Indiana Pacemates Audition Showcase Video

The Indiana Pacers have posted a video from their 2018-2019 Pacemates Audition Showcase.   Let’s take a look at the proceedings.

Laker Girls Audition Photos

The Los Angeles Lakers held auditions for the 2018-2019 Laker Girls last month and they have posted a couple of galleries of images from the event.  Click here to view the galleries.

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Golden State Warriors Dance Team Auditions

PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS

Saturday, August 25
10 a.m. Registration | 11 a.m. Audition
ULTIMATE FIELDHOUSE
2675 Mitchell Drive
Walnut Creek, CA, 94598

What do we look for in a Warriors Dance Team member?

  • Technically talented dancer, entertainer
  • Ambassador/Representative for the Golden State Warriors organization
  • Positive, energetic, with a great personality
  • Athletic
  • Professional
  • Team player
  • Must be 18 years of age by October 1, 2018. No exceptions will be made.

What commitment is required to be a Golden State Warriors Dance Team member?

  • Attend and perform at all Golden State Warriors home games
  • Able to attend rehearsals on: Monday evenings / Wednesday evenings / Thursday evenings. Additional rehearsals may be scheduled during the season for games, appearances, dance clinics, special events and playoffs.
  • Available for personal appearances for:
    • Media interviews
    • Photo shoots
    • Dance clinics
    • Team bonding camp

What is the Golden State Warriors Dance Team audition process?

Auditions for the 2018-2019 Golden State Warriors Dance Team is a multi-step process. The process includes the following but is not limited to:

  • Application submission
  • Preliminary audition
  • Interview
  • Boot camp
  • Final audition
  • WDT training camp
  • Monday, August 20th: Final day to pre-register for auditions. At this time the application, resume, and head shot (5×7 or larger) must be submitted to the Warriors’ office at 1011 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94607. Walk-ins day of auditions will also be accepted.
  • Saturday, August 25th: Preliminary auditions. Two-cuts will be made at the prelims. Candidates will learn a jazz and a hip hop dance combination that will be performed in front of a panel of judges. At the end of the audition a group of finalists will be selected and continue to the finals.
  • Finalist mandatory dates: Finalists selected on August 25th must be available from August 26-30 to attend the interview, boot camp and final auditions.

Finalist Overview:

  • August 26 – Interviews will be conducted from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m.
  • August 27 – Bootcamp will be conducted from 8:00 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.
  • August 28 – Bootcamp will be conducted from 8:30 p.m.- 10:30 p.m.
  • August 30 – Final Dance Eliminations will occur from 6 p.m.- 10 p.m.
  • Training Assessment Camp – Will begin immediately following the Final auditions with the 2018 WDT training camp candidates. The selected final candidates will participate in a training camp beginning on September 5th with the final selection of the 2018-19 Warriors Dance Team members on September 20, 2018. Training camp rehearsal times will be on Monday’s (7:30-10:30pm), Wednesday’s (7:30-10:30pm) and Thursday’s (8:30-11:00pm)

Where will the preliminary auditions on August 25, 2018 be conducted?

ULTIMATE FIELDHOUSE
2675 Mitchell Drive
Walnute Creek, CA 94598
*Auditions are closed to the public

What should I wear to auditions?

  • Two piece attire (half top with briefs or boy cut shorts)
  • Skin tone nylons
  • Non-marking shoes (Jazz, dance sneakers, athletic shoes)
  • Hair must be worn down; Full hair and make-up strongly encouraged
  • Cover all visible tattoos
  • Minimal jewelry

What should I bring to prelims?

  • Application (Online or Download), 5×7 head shot (non-returnable)
  • Water and snacks
  • Hair and make-up supplies

What can I do to prepare for auditions?

Warriors Dance Team prep classes are not mandatory but recommended as an excellent way to hone your dance skills and learn what it takes to be a GSW Dance Team member! Each workshop costs $30.00 and space is limited.

