The McKinney Repertory Theatre announces the eight annual McKinney Has Talent! Sponsored by Chiropractic Wellness Center of McKinney and Just for Kids Dentistry, the showcase of local talent will award $1,000 in cash prizes.

Open to ages from sixth grade to adult, performers can “sing, dance, juggle, or yodel” their way to a $500 first prize, $300 second prize and $200 third prize. Musicians are also welcome.

Auditions are Friday and Saturday, March 28 and 29, beginning at 6 p.m. at the McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC). Twenty-four semifinalists will be chosen by a panel of judges from McKinney Repertory Theatre.

Semifinals are Saturday, April 12 at 2:30 p.m. Finalists will be chosen by a panel of judges from the entertainment industry.

Finals are Saturday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. First, second and third place prize winners will be chosen by audience vote.

While the registration deadline has passed, walk-in auditions will be accepted for $15. Information is available online or by calling 214-551-1905 or email questions to

For tickets, visit or call 214-544-4630. The McKinney Performing Arts Center is located on the historic square in downtown McKinney at 111 N. Tennessee St.

For more information on McKinney Repertory Theatre and their upcoming season, visit