2018 NBA Dance Team Audition Dates

Updated Dates: Cleveland Cavaliers, Golden State Warriors, Washington Wizards.

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Audition season is approaching soon and several NBA Dance Teams have announced their audition dates.  Please check back here as we will be updating our Audition Dates page on a regular basis.

NBA Dance Teams (2018)

Atlanta Hawks Cheerleaders:  June 3. [Details]
Boston Celtics Dancers (Boston Audition):   June 29. [Details]
Boston Celtics Dancers (NYC Audition):   June 12. [Details]
Boston Celtics Dancers (L.A. Audition):   May 23. [Details]
Brooklynettes:  June 23.  [Details]
Charlotte Hornets Honey Bees:  June 2. [Details]
Chicago Bulls Luvabulls:   July 14. [Details]
Cleveland Cavaliers Cavalier Girls:  August 4. [Details]
Dallas Mavericks Dancers:   July 7. [Details]
Denver Nuggets Dancers:  July 14. [Details]
Detroit Pistons Dancers:   June 30.  [Details]
Golden State Warrior Girls:  August 25. [Details]
Houston Rockets Power Dancers:  June 30.  [Details]
Indiana Pacers Pacemates:   July 10. [Details]
Los Angeles Clippers Spirit:  July 22. [Details]
Los Angeles Lakers Laker Girls:  July 8. [Details]
Memphis Grizzlies Grizz Girls:  June 23. [Details]
Miami Heat Dancers:  July 8. [Details]
Milwaukee Bucks Dancers:  August 11. [Details]
Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers:   July 7. [Details]
New Orleans Pelicans Dance Team:  June 23. [Details]
New York Knicks City Dancers:   June 9. [Details]
Oklahoma City Thunder Girls:  July 21. [Details]
Orlando Magic Dancers:   July 21.  [Details]
Philadelphia 76ers Dancers:   July 8. [Details]
Phoenix Suns Dancers:   July 21.  [Details]
Portland Trailblazers BlazerDancers:  July 8. [Details]
Sacramento Kings Dance Team:  June 18.  [Details]
Toronto Raptors Dance Pak:  July 8. [Details]
Utah Jazz Dancers:   July 7. [Details]
Washington Wizards Wizard Girls:  August 11. [Details]

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Dallas Stars Ice Girls Auditions

Mark your calendars!! Dallas Stars Ice Girls auditions are Saturday July 28th, 2018! Make sure to follow all of our social media accounts for all updates and details. Prep class dates coming soon!

Cali Wolfpack Dance Team Tryouts

MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!
 

Are YOU interested in auditioning for THE PACK Dance Team?!? The newest dance team in LA and the official dance team of the Cali Wolfpack Football Team (@CaliWolfpack on IG)

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Auditions for the 2018-2019 season will be SUNDAY, JULY 15!!!

Location: Go Hard Society| 1691 E. Del Amo Blvd, Carson, CA

Registration begins at 12pm. Auditions will begin promptly at 1pm 

$20 registration fee.

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Follow: @ThePackDanceTeam on IG and click link in bio to download application and waiver. 

For questions, please contact the Dance Team Director, Amber Bradley at thepackdanceteam@gmail.com or DM @thepackdanceteam on IG. 

OKC Thunder Girls Auditions

PRELIMINARY AUDITION

DATE:
Saturday, July 21
Audition check-in begins at 12:00 p.m. (Pre-registration form below)
The audition will begin at 12:30 p.m.

LOCATION:
Chesapeake Energy Corporation Campus Fitness Center
Garage parking available, follow signage
6100 N. Western Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

The July 21 audition is NOT open to the public for viewing.

$30 Pre-registration fee (Credit card at time of registration.)

What do we look for in a Thunder Girl?

  • Technical, talented dancer and performer
  • Ability to pick up dance choreography quickly
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • A professional and well-spoken ambassador for the Thunder organiation
  • Consistent, positive attitude
  • Energetic and hard-working
  • Physically fit and uphold personal appearance
  • Must be at least 18 years old by July 21, 2018. No exceptions.

