(Chicago Area) Contestant Opportunity - Windy City Deaf Idol
Have you seen American Idol on TV? This is an opportunity for you to try out for the WINDY CITY DEAF IDOL, the first Deaf and Hard of Hearing show in the United States, held right here in Chicago!
Come and share your artistic talent!
The Chicago Deaf and Hard of Hearing Cultural Center is hosting this FUN and EXCITING event. We are currently looking for Deaf and Hard of Hearing participants who would like to enter in the contest.
1st prize: $600
2nd prize: $250
3rd prize: $150
Here are the eligible criteria for entering the contest:
- Must be over 18 years of age with proper identification (ID) required prior to entry.
- Hearing loss must be at least 55 DB.
- Must not be a member of any union, or have made over $2000 in the past 12 months or currently have a contract.
- Performance must be solo - can perform all kinds of performances such as skits, poetry, mime, storytelling, and signing a song.
The contest is open to anyone who is Deaf or Hard of Hearing, can be of any gender, race, sexual orientation, disability, religion, etc.
Deadline for participants to sign up is APRIL 15TH, postmarked.
The entry fee of $20.00 is required.
Only first eligible 36 contestants will be selected.
**The preliminaries will be on Saturday, May 14 and Saturday, May 21, 2005. The final contest will be on Friday, June 3, 2005.**
Windy City Deaf Idol 2005 Committee