Dancer Auditions

THINK YOU HAVE WHAT IT TAKES TO BE PART OF THE MIAMI HEAT DANCERS?

Do you stand out in a crowd? Are you a rare performer who is unmistakable and unforgettable? Are you ready to dance among the entertainment industry’s elite and perform on a global stage?

The Miami HEAT Dancers are a group of talented, dynamic, well-spoken women who are rising stars in the field of entertainment. These women have done everything from dancing for the world’s hottest artists to becoming leaders in their chosen career fields.

So if you’re looking for warm weather, an elite dance squad and the opportunity to take your career to the next level, then it’s time for you to audition to become a Miami HEAT Dancer.

Date: Saturday, July 13th, 2019. Registration 10:00am –11:00 am (If you pre-register you must arrive no later than 11:00am).

Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132 (Enter through Gate 3 on the north side of the arena)

Parking: Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage

Note: Must be at least 18 years old by July 13th, 2019. Please bring a government issued ID, resume, and head shot (not returnable).

This audition is closed to the public. Only audition candidates will be admitted.

Pre-Registration: Pre-registration will begin on Wednesday, June 26th and will close at 4:00pm on Thursday, July 11th.

Training Camp: Dancers who make the final cut on July 13th need to be available from Sunday, July 14th through Friday, July 19th from approximately 6:00pm - 11:00pm. Finalists will participate in a dancer training camp. The final team will be selected on Friday, July 19th.

Required Attire: A two-piece form-fitting outfit. No baggy clothes please. Please wear FULL performance makeup. Dance or athletic shoes with non-marking soles (ABSOLUTELY NO HEELS, NO COMBAT BOOTS, AND NO SHOES WITH MARKING SOLES).

Requirements:

  • All dancers must be at least 18 years of age by July 13th.

  • All dancers must bring a government issued ID, a dance or professional resume, and 5"x7" head shot (not returnable).

  • All dancers must be a high school graduate or equivalent.

  • All dancers must have flexible evening schedules for rehearsals, games, and appearances during the season.

  • All dance team members for 2019-20 season will be required to attend several community/charity appearances.

  • All dance team members must have their own reliable transportation to attend games, rehearsals, and appearances.

  • At least 2 years dance training is strongly recommended.

Audition candidates who attend any of our pre-audition clinics or workshops may be selected to skip the first round of cuts on July 13th. Details will be given during the clinics and workshops. Audition candidates selected to skip the first round will still be required to arrive before registration closes on the day of the audition.

Pre-Audition Workshops

Pre-audition workshops are intensive, yet optional sessions designed to help you get ready for audition day. Each session features a mock audition component, so be sure to come feeling and looking your best! We ask that each participant arrive in a 2-piece, form-fitting outfit with sneakers, plus full performance hair and make-up. You’ll then receive individual feedback on your appearance and performance from the HEAT Dance Team manager. Don’t forget to bring a towel, water bottle, work-out sneakers, small snacks, and a list of any questions that you may have.

What To Expect:

  • Learn HEAT Dancer style choreography at audition speed

  • Learn "Across The Floor" style audition choreography

  • A mock audition with rounds similar to the actual audition

  • Receive individual feedback on your performance, audition outfit, and appearance from the HEAT Dance Team Manager

  • Receive Audition tips from the HEAT Dancer Manager and current HEAT Dancers

  • Question & Answer session

  • Each workshop will feature a seminar. Topics to include fitness/nutrition, makeup tip, and business etiquette/interviewing skills.

Dates and Times:

Saturday July 6th from 1 pm – 4:30 pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
(Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $45 (cash or credit card) per workshop

Friday July 12th from 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
(Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $45 (cash or credit card) per workshop

Pre-Audition Clinics

Not sure what to expect on HEAT Dancer audition day? A pre-audition clinic is a great way to familiarize yourself with Dancer choreography and refine your own technique with help from industry-leading choreographers. These class sessions are fun and optional, but highly recommended.

What to expect

  • Learn choreography from one of our guest choreographers

  • A fun environment to work on your moves

  • Learn “Across The Floor” style audition choreography

  • Receive Audition tips from current Heat Dancers and our guest choreographer

  • Dance alongside our current squad members

Dates and Times:

NEW ROUTINES WILL BE TAUGHT EACH DAY!

Monday, July 1st from 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
(Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $25 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Wednesday, July 3rd from 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
(Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $25 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Monday, July 8th from 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
(Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $25 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Thursday, July 11th from 7:00 - 9:00pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
(Enter through the Command Center on the south side of the arena)
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $25 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

If you have any questions, please contact us at 786-777-4108 or Dancers@HEAT.com.

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