The 120-minute session includes:

  • Warm-up
  • Warriors Dance Team choreography style
  • Audition advice and tips
  • Q&A with Warriors Dance Team Director, Sabrina Ellison and/or Assistant coaches Angela Jarvis or Tarah Naismith
  • Attire: workout/dance attire and non-marking shoes

Prep Class Parking Options:

  • Renaissance Valet Parking: $5/hour
  • Street Parking on Jones St.
  • Bart Parking at the Pleasant Hill Station off Treat Blvd across the street from Renaissance Club Sport Walnut Creek

For more information, please send an e-mail to danceteamauditions@warriors.com

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Detroit Pistons Dancers Audition Video

Lst month, the Detroit Pistons Dancers held auditions for their 2018-2019 dance team and they have published a video of the proceedings.

Denver Nuggets Dancers Auditions Photos

We continue our coverage of the NBA dance team auditions with the Denver Nuggets Dancers, who have posted several galleries from their auditions.  Click here and here to view the galleries.

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Dallas Mavericks Dancers Auditions Photos

The Dallas Mavericks Dancers held their auditions beginning on July 7. They have uploaded a gallery of images from their tryouts. Click here to view the images.

Charlotte Honey Bees Auditions Photos

The Charlotte Honey Bees held their auditions on June 2 and they posted a gallery of images from the event.  Click here to view the gallery.

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2018 P-R-O Convention All Star: Charlotte Honey Bee Jill

Our final 2018 P-R-O Convention All Star is a member of the Charlotte Honey Bees and I must say that she was one of those dancers who really stood out at the convention.  A talented dancer who is very photogenic, introducing Charlotte Honey Bee Jill, a 2018 P-R-O Convention All Star.

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This concludes our coverage of the 2018 P-R-O Convention in Atlanta.  Over 250 cheerleaders, 8000+ images, 50+ hours of editing and post processing, 2 massive convention articles and 24 All Star featurettes.  Whew!  Just another typical P-R-O Convention, the most amazing gathering of professional cheerleaders and dancers in the land.

I can’t wait until next year!

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Washington Wizard Girls Auditions

The Washington Wizards are seeking energetic and talented female and male dancers for the new Wizards Dancers squad!  Open call auditions will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 at Xsport Fitness, 4300 King St, Alexandria, VA 22302.  Registration begins at 10 a.m.  Check out the audition details below and pre-register to secure your spot today! If you have any further questions please email wizardsdancers@monumentalsports.com

General Information

2018 Wizards Dancers Auditions

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Registration 10:00 A.M.  

Xsport Fitness

4300 King St.

Alexandria, VA  22302

Fee: $20

Details

Open auditions are closed to the public.  Preliminary auditions will consist of 3 rounds of choreography that will include hip-hop, jazz, and freestyle.  Finalists will be chosen and announced at the conclusion of the day.  Please bring food and drinks to keep you energized and hydrated between rounds.  Also bring items to freshen up in between rounds.  Candidates will be judged on appearance, style, technique, personality, energy and projection, completion of choreography, personality and attitude.  Audition dates and location are subject to change throughout the audition process.

Requirements

  • Must be 18 years or older by August 11, 2018 (valid I.D. required on the day of audition)
  • Must be at least a part-time student or hold a part-time job
  • Completed waiver and professional/dance resume
  • Must provide a non-returnable headshot and full body shot
  • Must be available for 35 of 41 home games and be able to attend all evening rehearsals
  • Must be able attend a certain number of appearances and Wizards related events
  • If selected , a year contract and commitment are required
  • Walk ups day of auditions are welcome

Attire

  • Professional dance audition attire required
  • Sneakers or dance shoes/boots with non-marking soles

Training Camp

Mandatory Finalist Interviews

August 13-14 (by Appointment only)

Capital One Arena (4th Floor)

601 F Street NW, Washington DC 20004

 

Finalist Training Camp Rehearsals

  • August 13-16 (3-4 evening rehearsals)

 

*Final team will be selected at the end of the training camp 

2018 P-R-O Convention All Star: Charlotte Honey Bee Laken

We are rapidly approaching the end of our coverage of the 2018 P-R-O Convention in Atlanta. And our next honoree is a dancer that I have featured here in the past and when you see her photos, I think you’ll be able to see why. A former NFL cheerleader and current member of the Charlotte Honey Bees, introducing Laken, our next 2018 P-R-O Convention All Star.

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We are close to the end, but not quite done yet, so check back tomorrow to see who is our next 2018 P-R-O Convention All Star and for more cheerleader articles, please visit my personal blog: thehottestdanceteam.wordpress.com.