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Darien’s Got Talent
June 23, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Darien’s Got Talent, the highly anticipated talent competition and fundraiser produced by the Darien Arts Center is returning on June 23rd, 2018. Twenty-one finalists will be judged by entertainment professionals at the finals show, which in 2016, drew an audience of over 500 people. Proceeds from the event support new and ongoing cultural events and programs offered at the DAC. Tickets and sponsorship opportunities for Darien’s Got Talent are available at darienarts.org. General admission tickets are $35, VIP tickets are $125 and include center section seating and entry to the post show party. Many family and corporate sponsorship options are also available.
The DAC has added a fun new way to be a winner in Darien’s Got Talent. In addition to competing on stage for cash prizes, contestants can now compete to help raise money for the DAC. The public is encouraged to vote online at darienarts.org, as many times as they wish, for their favorite contestant(s) in order to elect the winner of the Darien’s Got Talent 2018 People’s Choice Award. The contestant with the most votes will be awarded the People’s Choice Award trophy at the conclusion of Darien’s Got Talent, which takes place at 7 p.m. on June 23rd at Darien High School.
Voting for the recipient of the People’s Choice Award is open to all and will remain open until June 22nd at darienarts.org. Cost per vote is $1, with a 5-vote minimum, and all proceeds from voting will support ongoing programs at the DAC. All finalists in the competition are eligible for the People’s Choice Award.
Finalists for Darien’s Got Talent and contenders for the 2018 People’s Choice Award are: Benedetta Cordaro; Marianna DiMeo; Tom Giles; Grace Herbert; Ryan Pappolla; Christian Rottner; Erick Sanchez; Isabelle Seeman, William Shubeck; and Riley Wells, Caroline Donnelly and Noa Durocher-Pyun; Intempo Ensemble; Shannon Flaherty; Sophie Gilbert, Elle Mitrano and Isabelle Hole; Anton and Joseph Klettner; Samantha Lundstrom; Milana Melnick; Mia Petruzzo; Mia and Kai Sparks; Natalie Treacy; and Cary Wang.
Baywater Properties, Maplewood, Shipman and Goodman, Janney, The Darien Sport Shop, Dr. Rhett Drugge, ERI Builders, Dana Fead, Realtor, Moffly Media, David Osherow, DDS, Palmer’s Market, The Pawprint Market, Ring’s End, Total Printing and Andrew Stefanou Salon and Spa generously sponsor the DAC fundraiser.
Darien High School is located at 80 High School Lane. For more information, call (203) 655-8683. The DAC is a nonprofit organization, which offers educational programming in dance, visual arts, theatre and music, as well as special events and live theatre productions by DAC Stage. The Darien Arts Center is located at 2 Renshaw Road in Darien, behind the Town Hall.