Congratulations on your nomination to West Michigan Student Showcase!

In order to participate in Showcase, we require some additional information from you. This information will be used for the event program and script. Please click on the category below in which you have been nominated for guidelines, forms, and to submit your photo. Student forms are due February 1, 2024. Please view additional important dates/timeline below.

Any questions can be directed to showcase@muskegonisd.org.

ACADEMICS

1. Review Nominee Criteria and Instructions

Review the Academics Nominee Criteria and Instructions PDF linked above.

 

2. Send us a picture of yourself.

This picture will be used in the Showcase program and in a video introduction during the show. Your picture should not be modified or filtered in any way. See the picture guidelines image below.

 

3. Tell us about yourself.

The information you submit will keep us in contact and your on-stage introduction will be written from this information.

ATHLETICS

1. Review Nominee Criteria and Instructions

Review the Athletic Nominee Criteria and Instructions PDF linked above.

 

2. Send us a picture of yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

This picture will be used in the Showcase program and in a video introduction during the show. Your picture should not be modified or filtered in any way. See the picture guidelines image below.

 

3. Tell us about yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

The information you submit will keep us in contact and your on-stage introduction will be written from this information.

DIGITAL MEDIA ARTS

1. Review Nominee Criteria and Instructions

Review the Digital Media Arts Nominee Criteria and Instructions PDF linked above.

 

2. Send us a picture of yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

This picture will be used in the Showcase program and in a video introduction during the show. Your picture should not be modified or filtered in any way. See the picture guidelines image below.

 

3. Tell us about yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

The information you submit will keep us in contact and your on-stage introduction will be written from this information.

 

4. Tell us about and send us your Digital Media Arts entry. (Due Thu, Feb 15th)

We want to know the title, length, and synopsis of your entry. You will also provide a link to the YouTube upload of your entry on this form.

 

5. Complete the Talent Release form. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

Email the completed Talent Release form to: showcase@muskegonisd.org

Anyone under 18 will need a parent or guardian’s permission as well. This only applies to people who act in your entry, not background actors or those that appear in clips produced by others that you have included in your entry.

LITERARY ARTS

1. Review Nominee Criteria and Instructions

Review the Literary Arts Nominee Criteria and Instructions PDF linked above.

 

2. Send us a picture of yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

This picture will be used in the Showcase program and in a video introduction during the show. Your picture should not be modified or filtered in any way. See the picture guidelines image below.

 

3. Tell us about yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

The information you submit will keep us in contact and your on-stage introduction will be written from this information.

 

4. Tell us about (and upload) your Literary Arts entry. (Due Thu, Feb 15th)

We want to know the title, genre, and length of your entry.

PERFORMING ARTS

1. Review Nominee Criteria and Instructions 

Review the Performing Arts Nominee Criteria and Instructions PDF linked above.

 

2. Send us a picture of yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

This picture will be used in the Showcase program and in a video introduction during the show. Your picture should not be modified or filtered in any way. See the picture guidelines image below.

 

3. Tell us about yourself. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)

The information you submit will keep us in contact and your on-stage introduction will be written from this information.

 

4. Tell us about your act.

We want to know the title, genre, and length of your act for the program and our judges. If you have pre-recorded music you will need to upload it on the above form. The track should be NO LONGER THAN 4 minutes AND either be in MP3 format or a link to a YouTube video. This form should only be completed once for each act.

 

5. Attend the Performing Arts Workshop.

You will be assigned to come to the Frauenthal Center for a specific time slot during one of these times:

Performing Arts Workshop I: Sat. March 2, 9:00am–2:00pm (approximate end time)
Performing Arts Workshop II: Tue. March 5, 5:00–9:00pm (approximate end time)

VISUAL ARTS

1. Review Nominee Criteria and Instructions

Review the Visual Arts Nominee Criteria and Instructions PDF linked above.

 

2. Send us a picture of yourself.

This picture will be used in the Showcase program and in a video introduction during the show. Your picture should not be modified or filtered in any way. See the picture guidelines image below.

 

3. Tell us about yourself.

The information you submit will keep us in contact and your on-stage introduction will be written from this information.

 

4. Tell us about (and upload) your Visual Arts entry. (Due Thu, Feb 15th)

We want to know the title, medium, and an artist’s statement for your entry so that we can generate a placard to display next to your work.

 

5. Drop off your Visual Arts entry.

Bring your Visual Arts entry to the Reception Gallery, on the second floor of the Hilt Building at the Frauenthal Center during one of these times:

Thu, Feb 29, 3:00–5:30pm (or)
Sat, March 2, 11:00am–1:00pm

If you can’t make it during these times, contact your School Coordinator to make arrangements.

We’ll take a picture of your entry and it will be displayed online and on-screen during your on-stage introduction.

