What do we look for in a Hardwood Classics member?
- Energetic and talented entertainer
- Ambassador/Representative for the Golden State Warriors organization
- Positive, energetic, with a great personality
- Team player
- Must be 55 years of age by October 1, 2019. No exceptions will be made.
What commitment is required to be a Hardwood Classics member?
- Attend and perform at ten (10) Golden State Warriors home games during the regular season + playoffs
- Able to attend rehearsals on: Monday evenings / Wednesday evenings
*Additional rehearsals may be scheduled during the season for games, appearances, dance clinics, special events and playoffs
- Available for personal appearances for:
- Media interviews
- Photo shoots
- Team bonding camp
What is the Hardwood Classics audition process?
Auditions for the 2019-2020 Hardwood Classics team is a multi-step process. The process includes the following but is not limited to:
- Pre-register online by August 5th or download the Hardwood Classics audition application and bring day of to the preliminary audition on Sunday, August 11, 2019.
- Preliminary audition on Sunday, August 11, 2019. Candidates will learn a dance combination that will be performed in front of a panel of judges. At the end of the audition a group of finalists will be selected and continue to the interview and finals.
- Interview/Final audition the evening of Monday, August 12, 2019.
- Monday, August 5th: Final day to pre-register for auditions. At this time the application, resume, and head shot (5x7 or larger) must be submitted to the Warriors' office at 1011 Broadway, Oakland, CA, 94607. Walk-ins day of auditions will also be accepted.
- Sunday, August 11th: Preliminary auditions.
- Dance or Workout attire
- Non-marking shoes (dance sneakers, athletic shoes)
- Application (Download), 5x7 head shot (non-returnable)
- Water and snacks
- Warriors Dance Team choreography style
- Audition advice and tips
- Q&A with Warriors Dance Team Director Sabrina Ellison
- Attire: workout/dance attire and non-marking shoes
- Renaissance Valet Parking: $5/hour
- Street Parking on Jones St.
- BART Parking at the Pleasant Hill Station off Treat Blvd across the street from Renaissance Club Sport Walnut Creek
Where will the preliminary auditions on August 11, 2019 be conducted?
2675 Mitchell Dr
Walnut Creek CA 94598
*Auditions are closed to the public
What should I wear to auditions?
What should I bring to prelims?
What can I do to prepare for auditions?
Hardwood Classics Team prep classes are not mandatory but recommended as an excellent way to hone your dance skills and learn what it takes to be a Hardwood Classics member! Each workshop costs $30.00. Space is limited.
The 120-minute session includes:
Prep Class Parking Options:
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