Raptors Dance Pak

2017/18

RAPTORS DANCE PAK
AUDITIONS





DATE: Sunday, July 9th, 2017

CHOREOGRAPHER: Amberley Waddell

EMAIL: awaddell@torontoraptors.com

LOCATION: Air Canada Centre, 40 Bay St, Toronto, ON. Enter through Gate 1.

REGISTRATION: 10:00am. Auditions begin at 11:00am

 

BE PREPARED TO STAY AS LONG AS NECESSARY.



What We're Looking For
  • Female Dancers – 18 and older (must be 18 by the day of the audition). We strongly encourage ages 22-30 to come out and audition!
  • Dancers must have the ability to show an extreme level of enthusiasm, confidence and poise.
  • Dancers must be physically fit and have strong athletic skills and endurance.
  • Dancers must be dedicated, professional, hard working and strong team players.
  • Minimum 2 years dance/performance experience in Hip Hop or Jazz.
  • 22 team members.
  • There is no minimum or maximum height requirement.
  • You must also provide a resume and a current non-returnable 5x7 or 8x10 headshot.
What To Expect
  • Dancers will be taught a basic hip hop routine combined with jazz.
  • All participants who advance will be asked to perform the routine in small groups.
  • A number of cuts will be made throughout the audition.
  • All participants who advance will be asked to perform 4-6 eight counts of their own choreography highlighting strengths and specialties.
  • Music will be provided.
  • The audition is closed, spectators will not be permitted.

What To Wear
  • An attractive two-piece dance outfit (Half top and fitted shorts. Any style and colour)
  • Mid-area, legs and arms must be exposed.
  • No baggy clothing or street wear. No pants, leggings, capris or cover ups.
  • Full performance make-up and hair styled. Hair must be down, no ponytails.
  • Participants may wear any kind of sneaker/dance shoe, please make sure they have non-marking soles.
Commitment Information
  • Mandatory team rehearsals – Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 7:30-10:00pm
  • August through April (or until end of playoffs)
  • Mandatory team meeting
  • Pre-Season games – October
  • 41+ Regular Season Home Games – November to April. Schedule is available in August
  • Public appearances and events

Judging

Judges will focus on enthusiasm, energy, dance ability, personal appearance, personality, poise and showmanship.

 
Pre-register by emailing your headshot and resume to awaddell@torontoraptors.com