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
 

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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!

Detroit Pistons Dancer Auditions

Detroit Pistons Dancer Auditions

Date and time: Saturday, June 30th at 9:00AM & Sunday, July 1st at 10:00AM at the Pistons Practice Facility in Auburn Hills

Must be over 18 by October 1st, 2018

Attire: Sports bra, Spandex shorts, tennis shoes (bring jazz shoes if owned)

Arrive in full hair and makeup

Need to Bring With: Current headshot, resume, water and snacks

Auditions are free

Must be a US Resident.   

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2018 NBA Dance Team Audition Dates

Updated Dates: Brooklyn Nets, Detroit Pistons, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, Philadelphia 76ers, Toronto Raptors.

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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:   [Details]
Dallas Mavericks Dancers:   July 7. [Details]
Denver Nuggets Dancers:  July 14. [Details]
Detroit Pistons Dancers:   June 30.  [Details]
Golden State Warrior Girls:   [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:    [Details]
Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers:   [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:    [Details]

 

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Brooklynettes Auditions

Brooklynettes Auditions

Saturday, June 23rd at Barclays Center

Doors open at 10:00am; Audition begins promptly at 11:00am

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 or older and have extensive training in hip hop and jazz styles. Tumbling skills are a plus, but not required.
  • Wear two-piece attire and non-marking sneakers. Midriff and legs must be exposed; no tights. Arrive in glamorous, performance-ready hair and makeup.
  • Select dancers from the open call will be invited to attend callback auditions on Sunday, June 24.
  • Finalists must be available the evenings of June 25 and June 26.
  • Special Guest Judges will be in attendance throughout the week including a celebrity choreographer Chuck Smith and Bloc Talent Agency’s Fatima Wilson.

Miami Heat Dance Team Auditions

THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE PART OF THE MIAMI HEAT DANCERS?

Do you stand out in a crowd? Are you a rare performer who is unmistakable and unforgettable? Are you ready to dance among the entertainment industry’s elite and perform on a global stage?

The Miami HEAT Dancers are a group of talented, dynamic, well-spoken women who are rising stars in the field of entertainment. These women have done everything from dancing for the world’s hottest artists to becoming leaders in their chosen career fields.

So if you’re looking for warm weather, an elite dance squad and the opportunity to take your career to the next level, then it’s time for you to audition to become a Miami HEAT Dancer.

  • Date: Sunday, July 8th, 2018
  • Registration: 10:00am –11:00 am (If you pre-register you must arrive no later than 10:30am)
  • Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through Gate 3 on the north side of the arena)
  • Parking: Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
  • Note: Must be at least 18 years old by July 8th, 2018. Please bring a government issued ID, resume and head shot (not returnable).

This audition is closed to the public. Only audition candidates will be admitted.

Pre-registration: Pre-registration will begin on Wednesday, June 20th and will close at 4:00pm on Thursday, July 5th.

TRAINING CAMP: Dancers who make the final cut on July 8th need to be available from Monday, July 9th through Friday, July 13th from approximately 6:00pm – 11:00pm. Finalists will participate in a dancer training camp. The final team will be selected on Friday, July 13th.

REQUIRED ATTIRE: A two-piece form-fitting outfit is mandatory. NO BAGGY CLOTHES. Please wear FULL performance makeup. Dance or athletic shoes with non-marking soles (ABSOLUTELY NO HEELS, NO COMBAT BOOTS, AND NO SHOES WITH MARKING SOLES).

REQUIREMENTS:

  • All dancers must be at least 18 years of age by July 8th.
  • All dancers must bring a government issued ID, a dance or professional resume, and 5″x7″ head shot (not returnable).
  • All dancers must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • All dancers must have flexible evening schedules for rehearsals, games, and appearances during the season.
  • All dance team members for 2018-19 season will be required to attend several community/charity appearances.
  • All dance team members must have their own reliable transportation to attend games, rehearsals, and appearances.
  • At least 2 years dance training is recommended.

Audition candidates who attend any of our pre-audition clinics or workshops may be selected to skip the first round of cuts on July 8th. Details will be given during the clinics and workshops. Audition candidates selected to skip the first round will still be required to arrive before registration closes on the day of the audition.

PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOPS:

We will hold audition workshops on Saturday, May 26th; Sunday, July 1st; and Saturday, July 7th. The workshops are intensive sessions that feature a mock audition. Come looking your best! Each participant is asked come with full performance hair and make-up as well as a 2 piece form-fitting audition outfit (sneakers) to get individual feedback from the HEAT Dancer Manager on appearance and performance.

These workshops are optional, but are an excellent want to get an idea of what audition day will be like. Don’t forget to bring a towel, water bottle, work-out sneakers, and small snacks. Also bring a list of questions you may have.

What to Expect:

  • Learn choreography at audition speed.
  • A mock up audition with rounds similar to the actual audition.
  • Receive individual feedback on your performance, audition outfit, and appearance from the HEAT Dance Team Manager
  • Receive Audition tips from the HEAT Dancer Manager and current HEAT Dancers
  • Question & Answer session

Saturday, May 26th from 1pm-4pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost: $40 (cash or credit card) per workshop

Sunday, July 1st from 1pm-4pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost: $40 (cash or credit card) per workshop

Saturday, July 7th from 1pm-4pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost: $40 (cash or credit card) per workshop


PRE-AUDITION CLINICS:

These classes focus on teaching the HEAT Dancers’ style of choreograph and working on technique. They are optional and are designed to familiarize you with the type of choreography that will be taught at auditions.

What to Expect:

  • Learn the choreography style that will be taught at audition
  • Q &A with current squad members
  • Receive tips on how to physically prepare for auditions from the HEAT Dancer trainer.
  • Learn what it takes to become a Miami HEAT Dancer

NEW ROUTINES WILL BE TAUGHT EACH DAY!

Dates and Times:

Tuesday, June 26th
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Jazz Funk)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Thursday, June 28th
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Jazz Funk)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Monday, July 2nd
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Jazz Funk)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Thursday, July 5th
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Jazz Funk)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

If you have any questions, please contact us at 786-777-4108 or Dancers@HEAT.com.

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