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Teen Council | Submissions

CAMH’s Teen Council often accepts submissions for artwork, fashion shows, poetry slams, and more. Check out our calendar and stay tuned for upcoming Teen Council-curated programs, exhibitions, and open calls!

If you have questions or would like to participate share a Teen Council-curated program, please e-mail tc@camh.org.

Current Open Call

Open Call | Teens Perform!

Seeking teen performers for a showcase organized by CAMH’s Teen Council
Submission deadline: Monday, February 28, 2022 at 11:59PM

Are you a teen who loves performing? Are you writing your own poems, music, or jokes? Are you choreographing your own dances or directing your own plays? Do you love to put on a show like a drag performance? Then we have an opportunity just for you! CAMH’s Teen Council is looking for original performances from the Houston teen community in a one-night only public program in our Brown Foundation Gallery.

This show will be in-person and masks will be required for all guests. Teens Perform! will be held inside the galleries of Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH), and we ask that you consider the space when planning your performance. Please review CAMH’s COVID-19 safety protocols here.

Submission Deadline

Monday, February 28, 2022 | 11:59PM
If you have any questions, please email tc@camh.org.

Applicants Must:

  • Be 13–18 years of age
  • Live in the Greater Houston area
  • Submit a video and written description of an original performance
  • Be available for an in-person rehearsal on Tuesday, March 8, 2022 from 5–6PM at the Museum
    Address: 5216 Montrose Boulevard, Houston, Texas 77006
  • Be available to arrive, performance-ready, on Thursday, March 17 at 5PM at the Museum (address listed above)
  • Provide their own props or equipment, if applicable
    (Microphones, speakers, and a projector will be provided; however, musicians should be mindful to bring their necessary instruments, amps, etc. Performers will be responsible for setting up/taking down any of their own equipment.)
  • Only submit ONE application if your performance includes multiple people (e.g., a band, dance ensemble, etc.). The person who submits the application through Submittable will be the designated “communicator” between CAMH and the members of their group. Please make sure to list the names of the others in the questions section.

Submission Requirements

  • Submit a video of the original performance. Performances are open to include poetry, speeches, music, comedy, dances, acting… really anything!
    *Note: if you are submitting more than one performance, please submit an additional Submittable application. You can submit as many performances as you like—there is no limit.
  • Share 2–3 sentences about your performance. Include a short bio about yourself as the performer or group. If you have a social media platform/website/blog showcasing your work, feel free to include it as well.

Submittable Link

Submit Here