Performing Arts Application Festival 2003
Labor Day Weekend, Aug. 30, Aug 31 & Sept. 1
Print out and send in with your promotional materials, mail
Tapestry Arts, 255 N. Market St., Ste. 124, San Jose, CA 95110
Who we are
Arts (formerly Tapestry in Talent) is a nonprofit organization that
strives to create interaction between communities ant the arts. Toward
that end, the festival celebrates creativity by providing access to the
arts for a large cross-section of the public. Proceeds from this annual
event support academic schools arts programs throughout the year.
- Submit the
attached application, postmarked by May 16, 2003. You MUST submit a
promo pack including a demo CD/cassette or video bio and photograph..
The scheduling info, stage plot and equipment requirements must also be
filled out completely. Any application with missing promos will not be
juried and will be ineligible for consideration. Past performers must
submit new materials — they are not retained by Tapestry from prior
- All applicants
will be categorized by performance type and juried according to a point
system based on performance quality and availability.
artists will be contracted for scheduling.
scheduled performance times will be mailed to performers with their
- Sign and
return your contract no later than June 30, 2003.
What we’re looking for
Tapestry is looking for the best that our community has to offer! That
includes children’s entertainment, music (classical, world, new age, rock,
jazz, folk, blues, choral, salsa and more), dance and theatre. We also
encourage applications from composers of original music.
welcomes community performing arts groups to its stages. Community groups
and arts organizations are encouraged to submit an application. Please
call 408 494 3590 if you have any questions .
Audience of 250,000
during the 3-day festival
Payment of honorarium
Media attention :
Tapestry secures more than $300,000 in media sponsors annually including
The Mercury News, Mix106, KBAY & others.
Accepted artists may
sell their recordings, T-shirts etc. (Tapestry will provide a table and
chairs for this purpose)
Performers will not
be allowed to perform unless a valid contract for Tapestry Arts Festival
2003 is on file by July 1, 2003
If you or your
members belong to a performing union, Tapestry requires that you submit
a release for your services and participation from your board or union
Each stage will have
appropriate technical equipment for that venue. Special needs must be
reviewed by festival organizer and are subject to Tapestry’s written
approval. In addition, Tapestry reserves the right to make sound level
adjustments at all times during the festival.
Tapestry will provide
2 load-in vehicle passes ONLY, per group per performance slot. Because
of City code restrictions, there will be no exceptions, extra vehicles
are subject to towing.
Dressing room space
is not available at all stages.
No vehicles are
allowed on any grass area. Violators will be responsible for any and all
Tapestry does not
return recorded material without a stamped, self-addressed envelope.
Materials will be held until September 17, 2003.
Type of performance
(please check all that apply)
R & B
Number of performers_________
Adult________ Child_______ Usual Fee ______________
Minimum space required
_________________Surface Needed (carpet, lawn)________________
____________________________ check payable to: _________________________
City__________________________________ State____________ Zip
_____________________________ Alternate Phone _________________________
____________________________ Web Site _________________________________
Contact_____________________ Phone _________________________________
Mics ___________ DI’s
other (please list)
We cannot process your application
without this information.
Festival dates are Sat., Aug. 30, Sun.
Aug 31 & Mon. Sept. 1.
Times act is available: