June 1st and June 2nd from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Come out to the Darien Town Hall Auditorium to audition for Darien's Got Talent! You will need to register online at dariensgottalent.net to audition.
Finals will take place Saturday, June 29, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at the Darien High School in front of a live audience and a roster of celebrity judges. The evening will include 15 finalists selected from the preliminary auditions. The winner will receive $1,500; second place $750; and $500 for third place.
Darien's Got Talent is a fundraising event for the Darien Arts Center, which offers educational programming in dance, visual arts, theatre and music.
Tickets for the fundraiser on June 29, may only be purchased online at arts.darien.org. Tickets are $35 for adults and $20 for students and children. Premium seating at $125 includes a ticket to the pre-event reception. A family sponsorship is $500 and includes two adults and three children and tickets to the pre-event reception. For more information, call the DAC office at 203-655-8683.
Local sponsors for the evening include: Bank of America, Baywater Properties, Grove Street Plaza, Halstead Property, Mercedes-Benz of Greenwich, Nielsen’s Florist, Dr. David Osherow, Orthodontist, Palmer’s Market, SBD Kitchens, LLC, and Andrew Stefanou Salon & Spa.
A distinguished panel of judges for the preliminary and finals has been announced. Pictured above are, from left, Leo B. Meyer, Edwin Schloss, Toni DeCarlo, August W. Boehm, Barbara Goldsmith, and John McL. Doelp.
Not pictured: Ted Yudain, BT McNicholl, Ceci Kurzman, and the evening’s MC, Matthew Poretta.