Join us for “Paper City Talent Show,” a vibrant community talent show brought to you by Nueva Esperanza Inc and Star Dancers Unity, with generous financial sponsorship from Casella Waste Services. This unique collaboration between an organization and a business is dedicated to fostering unity within our community and showcasing the remarkable hidden talents that reside within our city.
We invite you to be a part of this extraordinary event, whether as a participant showcasing your talents or as an enthusiastic spectator. “Paper City Talent Show” is set to be an unforgettable evening filled with exceptional performances and a celebration of the rich tapestry of talents in our city.
What can you expect at our talent show?
Diverse Acts: We welcome a wide range of talents, from singers and dancers to musicians, comedians, magicians, and more. If you’ve got a talent, we want to see it!
Esteemed Judges: Our panel of three special judges will bring their expertise to the table, making the tough decisions and providing valuable feedback to our participants.
Cash Prizes: We’ll be awarding cash prizes to our top three winners, with the first-place winner taking home $1000, $500 for Second Place, $250 for Third Place. But that’s not all—there will be additional prizes for outstanding performances in various categories.
Community Pride: This event is not just about winning; it’s about coming together as a community to support and uplift one another. “Paper City Talent Show” is an opportunity for everyone to shine and make Holyoke proud.
So, whether you’re a gifted performer or an eager spectator, mark your calendar for an evening of talent, creativity, and unity. Let’s showcase the incredible talents of Holyoke and make this event a resounding success! We can’t wait to see you there.
Paper City Talent Show – Auditions
Auditions: Saturday, November 18, 2023 (10AM-5:30PM) at Holyoke High School Auditorium.
Registration Deadline: November 15th, 2023
Please review the available slots and sign up for Auditions at https://tinyurl.com/ep5hnh2b, and make sure to Download, Print, Fill Out, the attached application and submit to Nueva Esperanza.
Mail/Drop Off: 401 Main Street, Holyoke MA 01040
Email: Papercitytalentshow@gmail.com ~ Phone: 413-437-7666
Please note the following:
- To participate in the Paper City Talent Show, you must be a resident of Holyoke (proof of address will be required).
- You will have a maximum of 9 minutes to set up (3min), audition (3min), and breakdown (3min).
- This event is open to all ages, and any safe and appropriate act will be allowed.
- If you are 12 years old and under, you will need to be accompanied by an adult at all times.
- You will be contacted via email and phone if you passed auditions.
- You will perform the act you auditioned with at our final event on December 16th.
- There will be five judges at our final event.
- Categories being judged: Showmanship/Entertainment Value, Creativity/Originality, Preparation/Aesthetic Appeal, and Overall Impression/Audience Appeal.
- Prizes include $1,000 for the First Place winner, $500 for Second Place, $250 for Third Place and additional prizes for outstanding performances in various categories.
- Everyone participating will be required to sign a waiver.
- You will be required to attend a rehearsal on Friday, December 15, 2023.
- We encourage good sportsmanship, cooperation and respect.
- Please read the attached documents/application for more details on the winner’s commitments following the main event.
We look forward to seeing you there!