Much as I deplore TV talent shows, here’s a contest coming up where merit may actually play a role in determining the winner.
The Los Angeles casting agency below is lookig for singers who write their own material. The rules out precocious kids, cellphone salesmen and Su Boyle. If you fancy your chances, you’ve got three days to apply.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Morgan Fahey Supervising Casting Producer Budweiser Presents the Big Time Radical Media 1630 12th Street Santa Monica, CA 90404 Email: email@example.com DREAM OPPORTUNITY FOR TALENTED MUSICIANS LOOKING FOR THEIR BIG BREAK! HOLLYWOOD, CA – AUGUST 15, 2011 Radical Media and Budweiser are teaming up with award-winning producer Evan Weinstein (“The Amazing Race”) to create an exciting new reality show offering three lucky singers (who write their own music) a chance to demonstrate their skills on an internationally recognized stage. We’re looking for the musical performers who are almost ready to “break out” and take their place among the world’s best. The three who are chosen will be provided with toplevel mentorship and will be filmed as they prove their skills in a series of exciting challenges. ONE singer will be given the performance opportunity of a lifetime at a sold out major concert event. This opportunity is beyond anything that has ever been offered by any music reality series. All qualified applicants must be over the age of 21 as of August 26, 2011. Applicants should submit a phone # where they can be reached, a recent photo, and brief bio to firstname.lastname@example.org. Our casting staff will contact them for further information. We are accepting applications from both men and women. ALL APPLICATIONS AND INQUIRIES MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2011.