2011 Lady Cats Auditions FAQ

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PREP CLASSES

  • Learn Lady Cats choreography similar to what will be taught at auditions
  • Opportunity to have all your questions answered
  • All prep classes are $20 (cash only) payable upon arrival
  • Prep Classes are closed to the public
  • Monday, May 23rd: 7:30pm – 9:30pm:
    Whiskey River in the Epicentre

    Monday, June 6th: 7:30pm – 9:30pm:
    **NEW location Time Warner Cable Arena (5th Street Entrance)

    AUDITION SCHEDULE (You must be able to attend all events as a finalist)

  • Preliminary rounds: June 11th
  • Finalists Boot Camp: Evenings of June 13-June16
  • Professional Interviews: June 13-June 16
  • Finals: June 17th, 2011
  • REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18 years of age by June 11th, 2011 (must present valid ID)
  • Must have graduated from high school or received a G.E.D.
  • Must have on proper audition attire
  • AUDITION DAY TIPS

  • You MUST wear midriff top, dance shorts and flesh tone stockings
  • Non-marking tennis or dance shoes are required
  • Failure to wear recommended attire may result in elimination
  • No thongs or bikini tops will be permitted
  • Make sure your outfit is comfortable and fits securely
  • Be prepared for a long day -- bring snacks and water
  • Dancers will be required to submit a photo that will not be returned
  • Bring a warm up suit/cover-up
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    FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

    What should I do to prepare for the tryouts?
    We suggest attending one of our prep classes to prepare you to learn choreography at the audition.

    What are your height and weight requirements?
    There are not specific requirements, but team members are required to be in top physical shape and excellent health.

    Is there an age limit or education requirement?
    Dancers must be at least 18 years of age
    Dancers must be a high school graduate or have a G.E.D.

    Can my family come and watch auditions?
    No, auditions are closed to the public.

    What will the judges look for at auditions?
    Entertainment factor and crowd appeal
    Physical fitness and dance ability
    Dynamic personality and excitement over Bobcats Basketball

    What should I expect from the interview process?
    Be prepared to introduce yourself and answer a few key questions
    Be familiar with Bobcats milestones and the NBA

    How should I wear my hair and fix my make-up?
    Your hair and make-up should be performance quality. Go for glamour! No ponytails or bare faces please.

    Will there be compensation?
    Yes, dancers are paid for home games, appearances and rehearsals

    What is the time commitment and is this a full-time job?
    This is a part-time job that can have full-time hours during the season. Dancers must be able to commit to a full NBA game schedule as well as 2-3 rehearsals per week from August 2011 – May 2012.
    Those unable to commit to rehearsals and games should not audition.

    What are some of the perks of being a Lady Cat?
    Exciting photo shoots, international travel, a Lady Cats team calendar, a Lady Cats team poster, tickets to the Bobcats games, & the best seats in the house!

    Do I need to pre-register for the audition?
    Yes, click here to pre-register

    If you have any further questions, please email Lady Cats Coach Brandii McCoy at ladycats@bobcats.com