2012 Cleveland Cavalier Girl Auditions
It’s that time again! The Cleveland Cavaliers are looking for talented, hardworking, energetic and outgoing women to be members of the 2012-13 Cavalier Girls dance team. On Saturday, July 14th 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 pre-season and post-season 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 14th 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 15th. Finalists chosen that day will be invited to participate in a two-week boot camp to include practices, appearances and performances all leading up to a Cavalier Girl Finalist event to be held on July 28th.
For detailed information on the audition guidelines and process, and to complete a registration form, interested candidates should visit http://www.nba.com/cavaliers/dance/cavalier_girls.html. They may also call the Entertainment Hotline (216) 420-2255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Pre-registration is highly recommended to guarantee a reserved spot and must be received by Wednesday, July 11th, 2012. 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 presented by Imaj Dance Center. The cost of a three hour session is $40. 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, visit cavs.com.