SHOW DATE: May 17, 2020

Whidbey has Talent celebrates the young and talented students ranging from K-12 who reside in the school districts of Whidbey Island.

Please contact us for more information on how to sponsor this event proudly produced by the Whidbey Playhouse Inc. 


What you need to know

This is a fluid situation - please stay tuned for updates. 

Participant Rules:

Whidbey Has Talent is limited to public, private or homeschool students in grades K-12 who reside in the school districts of Whidbey Island, WA.

  1. No student may participate in more than one act. The Whidbey Has Talent committee may exclude any act that the committee determines to be inappropriate for a community youth talent show. Additional student accompanists must share the prize.

  2. Lip-sync acts and acts with open flame will not be allowed.

  3. Profanity and inappropriate suggestive song lyrics will not be allowed.

  4. Come to audition prepared to perform your act.

    1. If applicable bring:
      mp3 or CD track (if needed)
      Musical instrument(s) necessary for the act (A digital piano may be available upon request.)
      Wearing show attire or costume is optional for the audition

  5. Audition Entry forms should be mailed to: WHIDBEY HAS TALENT, c/o Whidbey Playhouse P.O. Box 571 Oak Harbor, WA 98277 or hand delivered to Whidbey Playhouse 730 SE Midway Blvd.

      ***Entry forms must be signed and postmarked no later than February 2, 2020. Entries received after the February 2, 2020 deadline will                   not be considered.

      Signed and scanned forms may be emailed to: media@whidbeyplayhouse.com


Participants are encouraged to memorize their act. No special lighting will be provided.


A MANDATORY FULL DRESS rehearsal will be held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by assignment in the Whidbey Playhouse Main Stage.

Whidbey Has Talent will showcase acts by division on Sunday, April 5, 2020 -2:00 pm (Presentation Division)

4:00 pm (Junior Division) & 6:30 pm (Senior Division), at the Whidbey Playhouse Main Stage. Show participants

will be grouped into three divisions. Participants of each division level will compete for awards to be used

to enhance study and knowledge in their field. Division Acts involving more than one participant will share the award. A panel of judges will determine the winners of each division. Special awards will be given at the

discretion of the committee, or with the desire of the donor of the special award.

  1. Presentation Division acts will not exceed four (4) minutes. Junior and Senior acts should be planned to last about five (5) minutes. Any act that exceeds six (6) minutes will be disqualified.

  2. Any student from a lower division, who appears with a student of a higher division, competes at the higher division.

  3. Students, who win first prize in their division, may perform in future years in the same division, however, they are not eligible for the first-place award prize but may qualify for a special award.

  4. *Contestants will be eligible to receive coaching tips at a mentor session on March 21, 2020.

  5. *Contestants will be eligible to showcase their act at a preview performance (date TBD)

  6. *Place winners will be eligible to showcase their act at encore performances.





Whidbey Has Talent Application Due Date:

K-12 Audition Dates


Monday, February 10, 2020 OPEN AUDITION (5:00 - 8:00 p.m.)

@ Whidbey Playhouse Lobby & Main Stage -730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 OPEN AUDITION (5:00 - 8:00 p.m.)

@ Whidbey Playhouse Lobby & Main Stage -730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor, WA


Wednesday, February 12, 2020 OPEN AUDITION (2:30 – 5:00 p.m.)

@ Oak Harbor High School Choir Room – #1 Wildcat Way. Oak Harbor, WA

[For OHHS Students ONLY]

Thursday, February 13, 2020 OPEN AUDITION (2:30-5:00 p.m.)

@ Oak Harbor High School Choir Room - #1 Wildcat Way Oak Harbor, WA

[For OHHS Students ONLY]


Preview Date

Saturday, March 14 2020 (10:30 am & 3:30 pm) @ Regency 1040 S.W. Kimball Dr. Oak Harbor, WA


Mentor/Coaching Date

Saturday, March 21, 2020 (9:00 am - 4:00 pm) by appointment @ Whidbey Playhouse Star Studio


MANDATORY Dress Rehearsal Date

Saturday, April 4, 2020 by assignment @ Whidbey Playhouse Main Stage


Whidbey Has Talent Production Date

Sunday, April 5, 2020 @ Whidbey Playhouse Main Stage

2:00 Presentation Level [K-5th Grade]

4:00 Junior Level [6th-8th Grade]

6:30 Senior Level [9th-12th Grade]

Whidbey Playhouse Main Stage -730 SE Midway Blvd. Oak Harbor

2019 Year Winners

And the Winners are:

Presentation Division 

People’s Choice: Remmy Nuqui & Charlie Montoya

1st: Grace Zhao

2nd: Danika Kloewer 

3rd: Roland Garrett


Junior Division 
People’s Choice: David Valencia

1st: Maggie Garrett, Laurianna Newcomb, Ariel Zanin, Elizabeth Hauter

2nd: Brynn Schmid

3rd: Grant Steller


Senior Division

People’s Choice: Gabby Eaton & Chris Robertson 

1st: Sadie Lohmann

2nd: Genevieve Bress 

3rd: Keelie Partridge