WALK THE RUNWAY | SUPPORT THE ARTS | BE SPECTACULAR

DECEMBER 8TH IN THE BALLROOM AT EASTWORKS

STEP ONE

REGISTER TO STRUT

Register below and share a little bit of information about your project. Don’t worry, we don’t need all of the details right now, but we do ask for a photo to represent you on our website (any photo related to you or your project will do).

STEP TWO

SPREAD THE WORD

Help spread the word, encourage other people to strut, invite your friends to attend the spectacle, and share our video on your Facebook page. We need a great big crowd in order to make this event a success!

STEP THREE

MAKE SOMETHING AWESOME

You might be a fashionista with an outstanding ensemble lurking in your closet or a genius with a robot workshop in the basement. In any case, we encourage you to be bold, imaginative, and perhaps a little outrageous. Have fun and make something spectacular!

Team

PROJECT ON THE RUNWAY
$50Donation to ECA+
  • One Model on the runway
  • Professional Photos from the runway
  • Two Tickets strutter + 1
  • Team Attribution multiple names and/or organizations listed on the runway slide, website, social media, award recognition, and photo attribution

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

This is an all inclusive fashion show and everyone is invited to STRUT their stuff! Our runway will feature a parade of the Valley’s finest dandies and fashionistas strutting alongside designers, clothing makers, and fashion retailers… but that’s just the beginning; you’ll see all kinds body art, costumes, steampunk gear, up-cycled glamor, and foraged creations on our stage. Think of this as an an opportunity for your alter ego to get gussied up and have a moment in the spotlight.

We admit, it can be a little confusing. STRUT is the name of this event, but when used as a verb, STRUT refers to the activity of walking the runway (e.g. “Silas is going to strut the runway in one of his outrageous suits!”). People who register to appear on the runway are affectionately called strutters.

You bet there is! This is the real deal with high quality production, big sound and bright lights. The runway is 3′ high, 8′ wide and 24′ long. At the top of the runway is a stage backed by a large projection screen and black velour curtains.

Yup, we’ll have a red carpet and photographers taking photos of willing attendees as they arrive. Red carpet photos will be streamed online.

Please arrive at the venue between 6-6:30PM and check-in with the Runway Manager at the door, who will assign you to a group and give you a specific time to gather back stage for your STRUT.

You can feel free to arrive as early as 5PM in order to get into (or assemble) your costume. Please check-in with the Runway Manager when you arrive.

There will be a 9×12 foot projection screen at the top of the runway, displaying a Runway Slide behind each model to give the audience information about what they are seeing. We will be curating the slides with a uniform aesthetic, using specific information that we collect from you prior to the event.

For individual registrations, the Runway Slide will display one person’s name, the title of the project, and the name of each item with a short description of the medium/materials (see example). For team registrations, the Runway Slide can be expanded to include multiple names and/or organizations, as well as attribution for specific elements (e.g. “Peacock Crown by Cassandra Holden”).

We have a fabulous panel of judges who will be evaluating each contestant and presenting 14 fashion awards around 9PM.  Winners will then participate in an onsite photo shoot that will include group and portrait shots (some of which will be featured in the ECA+ 2017 Fashion Calendar).

You are encouraged to bring helpers for hair, makeup and costume support; however, they must purchase a ticket (this is a fundraiser, after all). Helpers will be allowed back stage in the dressing area.

“You know what I’m going to do…..? STRUT!”

~ John Travolta in Saturday Night Fever~

REGISTER NOW