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Variety Show
Friday, May 4, 2018, 8-10 p.m.
Egyptian Theatre, DeKalb

Admission is free and open to the public courtesy of Northern Illinois University, the City of DeKalb and through the generosity of Pappas Development LLC .

Come Be The Performance

Calling all singers, musicians, dancers, magicians, actors, jugglers and more! We are celebrating our DeKalb and NIU communities by asking all of you that want to show off your great performance skills to sign up for our ARTigras Variety Show! This is your chance to perform on the historic stage of the Egyptian Theatre.


Audience members will vote for their favorite act at the end of the show. There will be one grand prize winner who will receive a cash award. There will be cash prizes for the winner in each of the three categories: dance, musical and theatrica.

Performance Information

Auditions for the ARTigras 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 two to 10 minutes for their performance. Note: Adult supervision is required for children 12 and younger at dress rehearsal and at the performance


The application deadline is Friday, April 20, 2018. Only one application per person or group. You will be notified by April 25, 2018 if you have been selected to particpate in the show.

Apply Today!

Dress Rehersal

Acts selected will be required to participate in a mandatory dress rehearsal held at the Egyptian Theater.

Contact Us

Miranda Cordes
Variety Show Producer