BROOKLYN (July 31, 2013) – Open auditions for the Brooklyn Nets Kids Dance Team will be held on Wednesday, August 14, at 6 p.m. at LIU Brooklyn's Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center at 161 Ashland Place. Registration begins at 5 p.m. and dancers must arrive by 6 p.m. to participate.
Celebrity choreographer Tanisha Scott will return as the Head Coach and Choreographer of the Brooklyn Nets Kids. Scott has worked with JAY Z, Alicia Keys, Rihanna, Sean Paul, and many others. The Brooklyn Nets Kids dance team presented by Cookie's will be showcased in front of thousands of fans at Brooklyn Nets home games at Barclays Center and represent the Brooklyn Nets at events and media appearances throughout the New York metropolitan area. All dance team members will be paid.
For dancers looking to gain an edge, two audition workshops will be held before open auditions. The workshops are open to dancers ages 6-13 to learn a Brooklyn Nets Kids routine straight from the court. Members of the Brooklynettes dance team will be on-site to offer audition tips. Cost is $30 per session or $25 per session with the purchase of both sessions. Different choreography will be taught at each session.
Session I will take place on Wednesday, August 7 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at PNY Center, 290 Murray Hill Parkway, East Rutherford, NJ. Session II will take place on Monday, August 12 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at LIU Brooklyn's Wellness, Recreation and Athletic Center, 161 Ashland Place.
LIU Brooklyn is accessible by taking the B, D, N, Q or R train to DeKalb Ave. or the 2, 3, 4, or 5 train to Nevins St.