The Future Alumni Network at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) is proud to present the third annual “OCCC’s Got Talent!,” a performance showcase for the entire OCCC family and a fundraiser for OCCC student scholarships.
Students, faculty, staff, and alumni of OCCC are all eligible and invited to apply to show off their hidden or not-so-hidden talents in a contest to be held Thursday, April 14th, 2016 in front of a live audience in the Visual and Performing Arts Theater on the OCCC campus. Entry deadline is Tuesday, March 1st.
Singers, musicians, actors, dancers, rappers, jugglers, magicians, comics, unusual souls, and talented performers of all types are welcome to submit video or audio clips for an online audition. A diverse group of finalists will be selected to perform onstage at the “OCCC’s Got Talent” event in April. Cash prizes will be awarded to winning contestants.
Three Ways to Win Cash Prizes
One grand prize winner will be determined by the voting of a panel of celebrity judges at the end of the competition. A second grand prize will be claimed by the finalist who raises the most donations for the OCCC Foundation Scholarship Fund. An additional cash prize will be awarded to the contestant who garners the most support from the live audience during the contest.
How to Apply
If you are a student, faculty member, staff member, or alumnus of Oklahoma City Community College interested in being a contestant in the “OCCC’s Got Talent” event, visit /talent, fill out the application and submit a clip that showcases your particular talent to be considered by the selection committee. A non-refundable $5 application fee is required. Finalists will be contacted in March and provided details about the competition.
OCCC’s Got Talent! Rules:
â€¢ ANY type of talent/performance is eligible to apply, solo-act or multiple member, HOWEVER, due to event logistics, it is strongly suggested that the act involve no more than three (3) persons, and that if any equipment or props are required that they be very minimal. (Seriously, no 4-piece rock bands with big drum kits and Marshall stacks!) A limited number of microphones and a piano will be present and available for use.
â€¢ No application will be accepted without the accompanying $5 application fee.
â€¢ No application will be accepted after the posted deadline has passed.
â€¢ Applicants must consent to allow their images, sounds, likenesses, or intellectual property to be used in promotional materials for “OCCC’s Got Talent!” without compensation.
â€¢ Finalists’ performances must comply with accepted standards of public decency. (Keep it family friendly!)
â€¢ Finalists MUST be open and available for any contest-related rehearsal, instruction, performance, ceremony, or promotional requirements on Thursday, April 14th, 2016 from 9 a.m to 9 p.m.
â€¢ Entry deadline is March 1!