Rockets Power Dancers Auditions

If you are passionate about dance, love your community, and enjoy basketball...then this is the perfect job for you! The red hot, world famous, Houston Rockets Power Dancers are known as one of the NBA's hottest and most elite teams of professional dancers! Under the direction of Entertainment Manager & Coach and Choreographer, Natalie Alvarado, the Rockets are looking for high energy, confident, and versatile performers! Members of RPD perform at all home Rockets games, appear at numerous community events, opportunities to travel around the world and so much more! Do you think you have what it takes to be a Professional Entertainer? Come out to the Rockets Power Dancers Auditions and see! Register Now!

OPEN AUDITIONS: SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014

Downtown YMCA - 808 Pease St. Houston, TX 77002- Free Parking available in select lots or daily hourly parking in YMCA garage
Registration: 8:00AM
Registration fee: $20
Finalists will be announced on this day.

Audition Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older and a high school graduate by October 1, 2014 (valid photo I.D. required)
  • Must be a full time college student or hold a full time job
  • Completed application, release form and professional/dance resume
  • Must provide one non-returnable current color headshot photo & full body photo
  • Must be able to attend Rockets home games & all evening rehearsals two times a week
  • Must be able to attend a certain number of appearances & other related Rockets activities
  • If selected to the team, a one year contract and commitment are required
  • Drug test screening for finalists
  • Walk ups day of auditions are also welcomed

What to wear:

  • Dance or athletic half-top (Must show midriff)
  • Hot pants, booty shorts, boy shorts, skirts - two piece dance ensemble (must be fitted, no full length pants or capri pants)
  • Shoe of preference with non-marking soles (please no black soles)
  • Flesh tone hose or tights
  • Performance ready hair and make-up

What we're looking for:

  • Confidence, personality, showmanship, energy and enthusiasm
  • Professionalism and maturity
  • Dancers who are well spoken and can represent the Houston Rockets and RPD in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to pick up dance choreography quickly
  • Consistent positive attitude
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Personal appearance
  • Ability and desire to commit for one full year

AUDITION PREP CLASSES: APRIL 3, MAY 15 & JUNE 12

Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA
808 Pease Street
Houston, TX. 77002
Registration: 7:00PM
Registration fee: $15/per class
Class: 7:30PM-8:30PM
Q&A: 8:30PM-9:00PM

AUDITION PROCESS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 2014

  • Open auditions are closed to the public, family, and friends
  • This round will consist of a series of 2-3 eliminations that will include, freestyle, stylized choreography and hip-hop choreography
  • Finalists will be chosen and announced at the end of the day
  • We recommend that you bring snacks, water and any items to freshen up between rounds
  • Candidates will be judged on appearance, dance ability, style, strength and completion of choreography, energy, projection, potential, personality and attitude

Finalist Interviews: Monday, June 23 by appointment

Finalist Boot Camp: June 24 – 27 – Evenings

The Finals: Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at House of Blues

1204 Caroline Street
Houston, TX 77002
Doors – 6:30PM
Show – 7:00PM

FINALS:

  • Free and open to the public, family, and friends
  • One final opportunity for the finalists to perform the audition routines for the judges panel
  • The final 2014-2015 Houston Rockets Power Dancers will be announced on this night

What to expect if you are hired as a member of the 2014-2015 Houston Rockets Power Dancers:

  • Being a member of one of the NBA's hottest & elite group of dancers
  • Experiencing the excitement of performing in front of thousands of Rockets fans at home games
  • Local to international media exposure
  • Photos and videos on the official Rockets Power Dancers website
  • Being a part of a professional photo shoot for the 2014-2015 Rockets Power Dancers poster and calendar
  • Potential travel opportunities
  • Appearing as an ambassador of the Houston Rockets organization by participating in community and charity events
  • Making a positive impact on the youth and appearing as a role model
  • Enjoying numerous perks such as professional makeovers, hair, makeup, tanning, training, clothing and so much more from the Rockets Power Dancers sponsors
  • Being a part of the fast paced action in the NBA
  • Getting paid for doing something you love
  • Making lifelong friends and everlasting memories with your teammates

