Kollaboration New York is back for it seventh year, brining you the the nation’s best talent showcase for rising Asian American performing artists. This year’s show will take place on Friday, September 21, at the Skirball Center for the Performing Arts at NYU and will be hosted by comedian Jen Kwok.
Seven acts will compete for the chance to win a grand prize of $1,000, a chance to perform at the Kollaboration Global Show in Los Angeles, and a chance to open for YouTube sensations David Choi and Clara Chung’s New York stop. The competitors include singer-songwriters Justin Kim, Izzy Salinel, John Quiwa, Bea Go, and John-Flor Sisante, as well as dance crews UFP and the Mooks.
The 7th Kollaboration New York will also include four special guest performers, including singer-songwriter Gabe Bondoc, Mitchel Grey, 2nd place winners of the World of Dance NY 2012 Wanted Ashiqz, and the MC of the night Jen Kwok.
Tickets are on sale at www.kollaborationnewyork.org/tickets. General admission tickets are $20, while VIP tickets are $40. VIP ticket holders will receive preferred VIP seating, meet and greet performers and finalists, and go through an express VIP entrance to the show and after party.
For more information about Kollaboration New York, visit its official website!
Founded in 2000 with a single show in Los Angeles, Kollaboration is an arts and entertainment nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting positive and accurate perceptions of Asians and Pacific Islanders by providing a platform for artists to showcase their talents. Kollaboration has since grown and produces 15 shows across 13 cities in North America, including Atlanta, Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, Toronto, and more.
Soompi is proud to be one of the official sponsors for the Kollaboration movement.
Good luck to all the competitors! HWAITING!