Don’t miss this chance to perform at McCallum Theatre and work with industry professionals. Join a cast of outstanding local performers in this fully produced talent project that has become a McCallum audience favorite. Review the Project eligibility, schedule and details below and use the button to the right to enter Open Call.


Finalists compete for multiple top awards and receive a cash stipend.


Awards & Stipends

Grand Prize - $5,000

2nd Place - $2,500

Audience Favorite - $2,500

Talent Achievement (Vocal/Dance/Instrumental/Specialty) - $750

Solo Stipend - $250

Duet Stipend - $500

Small Group Stipend - $750

Ensemble Stipend - $1,000



Accepting entries: Starting October 30

Deadline: January 5

Live Auditions: January 23 & 24

Finale Rehearsals: March 4, 10, 17

Vignette Interview: Week of March 11

Vignette b-roll shoot: March 19

Rehearsals/Performances: April 15 - 21


Note: These dates are subject to change.




All performers must:

  • be at least (8) years of age
  • reside within a 45 mile radius of McCallum Theatre
  • not generate fifty percent (50%) or more of your wages from performing
  • commit to the entire rehearsal/performance schedule above


Application Process & Details


  • There is no cost to enter.


  • Complete the electronic application form and provide a video link per piece entered. Audio files are no longer accepted.

  • A maximum of (2) entries are allowed per performer/group.


  • Maximum length of performance piece - (5) minutes


  • Incomplete materials or those exceeding the time/performer limit will not be processed.


  • The video file must contain only the piece being entered. No exceptions.


  • Professional recordings are not required, but attention to quality, clarity and point of view are essential for accurate review.


  • Family friendly material only. No off color language or mature subject matter allowed.


  • Once your entry is received it will be reviewed by a screening panel.


  • Performers will be selected to audition live at McCallum Theatre before an audition panel based on the materials submitted.


  • Finalists, selected from the live audition, will perform for a live audience at McCallum Theatre.