Bijou Awards

The Bijou Awards Show will be Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 7pm. The top 5 in the following categories will perform on stage that evening.


High School Actor – Male

High School Actor – Female

High School Singer – Male

High School Singer – Female

Rising Star – Middle School Singer

Auditions are Free!!

Winners receive $1000 and an additional $500 will be given back to the teacher from your school’s department. 


Open Auditions for Singing and Acting

Bijou Theatre

Sunday, October 16 – 1:30-3:30pm

Sunday, November 13 – 1:30-3:30pm


Audition Requirements:

Singing – one minute or 16 bars of any song of your choice. You may accompany yourself, but you will also be asked to sing a capella. Please provide your own pitch pipe.

Acting – a monologue from a play, movie or original of about 1 minute in length.


New Categories

Short Film – “A Comic Twist on Your Favorite Movie Scene”

Photography – “Your Hometown in One Picture”

No cash award this year, but top films and photographs will be shown at the Bijou Awards Show.


Short Film

Take a famous movie scene or your favorite scene and rewrite it, cast it and reshoot it on any video recording device. 

Film must be no longer than 2 minutes (120 seconds).

Three Categories for Recognition in Short Film:


Most Creative

Technological Achievement


Take a photo of your area of life that best shows the world you live in. 

Attach your photo to an email to Frank@fleetwoodphoto.com

Please put “Bijou Awards” in the subject line of all submissions.

For questions, please call or email Jay Apking at 865-599-6710 or japking@aol.com

For questions concerning short film or how to submit your film, please email: BAfilmcontest@gmail.com 

Stay in the Know

Upcoming Shows

Nick Lowe: Solo Acoustic with Special Guest Josh Rouse

10/22/2016, 8:00 PM

Willie Watson & Aoife O' Donovan

10/25/2016, 8:00 PM

Ethan Bortnick in Concert - a musical evening to benefit The Joy of Music School and East Tennessee PBS

10/27/2016, 7:00 PM