2011-12 Cavalier Girls Dance Team Auditions

CLEVELAND, OHIO - June 27, 2011 - The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for talented, hard-working, energetic and outgoing women to be members of the 2011-12 Cavalier Girls dance team. On Saturday, July 23rd at Quicken Loans Arena, auditions will be held for next season’s squad. A group of women who uphold a high standard of professionalism on and off the basketball court, the Cavalier Girls are ambassadors for the Cleveland Cavaliers organization, committed to bringing top-notch performances to the team’s award-winning game presentation night after night, in addition to being dedicated representatives for community outreach initiatives.

Requirements include that candidates must be at least 18 years old at the time of auditions (there is no maximum age limit.) Team members must have reliable means of transportation and flexible schedules for rehearsals, games and appearances for one full year, including preseason and postseason events. All team members must be available for Cavalier Girls training camp to be held in August.

Registration is $15 and begins at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 23rd and the auditions start at 10:00 a.m. Judges will be looking for dancers who fit the style and energy of the Cavalier Girls. Semi-finalists selected in the preliminary round of the audition will be invited back Sunday, July 24th and finalists chosen that day will be invited to the final boot camp on Monday, July 25th and Tuesday, July 26th.

For detailed information on the audition guidelines and process, and to complete a registration form, interested candidates should click here. They may also call the Entertainment Hotline (216) 420-2255 or email cavaliergirls@cavs.com. Pre-registration is highly recommended to guarantee a reserved spot and must be received by Wednesday, July 20th, 2011. Walk-ups will be accepted and are encouraged to arrive early for registration.

It is recommended, but not mandatory, that candidates participate in the Cavalier Girls pre-audition workshops at Imaj Dance Center. The cost of a 2.5 hour session is $30. The workshop includes a group warm-up, across the floor Jazz technique/skills, a choreographed combination routine that features a mock audition and a question/answer session at the end of the workshop. For workshop dates and times and complete audition information, click here.

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