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Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers Auditions

Timberwolves Dancers Open Call Auditions

Sunday, July 13, 2019
Registration/Check-in: 3:00PM
Auditions: 4:00PM

The Timberwolves Dancers feature the NBA’s elite blend of dance styles, performance and involvement in the community and we would like to invite professional and aspiring dancers to an Open Audition to join our team!

Dancers will compete in an Open Audition process and will be judged on their dance ability, crowd appeal, and showmanship. Those selected as dancer finalists will move on to a 10-day boot camp which includes interviews, rehearsals, and fitness training. The audition will conclude with our finalists performing in the NBA’s premiere Dance Selection Show.

WHAT TO EXPECT

When dancers arrive, they are prompted to the registration area for check-in. There will be one area for pre-registration applicants and one area for walk-up applicants. You may be asked to show your driver’s license and or government issued identification. All applicants are required to bring a current headshot and resume.

After registration, dancers will go to the audition court for warm-ups and stretching.

ROUND ONE
Elements: Across the floor combination, dance technique, personality and performance skills.

ROUND TWO
A Choreographer will teach a hip hop or jazz funk combination for dancers to emulate within groups in front of a panel of judges.

At the end of Open Auditions, finalists will be announced. Finalists will be selected based on their dance ability, showmanship, physical fitness, performance, and crowd appeal.

REQUIRED DANCE ATTIRE

2-piece attire (crop top & shorts/briefs) preferred to help regulate and curtail any unfair advantage based on an individuals choice of clothing. Jazz/dance shoes or athletic shoes (non-marking soles) are also mandatory. Dancers should wear performance hair and make-up that complements their individual style. Wearing hair down is recommended.

WHAT TO BRING

All dancers are recommended to bring a professional headshot and resume – both items will be submitted at the registration/check in table. It is also suggested to bring water, snacks, jazz shoes and athletic shoes, warm-up/sweat suit, make-up, hair spray, mirror and a towel.

FINALISTS

Finalists will be selected on Saturday, Sunday, July 13, 2019 and MUST be available for the following:

  • Photo/Video shoot TBD.
  • Boot Camp and Selection Show: Dancers will have a professional interview, learn additional choreography during the boot camp. All choreography will be performed/showcased at the final selection show.
  • *Location, time & details will be announced to our Finalists on a date to be determined.

REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age by Sunday, July 13, 2019.

  • Dance experience or professional dance training is recommended (Gymnastics skills are also a plus)
  • Schedule flexibility for rehearsals, games and appearances.
  • Must be able to attend rehearsals twice a week starting mid-August 2019.
  • Must represent the team on international trips if asked

TOTAL commitment is required to be a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves DancersAuditions will be closed to ensure a professional and relaxed atmosphere for all participants!

Click here for more information or to register for auditions.


AUDITIONS

Open Call | Saturday, July 13, 2019
Registration: 3:00PM
Audition Start Time: 4:00PM

Location:

The Courts at Mayo Clinic Square
600 Hennepin Avenue, Suite 300
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost:

$20 for Auditions only
All 3 Prep Classes + Auditions: $60

PREP CLASSES

Dates:

Thursday, May 30, 2019
Thursday, June 13, 2019
Monday, July 1, 2019

Time:

7:30pm-9:30pm

Location:

Life Time
Target Center
600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost:

$15 per class
All 3 Prep Classes + Auditions: $60

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Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers Auditions – July 8

Timberwolves Dancers Auditions

Timberwolves Dancers Open Call Auditions
July 8, 2017
Registration/Check-in: 12:00PM
Auditions: 1:00PM

The Timberwolves Dancers feature the NBA’s elite blend of dance styles, performance and involvement in the community and we would like to invite professional and aspiring dancers to an Open Audition to join our team!

Dancers will compete in an Open Audition process and will be judged on their dance ability, crowd appeal, and showmanship. Those selected as dancer finalists will move on to a 10-day boot camp which includes interviews, rehearsals, and fitness training. The audition will conclude with our finalists performing in the NBA’s premiere Dance Selection Show.

