Rising Star Talent Productions

Hosting dance/vocal competitions where you are the star for 35 years!

Rising Star Talent Productions is committed to creating a dance/vocal competition environment that meets or exceeds performers’ and instructors’ expectations, and inspires them to strive for excellence.

Welcome to our 2018-19 season! Thank you to the over 150,000 dancers, singers and acrobats across the eastern United States and Canada who chose Rising Star Talent Productions as their talent competition last season. With over $150,000 planned for regional and national awards, 2017-18 will bring exciting adventures at Rising Star!

News & Tips

In The News:   After a competition if you are looking for your scores and judges critiques, just sign into your registration account and buttons will be right on your Dashboard.
New Schedule: The Indianapolis, Indiana schedule is now on line! The competition will be held Beech Grove High School. We hope to see you in one of our cities this year! 
Results: Congratulations to all the Indianapolis Regional Winners!
Online Registration: Studios can now register online using the link in the top menu which is risingstartalent.dancecompgenie.com.
2018 Nationals: Congratulations to all the 2018 Pigeon Forge National Finals Winners!
YouTube Channel: Videos of our National Rising Star/Shining Star Competition Participants are available on Rising Star’s YouTube Channel!
Age Group: Is your birthday coming soon and you are not sure which age group you should enter? Don’t forget that ages are figured as of January 1, 2018 for our November 2018 competition and January 1, 2019 for our January-May, 2019 competitions!
Music: Upload your music through your Dance Comp Genie sign-in.   Bring a backup Flash Drive to the competition.
Video Orders: Check out our order form by clicking regional competitions!
Gallery: Performed at a recent competition? Be sure to visit the Rising Star photo & video gallery!
Competition Gear: As a service to all participants, Rising Star has a fantastic sales department for your shopping enjoyment. We carry the latest in competition wear including t-shirts, shorts, novelty items and much more! Be sure to ask about our contest “emergency” kit for safety pins, bobby pins, a glue gun or sewing kit. Rising Star looks to serve you in the best way possible.

Regional Competitions

Schedules are posted seven days before the competition date. Don't forget to be ready to perform one hour before your scheduled performance time!

Date City  
November 10, 2018 Columbus, OH
January 26-27, 2019 Louisville, KY
February 9-10, 2019 Columbus, OH
March 2, 2019 Pittsburgh, PA
March 10, 2019 Allentown, PA
March 31, 2019 Chattanooga, TN
April 12-14, 2019 Columbus, OH
May 4-5, 2019 Warren, OH
May 11-12, 2019 Indianapolis, IN
May 17-19, 2019 Rochester, NY

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National Competitions

Please join us at one of our regional competitions to qualify to attend a national competition. Visit our Nationals page for more info on location.

Pigeon Forge, TN
June 30-July 3, 2019
LeConte Center

We hope you choose to share your competition experience with us.
Good luck to all performers, and best of luck in your quest to be a Rising Star!


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