Indiana Pacemates to Hold Auditions for the 2014-15 Pacers Season
First Night of Auditions is Monday, August 11
INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana Pacers announced auditions for their dance squad, the Indiana Pacemates, will be held Monday, Aug. 11, with an audition showcase and squad announcement on Wednesday, Aug. 20. Salon 01, Sun Tan City and Indy Laser are official sponsors of the Pacemates.
Auditions begin at 5:00 p.m. on Aug. 11 and by the end of the evening will be narrowed down to the finalists that will continue on through an interview process, participate in group appearances and perform in the showcase. This year’s audition process will also allow fan input on the outcome of the squad. Starting on Tuesday, Aug. 12 fans can help select the squad by voting online at Pacers.com. To assist in the voting process, a dedicated web site will include a photo gallery, dance video and bio for each finalist.
On Wednesday, Aug. 20, there will be a showcase held on the Main Floor of Bankers Life Fieldhouse (doors open at 6:15 p.m.) to determine the final squad. Candidates will perform an opening routine, then breakout performances in mini-squads and answer a question on stage. This is a FREE event and fans are encouraged to attend. The 2014-15 Indiana Pacemates squad will be announced at the end of the evening.
Below is a timeline for the auditions and the voting process.
|Monday, Aug. 11||5:00 p.m.||First Night of Auditions (open to the public)|
|Tues. Aug.12 – Wed., Aug. 20||Fan Online Voting|
|Wednesday, Aug. 13||Candidate Rehearsal|
|Wednesday, Aug. 20||7:00 p.m.|| Audition Showcase – squad announced at end
(open to the public)