Independent Showcasing


Che Apalache photo by Ambience Photography

Official Independent Showcase Hours are tentatively* scheduled for:

Monday, August 26   |  7:30 p.m. – Midnight
Tuesday, August 27  |  9:30 p.m. – Midnight
Wednesday, August 28 |  7:00 pm – Midnight

*to be finalized in April

What You Need to Know:

  • All showcasing artists must have representation in the exhibit hall
  • Produced by YOU, individual WAA members
  • Perform within the host hotel or at off-site venues
  • WAA delegates must be able to attend free of charge

If you are interested in purchasing a showcase slot at the headquarter hotel from a WAA Showcase Room Coordinator, please check back in February for more information.

(If you are interested in being a WAA Showcase Room Coordinator/Producer at the headquarter hotel this year—commonly referred to as “running a room”—please contact Jennifier Stewart and kindly note that priority is given to established showcase producers.) 

Off-site List of Independent Showcasing Venue Options

Click here to download list of performance venues in Los Angeles to help guide you in planning a showcase outside of the J.W. Marriott Hotel.

Additional Questions? Please check our our FAQ page with more information.