Updated: June 18, 2012 - Attending a prep clinic is not mandatory, but highly recommended for all candidates interested in auditioning. Different dance routines will be taught at each clinic. Prep clinics are closed to spectators, NO EXCEPTIONS!

Prep clinic dates/times

Monday, July 30

  • Registration: 6:00PM
  • Clinic: 6:30PM-9:30PM (Doors will close promptly at 6:30PM so please do not be late)
Wednesday, August 8
  • Registration: 6:00PM
  • Clinic: 6:30PM-9:30PM (Doors will close promptly at 6:30PM so please do not be late)
Cost

$50 per participant, per clinic
(Payment will be collected upon arrival. Cash or money order only please!)

Age Requirements

Must be 18 years of age by audition date in order to audition. Participants 17 years of age may attend the clinics but need a parent or legal guardian present at registration to sign the waiver release.

Location

US Airways Center
Practice Court
201 E. Jefferson Street
Phoenix, AZ 85004
**Parking is free in attached arena garage. Garage entrance is located off of 1st Street between Jefferson and Jackson. Entrance to the Practice Court is through the southeast doors (back of arena) off of Jackson and 3rd Street.**

Attire

Please wear dance or workout apparel and athletic or dance shoes with non-marking soles.

What to expect

These Audition Prep Clinics are designed to take you through a mock audition. It will cover everything you need to know and expect on audition day.

What to bring

Bottled water or your preference of sports drinks. *Note that headshots and resumes are not needed at this time.

The day will consist of...

  • Group warm-up
  • An across the floor combination consisting of different technique elements
  • Learn a stylized combination similar to the audition routine (this is NOT the actual audition routine)
  • Meet and learn material from current 2011-2012 Suns Dancers
  • Freestyle/solo round practice and tips
  • See examples of appropriate audition attire, hair, and make-up
  • Discussions covering resume writing and headshot submissions, judging criteria, nutrition and exercise

Please reserve your spot by completing the below registration form. If you are unable to attend for any reason, please be sure to email Kip Helt, Suns vice president of game operations, so your spot can be released to another participant. For further questions, concerns or prep clinic cancellations please email: khelt@suns.com

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