Lil Ballas Audition

WHO ARE THE LIL BALLAS?


The Raptors Lil Ballas Dance Team is one of the top ranking junior dance teams in the NBA and are an integral part of the Raptors in-game entertainment mix. The team is comprised of 20 talented young dancers between the ages of 8 and 12. The team keeps the Raptor fans on the edge of their seats with their high energy Hip Hop routines, performed at 15 home games per season.

AUDITION TIMES


Must be the required age by the date of the audition.

Sunday September 17, 2017

9:30am
10:00am
10:45am
11:30am

8 year olds
9 year olds
10 year olds
11-12 year olds

12:30-2:30pm    FINALS

LOCATION


Kicks Dance Studio
50 Bullock Dr., Markham, ON

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Audition Format


  • Ages 8-12
  • Male and Female Hip Hop Dancers
  • Judges will focus on dance ability, style, enthusiasm and performance
  • Dancers must be dedicated and hardworking
  • 4 years dance experience in Hip Hop and/or Jazz is highly recommended
  • Dancers will be taught a Hip Hop dance combination. Music will be provided
  • Selected dancers will be invited to return for the final dance audition later that day
  • The audition is closed. Spectators are not permitted, but parents may wait on-site

Team Expectations


  • 20-22 team members are accepted
  • Dancers will need to attend 10-12 mandatory team rehearsals from September to March on Sundays in Markham
  • Dancers will need to attend 10-15 Raptor home games on Sundays and weeknights from October to April

REGISTRATION


Please register at the on-site desk 20 minutes before your audition start time (see times above). A parent/guardian must sign the audition waiver.

Application and waiver will also be available onsite, or print and bring a filled out form.

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION DOWNLOAD WAIVER

Pre-Audition Workshop


The Raptors Lil Ballas Pre-Audition Workshop is an exciting 2-day experience where young dancers learn the latest Hip Hop dance styles and prepare for the Lil Ballas Dance Team audition. Take classes with top choreographers in Hip Hop, Street, Urban Flavor and Audition Prep.

5-10 workshop participants will be awarded an advance pass into the final round of the Lil Ballas audition (participants must be the required age by the date of the audition to be eligible for the award).

Date

Date

August 26th-27th
10am-3pm

Location

Location

Kicks Dance Studio
50 Bullock Dr., Markham, ON

Register

Register

To attend, please email info@kicksdance.ca

For more information, please contact Courtney Drake - info@kicksdance.ca