Indianapolis Colts Cheerleaders Audition Information

2021 GENERAL INFORMATION

REQUIREMENTS: Applicant is at least 18 years of age as of June 1, 2021 and has received (or will receive) a high school diploma or its equivalent as of July 1, 2021. 

WHAT TO WEAR: Applicants should audition in athletic leggings or capris and an athletic tank or half top. Sneakers or Jazz shoes.

2021 PRELIMINARY VIRTUAL ROUND – TIMELINE

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Wednesday April 21st at 5:00 PM EST! Please submit the audition application online as your intent to audition. Only candidates who submit an application will be eligible to receive the prelims choreography link. CLICK HERE TO APPLY NOW.

 

PRELIMS AUDITITION MATERIAL

On Friday April 23rd at NOON EST, applicants that filled our an application will receive an email link with choreography, music and instructions on how to submit their audition material for the preliminary virtual round.

PRELIMS AUDITION SUBMISSION DEADLINE

Saturday April 24th by 3:00 PM EST! All candidates must submit the prelims choreography video to the designated site. All videos will be evaluated by a panel of judges for accuracy of choreography, technical skills, and performance.

RESULTS

Finalists will be announced on Wednesday April 28th!

2021 TOP 50 FINALISTS – TIMELINE

 
Date Brief Description Location
Mon 5/10 at 6:00 PM Finalist Workshop Grand Park
Tues 5/11 at 6:00 PM Finalist Workshop Grand Park
Wed 5/12 at 6:00 PM Finalist Workshop Grand Park
Thurs 5/13 at 6:00 PM Finalist Workshop Grand Park
Sun 5/16 – Time TBD Final Showcase Audition Hilbert Circle Theatre
Tues 5/18 – Afternoon Finalist Business Interviews TBD
Tues 5/18 at 6:00 PM Finalist Workshop Grand Park
Wed 5/19 at 6:00 PM Finalist Workshop Grand Park
Thurs 5/20 – Afternoon Finalist Business Interviews TBD
Thurs 5/20 at 6:00 PM Finalist Workshop Grand Park
Sun 5/23 – Time TBD Final Showcase and Team Announcement Hilbert Circle Theatre

Audition FAQ
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The preliminary round of auditions will be a virtual video submission. We will select approx. 50 finalists to attend in-person finalist workshops. We plan to produce a Showcase in some capacity with either a reduced capacity event or a live-stream. 

**How can I best prepare for virtual auditions?**

We will be hosting a combination of virtual and in-person prep classes in March and April. We highly encourage you to engage in class to prepare for auditions.

**If I make the squad, what is the time commitment?**

The cheerleaders practice every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00pm starting in June till the end of the football season with occasional weeks off. Cheerleaders perform at all home games and participate in appearances in the Indianapolis area.

**Is this a full time job?**

No, this is a part-time job. Cheerleaders are compensated for all games, practices and appearances. We do encourage all cheerleaders to have a full time job and/or be a full time student.

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The preliminary round of auditions will be a virtual video submission. We will select approx. 50 finalists to attend in-person finalist workshops. We plan to produce a Showcase in some capacity with either a reduced capacity event or a live-stream. 

How can I best prepare for virtual auditions?

We will be hosting a combination of virtual and in-person prep classes in March and April. We highly encourage you to engage in class to prepare for auditions.

If I make the squad, what is the time commitment?

The cheerleaders practice every Tuesday and Thursday at 6:00pm starting in June till the end of the football season with occasional weeks off. Cheerleaders perform at all home games and participate in appearances in the Indianapolis area.

Is this a full time job?

No, this is a part-time job. Cheerleaders are compensated for all games, practices and appearances. We do encourage all cheerleaders to have a full time job and/or be a full time student.

Questions about auditions? Contact Kelly Tilley at Kelly.Tilley@colts.nfl.net