“School of Rock has been a great community for these kids. It is an alternative to extracurricular activities that a lot of these kids can really fit into where they might feel out of place in other arenas.”
Do you have what it takes to be a star?
Do you love to sing?
- Have you ever thought about doing it for more than just a hobby?
- Do you know how to find your special niche?
- Do you know how to brand and market yourself to stand out?
- Do you know how to make money doing what you love to do?
- Do you know how to write a song and have it produced?
- Do you know what to do with a song once it is written?
- Can you perform with a band and give a show stopping performance?
- If you had a chance for a record and TV deal, could you carry yourself as an actor?
- Can you dance well enough that you can have a number choreographed around you?
Jonathan George, owner and Creative Director of Hollywood Launch DFW, says,
"Dallas has the best undiscovered talent in the country and I am excited to be able to
come home and help them launch their careers." There are so many pieces to
becoming a successful artist and it is an exciting road if you have the right tools.
Hollywood Launch DFW is an elite triple threat training program for talent ages 8 -
21 years of age. "Hollywood Launch has partnered with the School of Rock to give
these kids, at every level, the tools and the training to individually excel in all their
talents, as well as open doors for exposure to the entertainment industry's top
professionals" says Jonathan.
Wayne Brady and Kenton Duty Scholarship Audition and Open Call
Audition Details -
* * * IMPORTANT : You MUST pre-register for either the Wayne Brady / Kenton Duty
Scholarship auditions or Open Call auditions. To pre-register, please email
jodi@HollywoodLaunch.net with: Name, Age, Phone number, Email, and which audition
you will be attending. You will receive a confirmation email with additional information.
Wayne Brady and Kenton Duty Scholarship Auditions -
Saturday, September 15, 2012 @ 11:00 a.m. (sharp)
Open Call Auditions (if you are unable to attend the scholarship auditions) -
Saturday, September 15, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m.
Scholarship Audition CALL BACKS -
Sunday, September 16, 2012 @ assigned time
Scholarship Audition Winners Announced -
Sunday, September 16, 2012 @ 5:00 p.m.
Red Carpet Event -
Sunday, September 16, 2012 @ 5:30 p.m.
Join the fun and be a star! Take pics as you walk the Red Carpet. All participants in the
program must audition in front of industry professionals and be invited into the program.
Please arrive dressed like a Super Star and prepared to perform up to (2) one minute
songs - a cappella (no tracks.) All genres of music (pop, country, rock, R&B, Broadway,
Contemporary Christian, etc.) are acceptable and encouraged. Call Backs, will go to
choreography and perform in groups and will be partnered for a short cold reading. It
will be an exciting and fun time! Additional audition details will provided in your Pre-
Registration Confirmation Email.
Open Call Auditions -
If you are unable to attend the scholarship auditions you are invited to attend the Open
Call auditions. Come dressed like a Super Star and ready to perform up to (2) one
minute songs. There are no call backs for Open Call auditions, so give them all you've
got and shine!
Red Carpet Event - Sunday, September 16, 2012 @ 5:30 p.m. with celebrity guest
judges, Kenton Duty (Disney's Shake it Up and Lost), Amy Vanderoef (host of WFAA's
Good Morning Texas), Jonathan George (owner/creative director of HLDFW), Kelci
Paige (country music singer/songwriter and America's Most Talented Kids), and the
Wayne Brady/Kenton Duty Scholarship recipients.
Fall 2012 Session Dates at the School of Rock - Dallas 10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
January 20 - Showcase - Venue TBD
All artists will participate in a showcase, at a local venue, in January. They will also be
given the opportunity to perform in our grand showcase, July 2013, in Hollywood.
Parents are welcome to attend all sessions, space permitting.
Visit our website http://dfw.hollywoodlaunch.net to learn more about Hollywood Launch.
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Please contact our program director with all questions.