Getting Your Kollaboration New York Audition On

Monday, June 13, 2011


NEW YORK, NY-- As the New York extension of the national Kollaboration movement, Kollaboration New York (KNY), aims to tap into the abundance and variety of Asian American talent unique to New York and develop a supportive network for the city’s budding Asian American talent.

The talent showcase will take place on Thursday, September 29 at Irving Plaza. In the past, KNY has featured performances ranging from hip hop dance, to acoustic vocalists, to spoken word/rap – all in competition for cash prizes and the grand title of New York’s premier Asian American performer.

On Saturday, June 18 and Sunday, June 26, Kollaboration New York (KNY) will be
hosting auditions for our annual main talent showcase.

Kollaboration New
York Annual Talent Show Auditions
Saturday, June 18, 2011
Sunday, June
26, 2011
11am - 5pm

Those interested in auditioning can sign up through the audition form: Those that are not able to attend both dates must submit an audition video along with the audition form. Submissions for entry are due June 13. Audition location and time confirmation will be sent by June 15.

KNY recently held an Open Mic Benefit Show featuring guest performers, Decipher, Johnnyphlo, G*LEE and Fool’s Gold Record’s The Suzan. It helped raise over $2000 for the Japan relief efforts.

About Kollaboration:

Kollaboration is an annual event and movement created by a small group of professional young Asian Pacific Islander Americans/Canadians (APIA/C), volunteering their time and skills to celebrate the vast talents of their community in the hopes of exposing them to mainstream performing arts and entertainment industries.

About Irving Plaza:

Irving Plaza is a three-level auditorium built in 1888. Located at 17 Irving Place and East 15th Street in the Union Square neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, it provides a large-scale, professional performance space. The 1,200-person ballroom-style music venue has been a location for balls, lectures, and concerts. To learn more about the Irving Plaza, visit