Double, double toil and trouble, an actor’s journey is never overnight.
MELISSA BENOIST – As a teen, Benoist performed anonymously at Disneyland for three summers with the Academy of Theatre Arts run by Paul Dwyer and Alann Worley in Littleton. Local theater audiences watched Benoist grow up on area stages starring in productions like “Cinderella” and “Bye Bye Birdie” at Town Hall Arts Center, and as Peron’s young mistress the Country Dinner Playhouse’s final production, “Evita.” In 2006, The Denver Post named Benoist one of Colorado’s five “Can’t Miss Kids.”
Fast-forward to her first day on the “Glee” set, when was reduced to fangirl sitting 10 feet away from Matthew Morrison, who plays teacher Will Schuester. “I just kept staring at him, saying to myself, ‘Is this my life?’ ” she said. “I saw him on Broadway in ‘A Light in the Piazza.’ Seeing him right there in front of me was surreal.”
Read more: “Glee” adds a new cast member from Colorado: Melissa Benoist – The Denver Post
Does your NM High School choir have what it takes to be to Foreigner what Glee is to Journey?
If you’re in a “glee club” within the Coyote 102.5 broadcast area (Bernalillo, Sandoval, Valencia, Santa Fe counties), get your sing-song major exposure, be in the running to sing live & on stage with classic rockers Foreigner AND win $2K for your school’s music program!
Upload video of your choir singing, “I Wanna Know What Love Is” to Youtube, Vimeo, etc. enter the link to your video here. You may also bring us a copy of your video to Univision Radio 8009 Marble Ave NE, Albuquerque, NM 87114.
Erica Viking and Big Benny will pick the top three (3) choirs and they will compete live September, 17th at Music Go Round with a panel of Celebrity Judges.
Video submission must be conducted by someone over 18 (Choir Director for example), participants/students must be 14 years of age or older. Video submissions may include piano, band or recorded music back-up.
The competition at Music Go Round will be Acapella, no accompaniment. Any type of high school choir may enter, show choir, glee club, etc.
Deadline for video submission is noon on Monday September 12th, finalists announced with Erica Viking Tuesday morning September 13th.
Showcase what ya’ got! I cannot wait to see these entries!!
Click on over for full list of official rules, dates & info. here.