REQUIRED DANCE ATTIRE

2-piece attire (crop top & shorts/briefs) preferred to help regulate and curtail any unfair advantage based on an individuals choice of clothing. Jazz/dance shoes or athletic shoes (non-marking soles) are also mandatory. Dancers should wear performance hair and make-up that complements their individual style. Wearing hair down is recommended.

WHAT TO BRING

All dancers are recommended to bring a professional headshot and resume – both items will be submitted at the registration/check in table. It is also suggested to bring water, snacks, jazz shoes and athletic shoes, warm-up/sweat suit, make-up, hair spray, mirror and a towel.

FINALISTS

Finalists will be selected on Saturday July 8th, 2017 and MUST be available for the following:

  • Photo/Video shoot TBD.
  • Boot Camp and Selection Show: Dancers will have a professional interview, learn additional choreography during the boot camp. All choreography will be performed/showcased at the final selection show.
  • *Location, time & details will be announced to our Finalists on a date to be determined.

REQUIREMENTS

All applicants must be at least 18 years of age by Saturday, July 8th, 2017.

  • Dance experience or professional dance training is recommended (Gymnastics skills are also a plus)
  • Schedule flexibility for rehearsals, games and appearances.
  • Must be able to attend rehearsals twice a week starting mid-August 2017.
  • Must represent the team on international trips if asked

TOTAL commitment is required to be a member of the Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers

Auditions will be closed to ensure a professional and relaxed atmosphere for all participants!

Click here for more information.

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The 2016 – 2017 Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers

Let’s meet the 2016-2017 Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers.

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Former Timberwolves Dancer Revives Bismarck State Dance Team

britBridget Carlson has been hired by Bismarck State College to coach the Mystiques Dance Team. Carlson, a 2009 Crookston High School graduate and Minnesota State-Mankato graduate with a degree in Dance and Exercise Science, was a member of the 2014 Minnesota Timberwolves Dance Team and is employed with the Sanford Women’s Health Center.

BSC is reviving a past tradition with the dance team, which was started in the 1970s. The team will perform at BSC basketball games as well as local and regional competitions. Anyone interested in auditioning for the team can

Timberwolves Dancers auditions

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Kylie Crull, Minnesota Timberwolves Corporate Communications Manager, let’s us know about the Timberwolves Dancers upcoming auditions on Saturday, July 18. It’s being held at the Timberwolves new training center in Mayo Clinic Square, 600 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403. Registration starts at 2:30 p.m. with the auditions at 3:30 p.m.

Here is a link to the flyer above, and registration and additional information can be found at www.timberwolves.com/dancers.

Minnesota Timberwolves Dancer Audition and Prep Class Details

Open Auditions: Saturday July 19, 2014 – 12:00pm

Location: Timberwolves Practice Facility – Lifetime Fitness (downtown) – Target Center
Address: 600 First Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Registration: 11:00am
Registration Fee: $20 (cash, credit card, or check payments accepted upon arrival)

Audition Requirements:

Must be 18 years of age or older by July 19, 2014 (Please bring a photo ID)
Must provide a current dance and/or professional resume (if applicable)
If selected to the team, a one year commitment is required
Must provide one current headshot and one current full body shot (5×7 or larger preferred; photos are non-returnable)
Closed audition – no guests or spectators allowed
Walk-ins are welcome on the day of auditions

Audition Attire:

Dance or athletic cropped-top (midriff must be exposed)
Hot pants, booty shorts or briefs (no high waist bottoms or lengths lower than upper thigh
Dance or athletic shoes with non-marking soles
Performance ready hair and makeup

Please note that if you are selected as a finalist, there will be mandatory training camp events scheduled between Sunday, July 20 and Tuesday, July 29.
The Finalist Selection Show will be held on Wednesday, July 30.

Prep Classes: May 31, June 21, July 12

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2013-14 Timberwolves Dancers

The Minnesota Timberwolves have updated their dance team pages for 2013-14. Click here to check it out!

New Timberwolv​es Dancers Website Launches

Kylie Crull, the Corporate Communications Manager for the Minnesota Timberwolves & Lynx provides an update on the 2013-14 Timberwolv​es Dancers. The website highlighting their new team just launched at www.timberwolves.com/dancers. The site features several new videos, including dancer profiles and behind the scene footage of their swimsuit calendar shoot and more.

