DANCER AUDITIONS

THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE PART OF THE MIAMI HEAT DANCERS?

Do you stand out in a crowd? Are you a rare performer who is unmistakable and unforgettable? Are you ready to dance among the entertainment industry’s elite and perform on a global stage?

The Miami HEAT Dancers are a group of talented, dynamic, well-spoken women who are rising stars in the field of entertainment. These women have done everything from dancing for the world’s hottest artists to becoming leaders in their chosen career fields.

So if you’re looking for warm weather, an elite dance squad and the opportunity to take your career to the next level, then it’s time for you to audition to become a Miami HEAT Dancer.

  • Date: Sunday, August 6, 2017
  • Registration: 10:00am –11:00 am (If you pre-register you must arrive no later than 11:00am)
  • Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through Gate 4 on the north side of the arena)
  • Parking: Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
  • Note: Must be at least 18 years old by August 6, 2017. Please bring a government issued ID, resume and head shot (not returnable).

This audition is closed to the public. Only audition candidates will be admitted.

PRE-REGISTRATION: Pre-registration for the 2017-18 Miami HEAT Dancer Auditions is officially underway! Pre-register anytime now through 4:00pm on Thursday, August 3rd. Online pre-registration is strongly encouraged, however, you may also register at the door between 10:00am-11:00am the morning of the audition.

Click here to access the pre-registration form.

Reminder, the 2017-18 Miami HEAT Dancer Auditions will take place at the AmericanAirlines Arena on Sunday, August 6th.* Doors will close promptly at 11:00am. If you pre-register for the audition you must arrive before 11:00am.

TRAINING CAMP: Dancers who make the final cut on August 6 need to be available from Monday, August 7 through Friday, August 11 from approximately 6:00pm - 11:00pm. Finalists will participate in a dancer training camp. The final team will be selected on Friday, August 11.

REQUIRED ATTIRE: A two-piece form-fitting outfit is mandatory. NO BAGGY CLOTHES. Please wear FULL performance makeup. Dance or athletic shoes with non-marking soles (ABSOLUTELY NO HEELS, NO COMBAT BOOTS, AND NO SHOES WITH MARKING SOLES).

REQUIREMENTS:

  • All dancers must be at least 18 years of age by August 6.
  • All dancers must bring a government issued ID, a dance or professional resume, and 5"x7" head shot (not returnable).
  • All dancers must be a high school graduate or equivalent.
  • All dancers must have flexible evening schedules for rehearsals, games, and appearances during the season.
  • All dance team members for 2017-18 season will be required to attend several community/charity appearances.
  • All dance team members must have their own reliable transportation to attend games, rehearsals, and appearances.
  • At least 2 years dance training is recommended.

PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOPS:

We will hold audition workshops on Saturday, July 22nd and Saturday, August 5th. The workshops are intensive sessions that feature a mock audition. Come looking your best! Each participant is asked to come with full performance hair and make-up as well as a 2 piece form-fitting audition outfit (sneakers) to get individual feedback from the HEAT Dancer Manager on appearance and performance.

These workshops are optional, but are an excellent way to get an idea of what audition day will be like. Don’t forget to bring a towel, water bottle, work-out sneakers, and small snacks. Also bring a list of questions you may have.

What to Expect:

  • Learn choreography at audition speed.
  • Learn HEAT Dancer style choreography from the HEAT Dancers Director, Natalia Gonzalez. You'll learn at an audition pace and receive critiques from, current HEAT Dancers, Dancer Alumnae, and the Director.
  • Receive individual feedback on your performance, audition outfit, and appearance from the HEAT Dance Team Manager
  • Receive Audition tips from the HEAT Dancer Manager and current HEAT Dancers
  • Question & Answer session

Workshop Date: Saturday, July 22

  • Location: Barry University Health and Sports Center (HSC) (The HSC is connected to the Landon Student Union) 11300 N.E. Second Avenue Miami Shores, FL 33161
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Cost: $40 (cash or credit card) per workshop

Workshop Date: Saturday, August 5th

  • Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
  • Parking: Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
  • Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Cost: $40 (cash or credit card) per workshop

PRE-AUDITION CLINICS:

These classes focus on teaching the HEAT Dancers’ style of choreograph and working on technique. They are optional and are designed to familiarize you with the type of choreography that will be taught at auditions.

What to Expect:

  • Learn the choreography style that will be taught at audition
  • Q&A with current squad members
  • Receive tips on how to physically prepare for auditions from the HEAT Dancer trainer.
  • Learn what it takes to become a Miami HEAT Dancer

NEW ROUTINES WILL BE TAUGHT EACH DAY!

Dates and Times:

Monday, July 24th
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Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
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Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Jazz Funk)
  • Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
  • Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
  • Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

  • Wednesday, July 26th
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Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Jazz Funk)
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Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Miami Bass)
  • Location: Barry University Health and Sports Center (HSC) (The HSC is connected to the Landon Student Union) 11300 N.E. Second Avenue Miami Shores, FL 33161
  • Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

  • Tuesday, August 1st
  • Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Miami Bass)
  • Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Hip Hop)
  • Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
  • Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
  • Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

  • Thursday, August 3rd
  • Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip Hop)
  • Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Jazz Funk)
  • Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
  • Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
  • Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

  • If you have any questions, please contact us at 786-777-4108 or Dancers@HEAT.com

    Past Dancer Auditions

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