Masking is currently optional for all clients and visitors.

In its inaugural year, “Center Stage: Fort Wayne’s Premier Talent Show” presented by Sweetwater at the Clyde Theatre, will feature local performing artists of all talents and abilities. Turnstone Center believes in a people-first approach to empowerment and celebrating talent-first opportunities. “Center Stage” is a first-of-its-kind talent experience in our community, elevating talent and performing arts for all people with and without disabilities. Artists may be asked to participate in preliminary talent show rounds, if needed, with the Finale Show scheduled for the evening of Thursday, May 12, 2022. 

                                                                                        Tickets are now on sale!

                                                                                        General Admission - $50
                                                                             VIP Seating - $100* includes a drink ticket and exclusive access to lite hors d'oeuvres

You can purchase tickets online, by phone at (260) 483-2100, or in person at the Plassman Athletic Center at Turnstone (3320 North Clinton Street, Fort Wayne). If you have any questions, contact or call (260) 483-2100.


FAQ- Answers

  • All ages, abilities, and talents are welcome and encouraged!
  • Talent submissions are open from January 1, 2022, to March 15, 2022. 
  • On April 1, 2022, the Selection Committee will contact you about your entry status. 
  • Performers may be asked to participate in preliminary rounds throughout the month of April.
  • The Center Stage event will be Thursday, May 12, 2022, at the Clyde Theatre. Doors open at 6 pm and the show will begin at 7 pm.
  • The highest fundraising act receives automatic entry to the final show. Fundraising information and platform will be shared with qualifying talent acts on April 11, 2022. (Fundraising not required).
  • First place cash prize of $1,000.
  • Ticket sales begin in March 2022

For more information or questions, please contact or call Rena Shown at 260-483-2100. 




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Center Stage 2022 Sponsors:

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