Perform Murfreesboro is seeking production team members for the 2017/2018 season featuring the following shows:

Anne of Green Gables (MTI)
Audition Ages: 13-17
Auditions: July 5th & 6th 2017
Performance: August 25th, 26th, & 27th

Tales of a 4th Grade Nothing (PFYA)
Audition Ages: 9-12
Auditions: August 16th & 18th 2017
Performance: October 13th, 14th, & 15th

Elf JR. The Musical (MTI)
Audition Ages: 6-17
Auditions: September 20th & 22nd 2017
Performance: December 8th, 9th, & 10th

Willy Wonka KIDS (MTI)
Audition Ages: 6-9
Auditions: January 10th & 12th 2018
Performance: March 2nd, 3rd, & 4th

Madagascar a Musical Adventure JR (MTI)
Audition Ages: 6-17
Auditions: February 21st & 23rd 2018
Perform: April 27th, 28th, & 29th
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  • All positions are paid.
  • Applicants may be asked to participate in an interview. 
  • Parent directors are encouraged to apply for shows their children will not be participating in.
Perform Murfreesboro commits to being a positive influence in the education of Theatrical Arts by providing professional quality theatre programing for children.  
 
PERFORM MURFREESBORO BELIEVES:
Theatre Education helps children gain  confidence in themselves in the areas of public speaking, music appreciation, dance, creative thinking, problem solving, team and leadership skills, and more. Our practice is to put more emphasis on the process rather than the final product. We believe that by focusing on a quality process, we naturally produce a quality production that will provide entertainment for the community.

PERFORM MURFREESBORO MEMBERSHIP
Perform Murfreesboro Members gain access to a wide variety of programming at no extra cost to them after a $25.00 membership fee. The membership lasts for one fiscal year (July 2017-June 2018 and may register anytime during the year) and comes with many perks. Members have access to free classes in a range of subjects, are given a gift with the Perform Murfreesboro logo on it, can buy discounted tickets to Perform Murfreesboro Productions that they are not cast in, and can sell tickets (not required) at a discounted price to Perform Murfreesboro Productions they are involved in. 
PERFORM MURFREESBORO PRODUCTIONS
Cast and Crew have the opportunity to sell presale tickets at the cost of $5.00. Show tickets at the door are $7.50 for adults (ages 18-59), $6.00 for seniors (ages 60 and up) and youth (ages 4-17), $3.00 for members, and (ages 0-3) are free.  Financial assistance does not apply to ticket sales. 
LOCATION
Perform Murfreesboro resides in The Washington Theatre at Patterson Park Community Center. There is no running in the Theatre and no food or drink besides bottled water is allowed unless otherwise specified. 
ABOUT US
Perform Murfreesboro is a program operated by Cultural Arts Murfreesboro, a division of Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation, City of Murfreesboro.
Ends on September 1, 2017
Presented by Murfreesboro Parks and Recreation and Friends of the Greenway, the annual Greenway Art Festival is held in Old Fort Park along the Murfreesboro Greenway. Large shade trees, Spring Branch Creek, and the extension of the Murfreesboro Greenway System as it connects through the park create a calm and pleasant atmosphere. Food, live music, and children’s activities enhance the festival.

ELIGIBLE WORK
Artist selection will be juried based on subject, overall quality, originality, and presentation. All original fine art is eligible, including but not limited to: jewelry, painting, drawing, photography, sculpture and furniture. All work must be original and created by the artist. No mass-produced, commercially manufactured work, or work manufactured from kits or molds are eligible. Any commercially made embellishments must be subordinate to the handcrafted work. Only media accepted by the selection committee will be permitted in the sales booth. The festival director reserves the right to ask that any inappropriate or ineligible work be removed.

DEADLINES
Application forms must be received no later than August 16, 2017 to be included in our Artist Guide. Late entries will be accepted based upon available space and/or judging, but may not be included in the Artist Guide and promotional materials. There is a $5 late registration fee after August 16. Early acceptance notices will be emailed starting June 1, 2017. Final acceptance notices will be e-mailed by September 8, 2017.  Applications postmarked after September 1, 2017 will not be accepted.

REGISTRATION FEES
If accepted into the Greenway Art Festival, you will be emailed instructions on how to complete payment. Applicants will be informed via email if they are accepted or denied. 

