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GAC's Got Talent

Are you ready to share your hidden talent with the GAC community? 

GAC’s talented, yet undiscovered performers of all ages—singers, dancers, magicians, comics, musicians, ventriloquists, and more—are invited to appear before a set of selected judges, and perform their hidden (or not so hidden) talent for an audience of the GAC community. This new fundraising event, GAC's Got Talent, is sponsored by the GAC Parent Association and is sure to be a fun-filled night.

Students of all ages and faculty are invited to register to perform in the show on March 2, 2019, beginning at 6 p.m. To do so, they should follow these steps:

1. Register to audition by completing the Talent Registration Form. GAC students of all ages and faculty are invited to register.  Read the rules and regulations listed below.
 
2. Select your preferred audition date and time by completing the Audition form by January 10. Audition times are available on a first come first serve basis. A panel of experienced judges will select the finalists who will perform in GAC’s Got Talent the night of March 2.
 
Audition dates are:
Saturday, January 12, 2019, 1-3 p.m.
Wednesday, January 16, 2019, 7-8:15 a.m.
Thursday, January 17, 2019, 6-7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 22, 2019, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
 
Purchase your tickets to attend GAC’s Got Talent on March 2, 2019.  Get your tickets today as there will be a limited number available for purchase at the door. The show will begin at 6 p.m. We hope everyone will attend the show as it will be a great night of family entertainment.

Follow along on Instagram and Facebook with #gacsgottalent.

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  • Rules & Regulations

    To be eligible all members must abide by the following rules and regulations:
    1. Participants for the final GAC's Got Talent show on March 2 will be selected after all auditions are complete based on talent to be judged by an INDEPENDENT GROUP (participation in show is pending suitability of content for public performance, space/equipment constraints, and the desired length of the show).
    2. Each group auditioning must contain at least one current GAC student or faculty/staff member. All participants in GACs Got Talent are required to be a current GAC student, current/former GAC Faculty/Staff member, OR be a member of the student's/Faculty's immediate family. All decisions of the judges and officials involved with GACs got talent will be considered final and not open for appeal.
    3. Only performers who have registered, paid the registration fee, and auditioned will be allowed to perform.
    4. Performance group size is limited to a maximum of eight people.
    5. Musical accompanists are not considered to be part of the performance group, unless they have registered as performers.
    6. Each group or act is limited to two accompanists.
    7. No refunds will be issued, as expenses will have been incurred and paid prior to the auditions and performances.
    8. Groups can perform with accompanists or provide a digital file of music which needs to be emailed to gactalentshow@gmail.com by January 9. Please indicate the start and stop time of your file. Prerecorded music should be instrumental only. Accompanists will need to provide their own instruments. A baby grand piano will be available for use. Contestants are responsible for picking up their music after the performance. We will not be held responsible for forgotten, lost, misplaced, or damaged music or equipment.
    9. Lip Sync and Karaoke style singing along are not permitted.
    10. Talents can include but are not limited to: singing, dancing, juggling, comedy, musical instruments, acrobatics, poetry readings, drama, and skits/novelty acts. All acts must be appropriate for family audiences. Event organizers reserve the right to disqualify or dismiss any group or performance that is deemed inappropriate.
    11. The use of weapons, pyrotechnics, dangerous equipment or live animals or birds is prohibited. No profanity or vulgar lyrics may appear in any vocal performance or dance music. Attire should be kept at a respectable and tasteful level. This excludes any alcohol, tobacco, or drug advertisements shown on any clothing.
    12. Auditions will be held on Saturday, January 12 from 1-3 p.m., Wednesday, January 16 from 7-8:15 a.m., and Thursday, January 17 from 6-9 p.m.
    13. All acts will be notified on or before January 22 if they are going on to the performance. The Performance will be held on Saturday, March 2 from 6-9 p.m. at the Performing Arts Center.
    14. All performances must be limited to two minutes.
    15. Set up time limit for performances is two minutes.
    16. Due to time constraints, we cannot allow groups with complex setups that would exceed the two-minute limit to participate.
    17. Participants assume all responsibility for costumes, props, clothing, or any items brought to the auditions and/or performances. Costumes should be age and family audience appropriate.
    18. All participants (individuals or all members of a group) are required to have the Registration Form signed and turned in with payment in advance in order to perform. Then the group will register for an audition time. Participation will not be allowed without the signed forms.
    19. All acts must have a parent or guardian present at the performance and audition who will be responsible for participants’ safety and preparedness.
    20. The act in the final show must be exact in content, participants, music, etc. as the one during the audition or it will result in a disqualification. No one will be permitted to participate in more than one act. 
    21. A Sound Technician and microphone(s) will be provided. Please identify the number of mics or other equipment needed on the audition form.
    22. EVERY participant MUST attend a rehearsal and the mandatory stage rehearsal on March 1. Acts requiring recorded music MUST bring it to audition and rehearsal. NO changes to music selection will be accepted after audition!  Be prepared to tell Sound crew where to start and stop your music.
    23. We will have a first place talent winner selected by the panel of judges, a first place popular vote winner selected by the audience, and a first place fundraiser winner 1 vote = $1.00 (details to follow). Each winner will be announced the evening of the show.
    24. Note to Parents/Guardian: Any negative interference or unsportsmanlike behavior by any contestant, parent, guardian, or guest connected to an act or group may result in the disqualification of the group and possible removal from the premises.

Contact

Ashley Davis & Shannon Wickley
Co-VP GPA Fundraising
gactalentshow@gmail.com