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Variety Show Audition Application

Application deadline is April 28, 2017
one application per person or group

Performance Information

Auditions for the ARTigras—Spring ArtWalk Variety Show are open to all ages, all acts, all community and campus-wide amateur talent. An application must be submitted by the due date for acts to be considered. Wanted: comedians, dancers, musical acts, bands, skits, magicians, jugglers. Name your talent—we want you involved!

Acts will be given 2 to 10 minutes for their performance. Note: Adult supervision is required for children 12 and younger at dress rehearsal and at the performance.

Audition Information

Submit a short video/audio clip by clicking on the button to the right. You will be notified by May 1 if selected to participate in the show.

Dress Rehearsal

Acts selected will be required to participate in a mandatory dress rehearsal held on Friday, May 5, from 6-8 p.m. at the Egyptian Theater. Your exact time slot will be emailed to you.


Attendees will vote for their favorite performance via ballot at the end of the show. The favorite act will win a cash prize of $500. Additional prizes will be awarded as well as a prize for the best costume.

Variety Show Info

The ARTigras-Spring ArtWalk Variety Show is Saturday, May 6, from 8-10 p.m. at the Egyptian Theater, in DeKalb. This show is free of charge and open to the public. 

Questions may be directed to Miranda Cordes of Dance Dimensions who will produce the show. Send an email to or call 815-756-8277.

Contact Us

Ellen Andersen
Director of Special Events
President’s Office
Northern Illinois University