Show Registration Form General Information Student Name _________________________________________ Grade __________ Division____________ Teacher ____________________ Parent Name________________________ Phone #_________________ Others in Act (maximum 6 students per act): (All members of a group must submit their own forms stapled together as one package.) ____________________________ _____________________________ ____________________________ ____________________________ _____________________________ ____________________________ Please practice your act on your own time at home. There will be no time available to practice at school. Your act must be ready and polished by the time of your grade group audition. Act Details Act Name (if known): ___________________________ Song Name and Artist:_________________________ Type of Act Martial Arts Dance Routine What will you need? Singing Comedy 1 or 2 microphone(s), mats, audio support, piano, other) Piano _______________________________________________________ Acting Skit Gymnastics Musical Performance Magic Cheerleading Hula Hoop Other_______________ What will you be wearing? (costume/clothing) _______________________________________________________ We will be looking for: talent, audience interest, personality, preparedness, and creativity. Parent Authorization I have read and agree to ALL of the Cambridge Elementary Talent Show Rules and I give permission for my child __________________________ to audition and participate in the Cambridge Elementary Talent Show. I understand that my child must attend the practices and dress rehearsal or will be eliminated from the program. I understand that because of time, a desire to have a variety of talents and groupings (individual, partners, small groups), and grade levels represented during the showcase, not everyone who auditions will be chosen to participate in the School Wide Assembly. Print Name____________________________________ Sign X________________________________________ I understand that I am giving permission to the school to use my child’s name, photo and video to be published on school social media sites. I have included a copy of the lyrics for any song that I am singing or using for my act. Only one copy per group is required. For more information contact: Ms. P. Sharda ([email protected]) or Ms. S. Sharda ([email protected] Thank you from The Talent Show Committee: Ms. P. Sharda, Ms. S. Sharda, Ms. Steeves, Ms. Padam, Ms. Lourenco, Ms. Jennings, Ms. Burwash, Ms. Watson, Ms. Li and Mr. Vendramin.
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