Huge crowds converge on ‘Detroit’s Got Talent Contest’, auditions extended

Detroit youth auditioning for Detroit’s Got Talent.

 Story by Abenaah Ezrah/ Tell Us Detroit

DETROIT (Tell Us Det) – Here’s an opportunity for Metro Detroit’s young performing artists to get recognize by industry professionals and acquire preliminary major recognition for their name. Detroit’s Got Talent youth showcase auditions kicked off today at Wayne State University, and for young aspiring artist they seemed to be hungry for the rare opportunity. Brought to you by Special Touch Leaning Center Inc., Founder, Wanda Coates says the company’s main purpose is to help cultivate youth’s special gifts and talents. Established as a non profit in 2010, Special Touch Learning Center is a structured early educational learning center for children.

Because of the astonishing turnout, organizers have decided to add an additional audition date; Saturday, May 5, 2012. Here is a reminder of audition rules and regulations: Ages 7-17
Pre register at: $35.00 per person (fees apply)
Prepare presentation pieces no longer than 3 minutes.
Bring head shot and or photo profile including name, age, address and phone

Performers who advance will be trained by award-winning musicians, vocalist and dance instructors.

Finalist will be featured in media publications, videos and miscellaneous promotional for the June 23rd finale competition date.

Ultimately, one selected finalist will receive a scholarship and professional performing/recording opportunities.

One of the professional opportunities include, recording the song “Light Up Detroit,” written and Produced by Gerry Zonca, Zonca explains that the song essentially became a segway to the campaign, “Light Up Detroit,” which means the spirit, energy, and passion of all Detroiter’s. Finalist will have the rare opportunity of taking a song and making it their own!

For more information on the event hosts’, Special Touch Learning Center, INC visit: or, about the “Light Up Detroit” campaign visit:


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