CulturalFest Performance Application

CulturalFest showcases the talent and diversity of the University of Washington through a series of cultural music and dance performances from around the world.

University of Washington students & scholars, staff, and faculty are invited to audition to be a part of this very special and exciting event. Selected individuals and groups will be invited to perform at Meany Hall for the Performing Arts on the evening of Saturday, February 8, 2019.

Would you like to be a part of the FIUTS CulturalFest 2020 Performance Showcase? Please complete the form below so that we can invite you to audition. The deadline is 11:59 p.m. on November 6, 2019; limited audition time slots are available. At least one member of your group must be affiliated with the University of Washington, any campus (student, faculty, staff, scholar or alumni). Please note that the FIUTS Performance Committee considers both performance quality as well as cultural connections when inviting performers, so your thoughtful responses to the below questions are important. Audition slot confirmations will be sent on Friday, November 8.


Please complete the form below

Name *
Phone Number *
Phone Number
Alternate Group Contact
If you're not reachable, is there someone else we should contact?
Performance Group Information
Stage Talent Type *
CulturalFest is an annual community event that showcases both the University of Washington’s global campus and its student leadership. The celebration welcomes thousands of visitors of all ages and backgrounds to the UW for cultural exploration and learning. Why do you want to perform at CulturalFest, and what do you hope the audience will gain from your performance?
Please briefly describe your act in 2-3 sentences. If possible, highlight the cultural origins, influences and/or significance.
Please give us an idea of your anticipated sound or stage needs (microphone, CD/audio, etc.) Please note that there is limited ability to meet special requests at audition, and not all technical requirements may be approved by the performance venue.
Audition Schedule
Auditions will be held at the UW Ethnic Cultural Center Theatre on the dates indicate below; we cannot accommodate alternate dates or times. Please indicate ALL dates and times you/your group are available to audition.
Tuesday, November 12 *
Please indicate ALL available times on this day
Thursday, November 14 *
Please indicate ALL available times on this day
Friday, November 15 *
Please indicate ALL available times on this day
University of Washington Affiliation *
How are you, or members from your group, connected to the UW? Check all that apply; all campuses - Seattle, Bothell & Tacoma - are welcome to participate.
How did you hear about FIUTS CulturalFest? *
Check all that apply

Thanks for your interest in performing at FIUTS CulturalFest! Applications will be reviewed by the CulturalFest 2020 Performance Committee. We will contact you on November 8 regarding next steps.

Auditions: Applicants must be available to audition November 12, 14, or 15.

Sound Checks: Selected performers must be available to participate in a short rehearsal/sound-check at Meany Hall on the afternoon (3-6 p.m.) of Friday, January 31 (tentative)

Note: FIUTS is not able to provide compensation to performers, but all selected performance acts/groups will receive two complimentary tickets to the performance, and dinner will be provided on the evening of the show.