Deadline: August 6th, 2012
The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City is currently seeking proposals for the 2013 ArtsKC Awards luncheon. The ArtsKC Awards has become one of Kansas City’s most popular events. Sold out the past 8 years to crowds of over 500 leaders in the business, civic, and arts communities, the event aims to feature the metro area’s best visual and performing arts talent. The opportunity is open to organizations and/or performers residing in and around the five-county Kansas City metropolitan area. Organizations and performers from the 2011 and 2012 ArtsKC Awards are ineligible to apply this year.
Honorarium: $400 per group
Event: ArtsKC Awards Luncheon & Campaign Kickoff
Friday, January 25, 2013
11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The Arts Council is soliciting proposals for up to 4 performances. We are seeking the highest quality performance you or your organization has to offer (from your current or past seasons). This is your opportunity to shine before an audience of more than 500 arts enthusiasts!
The selected performances will be:
• Diverse (vocal, instrumental, theatrical, dance, poetry, film, spoken word, etc.)
• Appropriate for all audiences
• No more than three to five minutes in length
• In full costume (when applicable)
The maximum stage size is 16’ x 20’ and will be supplied by Starlight Theatre/Epic Entertainment. Stairs
to the floor will be positioned on both sides of the stage and are the only way to enter and exit the
performance space. Please note, it is possible that you will not have access to the entire stage. For
example, a drum kit may need to remain on stage in a corner, etc.
Sound and lighting will be provided at no charge. All other expenses (including musical instruments such
as a piano or keyboard) will be the responsibility of the performing artists. With the exception of
standing microphones, set changes will not be made during the awards luncheon. Performers may carry
props on and off of the stage.
To be considered for review, each performer or group must submit the following information:
1. Performance Application Form (see attached)
2. Support materials such as resume(s), brochures, programs, media coverage, or
3. Performance details, when applicable, such as script or lyrics
4. Video and/or audio of proposed performance (DVD, CD and/or Web format)
5. (Optional) A self-addressed envelope for the return of application materials
Please deliver all items via email or post by 4:30 pm on Monday, August 6, 2012 to:
The Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City
906 Grand, Suite 10-B
Kansas City, MO 64106
NOTE: If you submit materials via email, please call the Arts Council if you do not receive a confirmation
within 1 business day. The Arts Council is unable to receive emails with attachments that total more than
8 MB in size.