Honey Bees Auditions

2014 HoneyBees Auditions
Saturday, June 7th  
Time Warner Cable Arena
Registration begins at 9 pm
Auditions start at 10pm

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** HONEYBEE PREP CLASSES **

Fitness Workout Clinic
Monday, May 12th
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Time Warner Cable Arena (5th street entrance)

  1. Get expert advice on how to prepare for auditions from the HoneyBees certified fitness trainers
  2. Includes a work out and individual personal fitness evaluation from trainers
  3. $20 (cash only) payable upon arrival
  4. Class is closed to public
  5. Bonus - learn sideline dance at end of fitness clinic

Dance Prep Class
Monday, May 19th
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Time Warner Cable Arena (5th street entrance)

  1. Learn HoneyBees choreography similar to what will be taught at auditions
  2. Opportunity to have all your questions answered
  3. $20 (cash only) payable upon arrival
  4. Class is closed to public

Beauty & Business Prep Class
Wednesday, May 28th
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Time Warner Cable Arena (5th street entrance)

  1. A fun class for you to learn helpful hints and tips on how to prepare and what to expect at auditions
  2. Get expert advice on how to prepare your look for auditions
  3. Free giveaways and beauty samples
  4. $20 (cash only) payable upon arrival
  5. Class is closed to public

Dance Prep Class
**NEW DATE** Wednesday, June 4th
7:30pm – 9:30pm
Time Warner Cable Arena (5th street entrance)

  1. Learn HoneyBees choreography similar to what will be taught at auditions
  2. Last chance to have all your questions answered before auditions
  3. $20 (cash only) payable upon arrival
  4. Class is closed to public

** KEY TRYOUT INFORMATION**

Requirements

  1. Must be at least 18 years of age by June 7th, 2014 (must present valid ID)
  2. Must have graduated from high school or received G.E.D.
  3. Must have proper audition attire and footwear
  4. You must be available every night during the week of boot camp (June 8th-June 15th)

Audition Day Tips:

  1. Come dressed in your Hornets inspired dance gear. Show off your love for the Hornets in purple and teal! Must include a midriff top and shorts and non-marking shoes
  2. Bring a warm up suit or cover up.  Restrooms will be available but there will be no formal changing area
  3. Concession stands will NOT be open, bring your own snacks and water

Frequently Asked Questions:

What should I do to prepare for Tryouts?
We suggest attending one of our prep classes to prepare you for the audition process

Do I need to have formal dance training?
No, you don’t know need to have any formal dance training.  Dance skills are recommended but the judges will be looking for other qualities such as physical fitness, entertainment factor, and personality

Can my friends and family come to auditions?
Yes! Our open audition is open to the public so your friends and family can support you for round 1. Buzz City will be alive and supportive that night to start our new era of HoneyBees.

What do I need to wear to auditions?
Middrif top and shorts with a "Hornets" vibe. Outfit should utilize Hornets colors. Be creative, be sexy, and show your love for Buzz City. Must wear non-marking soled shoes. Tennis shoes or dance shoes recommended.

How should I wear my hair and make up?
Please come with your hair styled and your makeup on.

Will there be compensation?
Yes, HoneyBees are paid for home games, appearances, and rehearsals.

What is the time commitment and is this a full time job?
This is a part-time job. Dancers must be able to commit to a full NBA game schedule, as well as 2-3 rehearsals per week from August 2014 – May 2015.  If you are unable to commit to rehearsals and games you should not audition

What are some of the perks of being a HoneyBee?
Exciting photo shoots, international travel, team-building events, opportunity to participate in charitable events, tickets to Hornets games, just to name a few!

What other dates should I be prepared for in June?
You should be prepared for the entire 8 days of Bootcamp (June 8-15th).  You should also be prepared to attend events on the following dates: June 19, 23, 25, 26 and June 27-29

 

If you have any further questions, please email HoneyBees Coach Brandii McCoy at honeybees@hornets.com 

 Follow the Lady Cats on Twitter and Instagram for tips and tricks leading up to tryouts @thehoneybees

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