The "Be the Dream" Education Tour has partnered with the USO to encourage active military members to further their Education after enlistment. We are currently seeking artist whom will give selflessly of their time and talents, traveling to foreign countries and to installations in the United States. They are there to shake hands, sign autographs, teach clinics, and help service members and their families feel a little closer to home. Entertainers come from many different backgrounds with a variety of talents. They visit the most remote military installations and receive no talent fees. Performances often take place in unique locations, such as airplane hangars, flatbed trucks, military tents and bunkers.
TOUR LENGTH: USO tours vary from one stop to a complete tour of multiple destinations usually lasting 7-10 days. We can also arrange a stop within artists' existing tour schedules.
WHERE: USO tours take place on military bases in the U.S. and abroad. Locations include the Persian Gulf, Europe, the Mediterranean, the Pacific, the Balkans and the Caribbean.
WHEN: The USO is flexible and willing to work with artists to develop tour dates. We also schedule tours based on guidance from the Department of Defense and requests from military bases.
TRAVEL: The USO covers all travel expenses related to the tour and typically flies talent on commercial aircraft.
PRODUCTION: The USO provides all production support including lighting, audio, staging and backline for performances. Shows can take place in aircraft hangars, gymnasiums, sports centers, theatres and outdoor venues.
LODGING: The USO provides accommodations on base or off base in the highest quality hotels available.
HONORARIUM (Per Diem): When traveling with the USO, each tour participant receives $50 per day for stateside appearances and $150 per day for overseas tours.
ADDITIONAL ITEMS PROVIDED BY THE USO: The USO provides autograph sheets, tour posters, swag, military base clearances, itineraries and assistance in obtaining passports/visas. (The sale of artists' merchandise is prohibited on USO tours.)
PLEASE GET BACK WITH ME ON ARTIST INVOLVEMENT AND FURTHER DETAILS WILL BE DISCUSSED!
(513) 497-8433 or BeTheDreamCampaign@gmail.com