The Hip Hop Edition
(This year we're doing URP! in Spring '20!)
Are you a performer of any kind who uses hip hop in any form? Do you rap, use spoken word, dance to hip hop beatz, beatbox, play an instrument, juggle, contort, do magic, or acrobatics, or ventriloquize, or... have any skill you perform in public that makes you remarkable and that references or uses hip hop in its many forms? If the answer is YES! then we want to see it and to see you in URPerforming! The Hip Hop Edition!
We're seeking individual performers (or small groups of performers—three people or fewer) of all stripes and in any discipline to pit their talents and compete for cash prizes totaling $1000! Audience voting and celebrity judges round out the evening!
Interested in strutting your stuff?
The deadline for entry is Monday, February 24, 2020.
URPerforming! The Hip Hop Edition!
Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. (Open Round)
Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m. (Finals)
How does it work?
The Open Round
There will be an Open Round of performances on Friday, March 20 at 7 p.m. Anyone who applies can perform in the Open Round.
- Performers will get to have 3-4 minutes to present themselves and their talent/act/skills
- A group of University of Rochester celebrity judges will choose finalists to proceed to the Final Round on Saturday, March 21
- An audience choice finalist will also be selected
The Finals will take place on Saturday, March 21 at 7 p.m.
- Finalists will get up to 5-6 minutes to present their work
- University of Rochester celebrity judges and live audiences will choose the three grand prizewinners
- Fun will be had by all
- 1st Prize: $600
- 2nd Prize: $250
- 3rd Prize: $150
Interested? Fill out the registration form to perform in URPerforming! The Talent Edition. The deadline for entry is Monday, February 24, 2020.
Disclaimer: details and judges are subject to change.