NYS 2021 Audition Information

 

DETAILS:

Submission: Complete application (including a link to your story) HERE. This applies to all youth teller submissions, including finalists from state storytelling events.
Deadline: March 19, 2021
Evaluation: A National Selection Committee of independent judges will evaluate recordings electronically.
Notification: Youth Finalists will be notified via email in May and will receive an invitation to present their story as a National Youth Storyteller this September in Lehi, Utah at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.

GUIDELINES:

Story Length: 5-8 minutes (suggested); not to exceed 9 minutes.
Format: Submit an electronic audition via YouTube or Vimeo.
Anonymity: DO NOT include teller’s surname or place of residence on recording.
Online Submissions: All forms are accepted electronically HERE.
Age: Tellers must be 8-18 years old (or grade 2-12) to submit audition.

NOTES:

A State Chair, guild, or school district may review electronic videos to make sure youth teller applications and recordings are ready to submit.
Storytellers who have previously performed at the Festival are eligible to perform at the Festival again if selected.
Entry forms must be fully completed to avoid disqualification.
Please do not include graphics with teller information as it may count against the teller’s score.
Students must not turn 19 years of age prior to September 11, 2021.
TSI will invite 18-20 top ranking National Youth Storytellers to perform in a Showcase & at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival.

Arya Ajith

Arya Ajith

National Youth Storyteller
Ashley Bagley

Ashley Bagley

National Youth Storyteller
Audrey Lopez

Audrey Lopez

National Youth Storyteller
Bradyn Barnes

Bradyn Barnes

National Youth Storyteller
Christian Walker

Christian Walker

National Youth Storyteller
Cohen Botkin

Cohen Botkin

National Youth Storyteller
Darby Lynne Tassell

Darby Lynne Tassell

National Youth Storyteller
David Brock

David Brock

National Youth Storyteller
Genevieve Myers

Genevieve Myers

National Youth Storyteller
Jane Pollard

Jane Pollard

National Youth Storyteller
Jarrett Nelson

Jarrett Nelson

National Youth Storyteller
Kamden Botkin

Kamden Botkin

National Youth Storyteller
Mattox Botkin

Mattox Botkin

National Youth Storyteller
Millie Dayton

Millie Dayton

National Youth Storyteller
Olivia Marshall

Olivia Marshall

National Youth Storyteller
Penelope Shorten

Penelope Shorten

National Youth Storyteller
Saniyah McGrew

Saniyah McGrew

National Youth Storyteller
Trevan Andelin

Trevan Andelin

National Youth Storyteller

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