Lil Ballas
2022-23 RAPTORS LIL BALLAS DANCE TEAM AUDITION INFO:

DATE: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 11th 2022
LOCATION: EVOLUTION DANCE STUDIO, 10557 Keele St., Vaughan ON, L6A 0J5

AUDITION TIMES:
9 Year Olds10:00 AM
10 Year Olds10:30 AM
11 Year Olds11:15 AM
12 Year Olds12:00 PM
13 Year Olds12:30 PM

FINALS: 1:30-3:30 PM (be prepared to stay longer if needed). 
REGISTRATION: Please register on-site 20 minutes before your audition start time (see times above).

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR:

• Hip Hop dancers with outgoing personalities - Ages 9-13 (must be the required age by the day of the audition) 
• Dancers who are dedicated, hardworking and able to pick up choreography quickly. 
• Judges will focus on dance ability, style, enthusiasm and performance. 
• Minimum 3 years dance experience in Hip Hop is recommended 
• Dancers will have an opportunity to show any tumbling and/or breakdancing skills (gymnastics and breakdance is not mandatory for the audition) 
• 20-25 team members

OFFICIAL DANCE TEAM APPLICATION & WAIVER:

Please bring the completed application form and waiver with you to your audition. (Waiver and application forms posted here). 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

Dancers will be taught a Hip Hop dance routine. Music will be provided. Selected dancers will be invited to return for a final dance audition from 1:30-3:30pm. The audition is closed. Spectators are not permitted.

WHAT TO WEAR & BRING:

• Comfortable dance wear and indoor running shoes with non-marking soles.
• Water bottle.
• Dancers are welcome to submit a dance resume with their audition application form (optional).

COMMITMENT INFORMATION:

• The Lil Ballas Dance Team will have 10-15 mandatory team rehearsals from September to April on Sunday afternoons in Markham.
• The Lil Ballas Dance Team will perform at 12-15 Raptor home games. The team will also perform at home playoff games.
• Final team members will be given the full schedule and all team information following the audition.

PRE-AUDITION WORKSHOP:

August 27th and 28th, 11am-3pm, Markham Theatre. Join us for a jam packed, high-energy Hip Hop workshop to help you warm-up for the audition! Learn from today’s hottest choreographers! Hip Hop, Dancehall and audition prep classes! 5-10 final round passes will be awarded throughout the weekend! Ages 9-13. Registration is open now at www.kicksdance.ca.

Please download and print the Official Dance Team Application and Waiver forms below.