DEARBORN — The area’s most talented performers are sending in their applications to compete in the 2008 “Dearborn Stars” talent contest.
The second annual talent contest, which features various performances of all ages, is scheduled for July 16 at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center.
Dearborn residents, full-time students in Dearborn and full-time employees of Dearborn businesses can participate in one of six categories: ages 8-10 (Petite), 11-13 (Junior), 14-16 (Teen), 17-20 (Miss/Mr.), 21-49 (Adult) and 50 & up (Seniors).
Talent routines can include singing or dancing, magic acts, gymnastics, juggling, musical performances, stand-up comedy or other activities appropriate for the stage.
The winners will receive the honorary title of “—-Dearborn Star,” as well as a cash prize, a trophy and various performance opportunities throughout the year.
All participants must fill out a registration form, which is available at the City of Dearborn website, www.cityordearborn.org, or by calling Nancy Vitale at 313. 846.8169. The registration fee is $25, and the application deadline is June 1. All contestants are required to attend a mandatory meeting at 7 p.m. on July 9, which will include publicity photos, schedule of performances and orientation of the theater.
For a complete list of contest rules, visit www.cityofdearborn.org.