Carley Yeats

The Performing Arts Center in Alexandria will welcome in all kinds of talent during the April 22nd "Alexandria Lakes Area Talent Show."  Shown is Carley Yeats as she performed on the PAC stage during the recent Jingle Bells Telethon.

Your Talent is Needed!  Announcing the Alexandria Lakes Area Talent Show.  This is our first talent show endeavor at Alexandria Public Schools Community Education.  We think this event will be a great way for people to safely engage with each other while giving our community a chance to showcase their talents. There is a $10 entry fee to audition, pay online HERE. Auditions are being done online and are due by midnight, March 25th.  All people auditioning will need to submit a video, see below for details:

What you need to know about the video.

  • The video must be 3 minutes long or less.
  • Anything longer will be disqualified from the competition.
  • Talents must be able to be set up/take down within 5 minutes or less.
  • Basic lighting and sound will be available.
  • Content should be appropriate and suitable for family viewing.

How will videos be selected and judged.

After all videos are submitted, they will be reviewed by a panel of judges. The judges will pick the top 10 performers based on:

  • Entertainment
  • Technical Skills
  • Stage Presence
  • Crowd Appeal

How to submit your video. Click HERE to complete registration including your video (Google link, Youtube, WeVideo, Etc).

Entry Fee. There is a $10 entry fee for each act/talent. Fees must be paid no later than the March 25th submission deadline. Pay by:

  • Phone 320-762-3310
  • Online
  • In person: Community Ed Office, 1410 McKay Avenue S

Deadline to submit registration/videos. All videos must be submitted before midnight Thursday, March 25th. Any videos submitted after that date will not be accepted.

What can you win? The top three acts will receive Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce dollars. First $300, second $200, and third $100.

Who can audition? Adults and youth of all ages are invited to audition ANY talent. Any family friendly talent from playing an instrument, dance, athletics, gymnastics, magic, unique skills, or whatever you think people would enjoy watching. $10 entry fee.

Where and when is it going to be held? The top 10 acts selected from the videos submitted will perform live on stage at AAHS Performing Arts Center on Thursday, April 22nd at 7pm. Those acts will also be expected to attend a dress rehearsal on Wednesday, April 21st at 7pm. (All Covid rules and restrictions will be adhered to in accordance with the MDH and CDC guidelines.)