Hey everyone – Steve here.
So, do you think you have what it takes to be a Miami Dolphins cheerleader? Great! They want to see you come out for some prep classes that will get you ready for the auditions, which will be held on April 25th, 2015! We are here to help you out in any way possible. Here are the links you need to get started:
Now that you have the links, here is the rest of the information that you need to know.
~Must be 18 years old by June 1, 2015
~High School graduate by June 2015
~Must be able to attend all cheerleader rehearsals for the entire season
~If selected, must live in or relocate to South Florida and have means of transportation.
~Preliminary & Semi-Final Auditions will be held at the Doctor’s Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University on Saturday, April 25, 2015
~Registration begins promptly at 8:30 am. Competition begins at 10:00 am.
~Between 9:00 am and 10:00 am contestants learn audition choreography that will immediately be performed at 10:00am. (This choreography will also be taught on Friday, April 24th, at prep class. To register for prep class, click here.)
~Applications will be accepted now through registration on April 24, 2015 at 5:00pm.
Pre-Registered applicants arriving by 8:30 am will receive the first contestant numbers. You will also need to fill out a bio sheet and bring a photo to registration with you. Pre-registered applicants must present a photo ID to receive their contestant number.
Applicants not pre-registered need to fill out a completed application form, bio form and photo to registration on the day of auditions. Blank application forms will be available at registration.
This portion of the audition process is CLOSED to the public.
It will be a long day, so please bring your own snacks and drinks.
Mirrors, restrooms and outlets will be available for your convenience and use.
WHAT TO WEAR
- Crop/half top with trunks (dance style boy shorts)
- Nude/flesh colored tights or panty hose
- Dance shoes (sneakers, jazz shoes, character shoes, etc.)
- No dance pants, warm-ups or shorts.
- Wear your hair in a fashion that compliments your features and does not hide your face. This is not a typical dance audition, THINK GLAMOROUS!
The judges will rate you on poise, smile, personality, energy, figure and dance ability.
OVERVIEW OF THE AUDITION PHASES
Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 8:30am (times are approximate) – Registration doors open – pre-registered applicants will be allowed in first. All contestants must have an application, bio sheet and photo at the registration table. Applications can be filled out online by registering and those pre-registered will be the first to enter.
9:00am – 10:00am – Contestants learn audition choreography. This choreography will also be taught on Friday, April 24, at prep class.
10:00am – Contestants will perform a :30 freestyle routine, followed by audition choreography learned in groups of five. After all contestants have auditioned the judges will retire to make their decisions. At approximately 12:00pm call backs for the Semi-Final Phase will be posted outside the admittance gate. Those selected will re-enter the Facility at this time.
*All contestants who received a “Free Pass” at the Prep Classes must arrive by 11:00 am to register for the Semi-Final Phase.
12:00pm – Contestants must bring their Preliminary contestant number or their “Free Pass” to re-register for the Semi-Final Phase. After registration is complete, the Cheerleader Choreographer will refresh the choreography learned earlier and kick line. Immediately following, contestants will perform the dance combination and kick line in groups of five. Upon completion of the dance section, the judges will retire to make decisions and return shortly for the announcement of those selected to advance to the next phase. Those selected will stay for a brief meeting to discuss the final phases of the Audition process: Interviews, Clinics and Performance.
(only for candidates selected at Semi-Finals)
FINAL CANDIDATE INTERVIEWS
Monday or Tuesday, April 27 or 28th at the Doctor’s Hospital Training Facility at Nova Southeastern University.
2:00 pm – 6:00 pm – You will sign up for a specific interview time slot on one of the above dates.
FINAL AUDITION CLINICS
Tuesday, April 28 – 6:30pm – 10:00pm – Clinic 1 (location TBD)
Wednesday, April 29– 6:30pm – 10:00pm – Clinic 2 (location TBD)
Thursday, April 30 – 6:30pm – 10:00pm – Clinic 3 (location TBD)
Sunday, May 3, 2015 – 10:00 am- 3:00 pm
Location: Miniaci Performing Arts Center – Nova Southeastern University
3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Open to the Public – the final phase of the auditions will take place in a public location in front of an audience.
For Audition Questions email: [email protected]
*If you are traveling from out of town and would like to book a hotel room at a discounted rate, please click here!*