The following article was posted by the St. Louis American on Thursday, June 28, 2012
MTV’s Emmy Award winning series “MADE” will air an all-new episode featuring aspiring singer and St. Louis native, Amber Lunceford tomorrow afternoon(Friday June 29th) at 3 p.m. CST.
Amber has been a star vocalist at Central Visual Performing Arts, receiving prestigious accolades including winning state competition awards for her talent. Now she is ready to “dream bigger” by chasing her goal of becoming a professional singer.
Throughout her Made process, Amber will have find out if she has what it takes to break out of her shell. With an audition in front of record executives in New York at stake, she will have to give it her all or remain in her comfort zone as a high school standout.
Nationally recognized Branding Development Specialist, Abesi of Abesi PR & Marketing will serve as Amber’s MTV MADE Coach. Abesi recruits a dream team of additional coaches who are experts in their fields to develop Amber into the “full package” that record executives look for in an artist. Producer, City Spud of the St. Lunatics will serve as her production Coach. Renowned Vocal Coach, Steven Memmot who has worked with Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine & more will serve as her vocal coach. Accomplished Choreographer, Anthony “Redd” Williams, who has worked with Beyonce, J-Lo, and Lady GaGa will serve as her dance coach & choreographer.
Now in its 12th season, “MADE #DreamBigger” is focusing on college, graduates, and young adults trying to make it in the real world. The series continues to give viewers first-hand accounts of personal transformations, but is now raising the stakes and focusing on subjects who are dealing with issues not often documented in previous episodes. Characters will move the across country, deal with infant children, and confront domestic violence, as well as getting married, starting their own businesses, and launching their careers. “MADE #DreamBigger” will help young adults take on professional goals. This season includes goals of becoming a Fashion Stylist, TV Host, Celebrity Assistant, Make-up Mogul, and even Circus Aerialist.