Think you have what it takes to be a HEAT Dancer?

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 2nd, 2015, Registration 10:00 am – 11:00 am (If you pre-register you must arrive no later than 11am).
Location: TBD

Note: Must be at least 18 years old by August 2nd, 2015
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 Monday, July 13th and will close at 4pm on Friday June 31st. 

TRAINING CAMP: Dancers who make the final cut need to be available from Monday August 3rd through Friday August 7th 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 2nd.
  • 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 2015-16 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 selected to skip the first round of cuts on August 2nd. 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.

All clinics and workshops are closed to the public. Only participants will be allowed into the building.

Pre-audition Workshops

We will hold audition workshops on Saturday July 25th and Saturday August 1st. The workshops are intensive sessions that feature a mock audition. Each participant is asked 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. These workshops are optional, but are an excellent want to get an idea of what audition day will be like.

What to Expect:

  • Learn choreography at audition speed
  • 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

Dates and Times:

Saturday July 25th from 1 pm – 4 pm
Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $40 (cash or credit card) per workshop 

Saturday August 1st from 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Location: TBD
Cost is $40 (cash or credit card) per workshop 

Pre-audition Clinics

These classes are optional and are designed to prepare you for auditions. Here's what to expect:

  • Learn the choreography style that will be taught at auditions.
  • 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.

Dates and Times:

New routines will be taught each day!

Tuesday, July 21st
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Heel) *Please bring a pair heels that provide ankle support (i.e. boots/booties/sneaker wedges)
Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Thursday, July 23rd
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Jazz)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Miami Bass)
Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

Monday, July 27th
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Heel) *Please bring a pair heels that provide ankle support (i.e. boots/booties/sneaker wedges)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Miami Bass)
Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session 

Tuesday, July 28th
Session 1: 6:30pm -8:00pm (Jazz)
Session 2: 8:30pm -10:00pm (Hip-Hop)
Location: AmericanAirlines Arena, 601 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33132
Free Parking in the P2 Parking Garage
Cost is $20 (cash or credit card) per clinic session

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

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