2016 Audition Info

Application Deadline: Wednesday, March 9, 2016


Please complete the 2016 audition application form in order to be considered for the upcoming season of the Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights series. Those choosing to audition electronically should complete the application and forward any additional materials (mp3, videos, etc) to info@chelseafestivals.com. Those choosing to audition live should complete the application, which will indicate the preferred time slot for a live three to five minute audition. Please note that preference is not given based on electronic or live audition.

PERFORMANCE DATES: Thursday evenings from June 9-August 18, 2016 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Performances take place outdoors in downtown Chelsea, Michigan.

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Audition applications will not be accepted after Wednesday, March 9.

LIVE AUDITIONS: Live auditions will be held Monday, March 21 from 5-8pm at Chelsea First United Methodist Church, 128 Park Street, Chelsea, Michigan. *You MUST pre-register for an audition time*

Each group will have five minutes to perform for a panel of judges, plus 5 minutes to set up and 5 minutes tear down surrounding their audition time. Plan to bring all necessary equipment. Live audition time slots will be confirmed a week prior via email.

There are approximately 100 paying spots available on the schedule. Selected performers will be contacted in early to mid-April to schedule performance dates during the Sounds and Sights season based upon availability.


For information, please email our Festival Coordinator at info@chelseafestivals.com.