2013 Suns Dancers Auditions
Posted: July 16, 2013
Auditions for the 2013-14 Suns Dancers will be held on Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Downtown Phoenix Convention Center.
- Time: 8 AM - 6 PM
Location: Downtown Phoenix Convention Center
100 N. 3rd Street (3rd Street & Jefferson), Phoenix, AZ, 85004
- Parking: Parking is free at the US Airways Center Garage, located at 201 E. Jefferson Street. Enter the garage off 1st Street, between Jackson and Jefferson. The Convention Center is located east of the arena, approximately two blocks away.
The audition will begin with dancers learning two sideline routines. All performers will then learn the audition routine. Dancers will perform the routine in small groups for the judges. At first cut will then be made. Successful dancers will then perform the routine again, as well as freestyle for the judges. A second cut will be made at the end of the day. Dancers advancing to the second round will be asked to return on Sunday, Aug. 18.
Required Attire: Half top of any style, form fitting shorts or skirt, and shoes with non-marking soles. Legs must be visible; no pants. Nylons and tights are not required, but are acceptable. Hair and make-up should be sophisticated and glamorous; You are encouraged to bring touch-up make-up and hair products. Visible tattoos should be covered with durable make-up, and body piercings should be removed.
Headshot and resume, water, snacks, touch-up make-up, hair products, mirror and towel. (Click here to download application form.)
All dancers must be 18 years of age by Aug. 17, 2013, and have a high school diploma or GED. Being a Suns Dancers is a year-round commitment, so you must have a flexible schedule and be able to attend all home games, practices and various community appearances.
The Semi-Finals will be held on Sunday, Aug. 18, at the Downtown Phoenix Convention Center.
- Interview with judges (10-15 minutes).
- Photo shoot with team photographer.
- Perform Saturday's audition routine plus sideline routines.
- Dancers advancing to training camp/finals will be announced at the end of the day.
The dancers chosen to advance will participate in a training camp on Tuesday, Aug. 20 and Thursday, Aug. 22, from 7-10 pm. Location TBA.
A new routine will be taught each day of training camp.
The final round of competition will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24. Finalists will perform all three routines learned during the week, plus sideline choreography.
Phoenix fans will be invited to vote for their favorite dancers beginning Wednesday, Aug. 21, at Suns.com. Fan voting will run through 3 pm on Wednesday, Aug. 28, and will equal 25% of the overall voting results.
The 2013-14 Suns Dancers will be announced on Wednesday, Aug. 28, at 7 pm, during a special reveal show at Suns.com and in the official Suns mobile app, available for Android, iPhone and iPad.
All decisions are at the discretion of the Phoenix Suns. Judging material is company property and is not available for candidate review.
For additional information, please contact Taryn Carmichael, the Suns Dancers Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org