ALA’S Next Top Star

Updated Apr 22, 2024 @ 10:45 am

Hello, potential Stars!


ALA’s Next Top Star™ is back for another year, and it’s going to be even more amazing and dazzling! We are on the lookout for the most exceptional and talented individuals, from dancing to singing, comedy to voice acting, and everything in between. We are interested in all forms of talent! The winner will have the privilege of being the opening act of the Masquerade and receive some amazing prizes.

Event Rules
  1. All contestants must have a valid badge for Anime Los Angeles 19.
  2. Entries will be allowed up to 4 minutes on stage for the main competition.
  3. Groups may have up to 8 members, including presenters and ninjas. Larger groups may be allowed on a case-by-case basis.
  4. 4. Top Star is a family-friendly competition. All acts must have a PG rating and relate to anime in some way.
  5. No live animals are allowed on stage or in the backstage area with an exception for service animals.
  6. No materials or effects that will leave a mess on stage are allowed. No glitter, confetti, streamers, silly string, etc.
  7. Chosen contestants must attend the mandatory check in meeting on January 5th or risk disqualification.
  8. No pyrotechnics or any other sorts of open flame are allowed.

How to Apply

Over the years, Top Star has featured a variety of acts including acrobatics, singing, comedy, martial arts, and more. When applications go live, a link will be placed below to apply for ALA’s Next Top Star. We can’t wait to see your audition!

Questions or Comments

Feel free to email our team if you have any questions!

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