What should I bring to the audition?

  • $30 registration fee
  • Water and snacks
  • Hair supplies, makeup supplies and a towel

What should I wear to auditions?

  • Two-piece attire (half top with briefs, dance shorts or dance skirt)
  • Skin-colored nylons or tights
  • Non-marking shoes (jazz shoes, dance sneakers, athletic shoes)
  • Hair must be worn down; full hair and makeup
  • Tattoos must be completely covered with makeup or clothing
  • Stud earrings only; no other jewelry is allowed except for engagement/wedding rings

What is the Thunder Girls full audition process?

  • Saturday, July 21: Preliminary auditions. You will learn a pom combination, a hip-hop combination, a jazz dance combination and you will demonstrate across the floor techniques that will each be performed in front of a panel of judges. At the end of this audition, a group of finalists will be selected to continue to the finals. There may or may not be cuts before the Finalists are selected.
  • Finalist mandatory dates: Finalists selected on July 21 must be available from July 22-28. No exceptions. Throughout Finals Week you will: learn choreography, attend a team workout, get fitted for cocktail attire, go through a business interview, attend dress rehearsal and a live final audition.

What should I do to prepare for auditions?

  • Thunder Girls prep classes are not mandatory, but they are highly recommended as an excellent way to touch up on your dance skills and learn what it takes to be a Thunder Girl!

Orlando Magic Dancers Audition Dates Announced

2018-2019 Magic Dancers Auditions to be held Saturday, July 21, 2018

Orlando Magic Dancer Auditions

If you would like to be placed on the audition email list to receive future updates or if you have additional questions regarding the audition process, please email your full name and contact details to magicdancers@orlandomagic.com. You may also access real-time updates by following the Orlando Magic Dancers on Twitter at @MagicDancers. Thank you for your interest and good luck this summer!

2018-2019 Pre-Audition Classes

  • Monday, July 16
  • Tuesday, July 17
  • Wednesday, July 18
  • Thursday, July 19
  • All classes will be held at the RDV Sportsplex in the Magic Gym beginning at 7pm each night.
  • Pre-registration will open soon!

First Round Audition: Saturday, July 21, 2018

  • Registration at 10 a.m.
  • Audition begins promptly at 11 a.m.
  • Located inside the Magic Gym at RDV Sportsplex (8701 Maitland Summit Blvd, Orlando, 32810 – 407-916-2442)
  • Please bring headshot, full-body shot, resume and $25 application fee
  • First round is closed to the public, family, and friends.
  • All participants must be prepared to stay as late as 8 p.m. (no exceptions).
  • You will not need to prepare your own performance routine.
  • The first round will consist of a series of 2-3 eliminations that will include freestyle, jazz technique, and hip-hop choreography.
  • A maximum of 30 finalists will advance at the end of this day.
  • We recommend that you bring snacks, a water bottle, a towel, and items to freshen up between rounds.
  • Participants will be judged on appearance, fitness, dance ability, style, strength and completion of movement, energy, projection, and potential.

Finalist Interviews By Appointment: Monday, July 23 and Tuesday, July 24 by appointment

  • Each finalist will be interviewed by representatives of the Orlando Magic.
  • Interviews are designed to learn more about the personality of the candidate.
  • Finalist will be asked about their ability to commit to a one year contract.
  • Each interview will last approximately 10-15 minutes per candidate.
  • Business casual attire preferred.
  • Interview times will be scheduled following the final elimination in the 1st round.
  • Finalists will be judged based upon speaking ability, energy, presence, maturity, ability to commit to the job, and over-all impression.

