The Details

Who Can Enter?

SPOTLIGHT is open to all children, boys and girls, in grades 1-12 who live in Mobile or Baldwin counties. It is free to enter and individuals and groups are welcome. We are in search of any type of performing talent.

Please note: If you were an award winner in any category at the SPOTLIGHT showcase in March of 2023, you will be ineligble to participate in the SPOTLIGHT showcase to be held October 29, 2023. However, you are invited to perform as an outgoing winner at the October showcase during the showcase for the division you previously won.

How do I enter?

Performers must submit an application and video, with the talent being no longer than 2 minutes, by September 21, 2023. Performers will be contacted the following Thursday, September 28 and informed whether or not their performance has been selected for the showcase.

Performers will be divided into four age divisions.

  • Mini (grades 1-3)
  • Kids (grades 4-6)
  • Junior (grades 7-9)
  • Senior (grades 10-12)

When is the showcase?

We are excited to announce that the Gulf Coast SPOTLIGHT Talent Showcase is changing to a Fall event.  Please make plans to join us on Sunday, October 29.  The showcase will be split into two parts and will take place at Murphy High School.

The Mini and  Kids showcase will be held at 2:00 pm.

The Junior and Senior showcase will be held at 6:00 pm.

Winners will be announced in each division.

What are the awards?

First Prize in each age division will receive a cash award for an arts program at their school.