In September, 10 talented seniors will get the chance to shine as part of Morning Pointe Senior Living’s and the Morning Pointe Foundation’s “Seniors Got Talent” talent show at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre.
Building on a 10-year tradition that began at Morning Pointe of Hixson, for the first time, Morning Pointe will expand its search to include seniors from throughout the Tennessee Valley.
Morning Pointe assisted living and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in Chattanooga, Collegedale, and Hixson will be holding auditions for the competition: auditions will take place on Aug.
5 at Morning Pointe of Hixson, Aug. 6 at Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove, and Aug. 8 at Morning Pointe of Chattanooga. All auditions will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Participants are not required to be Morning Pointe residents; anyone 62 years of age or older may apply. Acts showcasing talents of all kinds are welcome but should not exceed three minutes in length.
Aspiring performers can register for a free audition by calling Morning Pointe of Hixson at (423) 847-1370, Morning Pointe of Collegedale at Greenbriar Cove at (423) 396-6999, or Morning Pointe of Chattanooga at Shallowford at (423) 296-0097. Audition registrations can be also be made online at www.morningpointefoundation.com/seniorsgottalent.
The grand finale of “Seniors Got Talent” will be held on Sept. 10 at 7 p.m. at the Chattanooga Theatre Centre in Chattanooga, Tennessee featuring NewsChannel9 anchor Kim Chapman and former NC9 anchor Calvin Sneed as special cohosts. Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third place winners. Tickets for the grand finale can be purchased through the Chattanooga Theatre Centre for $20 and seats can be reserved by calling the Chattanooga Theatre Centre box office at (423) 267-8534 or by visiting www.theatrecentre.com. Those who wish to inquire about VIP sponsorships should contact Morning Pointe Foundation executive director Audra Hopkins by telephone at (423) 278-9738.