Finalist Boot Camp: Sunday, July 22 through Wednesday, July 25

  • Finalists will participate in jazz and hip-hop dance classes taught by guest choreographers.
  • Finalists will go through intense fitness training classes.
  • Fitness assessments will be conducted.
  • All nights of boot camp are mandatory (no exceptions).
  • The Magic Dancers Manager, Jeanine Klem-Thomas, will be observing and judging finalists based upon their interaction with the other candidates, their work ethic, their ability to ‘get out of their comfort zone’, and their overall performance in all planned boot camp activities.
  • Alumni Panel Evaluation will be conducted.

Final Audition: Friday, July 27

  • One final opportunity for the finalists to perform the audition routine for the judges panel.
  • This exciting event will be streamed live on orlandomagic.com for family and friends to watch.
  • The 2018-2019 Orlando Magic Dancers will be announced at the conclusion of the event.

Audition Info

Requirements:

  • Female Dancers who are 18 years of age or older by the audition date.
  • Must have previous dance training and experience in jazz and hip-hop. Tumbling skills a bonus, but not required.
  • Must be available for all phases of the audition process and be prepared to stay as long as necessary (no exceptions).
  • Must provide one non-returnable headshot and one non-returnable full-body shot (5″x7″ or larger preferred). Photos are used for identification purposes.
  • Professional photo is not mandatory. Photos should be a current representation of what you look like or will look like at the audition.
  • Must provide a current dance and professional resume (if applicable).
  • Must be of good moral character and successfully complete all pre-employment screening. RDV Sports is a drug-free workplace.
  • Must live in Central Florida or be willing to relocate.
  • Must have dependable transportation to rehearsals, games, and appearances.
  • Must have a flexible schedule and the ability to commit to the Magic Dancers’ schedule, which includes but is not limited to attendance at all rehearsals, all designated home games, community, charitable, and corporate event appearances for ONE FULL YEAR. If you cannot commit for the next year, please do not audition.

Attire:

  • Dance or athletic half-top (stomach must be showing)
  • Hot pants, dance trunks, or shorts (no full or capri length pants)
  • Dance sneakers, tennis shoes, or jazz shoes with non-marking soles
  • Flesh tone hose, tights, or fishnets
  • Performance ready hair and make-up

What we’re looking for:

  • Showmanship, personality, energy, and enthusiasm!
  • Professionalism and maturity
  • Dancers who are well-spoken and can represent the Orlando Magic in a professional manner at all times
  • Dance technique and style
  • Ability to pick up dance choreography quickly
  • Consistent positive attitude
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Physical fitness and personal appearance
  • Ability and desire to commit to the job for ONE FULL YEAR
  • A maximum of 20 team members for the 2018-19 season

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Phoenix Suns Dancers Auditions

Saturday, July 21st, 2018
Talking Stick Resort
9800 E. Indian Bend Rd. Scottsdale, AZ 85256

Registration:  8:00am

Auditions:  9:00am

Training Camp:  July 22nd – July 26th

Requirements:

  • Form-fitting athletic clothing and sneakers or dance shoes with non-marking soles
  • Bring a non-returnable 8×10 Solo Headshot and Resume
  • Must be 18 years old
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Available for all Phoenix Suns home games, Tuesday/Thursday rehearsals *note additional rehearsals may be added
  • There are no height or weight requirements
  • No spectators

Philadelphia Flyers Ice Girls Audition Information

Interested in becoming a Flyers Ice Girl?  The Philadelphia Flyers are holding auditions and are seeking energetic, outgoing candidates who love the game of hockey!  Auditions are open to DANCERS and SKATERS!

Date: Saturday, July 28, 2018

Time: 2pm – 8pm

Location: Virtua Center Skate Zone
601 Laurel Oak Road, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043

Cost: $30 per person

Pre-registration for the audition is preferred and encouraged.

Walk up registration will also be available. 
To pre-register, follow the steps below.

If you have any additional questions, please email Danielle at Danielle_DiAmbrosio@comcast-spectacor.com

For more information, please click here.

