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2018 New York Lizards Dance Team Tryouts

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2018 New York Lizards Dance Team Audition/Pre-Audition Clinic

The New York Lizards Dance Team is casting talented woman for the 2018 MLL Season. Dancers will perform at all MLL New York Lizards home games at Hofstra University and represent the NY Lizards at events and promotions. Seeking females, 18+, who are versatile dancers with a strong technically trained background in jazz and hip hop, etc.; trained in executing choreography with precision; dancers who exude professional performance quality; articulate, well-spoken, and confident women to represent the NY Lizards brand. Director states: “At the audition, there will be guest judges, a celebrity choreographer, and a representative from MMG-NY.”

Date:  Saturday, February 10th 
Time:  12:00-3:00pm
Location:  Pearl Studios, 500 8th avenue, 12th Floor (Studio 1219), New York, NY 10018
Note:  Must be 18 years old by March 1st

Please bring resume and head shot (not returnable)

Callbacks: Sunday, February 11th from 12:00-3:00pm. 

Required Attire:  A two-piece form-fitting outfit is mandatory.

No baggy clothes. Please wear FULL performance make up. Dance or athletic shoes (no black soles).

Requirements:  All dancers must be available Wednesday nights for rehearsals in midtown NYC and have a flexible schedule for games and appearances during the season. 

For more information please email psanders@nylizards.com

To register, please visit: www.NYLizards.com/Tryou ts2018

Prior to the audition, we will be holding 2 Pre-Audition Clinics. You will learn choreography straight from the field from the NY Lizards Dancers. The first clinic will be held on Saturday, January 27th (12pm-2pm) at Pearl Studios 519 8th avenue, 12th Floor (Studio G) New York, NY 10018. The second clinic will be held on Sunday, February 7th (7pm-9pm) at Pearl Studios 500 8th avenue, 12th Floor (Studio 1215) New York, NY 10018. $45 per clinic or $80 for both clinics. 

To pre-register please use this link: www.nylizards.com/dtclin ics2018

Additional Instructions:  For the Saturday, February 10th open call, registration begins at 11:30am (Studio 1210) The open call audition will begin promptly at 12pm. Select dancers from the open call will be invited to attend callback auditions on Sunday, February 11th.

Please feel free to share this information with anyone that you think would be interested 🙂

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Paula Sanders
Head Coach & Choreographer 

New York Lizards Dance Team Auditions Are Right Around The Corner



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New York Lizards Dance Team to Hold Pre-Tryout Clinic


If you have ever dreamed of dancing for a professional sports team, now is your chance! On Saturday November 21st, we are giving you the opportunity to get a leg up on the competition with the New York Lizards Dance Team Pre-Tryout Clinic. During this clinic you will receive pre-audition advice from Dance Team Head Coach Paula Sanders and learn all that it takes to be a member of the New York Lizards Dance Team. We expect to find many talented, athletic, and determined dancers who want to tryout for the defending 2015 MLL Champions this winter.

As a Lizard dancer, you will perform at all 2016 New York Lizards home games, as well as other public appearances throughout the season. You will have the opportunity to learn from Lizards dance instructor Paula Sanders who has great experience in the dancing world. She has performed for Pitbull, Neyo, Melissa Gorga, Prince Royce, and Winsin y Yandel. In addition, Paula spent two seasons with the New York Knicks as a Knicks City Dancer and has performed with Melissa Gorga on Bravo’s Watch What Happens Live. She was also featured as a dancer in Gorga’s single, “I Just Wanna”.

Date: Saturday, Nov 21
Time: 2-4 PM
Location: Pearl studios (519 8th Ave) Studio D
Price: $40

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New York Lizards Dancers – Home Playoff Game


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From Saturday night Alyssa and Christine of the New York Lizards Dance Team

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The New York Lizards Dancers under the direction of Paul Sanders, perform at the home games of the Major League Lacrosse New York Lizards. I had the pleasure of visiting with the dancers at their final home game of the season back on July 9th. Unfortunately a thunderstorm rolled in at half time necessitating a suspension of the game so the squad was only around the for first half. Enjoy the photos!







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Audition for the New York Lizards Dance Team


Tryouts for the 2015 New York Lizards Dance Team will be held on Saturday and Sunday, January 17 and 18. Open auditions will be held on Saturday, January 17 from 2 PM – 5 PM at Pearl Studios in NYC. Callbacks will be on Sunday, January 18 from 2 PM – 4 PM. To register for tryouts, email Paula Sanders at PSanders@NYLizards.com.

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