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2013-14 Chicago BullsKidz open auditions

The Bulls are looking for Chicago’s most talented and enthusiastic boys and girls to dance at the United Center for the 2013-14 season!

Open auditions for the 2013-14 Chicago BullsKidz will be held Sunday, September 8, 2013 (doors will open promptly at 11 a.m. and close promptly at noon) at Studio 22 High Tek in Niles, IL.

Studio 22 High Tek | 291 Golf Mill Center | Niles, IL 60714
Auditions will be held from 12 noon – 3 p.m., immediately followed by a parents’ meeting
Candidates will have an opportunity to demonstrate their dance/tumbling/movement skills
Candidates will be taught a dance routine and will perform for the judges
Cuts will be made throughout

Requirements:

  • Must be between the ages of 7-12 years
  • Must have a parent or legal guardian present at the audition to sign a waiver
  • Must reside in the Chicagoland area and have a reliable means of transportation to practices, games and appearances
  • There are no minimum or maximum height or weight requirements

Candidates must be able to attend:

Practices

  • Held at Studio 22 High Tek.
  • Weekend practices held on various Saturdays & Sundays 2-4:30 p.m. throughout the NBA season. (Exact dates will be announced at the parent meeting).

Game Days

  • The Chicago BullsKidz will perform during time-outs or quarter-breaks at 12 home games.
  • BullsKidz will be required to arrive at the United Center 3 hours prior to game time for on court rehearsals.

Things to know:

  • The Chicago BullsKidz will perform Hip Hop and Jazz routines with an emphasis on acrobatics, tumbling and break-dancing. Dance team experience is a plus.
  • Each dancer will receive a warm-up outfit, a Hip Hop costume and a Jazz costume.
  • Dancers will be required to wear minimal make-up.
  • For each performance date, dancers will have a locker room and receive a meal voucher.
  • The dancers will also receive three (3) tickets for themselves and parents/guardians to attend the games on performance dates.
  • Auditions are closed to the public. There will be space provided for families to wait. Candidates can only have two people accompany them into Studio 22 High Tek.
  • BullsTV will be covering the audition process.

Directions to Studio 22 High Tek
291 Golf Mill Center, Niles, IL (847.376.8340)

Studio 22 High TeK is located in the Golf Mill Shopping Center, at the intersection of Golf Rd & Greenwood Ave (next to the Show Place Theater, Entrance 7).

FROM THE NORTH: Take 294 S to the Golf Rd exit. Make a left onto Golf Rd heading eastbound. Take Golf road to Greenwood Ave, make a right onto Greenwood Ave. The mall will be on your left side of the street.

FROM DOWNTOWN: Take 90 West and get off at the Harlem exit. Head Northbound on Harlem (right). Take Harlem to Golf Rd, go westbound (left). The Mall will be on the left side of the street.

FROM THE SOUTH: Take I-55 N to I-294 N (toward Wisconsin). Take I-294 N to US-14E/E Dempster St exit. Take Dempster St. to Greenwood Ave. Turn left onto Greenwood Ave. The mall will be on the right side of the street.

For more information, please email:
Shanté Roberts, Dance Team Administrator | sroberts@bulls.com

To book Benny the Bull or the Chicago Luvabulls, please contact the Bulls Entertainment Network:
De Smith | dsmith@bulls.com | 312.455.4105


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