Denver Nuggets Dancers Auditions

Preliminary Auditions for the 2018-19 Denver Nuggets Dancers begin on Saturday, July 14 at Pepsi Center.

  • Perform at Denver Nuggets home games in front of 19,000 fans per game.
  • Travel nationally and internationally for our annual calendar shoot, dance conventions, and NBA appearances.
  • Choreograph for the best dance team in the NBA.
  • Participate in community service projects.
  • Inspire young dancers through the DND Juniors program.
  • Perform at multiple events throughout the year.
  • Perform for national television audiences.
  • Receive benefits from multiple sponsors including hair styling, tanning, waxing services, gym and yoga memberships, and cosmetic dentistry.
  • Get paid for doing what you love while making lifelong friends!

2018 Audition Schedule*

Preliminary Auditions: Saturday, July 14

  • Registration: 9:00am – 9:30am
  • Semi-Finalists Callbacks (including group interviews) 1pm
  • Finalists Announced by 6pm

Finalists’ Training Camp: Sunday, July 15 – Friday, July 20

  • Sunday, July 15 – Dance Rehearsal: 2-5pm
  • Monday, July 16 – Dance Rehearsal: 7:30-10pm
  • Tuesday, July 17 – Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 min each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm
  • Wednesday, July 18 – Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 min each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm; Photo Shoot & Uniform Fitting: 6-10pm
  • Thursday July 19 – Individual Interviews: (approx. 20 min each) scheduled between 8:30am and 3:30pm
  • Friday, July 20 – Dance Rehearsal: 6:30-9pm

Choreography Showcase / Final Dance Audition: Saturday, July 21

  • Check-in: 3pm
  • 2018-19 DND Announced by 7pm

* Audition schedule subject to change.

Audition Requirements:

All dancers must:

  • be at least 18 years of age (by July 14, 2018) or 17 years of age with a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver on the participant’s behalf
  • hold a high school diploma or equivalent education
  • wear a cropped top, fitted bottoms, and shoes with non-marking soles
  • submit non-returnable 8″ x 10″ headshot
  • submit a dance resume including any previous dance teams, classes or workshops, current employment and training, educational background, and 3 professional references
  • complete and submit the 2018 DND Audition Registration Form and the 2018 Liability Waiver & Release.
  • live in the Denver area and have reliable transportation to and from all DND practices and at least 80% of the home games in the Denver Nuggets 2018-19 season (schedule TBD).

Prep Classes

Audition Prep Classes are designed to introduce dancers to the style of choreography performed by Nuggets Dancers. Classes are open to all dancers over 16 years of age (Dancers under 18 years of age will need to have a parent or guardian present to sign a waiver on their behalf). Prep Classes are essentially dance classes and include:

  • Warm-up / Stretch
  • Brief Technique / Across the Floor
  • Dance Combo
  • Q&A session about auditions

A different combo will be taught at each prep class. The pace of each class is like the actual audition setting. Many dancers take ALL prep classes to practice picking up the DND style of choreography in a fast-paced environment. Individual prep classes cost $16 in advance or $20 at the door. Dancers interested in pre-registering for 10 or more classes receive a 10% discount and pay just $14.40/class!

Prep Class Dates/Times/Locations: All Prep Class will be held at Pepsi Center from 6:30-8pm.

  • Fri Jun 1
  • Mon Jun 4
  • Tues Jun 5
  • Thurs Jun 7
  • Wed Jun 13
  • Thurs Jun 14
  • Mon Jun 18
  • Thurs Jun 21
  • Tues Jun 26
  • Wed Jun 27
  • Tues Jul 10
  • Wed Jul 11
  • Thurs Jul 12

If you would like to receive email updates with the latest DND audition news, please email DND Manager Amy Jo Wagner at AJ.Wagner@TeamKse.com.

For more information, please visit Prep Class Info.

