JACKSONVILLE'S SINGING STAR
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NATIONAL SINGING STAR
THE TAMPA BAY COMPETITION
is heading to Florida
in search of
Tampa Bay's greatest
The American Performing Arts Network sponsors events for CHILDREN'S MIRACLE NETWORK affiliated Children's Hospitals nationwide. To date, their event raising competitions have raised over $4 MILLION DOLLARS!!! !!
This event is hosted by
VOTE TICKET SALES AT ALL COMPETITION EVENTS BENEFIT YOUTH PROGRAMS IN VOICE/DANCE AND THEATER ARTS - UNIVERSITY AREA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORP.
READ MORE ABOUT THE INCREDIBLE WORK THAT UACDC IS DOING FOR THE COMMUNITY!
The UACDC serves the University Area Community, where high crime, poverty and a lack of basic resources has plagued the area for decades. Of those served, 95% are below poverty level. We work to improve the economic, educational and social levels of the community through youth programs, adult education and resource assistance.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THIS WONDERFUL PROGRAM
WHEN YOU SING IN THE NATIONAL SINGING STAR COMPETITION YOUR VOICE IS HELPING MANY PEOPLE!
Open Call Auditions
Sunday January 19 1-5pm
Monday January 20 3-8pm
Tuesday January 21 3-8pm
REGISTER TO AUDITION
(follow directions to the left)
University Mall is located at
2200 E. Fowler Rd. off I-75
Each of the 4 competitions, the PRELIMINARIES, SEMI FINALS, FINALS and AWARDS FINALE are ticketed events and will be open to the public for entertainment and voting purposes. Tickets to attend the competitions, held at University Mall will be available at the door for $10 per person (which includes 10 votes).
NO ENTRY FEE
and there is
NO DOOR CHARGE
to the competitors.
TICKETS FOR ALL COMPETITION EVENTS
ON SALE HERE
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Upon receipt of your Event Ticket Payment, your E-Ticket with 10 complimentary votes for your favorite competitor will be emailed to you.
"WHO IS RUNNING THE SHOW??"
JULIE MATTHEWS has worked successfully as a character actress, on-camera talent, vocalist, agent, casting director, talent scout, producer, television director, acting coach, publicist and writer. Julie's latest film project, the feature film documentary, EGGSHELLAND, which she co-produced, has earned numerous awards at film festivals nationally and internationally. Her latest writing effort is the film screenplay, SOUPERNATURAL and THE CONtest, which she is also co-producing and casting.
Her motion pictures casting credits include "Babe Ruth", "Hoffa", "Public Eye", "Dead and Alive", "A Christmas Story", "Major League", "The Light of Day" and "Bob Roberts", "The Year That Trembled", "Killing Ruth", and currently, "Soupernatural" and "The CONtest", both in development. Her on screen film credits include: "A Christmas Story", "Major League", "The Light of Day", and "Bob Roberts". Her commercial casting credits include Ford Motor Company, and Target. Julie produced and hosted the local television show "Cleveland Rocks" for 6 seasons.
In New York City, Julie studied acting under the famed Actors Studio. She also studied at HB Studio with the late Sandy Dennis, Charles Nelson Reily, Hal Holden and Ute Hagan.
As founder and director of the American Performing Arts Network, Julie developed the critically acclaimed workshop, "How To Get Into Show Business The Right Way", which was featured on numerous national and local television talk shows and newscasts, on radio and in newspapers including 60 Minutes, Sally Jesse Raphael, USA Today, New York Times, and WLUP Chicago with Danny Bonaduce. Julie was the focus of a featured segment on 60 MINUTES with The Donna Reed Show's PAUL PETERSEN, recognizing her talent and ability to coach actors and direct screen tests.
Julie started her singing career as the youngest member to ever be admitted into the Singing Angels. She was a vocalist for four years with the popular harmonizing quartet, Tuxedo Junction. She currently works as a studio vocalist recording back up harmonies for several recording artists. Julie currently sings with the popular 60's girl group, THE POPTARTS, who recently composed and recorded an original Christmas album. Two songs from their new record, (one sung by Julie), are currently featured in the LIFETIME movie, Love At The Christmas Table.
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Born and raised in the rock and roll city of Cleveland, Ohio, DEBI LEWIN has more than 29 years of experience in show business as a professional singer, entertainer, dancer, band manager and producer. Debi's knowledge of music comes from a history of three generations of musicians. The Lewin family is recognized for their vast musical backgrounds spanning from classical and theatrical to rock and roll.
Debi started her career in 1980 in musical theater. Starring in such productions as "Evita," playing the notorious "Eva Peron," "Cassie" in "A Chorus Line" and also producing and performing in many Broadway reviews and One Woman Shows. Moving from genre to genre and singing in four languages makes Debi very versatile.
Performing in Las Vegas with Wayne Newton at the "Sand's Hotel" and on the Jerry Lewis Telethon has been one of the many highlights of Debi's career. She has also performed in Las Vegas at "Caesar's Palace," "The Aladdin," "Sahara," "Stratosphere" and "The Riviera Hotel."
Co-hosting the Dennis Lewin radio show in Cleveland on 1300 WERE in the late 1990's and managing and performing in "The Cover Girls" voted #1 band in Cleveland, Debi has also had the pleasure of performing with or doing background vocals for Lou Gramm, Andy Kim, Ron Dante, The Scintas, Eric Carmen, Mitch Ryder, Chris Montez, Felix Cavaliere, Maxine Nightingale, Southside Johnny, Deniece Williams, Patty Smythe, Kim Carnes, Louis Prima Jr and the beat goes on.
She also had the pleasure to have promoted shows for Sonny Geraci of "The Outsiders," and recently performed with Paul Shaffer and "The David Letterman Band" at "The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame."
Debi, during the holiday season 2008, had the pleasure of performing with TV and stage and recording star "Billy Hufsey." Over the 10-year period of 1997-2007, Debi performed in Cleveland and across the country with the nationwide popular Pink Floyd tribute band, "Wish You Were Here," as well as singing background vocals, both recorded and live, for "Beau Coup" and Michael Stanley.
Currently Debi shares the spotlight with fellow vocalist Jennifer Lee in "DIVA" and also performs with her very talented brother, Dennis Lewin. Debi Lewin's CD "A Woman of Standards" is aired on radio station 91.5 in Cleveland.
Hear Some of Our Contestants :
WHAT OUR CONTESTANTS HAVE TO SAY...
Hello Debi & Julie,
Just wanted to let you both know Morgan enjoyed the competition and that the both of you were just GREAT people to be around! You ladies are dedicated and your professionalism is STELLAR! It was easy to see you are both very passionate about your work and it especially shows when you both worked with the kids. We always felt welcome and enjoyed you both the last few weeks. Good luck in your endeavors! Again,,thanks so very much!
Karen L. Hilliard
Dear Julie & Debi,
Thank you so much for allowing me to participate in one of the most exciting
events I have ever had the opportunity to be involved with. The performances
were all awesome and the cause was phenomenal. Over $13,000 for the children is
definitely something to be proud of and I'm honored that I could contribute as
well. Thank you for embracing me into the family. It was a rewarding experience
that I will cherish. You both did an awesome job with everything! Again thanks
so much . I look forward to future events. God bless you!
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