RPD Auditions

Sat. June 24, 2017

Location
UH Recreation & Wellness Center
4500 University Drive
Houston, TX 77004

Prep Classes

Before you Audition – Need help?

Rockets Power Dancers will offer 4 audition prep classes to help you prepare for auditions.  Prep classes are designed to show you a glimpse of RPD choreography, style and pace.  You will also get a chance to meet the Coach and Choreographer of RPD and attend a Q&A session about auditions. Whether you want to audition or take the classes simply for fun, everyone 18+ is welcomed!

RPD Prep Classes

$20 per RPD Prep Class (Cash only). Walk ups day of are welcomed!

  • Saturday, April 8, 2017
    Registration: 9:00AM
    Class: 9:30AM-11:30AM
  • Saturday, May 20, 2017
    Registration: 9:00AM
    Class: 9:30AM-11:30AM
  • Thursday, June 8, 2017
    Registration: 7:00PM
    Class: 7:30PM-9:00PM
  • Saturday, June 17, 2017
    Registration: 9:00AM
    Class: 9:30AM-11:30PM

Location

UH Recreation & Wellness Center
4500 University Drive
Houston, TX 77004

Parking

$3 parking available at the UH Welcome Center/Parking Garage on the corner of University Drive and Calhoun Road OR FREE parking available across from the UH Recreation & Wellness Center in Parking Lots 20A and 20C

Preliminary Auditions

Saturday, June 24, 2017

Location

UH Recreation & Wellness Center
4500 University Drive
Houston, TX 77004

Schedule

  • 8:00AM Registration begins
  • Fee: $25 (Cash only)

Finalists will be announced on Saturday, June 24th

Parking

$3 parking available at the UH Welcome Center/Parking Garage on the corner of University Drive and Calhoun Road OR FREE parking available across from the UH Recreation & Wellness Center in Parking Lots 20A and 20C

Details

Open auditions are closed to the public, family and friends. Preliminary auditions will consist of a series of 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 food and drink to stay hydrated and keep your energy up between rounds. Bring necessary 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. The Houston Rockets can make changes at their sole discretion in the best interest for the Houston Rockets Power Dancers throughout the entire audition process to finals.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older and high school graduate by October 1, 2017 (valid I.D. required on the day of auditions)
  • Must be full time college student and/or hold a full time job
  • Complete audition application, release form and provide professional/dance resume
  • Must provide non-returnable current color printed headshot photo and full body photo
  • Must be able to attend Rockets home games & all evening rehearsals two times a week
  • Must be able to attend certain number of appearances & other related Rockets events/activities
  • If selected to the team, a one-year contract and commitment are required
  • Drug test screening and background check are required of finalists
  • Walk ups day of auditions are welcomed!

Attire:

  • Two-piece dance ensemble (must show midriff, must be fitted and no full-length pants)
  • Shoe of preference with non-marking soles
  • Flesh tone hose or tights
  • Performance ready hair and make-up

What We Are Looking For

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

Final Auditions

Mandatory Finalists Interviews:

  • Monday, June 26, 2017 (by appointment only)

Mandatory Finalists Boot Camp:

  • June 27-June 30 (6:30PM-10PM)

RPD Finals:

  • Wednesday, July 5, 2017
    Toyota Center
    1510 Polk Street
    Houston, TX 77002
    Doors open at 6pm

More Info: RPD@Rocketball.com or call 713.758.7450