Indiana Pacemates Auditions

Indiana Pacemates: 2018-19 Auditions

Be a part of the excitement with the Indiana Pacers and Indiana Pacemates for the 2018-19 season!

Auditions begin Tuesday, July 10.

Registration opens at 5:00 PM and auditions begin at 5:45 PM.
Bankers Life Fieldhouse – 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46024 (Directions »)

Want to Prepare for Auditions? Register for Workshops »

Have a Question About Auditions? Pacemate Auditions FAQs »

MORE INFO

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age with high school diploma or GED (by July 10, 2018)
  • Able to attend rehearsals twice a week
  • Reliable transportation to rehearsals and games
  • Good moral character
  • Flexible schedule

WHAT TO EXPECT AT AUDITIONS:

  • Be prepared to stay as late as needed (no exceptions)
  • All choreography is taught at the audition
  • The first round will consist of 1-2 eliminations that may include freestyle, jazz technique and hip-hop choreography
  • Recommended items: Snacks, water bottle, towel, items to freshen up between rounds
  • If selected as a finalist, a photo shoot will take place after auditions
  • Provide one non-returnable full-length photo (5×7 or larger preferred) or upload one via the registration form
  • Provide references on the registration form (to be contacted prior to choosing final team)

FINALISTS MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND:

  • Rehearsals and video/photo shoots on July 11-12 and July 16-17 (from 6:00 – 10:00 PM) and July 15 (morning rehearsal)
  • Interview scheduled during the day on July 16 and/or 17
  • Audition Showcase on July 18 at 7:00 PM (FREE and open to the public!)
  • All rehearsals, designated home games, community, charitable and corporate appearances for the entire contracted year

Chicago Luvabulls Auditions

The Bulls are looking for Chicago’s most talented and engaging dancers to represent the organization and this great city!


Open Auditions: Saturday, July 14th

Doors open at 9am for registration and close promptly at 9:30am
Wolcott Arts and Athletic Center – 1950 W. Hubbard St. Chicago, IL – Click here for directions


Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age as of July 14, 2018 – please bring ID
  • Must have training in jazz and hip-hop dance, with an emphasis on synchronized dance team choreography – tumbling skills, cheer stunts and pom experience are a plus
  • Must reside in the Chicago-land area and have a reliable means of transportation
  • There are no minimum or maximum height or weight requirements
  • Candidates must be able to attend a 3-day training camp on July 16th – 18th
  • Team photo shoot (August Date TBD)
  • Evening rehearsals during the work week will start on Tuesday, July 31st
  • Bulls home games until the end of the NBA season (includes Playoffs)

Things to know:

  • The Luvabulls are professional dancers, but the job is a part-time position
  • Luvabulls rehearse on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Some Sunday rehearsals will be required.
  • The Luvabulls appear at corporate and charity events around Chicago and have also appeared internationally in Europe, Asia and South America.
  • Please wear form-fitting dance or athletic attire and gym shoes
  • Hair and makeup should be glamorous and sophisticated
  • Bring kneepads, water and snacks each day
  • Auditions are closed to the public. Friends and family are not allowed to watch.

For more information on the current Luvabulls: Click Here

Toronto Raptors Dance Team Auditions

2018/19 TORONTO RAPTORS DANCE TEAM AUDITIONS

DATE: Sunday, July 8th, 2018
CHOREOGRAPHER: Amberley Waddell
EMAIL: Amberley.Waddell@mlse.com
LOCATION: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St, Toronto, ON. Enter through Gate 1.
REGISTRATION: 10:30am – Women | 2:00pm – Men | 4:00pm – Final Callbacks

BE PREPARED TO STAY AS LONG AS NECESSARY.
 

What We’re Looking For

  • Female and Male Dancers – 18 and older
  • Skilled dancers with dynamic personalities and strong individual styles.
  • Dancers of all training backgrounds who are versatile and able to learn choreography.
  • There is no minimum or maximum height requirement.
  • You must also provide a resume and current non-returnable 5×7 or 8×10 headshot.

