Meet our Performing Arts Celebrity Judges!

 
 

Here's a few helpful tips from your judges:

  • Personality - Let it shine.
  • Relax - We're on your side.
  • Smile - If you're re having a good time then we will too.
  • Eye-contact - Look at the judges and audience and draw them into your performance
  • Pacing - Singers perform your song and don't pace.
  • Age-appropriate - Choose age-appropriate material and attire.
  • Connected - Stay emotionally connected to your routine.
  • Lyrics - Do you understand your lyrics/meaning of song or music? Show us.
  • Attire - Your appearance is very important.  Dress appropriately for your performance. Costumes add to your act!
  • Stage Use - make good use of the stage.  Solo acts should stay upstage so the judges and audience have a great view of your performance.
  • Audio Tracks - Audio tracks ripped at the highest quality improves your performance.  Audio tracks are to be edited to a maximum  of 3 and half minutes max. 
And most of all ... we wish YOU all the BEST!

Meet The Judges!

Juan Cantu

 
 
Juan works as a director, writer, actor and singer. He is currently a casting/booking
director at a major theme park in Orlando. Previously , he was a show director in Osaka,
Japan at Universal Studios Japan. He was also creative director for Mertz Productions
where he wrote and directed shows for Viking Cruise Lines . He has directed for Disney,
Sea World Orlando, Busch Gardens Tampa, the Orlando Fringe Festival and Mad Cow
Theatre. Juan performed in “Tarzan Rocks!” and “Finding Nemo the Musical” at Walt
Disney World. Juan has recorded vocals for Disney shows and parades, Norwegian
Cruise Lines, Royal Caribbean as well as various television jingles. In Las Vegas, he
was in “Starlight Express,” "Hot Stuff,"and sang at the Motown Cafe. He has written
songs for many national projects including the “Miss America Show Us Your Shoes
Parade,” The Philly Thanksgiving Parade, The Ocean City Theatre Company, The
Cherry Blossom Parade in D.C. , Universal Studios Japan and Disney.

Kenny Howard


Kenny Howard (director) - Select Orlando Credits: From Broadway With Love: ABenefit Concert for Orlando, Clybourne Park, Hand to God, First Date: The Musical, 25th Annual Putnam Country Spelling Bee, Joyce Jackson’s Guide to Dating (World Premiere), Bat Boy, Heathers (FL Premiere, and Broadwayworld.com Best Direction of a Musical Award & 2016 Critics Pick for Orlando’s Best Musical), The Flick (FL Premiere, and Broadwayworld.com Best Direction of a Play & 2016 Critics Pick for Orlando’s Best Play), Cabaret,, Hedwig and the Angry Inch (FL Premiere), [title of show](FL Premiere), When Pigs Fly, The Lion Queen. – (Select NY Credits) Red Light Winter, PieFace! The Adventures of Anita Bryant, Ladies of Eola Heights, New Rochelle. Howard is currently the Artistic Director of The Abbey and Education Director for Florida Theatrical Association. Also, co-founded of The Broadway Consortium, LLC, which produced  eight Broadway Productions including Bonnie & Clyde, Evita, Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella, Under his management, TBC company received 6 Drama Desk Nominations and 5 Tony Award nominations, including a win for producing The Gershwin’s Porgy & Bess.  He also co-founded Broadway Records which produced numerous cast and cabaret albums including How To Succeed, Matilda, and Big Fish Original Cast Recordings, two of which received Grammy nominations, He is a graduate of UCF and currently serves on the board of The Orlando International Fringe Festival. 

 

 

Dionne Randolph


Originally from Gainesville, GA, Dionne now calls Winter Garden, FL home. Dionne has been involved with the arts professionally now for over 28 years! After attending Morehouse College in Atlanta, GA, he relocated to Florida in 1994 on the Walt Disney World College Program and never left the entertainment industry  He was seen for 10 years/ 4132 performances in Disney’s The Lion King (Mufasa, Broadway/ 1st National Tour). Other theater credits include Smokey Joe’s Café (Fred), Little Shop of Horrors (Audrey II), and Once On This Island (Agwe). He has also been seen in American Vybe and Voices of Liberty at Epcot, American Idol (Guest Judge) at Hollywood Studios, The White House performance of Jungle Book: Alive with Magic (Baloo) for the Obamas, and Festival of the Lion King (Kiumé) at Disney’s Animal Kingdom where he also serves as vocal captain. in 2006, Dionne produced and directed a sold out concert performance of Once on This Island featuring Broadway and National Tour actors to raise funds for The Meredith School’s theater fund in Philadelphia, PA.  Most recently, Dionne was invited to join the casting panel for the 2021-2022 theater school season for Windermere Preparatory School in Windermere, FL.  He can also be heard in numerous voiceovers and commercials worldwide.

Tamara Weber de Millar

 

Tamara Weber de Millar is founder, director and choreographer of Orlando based Flamenco del Sol dance company and academy as well as Executive Director of Orlando Flamenco Organization whose mission is to make the diverse art form of Flamenco more accessible to Central Florida by sponsoring top tier artists from Spain in production, master classes and extending community educational programming. Her award-winning theatrical flamenco productions enjoy critical acclaim and stellar partnerships with today's greatest Flamenco talent. Ms. Weber de Millar began studying Flamenco and Classical Spanish Dance in Madrid in the early 90’s. She embarked on her professional dance career soon after in South America where she toured her flamenco dance company with the sponsorship of the Spanish Embassy, while running her Flamenco academy and working as choreographer for the city opera.  In 1999, she returned to the United States with the dance company she formed and began building Flamenco del Sol – Orlando. In addition to teaching classes daily at Flamenco del Sol, Ms. Weber de Millar also conducts character class at Orlando Ballet School as well as week-long Flamenco residencies at Orange, Seminole and Osceola County schools.