2017-18 Celtics Dancers Auditions

LA/NYC

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Los Angeles

May 18, 2017

Thursday

California State University, Long Beach
Department of Dance CSULB
1250 Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA

Registration: 6:30 p.m.
Audition begins at 7:00 p.m.

Due to the scheduling of the NBA Playoffs, the LA audition has been cancelled. If you have any questions or concerns, please send an email to Director Marina Ortega at mortega@celtics.com.

New York

June 28, 2017

Wednesday

Broadway Dance Center
322 West 45th St., 3rd Floor
New York, NY

Registration: 8:00 a.m.
Audition begins at 8:30 a.m.

BOSTON

Day 1

June 24, 2017

Saturday

Suffolk University Gymnasium
148 Cambridge St.
Boston, MA

Registration: 11:00 a.m.
Audition begins at 12:00 p.m.

No cuts will be made on this day.
Dancers will learn choreography and go through a Q&A session with Director Marina Ortega.

Day 2

July 7, 2017

Friday

Healthpoint/BSC
840 Winter St.
Waltham, MA

Check-in: 5:30 p.m.
Audition begins at 7:00 p.m.

Dancers that advance to the Finals are required to attend Finals Workshop and the Final Audition.

FINALS

Finals Workshop

July 8, 2017

Saturday

Healthpoint/BSC
840 Winter St.
Waltham, MA

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Finals

July 9, 2017

Sunday

Healthpoint/BSC
840 Winter St.
Waltham, MA

12:00 p.m.

The Finals will be an open audition.
The new team will be announced at the conclusion.

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Official Dance Team Registration

Please download and complete the following Audition Registration, and bring it with you to your audition date.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years of age.
  • High school diploma or GED
  • Dancers must be able to attend rehearsals three days a week.
  • If selected, dancers must be willing to relocate to Boston and have transportation to rehearsals and games.

What to expect:

Preliminary auditions will be held in Los Angeles, New York and Boston.

Dancers auditioning in Los Angeles and New York will be taught a stylized, jazz/funky combination, mixed with basic technique. At the conclusion of the audition, we will announce the Dancers who will advance to the finals and they will be required to attend the Finals Workshop/Final Audition on July 8-9th, 2017 in Boston.

Auditions in Boston will begin on Saturday, June 24th. Dancers will learn a stylized, jazz/funky combination, mixed with basic technique. No cuts will be made on this day. Celtics Dance Team Director, Marina Ortega, will also host a Q&A session to help prepare for the first round of cuts on Friday, July 7th 2017.

What to Wear:

Dance apparel must look professional. Please bring a two-piece dance outfit with flesh-colored nylons, middriff and legs must be exposed. No baggy clothing, tank tops or cut-off t-shirts. Preferred footwear is sneakers or jazz shoes. Tattoos must be covered.

Hair and makeup should be game day ready! Hair must be down. No pony tails.

What to Bring:

Please bring two non-returnable photos of yourself. There is no extended break, so be prepared with snacks and plenty of water. Dancers are encouraged to bring makeup and hair products for touch ups.

Additional Information:

For questions regarding the audition process, contact Marina Ortega, Dance Team Director, at mortega@celtics.com.

*IF YOU ARE UNABLE TO ATTEND A PRELIMINARY AUDITION, VIDEO SUBMISSIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED. PLEASE CONTACT MARINA ORTEGA FOR MORE DETAILS.