The annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition provides high school students the opportunity to celebrate their passion, dedication, and love of the performing arts while competing for scholarships, cash prizes, to see their name in lights at the Fabulous Fox!
Established in 1985, long before America’s Got Talent and American Idol, the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition was created to give high school student performers the opportunity to showcase their talents on stage at the Fabulous Fox. The program continued for two years and was resurrected in 2010, when Mary Strauss, co-founder of the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation, established the St. Louis Teen Talent Competition as one of the marque programs for the Foundation.
This annual program recognizes and encourages student performers to compete in a talent category of their choice – dance, instrumentalist, vocalist, or specialty act, and a chance to work with theatre professionals throughout the competition.
Since its revival, thousands of student performers have competed for a chance to take center stage at the Fabulous Fox, with many Teen Talent Finalists securing career-advancing opportunities and attending prestigious performing arts universities.
The St. Louis Teen Talent Competition is produced by the Fox Performing Arts Charitable Foundation, a nonprofit organization with the mission of fostering, promoting, and encouraging young people in the St. Louis region to discover and participate in the joy and wonder of live performances. For more information about the Foundation and its programs, please visit FoxPACF.org.
The St. Louis Teen Talent Competition not only allows participants to perform live on the Fabulous Fox Theatre’s stage, but they will also have the chance to win some fantastic prizes. All contestants will have the opportunity to win college scholarships, cash awards, and other once-in-a-lifetime prizes.
In years past, we have also been able to offer teens unique opportunities, like studio recording sessions.
Entering the competition is simple and free to all high school-aged teens in the St. Louis Metro area. The St. Louis Teen Talent Competition is a great way to celebrate our arts community and promote opportunity! Are you ready to put your talents to the test?
You have the talent, and you have the drive. Are you ready to step into the spotlight for a chance to perform on the Fabulous Fox Theater stage? Stay connected to learn how you can be a part of the
2025 Teen Talent Competition!