NOTE: All hanging art MUST have a sturdy wire to hang it with AND must be fully dry/completed.

MULTIPLE CATEGORIES

1. Review Nominee Criteria and Instructions

Academics

Athletics

Digital Media Arts

Literary Arts

Performing Arts

Visual Arts

 

2. Send us a picture of yourself.

This picture will be used in the Showcase program and in a video introduction during the show. Your picture should not be modified or filtered in any way. See the picture guidelines image below.

 

3. Tell us about yourself.

The information you submit will keep us in contact and your on-stage introduction will be written from this information.

 

For Academic AND Athletic Nominees:

You’re all set. Nothing else is required.

 

For Digital Media Arts (Video) Nominees:

  • Tell us about and send us your Digital Media Arts entry. (Due Thu, Feb 15th)
    We want to know the title, length, and synopsis of your entry. You will also provide a link to the YouTube upload of your entry on this form.
  • Complete the Talent Release form. (Due Thu, Feb 1st)
    Email the completed Talent Release form to: showcase@muskegonisd.org
    Anyone under 18 will need a parent or guardian’s permission as well. This only applies to people who act in your entry, not background actors or those that appear in clips produced by others that you have included in your entry.

 

For Literary Arts Nominees:

Tell us about (and upload) your Literary Arts entry. (Due Thu, Feb 15th)

We want to know the title, genre, and length of your entry.

 

For Performing Arts Nominees:

  • Tell us about your act.
    We want to know the title, genre, and length of your act for the program and our judges. If you have pre-recorded music you will need to upload it on the above form. The track should be NO LONGER THAN 4 minutes AND either be in MP3 format or a link to a YouTube video. This form should only be completed once for each act.
  • Attend the Performing Arts Workshop.
    You will be assigned to come to the Frauenthal Center for a specific time slot during one of these times:
    Performing Arts Workshop I: Sat. March 2, 9:00am–2:00pm (approximate end time)
    Performing Arts Workshop II: Tue. March 5, 5:00–9:00pm (approximate end time)

 

For Visual Arts Nominees:

Drop off your Visual Arts entry. Bring your Visual Arts entry to the Reception Gallery, on the second floor of the Hilt Building at the Frauenthal Center during one of these times:

Thu, Feb 29, 3:00–5:30pm (or)
Sat, March 2, 11:00am–1:00pm

If you can’t make it during these times, contact your School Coordinator to make arrangements.

We’ll take a picture of your entry and it will be displayed online and on-screen during your on-stage introduction.

NOTE: All hanging art MUST have a sturdy wire to hang it with AND must be fully dry/completed.

2024 NOMINEE & SCHOOL TIMELINE

  • Wed, Jan 17: Coordinator’s Nomination Form 2024 DUE
  • Wed, Jan 22: Student Forms Available Online
  • Thu, Feb 1: Students electronic forms DUE
  • Week of Feb 5: Performing Arts Nominees Assigned to Workshops
  • Thu, Feb 15: Visual Arts Nominees Additional Form DUE
  • Thu, Feb 15: Literary Art Submissions DUE
  • Thu, Feb 15: Digital Media Arts File DUE
  • Thu, Feb 29: Visual Arts Drop-off @ 3:00-5:30pm (2nd Floor, Hilt Building Conf. Rm, Frauenthal Center)
  • Sat, Mar 2: Performing Arts Workshop I @ 9:00am–2:0pm (approx. end time)
  • Sat, Mar 2: Visual Arts Drop-off @ 11:00am–1:00pm (2nd Floor, Hilt Building Conf. Rm, Frauenthal Center)
  • Mar 6 – Mar 25: Visual Arts Gallery Exhibition @ 9:00am–5:30pm (Reception Gallery, 2nd Floor, Hilt Building, Frauenthal Center)
  • Tue, Mar 5: Performing Arts Workshop II @ 5:00pm–9:00pm (approx. end time)
  • Thu, Mar 7: Show Night Assignments Announced
  • Wed, Mar 20: Rehearsal for Wednesday Show (All Nominees) @ 9:00am–3:00pm (NOTE: Acts will be assigned to a specific time slot in advance.)
  • Wed, Mar 20: Students arrive for show (All Nominees) @ 5:00pm
  • Wed, Mar 20: Show Begins @ 6:00pm
  • Thu, Mar 21: Rehearsal for Thursday Show (All Nominees) @ 9:00am–3:00pm (NOTE: Acts will be assigned to a specific time slot in advance.)
  • Thu, Mar 21: Students arrive for show (All Nominees) @ 5:00pm
  • Thu, Mar 21: Show Begins @ 6:00pm (Awards presented at conclusion of Show)
  • Mon, Mar 25: Visual Arts Pick-Up @ 3:00–5:30pm

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