A unique opportunity to connect with thousands from Ohio and beyond!

If you’re interested in an opportunity to share your talent and expand your fan base, please complete the application below to be considered for the Ohio Black Expo 2022 during Memorial Day Weekend. We are most interested in performers from Ohio or with an Ohio connection. Space is limited. Apply today with the form below.

  • APPLICATION

  • 2022 Performance Artist
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  • FAQs

  • What are the dates and times of the festival?

    Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM and Sunday, May 29, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

    Does everyone who applies get to perform?
    Only the groups and artists chosen by our selection committee will be given time to perform.

    When is the cut-off date for applications?
    There is no cut-off date. However, due to space limitations you should apply as soon as possible. If all performance slots are full when you apply, you may be placed on a wait list.

    How much time are artists given to perform?
    Artists are given a minimum of 5 minutes and a maximum of 10 minutes.

    When will I find out if I have been selected?
    If you have been selected, you will receive notification and access to the Performance Portal within 30 days of your application submission date.

    Why do I have to provide a video link with my application?
    Our selection committee must be able to see you in action in order to consider you as a performer. Your video serves as an online audition.

2022 Performance Artist
  • Your Profile
  • Performance Info
  • Your Work
First
Last
Enter Email
Confirm Email
Maximum upload size: 134.22MB
Please attach a .jpg, .png, or .gif image of you or your group. By attaching an image to use as your profile picture you assert that you have rights to use the image and it is not illegal, pornographic or violent in any way.

Social Media Info

Please enter your social media profile URLs or tags below (i.e. https://www.facebook.com/theohiobe or @theohiobe).

Address *
Address
City
State/Province
Zip/Postal
How did you hear about our organization? (check all that apply) *

What are the dates and times of the festival?

Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM and Sunday, May 29, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM.

Does everyone who applies get to perform?
Only the groups and artists chosen by our selection committee will be given time to perform.

When is the cut-off date for applications?
There is no cut-off date. However, due to space limitations you should apply as soon as possible. If all performance slots are full when you apply, you may be placed on a wait list.

How much time are artists given to perform?
Artists are given a minimum of 5 minutes and a maximum of 10 minutes.

When will I find out if I have been selected?
If you have been selected, you will receive notification and access to the Performance Portal within 30 days of your application submission date.

Why do I have to provide a video link with my application?
Our selection committee must be able to see you in action in order to consider you as a performer. Your video serves as an online audition.