Music: Debbie Gibson
Total Pop Star's Deborah Gibson Celebrates Iconic Career and Launches Camp Electric Youth
TotalPopStar.com Celebrity Judge Deborah Gibson Builds On Her Role as "Mentor" by Launching Camp Electric Youth.
Scholarship Auditions for Camp Electric Youth to be Held on February 2nd in Hollywood. Celebrating the Twentieth Anniversary of Her First Number One Hit Single
Deborah Gibson Gears Up for a Three Week Engagement of "Pop Goes Broadway" at Harrah's Resort in Atlantic City from May 4-24, 2008
Hollywood, CA - January 18, 2008 -- With over sixteen million albums sold worldwide, Deborah Gibson is poised to pass on the pop idol torch to the next wave of musical prodigies through her passion and commitment as a judge on Total Pop Star and the launch of Camp Electric Youth.
Developing the next generation of young musical sensations, Deborah Gibson will spearhead Electric Youth [http://www.campelectricyouth.com] in collaboration with prestigious acting coaches Howard Fine and Cynthia Bain. The camp experience includes many workshops with celebrity professionals and concludes with an industry showcase for talent executives.
A scholarship audition is scheduled to be held in Hollywood on February 2nd. All performers, from age 7 to 17 who are available from July 7th to August 1st and are interested in honing their skills in singing, acting and dancing, may qualify for an all expense paid tuition to Camp Electric Youth.
To audition for one of several scholarships available, attend the open call on February 2nd at Howard Fine Studio, 1445 N. Las Palmas Ave, Hollywood, CA 90028 from 9AM - 6PM.
Those auditioning should be prepared to sing 16 bars of any song (please bring sheet music) and prepare a one minute monologue or just tell a funny story!
Personality is as important as well as talent! For an audition appointment please email Patrick at [email protected]. For more information please visit http://www.campelectricyouth.com.
Gibson bridges the gap between Pop Music and Broadway singing some of her biggest hits and reprising her starring roles on Broadway with a slew of surprises in store. This is sure to be a momentous concert event that fans won't forget. Tickets are on sale and available at Ticketmaster.com!
About Deborah Gibson:
Deborah Gibson was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. The celebrated Deborah Gibson started her personal love affair with music at the ripe old age of two and a half. "I'd put my ear to the speaker in my bedroom and run back to the piano and play -- left and right hands." Known the world over as "the Original Pop Princess", Deborah has come a long way from her early days of classical music training
Bursting onto the pop music scene at age 16, Deborah's run-away hit Foolish Beat made her the youngest person to ever write, produce and perform a number one hit single which is a record she holds in the Guinness Book of World Records to this day.
Refusing to simply ride out the wave of her initial success, Deborah has since invested more than 20 years into the music industry. Releasing a string of well-received albums -- Out of the Blue - 1987, Electric Youth - 1989, Anything is Possible - 1990, Body Mind Soul - 1993, Think With Your Heart - 1995, Deborah - 1996, M.Y.O.B - 2001, Colored Lights - 2003 as well as a greatest hits collection, Deborah has successfully worked the music industry from all angles. in 1988 Deborah co-hosted Nickelodeon's first ever "Kids' Choice Awards" with Tony Danza.
Deborah is not only a great singer, but is a producer and writer as well. With 16 million albums sold worldwide, successful performances in New York-based theater productions of Les Miserables, Grease and Cabaret, and starring in the West End Production of Grease as Sandy, Deborah knows what it takes to be a successful entertainer.
Debbie Gibson's Awards and Achievements
Winner of ASCAP Songwriter of the Year - 1989
About Total Pop Star:
Total Pop Star, launched by IFA DOT COM, LLC is the world's first and biggest on-line singing competition! No long lines, no missed opportunities and best of all, no Simon! Mashing up the appeal of the internet with the ever-hot music industry, Total Pop Star seeks to uncover the next singing sensation from amidst the masses and plant launch them into superstardom! The Total Pop StarCelebrity Judges and Hosts are the highly recognizable faces of this multi-platform venture providing our on-line audience insight into all things Total Pop Star. Please visit http://www.totalpopstar.com.
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