Open Auditions for Teens

Sant Louis Story Stitchers
Weight of Words Concert

Open Auditions for STL Teens!!

Bring your “A”Game!! 

AUDIENCE FAVORITE AWARDS!!                                                                                          

Concert audience will rank teen acts by voting. The two acts with the highest vote counts win!

First Place: Story Stitchers Promotional Video!Street Value: $1,000!!      

Spend up to 4 hours with Story Stitchers professional artists and create your own promo video at the Stitchers Storefront Studio!

Second Place: Story Stitchers Audio Demo! Street Value: $500!!  

Spend up to 2 hours with Story Stitchers professional artists and create your own audio demo CD at the Stitchers Storefront Studio!


Saturday, March 5, 10:00-1:00 Decisions will be announced Monday, March 7. Decisions of the judges are final.

CONCERT: Saturday, March 19, ALL Performers 10:00-4:00; Public Concert 2:00-4:00

WHO: Students in grades 7 – 12 in St. Louis city or county.

WHAT: Compete for 5 open slots for teenage performers in the Story Stitchers Annual Benefit Concert, The Weight of Words through live audition.

WHERE: Kranzberg Arts Center’s Studio Theater        

501 N Grand Blvd., in the Big Brothers Big Sisters Building in Grand Center Arts District

REQUIREMENTS: Original work that is in line with the Story Stitchers mission to promote understanding, civic pride, intergenerational relationships and literacy. Work must be family-friendly. The concert will feature a variety of adult and teen acts and if chosen, you will need to enter and exit the stage quickly and easily in an organized and rehearsed way. Winning acts will take this into consideration and show this in their audition. Music or spoken word only. Parent or guardian must accompany each youth performer and give written consent. Studio Theater with piano on stage. Teacher reference is a plus!

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See excerpts from the 2015 Weight of Words Concert HERE