Venice Theatre seeks entertainers for Summer Cabaret Festival; 2nd Annual event will feature a variety of acts in July and August

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May 14, 2014

Venice Theatre seeks entertainers for Summer Cabaret Festival

2nd Annual event will feature a variety of acts in July and August 

(Venice, FL) Venice Theatre is seeking entertainers for its 2nd Annual Summer Cabaret Festival which will run July 18 through August 24, 2014. Performances will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m. and Sunday afternoons at 2 p.m. in the 90-seat Pinkerton Theatre. Selected acts will perform two to three times during the run of the festival.

The theatre’s Producing Director, Allan Kollar, is accepting submissions from interested acts through June 8, 2014. Chosen acts and a festival schedule will be announced on June 16, 2014. 


Those interested in being considered for the festival should submit:

  • A brief description of the show (title, style, theme, etc.)
  • A sample song list
  • A video highlighting vocal and performance abilities
  • Resume
  • Headshot

Acts chosen to participate in the festival will be expected to provide:

  • Two sets (35-45 minutes each) of music-driven cabaret entertainment
  • Sheet music for the accompanist in the correct key
  • Willingness to use social media and other outlets to promote their show and the festival
  • Digital photos (and other promotional materials, videos, website, etc. if available) for PR, marketing and advertising purposes
  • Any costumes or props required

Venice Theatre will supply the performers with:

  • Performance space in the Pinkerton Theatre (90-seat black box)
  • Piano
  • Accompanist (if needed)
  • Up to four cordless hand held microphones
  • Four stools, one cocktail table
  • Basic Lighting (warm wash, cool wash, center special, piano special)
  • Stage Manager / Light Operator

Performers should send submission materials/proposals via e-mail or mail to:

Venice Theatre

140 W. Tampa Ave.

Venice, FL 34285

Attn: Allan Kollar, Producing Director

[email protected]

Please note: The theatre is not able to accommodate not consider “book shows” (scripted shows either published or unpublished); shows that violate copyright laws (i.e. “An evening of Disney songs”); shows that require a set.



140 W. Tampa Ave

Venice, FL  34285

Tickets: 941-488-1115

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