2013-14 Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers

The page is still under construction, but they’ve posted this first set of photos of this year’s dance team. Click here to view the pics.

Familiar Faces in New Places

This is more of a Sasha thing, but I’ve noticed a few ladies who switched teams earlier this year, and thought I’d give them a little acknowledgment.

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Philadelphia Wings Angel Kacey is now on the New York Jets Flight Crew

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Baltimore Blast Cheerleader Kate is now a Gotham City Cheerleader

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Miami Dolphins Cheerleader (and Miss Pennsylvania USA) LauRen is now a Charlotte Lady Cat

Minnesota Vikings Cheerleader Demi is now on a Minnesota Timberwolves Dancer

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Baltimore Blast Cheerleader Jonique is now a Washington Wizards Girl

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Philadelphia Soulmate Kristina is now a member of the Gotham City Cheerleaders Ref Squad

If you know someone else who switched teams, let us know.

Timberwolves Dancers Open Auditions Set for July 20

Kylie Crull, the Corporate Communications Manager for the Minnesota Timberwolves and Lynx, gives us the scoop that prep classes and auditions for the Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers are right around the corner!

Timberwolves Dancers Open Auditions Set for July 20 at Life Time Fitness in Target Center

Prep Classes Slated for June 30 and July 14;
Finals Held at Treasure Island Casino (Date TBA)

Minneapolis/St. Paul – The Minnesota Timberwolves Dancers, directed by manager Athenia Elie, are searching for talented and energetic women who are passionate about dance to become members of the 2013-14 team. The Timberwolves Dancers are holding open auditions on Saturday, July 20 at 3:30 p.m. (2:30 p.m. registration) at the Wolves Practice Facility in Life Time Fitness Target Center. The auditions are open to all aspiring dancers at least 18 years old (as of July 20, 2013). No previous professional dance team or cheer experience is required. After the open auditions, finalists will take part in interviews and training camp prior to the final auditions at Treasure Island Resort & Casino (date TBA).

“I’m excited about kicking off the 2013 Timberwolves Dancers audition process,” Elie said.” I’m looking for confident young women who have the passion, commitment, and swagger that it takes to perform alongside veteran Timberwolves Dancers who are considered the Twin Cities premier performance group.”

Details for the audition process are as follows:

What to Bring: Photo ID, Current Photos: Headshot and Full Body Shot (5×7 or larger preferred), Dance Resume and Professional Resume (if applicable), $30 Registration Fee
What to Wear: Crop Top, Hot Shorts, Dance or Tennis Shoes, Full Hair/Make-Up

Prior to the July 20 auditions, the Timberwolves Dancers will host two prep classes; one on June 30 and one on July 14. The prep classes will be conducted at Life Time Fitness in Target Center beginning with check in at 3:00 p.m. and classes being held from 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. The classes cost $30 per session and participants will gain experience learning the styles of dance routines the team performs, while getting an inside look into the brand and philosophies of the Timberwolves Dancers. Attire for the prep classes is comfortable dance clothes and non-marking sole shoes/sneakers. Participation in a prep class prior to auditions is not required, but is highly recommended. Discount bundled packages are available. For more information or to register for the prep classes, e-mail dancers@timberwolves.com or go to www.nba.com/timberwolves/dancers.

The Timberwolves Dancers are among the elite performance teams in all of professional sports. Last year they introduced Athenia Elie as their new Dance and Performance Manager. The Timberwolves Dancers represent the Timberwolves organization at all home games and at numerous events throughout the community each season. For more information on the Timberwolves Dancers and this summer’s open auditions, log on to timberwolves.com or e-mail dancers@timberwolves.com.

Contact information:
Aaron Seehusen, Minnesota Timberwolves, Call: (612) 673-1602, Email: seehusen@timberwolves.com
Dan Bell, Minnesota Timberwolves, Call: (612) 673-1603, Email: bell@timberwolves.com

Timberwolves Dancers Prep Classes and Auditions

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