"Orland Park's Got Talent" Auditions Close July 9

"Orland Park's Got Talent" Auditions Close July 9"
Posted on 07/07/2016

"Orland Park's Got Talent" debuted in 2012 at the Taste of Orland Park and has since become a community favorite. The village will again showcase the community's most talented family-friendly acts on the community stage at the Taste of Orland Park on Sunday, August 7 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. This summer's Orland Park's Got Talent enables area artists to showcase their talents and perform before a live audience.

"We have so many talented individuals in the area," said Village of Orland Park Trustee and Recreation Committee Chair Pat Gira. "It's always a treat to be able to be able to see the wonderful performances at the Taste."

Auditions for the fifth annual Orland Park's Got Talent are underway. Those wishing to be considered should provide a YouTube link emailed to fcarnivele@orlandpark.org or CD or DVD submission to the Village of Orland Park Recreation Administration at 14600 Ravinia Avenue. All submissions must be received by 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 9.

The semi-finals will be held Tuesday, July 19 at the Orland Park Civic Center beginning at 7 p.m. Those advancing to the semi-finals will be notified.

The live finals will be held on Sunday, August 7 from 2-4 p.m. at the Taste of Orland Community Stage. The top five performances will receive (first to fifth place) a $500, $250, $150, $100 or $50 gift card.

The competition welcomes and encourages all ages to audition. Participants need not be residents of Orland Park. Only amateur acts will be considered. For more information, please call Village of Orland Park Recreation Department at 708-403-7275 or 708-645-7529.