L.A.’s Next Great Stage Star Holding Auditions starting Dec. 14 and 15 , young performers in Southern California will have the chance to compete for one of 20 spots in a six-week showcase, where the judges’ votes could help propel their careers to stages in Los Angeles, Las Vegas, or even New York City.
L.A.’s Next Great Stage Star, a musical theater competition launched in 2007, will hold auditions the weekend of Dec. 14 at the Performing Arts Center in Van Nuys. Musical theater actors ages 18–28 are invited to audition.Those selected for the competition will face different “American Idol”–style challenges—duets is a new one—for the six-week run that begins in January.
Winner prizes & Opportunity
By the end of week six, the competition is thinned out to five contestants, with the winner taking home a $1,000 cash prize and placed with the agent of their choice after a series of post-competition agent meetings. The remaining four contestants are also placed with professional agents, according to the organizers.
Those interested in auditioning can call 818-623-7300 to schedule an appointment. Those selected must pay $400 for the six-week competition.