HEAT Dancer Audition Details

Think you have what it takes to be part of the Miami HEAT Dancers?

Warm weather, an elite NBA team, and The Most Popular Dance Team in the NBA 2006-2009. It's true that Miami attracts the most radiant and talented young women looking for an "in" into the entertainment industry. Being a Miami HEAT Dancer can afford you this distinctive opportunity.

The Miami HEAT Dancers set the industry standard in terms of sizzle! If you're dynamic, well spoken, and talented, and you have the drive and dedication that it takes to be part of The Most Popular Dance Team in the NBA 2006-2009, then come and audition to be a Miami HEAT Dancer! To be placed on our audition email list, please send an email with your request to dancers@heat.com.

Date: Sunday, August 4th, 2013, Registration 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, Gate 3
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 parking garage
Note: Must be at least 18 years old by August 4th, 2013
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-registraion for the 2013-2014 Miami HEAT Dancer audition is now closed. You can still register at the door on Sunday, August 4th between 11AM-12PM prior to the audition.

TRAINING CAMP: Dancers who make the final cut need to be available from Monday August 5th through Friday August 9th from approximately 6pm - 11pm. Finalists will participate in a dancer training camp. The final team will be selected at the end of the week.
REQUIRED ATTIRE: A two-piece form-fitting outfit is mandatory.
NO BAGGY CLOTHES. Please wear FULL performance make up. Dance or athletic shoes with non-marking soles (no combat boots).

REQUIREMENTS:

  • All dancers must be at least 18 years of age by August 4th.
  • All dancers must bring a government issued ID, a dance or professional resume, and 5x7 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 2012-13 season will be required to attend several community/charity appearances.  
  • At least 2 years dance training is recommended. 

For more information call 786.777.4108 or e-mail dancers@heat.com.

Audition candidates who attend any of our pre-audition clinics or workshops may be eligible to be selected to skip the first round of cuts on August 4th. 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:

We will hold audition workshops on Saturday July 27th and August 3rd.   The workshops are intensive sessions that feature a mock audition. Each participant is asked to come with full performance hair and make-up as well as an audition outfit (2 piece form-fitting) to get individual feedback from the HEAT Dancer Manager on appearance and performance.

The workshops will also feature the choreography style that will be taught at the Miami HEAT Dancer auditions, followed by a Q&A session with current Miami HEAT Dancers and their Manager, plus much more.

Saturday July 27th from 1 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: JW Marriott Marquis Miami, 19th Floor Sports Arena, 255 Biscayne Blvd Way, Miami, FL 33131
Cost is $35 (cash, money order, or credit card) per workshop

Saturday August 3rd from 1 pm – 3:30 pm
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $35 (cash, money order, or credit card) per workshop

PRE-AUDITION CLINICS:

These classes are optional and are designed to prepare you for auditions
What to Expect:

  • Learn the choreography style that will be taught at auditions
  • Receive Audition tips from the HEAT Dancer Manager and current HEAT Dancers
  • Learn what it takes to become a Miami HEAT Dancer
  • Meet current squad members
  • Receive tips on how to physically prepare for auditions from the HEAT Dancer trainer.
  • Question & Answer session 

Dates and Times:
NEW ROUTINES WILL BE TAUGHT EACH DAY!
Tuesday July 16th  
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Dance/Technique)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash, money order, or credit card) per clinic session 

Thursday July 18th  
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Dance/Technique)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Miami Booty Bass)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash, money order, or credit card) per clinic session 

Tuesday July 23rd
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Dance/Technique)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Miami Booty Bass)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash, money order, or credit card) per clinic session 

Thursday July 25th
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Dance/Technique)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash, money order, or credit card) per clinic session 

Tuesday July 30th  
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Dance/Technique)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash, money order, or credit card) per clinic session 

Thursday August 1st  
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Miami Booty Bass)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Dance/Technique)
Location: American Airlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash, money order, or credit card) per clinic session 


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