Ava Hettenhausen

O’Fallon Township High School

Ava loves musical theatre and has performed in many shows, most recently as “Belle” in her high school’s production of “Beauty and the Beast.” She was nominated for Best Actress at the St. Louis High School Musical Theatre Awards. She trains with Kim Stamps in Edwardsville and with Marc Schapman and Joe Welch at SIUE through Opera Theatre of St. Louis’ Artists in Training Program. After high school Ava plans to continue studying music and performing arts along with psychology and music therapy.

The Finalists

Meet the 2024 Teen Talent Finalists and learn more about the exciting awards and opportunities this year’s talented student performers are competing for in addition to performing on stage at the Fabulous Fox!


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2025 registration

You have the talent, make it your time to shine! Are you ready to step into the spotlight for a chance to perform on the Fabulous Fox Theater stage?

Registration for the 2025 St. Louis Teen Talent Competition opens August 1!