What To Expect

Dancers will be taught a basic Hip Hop/Jazz Funk routine. All participants will be asked to perform the routine in small groups. Dancers who advance will be asked to perform 4-6 eight counts of freestyle choreography highlighting strengths and specialties. Music will be provided. The audition is closed, spectators will not be permitted.

What To Wear

  • Arrive camera ready! Dance Attire that shows off your personal style
  • Participants may wear any kind of sneaker/dance shoe with non-marking soles

Commitment Information

  • Mandatory team rehearsals – Mondays and Wednesdays 7:30-10:00pm
  • August through April (or until end of playoffs)
  • Mandatory team meeting
  • Pre-Season games – October
  • 41+ Regular Season Home Games – October to April. Schedule is available in August
  • Public appearances and events

Judging

Judges will focus on dance ability, enthusiasm, energy, personality and showmanship.

Pre-register by emailing your headshot and resume to Amberley.Waddell@mlse.com
 

Philadelphia Flyers Ice Girls Pre-Audition Workshop

Date: 6/21
Time: 6:00-8:30 pm
Location: Flyers SkateZone, 601 Laurel Oak Rd, Voorhees Township, NJ 08043
 

Sixers Dancers Auditions

Houston Rockets Power Dancers Auditions

Rockets Power Dancers Preliminary Auditions

Saturday, June 30, 2018

Location:

UH Recreation and Wellness Center
4500 University Drive
Houston, TX 77004

Details:

Registration: 8:00AM
Registration fee: $25 (cash only)

Parking for Preliminary Auditions:

$3 parking available at the UH Welcome Center/Parking Garage on the corner of University Drive and Calhoun Road or FREE parking available across from the UH Recreation & Wellness Center in Parking Lots 20A and 20C (1 block walk from UH Student Center South)

Audition Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older and a high school graduate by September 1, 2018 (valid I.D. required on the day of auditions)
  • Must be a full-time college student and/or hold a full-time job
  • Complete audition application, release form and provide professional/dance resume
  • Must provide non-returnable current color headshot and full body photo
  • Must be able to attend Rockets home games & all evening rehearsals 2-3 times a week
  • Must be able to attend a certain number of appearances & other related Rockets events/activities
  • If selected to the team, a one-year contract and commitment are required
  • Drug test screening and background check are required of audition finalists
  • Walk ups day of auditions are welcomed!

Attire:

  • Two-piece dance ensemble (must be fitted, no pants & must show midriff)
  • Shoe of preference with non-marking soles
  • Flesh tone pantyhose or dance tights
  • Performance ready hair and make-up

What are we looking for?

  • Professionalism
  • Confidence, personality, showmanship, energy and enthusiasm
  • Dancers who are well spoken and can represent the Houston Rockets and RPD in a professional manner on and off the court
  • Ability to pick up dance choreography quickly
  • Consistent positive attitude
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Ability and desire to commit for one full year

Audition process on Saturday, June 30, 2018

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  • Open auditions are closed to the public, family and friends
  • Preliminary auditions will consist of a series of 2-3 eliminations that will include: stylized choreography and hip-hop
  • We recommend that you bring food and drink to keep your energy up and hydrated between rounds
  • Candidates will be judged on appearance, dance ability, style, strength and completion of choreography, energy, projection, potential, personality and attitude
  • Finalists will be announced at the end of the day
  • The Houston Rockets can make changes at their sole discretion in the best interest of the Houston Rockets Power Dancers throughout the entire audition process.

Finalists Interviews:

Monday, July 2, 2018 by appointment only

Finalists Boot Camp:

July 3rd
July 5th – July 9th
All Boot Camp times will be from 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

RPD Finals:

Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at Toyota Center – 1510 Polk Street Houston, TX 77002. Doors open at 6PM. Show starts at 7PM.

The 2018-2019 Rockets Power Dancers will be announced at the end of the night!