Great Hall Performing Arts Festival
See a play, hear a song, enjoy a dance, or laugh at a joke you’ve never heard before at this festival and contest for original creative works in theatre, music, dance, stand-up comedy, or whatever entertainers bring to the stage. Over an exciting week of performances, contestants will compete to entertain you as you vote for your favorite acts. If you’re a creator or entertainer, don’t miss this opportunity to brings your works to life in front of live audiences, win recognition, and walk away with a cash prize.
Solo or ensemble dancers competing with original choreography to classical or contemporary music. $200 cash prize for best performance.
- Monday, June 13th, 7:30 PM
Stand-up comedy, magic, puppetry, acrobatics … whatever talents entertainers bring to the stage. $200 cash prize for best act.
- Tuesday, June 14th, 7:30 PM
10 Minute Play Festival
Playwrights, directors, and actors will work together to present original 10 minute comedic or dramatic plays. $200 cash prize for best play.
- Wednesday, June 15th, 7:30 PM
- Thursday, June 16th, 7:30 PM
- Friday, June 17th, 7:30 PM
24 Hour Play Festival
Playwrights and actors will have exactly 24 hours to write, rehearse, and perform brand new, 10 minute plays. $100 cash prize for best play.
- Saturday, June 18th, 7:30 PM
One Act Play Festival
Playwrights, directors, and actors will work together to present original comedic or dramatic one act plays or musicals. $300 cash prize for best play.
- Monday, June 20th, 7:30 PM
- Tuesday, June 21st, 7:30 PM
- Wednesday, June 22nd, 7:30 PM
Featuring the best in local, original music groups, soloists, and songwriters. $100 cash prize for both nights for best original song.
- “Soft Night”, featuring classical, folk, jazz, and musical theatre – Thursday, June 23rd, 7:30 PM
- “Hard Night”, featuring the upbeat and rocking – Friday, June 24th, 7:30 PM
The exciting climax of the festival, showcasing the judges’ favorite acts, announcing the winners, and presenting the awards for each category. If you can only make one performance, make it this one.
- Music, Dance, and Variety Acts – Saturday, June 25th, 5:00 PM
- Theatre – Saturday, June 25th, 7:30 PM