15‘ x 15’ booth space along trail: $25 per booth space plus transaction fee
$30 per booth space after August 16
Electricity not available

10‘ x 10’ booth space in pavilion: $35 per booth space plus transaction fee
$40 per booth space after August 16
Electricity available

Booth spaces will be pre-assigned. Multiple booths may be reserved. Exhibitors will be responsible for bringing their own tables, chairs, easels and necessary display units; you are encouraged to bring a canopy tent to shade your area. If you have special needs or concerns, please let us know. Booth assignments will be based on the date the application is received.
If accepted, there will be tables and chairs available to rent.

RULES AND REGULATIONS
• All rules and regulations of the Murfreesboro Greenway System and Old Fort Park apply. These rules are posted at each trailhead and are available online at www.murfreesborotn.gov.
• Artist check-in will be Saturday morning from 6:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Exhibitors will drive to their site, unload, and move their vehicles to the designated parking area. All vehicles must be moved out of the exhibition area no later than 9:00 a.m. and may not return until 4:00 p.m. There is no check-in after 8:30 a.m.
• A limited number of booths allow for close vehicle parking. Indicate on the application if you require your vehicle to be parked near your booth.
• Exhibitors must participate the entire event. The booth must be occupied by the artist or an artist representative during scheduled hours: 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
• Exhibitors are responsible for security of their own work. We assume no responsibility for any loss or damage to artwork or display materials from any cause whatsoever.
• No food or edible items may be sold or distributed by any other than designated food vendors.
• All applicants, upon signing and submission of official registration form, consent to be bound by these regulations and will abide by them throughout the Greenway Art Festival.
• Any exhibitors who do not abide by the rules and regulations contained herein may be excused from the show.

REFUNDS
There will be a $5 processing fee for cancellations. No refunds will be given after September 1, 2017.
We hope to have perfect fall weather – mid-70’s, sunny yet crisp, with a slight breeze. If we are not so fortunate and are met with heavy rains, we will not reschedule or move to an indoor location. The event will be canceled and a refund equal to the amount of the booth fee will be offered.

PRESENTED BY FRIENDS OF THE GREENWAY
To learn more about this group of volunteers, please visit www.murfreesborotn.gov/parks, call (615) 893-2141, or visit the information booth at the Greenway Art Festival.

FOR MORE INFORMATION
Contact the Greenway office at (615) 893-2141, or email mtate@murfreesborotn.gov.






Thank you for your interest in showcasing at the Rotunda of Murfreesboro's City Hall!

Art in the Rotunda of Murfreesboro's City Hall is maintained by the Murfreesboro Art Committee (MAC). The committee consists of seven members who are appointed for three-year terms. The committee was created by Resolution of the City Council on August 15, 1991.
Ends on July 3, 2017

Thank you for your interest in participating in the exhibit at this year's Wild Arts Day! 

We are specifically seeking art that is either made from natural materials or has content focusing on animals or nature.

Wild Arts Day is an all-ages, free event taking place at The Wilderness Station at Barfield Crescent Park on August 12th from 10am to 1pm. Families are invited to participate in a variety of activities and entertainment that fuses the arts and nature together. 
The art exhibit will take place indoors at the Wilderness Station and is open to the public throughout the event.

Instructions for submissions:

  • Wild Arts Day takes place August 12th, 10am-1pm.
  • Please upload a digital image (PDF, DOC, DOCX, JPG, GIF, TIFF, PNG, MP3, MP4, PSD, Ai) of each piece that you want to be considered.
  • Artists with selected works will be notified by email. 

WILD ARTS DAY EXHIBITION REQUIREMENTS

1. All entries must be original works. No work may infringe on the copyrights of another artist or organization. Any work containing copyrighted materials, such as brand logos, screen grabs, music, video, etc. will not be accepted. If a well-known image is a part of your work of art, it must belong to the public domain. If you have paid for the right to use an image or piece of music, etc., please submit proof of payment.

2. All entries have required form fields. You will not be able to bypass or submit your application if left blank.

HOLD HARMLESS

Every effort will be made to insure the safety of your work, however, we are not responsible for loss or damage to any artwork.

RIGHTS TO THE WORK SHOWN

All rights to the work shown will remain with the artist.

PERMISSION FOR USE OF IMAGES OF ARTWORK

Your application submission grants permission to use images of your work for promotional purposes on the event’s social media pages, press releases, brochures and any other forms of marketing communication for the event.

Your completed and submitted application also serves as an acknowledgement that you have read, understand, and will comply with all the above.