Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - Fourteen acts will display their talent and compete for prizes on Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Juneau Arts and Culture Center beginning at 7 p.m.
The fourth annual Juneau's Got Talent, hosted by Juneau Dance Theatre, is modeled after popular televised talent competitions.
A panel of local personalities, drawn from the Juneau arts scene, plus the audience's votes, delivered as money, will determine the winner.
Finalists were selected from a pool of performers who auditioned live or by video submission, in December.
Contestants for Juneau’s Got Talent 2019 are:
• Serena Crupi, contemporary dance
• Jefferson Estigoy, vocal/guitar
• Mya Hayes, Irish dance
• Sienna Lee & Aiden Walling, jazz dance
• Jaylynn Martin, vocal/keyboard
• Reagan Mitchell, vocal music
• David Moore, original vocal/guitar
• Catherine Pashigian, vocal music
• Radiophonic Jazz, rap
• Lydia Rail, vocal music
• Jess Skiba, vocal music
• Two Good Lookin Guys, alternative rock
• Jemima Verebasaga, vocal/ukulele
• Viliame Verebasaga, vocal/guitar
The 2019 Juneau's Got Talent guest judges are:
• Christa Baxter, owner, Fusion Dance Company
• Julie Coppens, director of outreach and engagement, Perseverance Theatre
• Catherine Fowle, principal teacher and ballet master, Juneau Dance Theatre
• William Todd Hunt, musician, conductor, Artistic Director of Orpheus Project
• Jocelyn Miles, vocalist, winner of Juneau’s Got Talent 2016
• Noatak Post, violinist, winner of Juneau’s Got Talent 2017
• James Sullivan, actor, Theater Administration, Perseverance Theatre
Margeaux Ljungberg will emcee the event, which is co-directed by Hali Duran and Allison Holtkamp.\
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online, at the JACC or Hearthside Books.