Cavalier Girls’ Auditions

THE AUDITION

We are looking for the hottest, most exciting, fun loving, talented, energetic, outgoing Cleveland Cavalier fan ever…Is that you? THEN YOU COULD BE THE NEXT CAVALIER GIRL! Come join us Saturday July 23rd at the Quicken Loans Arena for the 2011-2012 Cavalier Girl Auditions. The Cavalier Girls is a group of phenomenal women who uphold a high standard of professionalism and top notch entertainment on and off the basketball court. They also serve as ambassadors of the Cleveland Cavaliers organization spreading our culture of pure determination, passion, fun and excitement throughout the community. We are constantly building upon the already solid Cavalier Girl foundation and can’t wait to see who will become part of the 2011-2012 team… ARE YOU NEXT?

HIGHLIGHTS
  • Be a part of a First Class organization and a member of one of the NBA’s hottest dance teams
  • Experience the thrill of performing in front of 20,000 live fans and an national television audience
  • Bring smiles to fans during local, national and international media exposure
    • The Cavalier Girls were featured in Dance Spirit, FHM and Sports Illustrated magazines. They have performed internationally in China, Iraq, Mexico, France, Germany, Spain and Turkey.
  • Learn fun and exciting choreography featuring Jazz, Hip-Hop, Latin, Character and various other styles
  • Donate time and talent to numerous community and charity events
  • Paid rehearsals, games, appearances/promotions and dance clinics
  • Invaluable memories and friendships with fellow teammates
REQUIREMENTS
  • All applicants must be 18 years old at the time of audition. There is no maximum age limit.
  • Must have some previous performance experience.
  • Must be available for all rounds of the audition process. No exceptions
  • Must provide one non-returnable headshot and one non-returnable full-body shot (5"x7" or larger preferred). Photos are used for identification purposes. Photos should be a representation of the applicant’s most current look.
  • Must live in Northeast Ohio area or willing to relocate.
  • Must have either full or part time employment or be a full or part time student.
  • Must be available for Cavalier Girls training camp – Held in late August (specific dates will be announced to semi-finalists)
  • Team members must have flexible schedules and able to attend all scheduled Cavalier Girl rehearsals, games and appearances for the duration of the contract which is one year from the date of employment.
  • Team members must have reliable means of transportation to all appearances, games and rehearsals.
AUDITION DATES/TIMES
  • Preliminary Open Call Auditions – Round 1
    Saturday, July 23rd – The Quicken Loans Arena, One Center Court, Cleveland Ohio 44115
    Registration/ Doors open 8:30 am
  • Semi-finals – Round 2 (Invite only)
    Sunday, July 24th – (time and location will be announced to semi-finalists)
  • Finals – Round 3 (Invite only)
    Monday, July 25th and 26th– (time and location will be announced to finalists)
AUDITION ATTIRE

A two-piece outfit with flesh colored hosiery is mandatory. A two-piece outfit consists of any top (sports bra, halter-top, and tank) that shows your midriff and bottoms (briefs or hot shorts…NO PANTS). Jazz, dance shoes or athletic shoes (minimal tread and non-marking soles) are also mandatory.

Register for Auditions Pre-Audition Workshops

REGISTRATION INFORMATION
  • All interested applicants should complete a registration form online here or call the Entertainment Hotline (216) 420-2255 or email cavaliergirls@cavs.com to receive a registration packet in the mail.
  • 4x6 headshot and full body photos are required. Photos will not be returned and are not being judged - it is for identification purposes only.
  • $15 Registration fee (discounted to $10 if participate in any Pre-audition workshops, waived if attend all Pre-audition workshops)

    We encourage everyone to complete registration online however if you must mail please send to address below:

    Please mail completed Registration and photo to
    Cleveland Cavaliers
    Attn: Cavalier Girls
    One Center Court
    Cleveland, Ohio 44115

  • Pre-registration is highly recommended to guarantee a reserved spot. Complete registration packet must be received online or at the address above by Wednesday, July 20th 2011. Again, pre-registration is STRONGLY recommended!
  • Walk-up applicants will be accepted but applicants are recommended to arrive early for registration and registration fee is $20 (cash only)
PUBLIC ACCESS

To ensure a professional and relaxed learning atmosphere for all participants, the Preliminary Open Call Audition on July 23rd, 2011 will be closed to the public.

LOCATION, PARKING AND DIRECTIONS (FOR PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS – ONLY!)

Quicken Loans Arena
One Center Court
Cleveland Ohio, 44115

Available parking:
Paid parking is available in surrounding parking garages and lots.

Directions from the East:
Take Interstate 90/Rt. 2 West. Follow signs to downtown Cleveland. Remain on Rt. 2 as I-90 curves away to the left. Exit at E. 9th St.; turn left on E. 9th St.; south to area parking.

Directions from the South:
Take I-77 North. Exit at E. 9th St. Follow signs to either E. 9th St. north or Ontario St. north to arena parking.

Directions from the West:
Take I-90 East. Exit at Ontario St. and proceed north on Ontario St. Quicken Loans Arena is located at the corner of Huron Rd. and Ontario St.

Directions from the Southwest:
Take I-90 East or I-71 North to the Inner Belt merge. Continue on Inner Belt (I-90) to either Ontario St. or E. 9th St.; exit right onto Ontario St. north of E. 9th St. north to area parking.

Directions from Cleveland Hopkins Airport:
Take I-71 North. Exit at Ontario Street and proceed north on Ontario St. Quicken Loans Arena is located at the corner of Huron Rd. and Ontario St.

***SEMIFINAL AUDITION LOCATION, PARKING AND DIRECTIONS WILL BE GIVEN TO CHOSEN SEMIFINALISTS AT THE END OF PRELIMINARY AUDITIONS***