2013-14 Orlando Magic Dancer Finalists
July 15, 2013
The 30 finalists auditioning for a spot on the 2013-14 Orlando Magic Dance Team are in the process of showing off their talents and personalities. CLICK NEXT to see their photos from the First Round of auditions and see how they responded to the following question:
Why do you want to be an Orlando Magic Dancer?
"My family and I have always been Orlando Magic fans even when we lived in Puerto Rico and what better way to support my favorite team by doing what I love most."
"I want to be a Magic dancer because I would love to be a role model to the young women who aspire to be Magic dancers as well. It's an amazing feeling knowing that you have people that look up to you for your hard work and dedication."
"I have been dancing since I was 2. I absolutely love to dance and to perform in front of a crowd. I am from Orlando and would love to do what I love for my community."
"I would love to be a Magic Dancer because I love what the organization stands for, and it is an extra plus to gain more sisters."
"I want to be an Orlando Magic Dancer because I want to be on a team where I can share my passion for dance with 19 other talented ladies. I am my happiest while I am dancing, and being able to do what I love for thousands of fans is a dream I would love to make true. Most importantly, it would be great to be able to go out in the community representing an amazing organization and meeting all of the fans."
"Being a Magic dancer would be life changing. I get to meet new girls, dance and also help out in the community. I love the fact that I can be a positive role model for young girls."
"I want to be an Orlando Magic Dancer because I love dancing and I want to continue my passion on this team. I love meeting new people and making new friends. Dancing is my everything."
"I've lived here in Orlando all my life so I wanted to be able to dance and represent for my home NBA basketball team. Ever since I was little I looked at those girls and told myself I will be one of them one day!"
"The idea of being a Magic Dancer started when I was 5 years old. I watched and looked up to every Orlando Magic Dancer. I want to be a part of a family and huge organization!"
"There’s nothing greater than being able to do something that you have a passion for and truly love. Being an Orlando Magic dancer allows me to do that. Besides dancing I get to spend the majority of my time with the most amazing women I have ever met."
"I want to be an Orlando Magic dancer because it is one of the most rewarding experiences. Over the course of last season, I have had the opportunity to not only perform for thousands of dedicated fans, but to bond with some of the most talented and incredible women as my team mates. I would be so thankful and ecstatic to get that chance again!"
"I would love to be an OMD because of all the opportunities it would bring and getting to do what I love with a group of girls who share the same passion in front of thousands of people."
"I want to be a Magic dancer because I love dancing and performing for a crowd. I think it would be an honor to represent the team!"
"This will be my 3rd time auditioning and my 3rd time making finals. I love the process of auditioning, I always leave knowing I learned something new about dance and myself. This year I am hoping 3rd time will be a charm! I want to be a part of a team again, I love the family that I know this company is. I also would love to go out in the community knowing I am representing Magic, and being able to dance and perform on the court for all the Orlando Magic fans and show them my passion would be amazing!"
"I want to be an Orlando Magic dancer because I've truly enjoyed being a part of this team and organization for the past two seasons! I have such a passion for dance and love being able to work/dance with other talented girls who share that same passion. Being a part of this team has brought me some of the best memories and the friendships you build throughout the year is one of the best parts."
"I had the opportunity to be a part of the team in 08-11 and it was the best 3 years of my life. I took a 2 year break and decided my life isn’t complete unless dance is a part of it. That was one of my reasons of returning."
"I want to be an OMD because I got to experience it last year being a rookie and it was the best experience! I got to meet 19 girls that were not only my teammates but my sisters! Being a Magic dancer are the girls that I always looked up too and I would love to be the girl that others looked up to!"
"I grew up In Orlando so the Magic has always been my choice of team. Working with this great organization that happens to be my favorite team would be such an honor."
"After being on the team for the past three seasons, I can honestly say that it has changed my life and given me opportunities that I never could have imagined. I want to be an Orlando Magic Dancer because I love the incredibly close bond that I've formed with my teammates, I get excited to meet the fans and perform on the court every chance I can, and I feel so passionate about the organization as a whole. Being an Orlando Magic Dancer has allowed me to grow so much as a person, while getting to represent something that is truly world-class, and I hope to continue to do that in the 2013-2014 season."
"I would love to be an Orlando Magic Dancer because this organization is the best and being a part of a family like this is the best job!"
"I want to be an OMD because of how rewarding it is. My family loves basketball, and being able to dance and perform in front of our fans is amazing."
"I want to be a Magic dancer because it is just everything to me. I get to do what I love which is dance, represent the community as a role model, and enjoy what I call my second family/sisterhood. I enjoy every minute of the games, appearances, and practices and would love to have another chance at it. I also love that being apart of this orginization I get the chance to dance with my dad again and build more memories because he is on the dancing dads. The magic organization is like no other and I love being apart of it."
"Being an OMD the last few years has been the most incredible experience. It is such a highlight in my life and something I love to do. I would love to be a part of the 2013-2014 season to continue this wonderful journey with my best friends."
"I want to be a Magic dancer because I had such an amazing time last year I couldn't imagine going without this second family I have made. Not only do I get to dance for a great organization but I get to dance with girls who love to perform and share the same passion for dance that I do, while supporting a team that I have grown up cheering for."
"I moved from California a little over a year ago. I've always been very family oriented, and being so far away from my family I hope to be able to create that family away from home with such amazing girls that I already I feel like are sisters. Performing is my passion, and making the team would be a dream come true."
"I want to be an Orlando Magic Dancer because I love the energy of the team and the fans of the team. I want to be able to hype up an arena of excited fans and feed off their energy."
"I want to be an Orlando Magic Dancer because not only do I love to dance, but I’m super excited about the family I will gain. I’ve been a HUGE fan of the Orlando Magic my whole life and now to be able to be a part of this organization would really be an amazing experience."
"I want to be a Magic dancer because it would be amazing to perform center court and share my passion of dance and life in general with thousands of fans!"
"I was born and raised in Orlando, FL and have been dancing since the age of 3, so what better than to do what I love for my hometown city!"
"I would love to be an Orlando Magic Dancer because in addition to loving to dance, I love to perform. Ever since I could remember, I've been in front of people performing and I would be elated to be able to share my love of dancing and performing with all of the Orlando Magic community!"