Dance Pak Auditions & Pre-Audition Workshop Info

2013/2014 Foot Locker Raptors Dance Pak Auditions

Here’s your chance to join the most exciting and entertaining Dance Team in the NBA!!

DATE: Saturday July, 13th, 2013

CHOREOGRAPHER: AMBERLEY WADDELL EMAIL: awaddell@torontoraptors.com

LOCATION: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St, Toronto, ON. Enter through Gate 1

REGISTRATION: 10:00 AM,

AUDITIONS BEGIN AT 11:00 AM

BE PREPARED TO STAY AS LONG AS NECESSARY.

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR:

Female Dancers – 18 and older (must be 18 by the day of the audition). We strongly encourage ages 22-30 to come out and audition!

Dancers must have the ability to show an extreme level of enthusiasm, confidence, and poise.

Dancers must be physically fit and have strong athletic skills and endurance.

Dancers must be dedicated, professional, hard working and strong team players.

Minimum 2 years dance/performance experience in Hip Hop or Jazz.

Looking for 16-18 team members.

There is no minimum or maximum height requirement

You must also provide a resume and a current non-returnable 5×7 or 8×10 headshot.

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Dancers will be taught a basic jazz routine combined with hip hop. All participants who advance will be asked to perform the routine in small groups. Music will be provided. A number of cuts will be made throughout the audition. The audition is closed, spectators will not be permitted.

WHAT TO WEAR:

An attractive two-piece dance outfit (Half top and fitted shorts. Any style and colour)

Mid-area, legs and arms must be exposed.

No baggy clothing or street wear. No pants, leggings, capris or cover ups.

Full performance make-up and styled hair. Hair must be down, no ponytails.

Participants may wear any kind of sneaker/dance shoe, please make sure they have non-marking soles.

JUDGING:

Judges will focus on enthusiasm, energy, dance ability, personal appearance, personality, poise and showmanship.

COMMITMENT INFORMATION:

Mandatory team rehearsals – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7:00-10:00pm; August through April (or until end of playoffs).

Mandatory team meeting

Pre-Season games – October

41+ Regular Season Home Games – November to April. Schedule is available in August

Public appearances and events

Pre-register by emailing your headshot and resume to awaddell@torontoraptors.com

 



Foot Locker Raptors Dance Pak Pre-Audition Workshop
(Registration Now Closed)

When: Friday June 28th, 2013

Location: Metro Movement

833 Broadview Ave, 2nd floor, Toronto, Ontario

Time: 6:30-8:30pm

Attire: Dance clothes. Sneakers or jazz shoes are recommended.

What to bring: Water and snacks.

Cost: $25

This workshop is designed to prepare dancers for the upcoming 2013-14 Foot Locker Raptors Dance Pak audition. It will take you through each round of the audition, from the across the floor combination, to the group and freestyle rounds. It will cover topics such as what the judges look for, choreography, hair, make-up, costuming, shoes and health/fitness.

You will have the opportunity to learn material similar to what will be taught at the audition, preparing hopefuls for the audition process this summer! Dancers will be able to ask questions and receive feedback.

Workshop includes:

  • Classes taught by the Foot Locker Raptors Dance Pak choreographer Amberley Waddell.  Assisted by veteran Dance Pak Members
  • Mock audition and critiques
  • Tips on auditioning for a pro team
  • Freestyle technique and dance combination tips
  • Q & A with Amberley and current Dance Pak Members

And so much more!!

Limited enrollment:  Open to dancers and cheerleaders ages 17 yrs and up.

Space is limited. To reserve your spot at the workshop send an email to awaddell@torontoraptors.com.  Your spot is not confirmed until you receive an email confirmation. Should you need to cancel once you’re assigned a spot, kindly send a courtesy cancellation email.

* This is not a mandatory workshop and participation will not affect the outcome of your audition in June.

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