Timberwolves Dancers Auditions set for July 8

July 8, 2017

Registration/Check-in: 12:00PM

Auditions: 1:00PM

Location:

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

Cost $20

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.

At the end of the Open Call Auditions, we will announce our finalist. Finalist 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 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!

PREP CLASSES

Dates:

Thursday, June 1, 2017
Registration: 7:00pm
Class: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Thursday, June 15, 2017
Registration: 7:00pm
Class: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Thursday, June 29, 2017
Registration: 7:00pm
Class: 7:30pm-9:00pm

Location:

Life Time Athletic, Studio 1
600 First Avenue North
Minneapolis, MN 55403

Cost

$10 per class

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