Click Here for a RPD Audition Application

DEADLINE for applications – Monday, June 16, 2014

Click Here for a RPD Release Form

Little Dippers

Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 8:00AM

Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA – 808 Pease Houston, TX 77002

Click Here for a Little Dippers Audition Application

DEADLINE for applications – Monday, June 16, 2014

Click Here for a Little Dippers Release Form

Space City Seniors

Sunday, June 22, 2014 at 1:00PM

Tellepsen Family Downtown YMCA – 808 Pease Houston, TX 77002

Click Here for a Space City Seniors Audition Application

DEADLINE for applications – Monday, June 16, 2014

Click Here for a Space City Seniors Release Form

Launch Crew

OPEN AUDITIONS: SUNDAY, JUNE 22, 2014

Downtown YMCA - 808 Pease St. Houston, TX 77002- Free Parking available in select lots or daily hourly parking in YMCA garage
Registration: 5:00PM
Registration fee: $20

CALLING ALL CHEERLEADERS, FLYERS, STUNTERS, GYMNASTS/TUMBLERS, POP LOCKERS, DANCERS, AND B-BOYS/B-GIRLS!

Audition Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older and a high school graduate by October 1, 2014 (valid photo I.D. required)
  • Must be a full time college student or hold a full time job
  • Completed Application and release form
  • Must provide one non-returnable current color headshot photo & full body photo
  • Must be able to attend Rockets home games & all evening rehearsals two times a week
  • Must be able to attend a certain number of appearances & other related Rockets activities
  • If selected to the team, a one year contract and commitment are required
  • Drug test screening
  • Walk ups day of auditions are also welcomed

What to wear:

  • Presentable and comfortable athletic attire (No jeans please)
  • Shoe of preference with non-marking soles (No black soles please)
  • Women: Sports bra or crop top, must show midriff

What we're looking for:

  • Confidence, personality, showmanship, energy and enthusiasm
  • Professionalism and maturity
  • Performers who are well spoken and can represent the Houston Rockets and Launch Crew in a professional manner at all times
  • Ability to pick up specific talent choreography quickly
  • Consistent positive attitude
  • Strong teamwork skills
  • Personal appearance
  • Ability and desire to commit for one full year

AUDITION PROCESS ON FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2013

  • Open auditions are closed to the public, family, and friends
  • Candidates will be judged on appearance, performance ability, style, strength and completion of movement, energy, projection, potential, personality and attitude
  • B-BOYS/B-GIRLS: Two 30 second rounds of battling
  • POP LOCKERS: Must choreograph a 30 second solo to your choice of edited music. Bring your edited music to the audition. Music must be clean and on a CD or in MP3 format
  • CHEER STUNTERS/FLYERS: Will receive an assigned stunt sequence on audition day and will do one elite show stopping stunt of your choice
  • GYMNASTS/TUMBLERS: Two full court elite tumbling passes and one elite pass of your choice

ANNOUNCEMENT

The final 2014-2015 Launch Crew will be listed on Rockets.com 2-3 weeks after the audition

What to expect if you are hired as a member of the 2014-2015 Houston Rockets Launch Crew:

  • Experiencing the excitement of performing in front of thousands of Rockets fans at home games
  • Local to international media exposure
  • Photos and videos on the official Launch Crew website
  • Potential travel opportunities
  • Appearing as an ambassador of the Houston Rockets organization by participating in community and charity events
  • Making a positive impact on the youth and the community while appearing as a role model
  • Enjoying numerous perks such as professional makeovers, hair, makeup, tanning, training, clothing and so much more from the Launch Crew sponsors
  • Being a part of the fast paced action in the NBA
  • Getting paid for doing something you love
  • Making lifelong friends and everlasting memories with your teammates

Click Here for a Launch Crew Audition Application

DEADLINE for applications – Monday, June 16, 2014

Click Here for a Launch Crew Release Form