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Winning the Talent Competition
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Are you convinced that your talent presentation is fabulous, but youre just not getting the winning scores you need? Or, are you trying to decide which one of your many talents will get the best score at the pageant? Join us as we talk with pageant talent expert Cy Frakes about what it takes to get a top talent score. Hell be sharing the secrets about what the judges are really looking for when judging the talent portion of the pageant. Tune in and learn what it takes to win the talent competition!
Episode Segments:
A Winning Talent
Cy Frakes describes how the talent competition has evolved thru the years, and explains the importance of the entertainment value of your talent. Plus how your wardrobe can make or break your talent.
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Avoiding Talent Mistakes
Cy reveals the most common mistakes contestants make in the talent competition. He also has advice for Pageant Moms, and tells us what it was like working with MTV on My Sweet 16.
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Ask Valerie!
In this weeks Q & A, Valerie helps listeners, with answers on pageant fees, interviews in different systems, pageant prep, and making the move to a larger system.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Cyru Frakes
Cy’s pageant experience covers 24 years as a pageant and fashion show director, producer, emcee, judge, pageant wear consultant, and photographer. The past twelve years he has worked as an individual pageant instructor for Gowns & Crowns, LLC... a pageant preparation service he owns and operates in Columbia, South Carolina. His services include Wardrobe selection, Talent selection, Interview, physical fitness and nutrition direction, and poise and stage presence. His Current accomplishments include: Margaret Ann Carter (MTV Star and America’s Perfect Teen), Ally Townsend (America’s National Teenager), Stephanie Rozier (Miss Teen United States), and Garianne Phillips (Mrs. United States), and Kaity Rodriquez Miss New Jersey USA.

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