2020-2021 Auditions

Virtual Auditions

Saturday, May 16th & Sunday, May 17th

                                 via Zoom at 12:00pm                                                                                                        

What we look for

As the FIU Dazzlers will be returning to compete at NDA Nationals we are looking for dancers

with competition team experience. All Dazzlers are expected to perform with the highest  level of dance technique and show growth potential.

Skills to expect include:

Triple Pirouette

Turns in second- a la seconde turn sequence

Switch leaps and jump combinations

Flexibility and leg extensions

Acrobatic Technique 

Throughout the audition the most important quality is confidence!

Registration- Thursday, May 14th 

Dancers will be required to email the following forms to FIUDazzlers@fiu.edu no later than 8:00pm on Thursday, May 14th in order to participate in auditions:

-Release Form- click document 

-Full body photo in audition outfit

-Photo copy of FIU student ID card and copy of Fall schedule

          -Incoming Freshmen- Letter of Acceptance 

Once all required forms are received we will reply with a Zoom invitation to participate and an instructional video of the Team Performance Routine to be performed during Day 1 of auditions. 


May 16th- Day 1 

Each dancer participating in the audition process will be required to be fully warmed up and stretched prior to scheduled Zoom meeting time.

-Click on Zoom click 5:00 minutes prior to individual audition time. 

-Showcase Technique Skills:

        -Flexibility

        -Jumps

        -Turns

-Perform Team Performance Routine 

Dancers selected to continue to Day 2 will be posted via our Instagram page @FIUDazzlers

If selected, please check your email for the Day 2 Zoom invitation  

 

May 17th- Day 2 

Each dancer participating in the audition process will be required to be fully warmed up and stretched prior to 12:00pm.

12:00pm- Teach Combo 2

Review Team Performance Routine 

Evaluations for Team Performance routine and Combo 2 

Dancers selected  will be invited to begin training with the FIU Dazzlers but permanent member status will be pending an "in person" series of qualifications once the team begins training. 

Attire

Women

  • Dress to impress

  • Crop top and shorts with nude tights  

  • Jazz shoes, sneakers, tuners 

  • Performance earrings only- no other body jewelry

  • Cover all visible tattoos

  • Performance hair and makeup

Men

  • Sleeved t shirt and gym shorts or pant

  • Dance shoes and sneakers

  • No piercings or visible tattoos

  • Well groomed and clean shaven

Spirit Team Requirements

Eligibility for  Dazzlers

  • Must be a full-time undergraduate student (min 12 credits) or graduate student (min 9 credits) at FIU for the Fall & Spring semester.

  • Maintain at least a 2.0 GPA

  • If you are an incoming freshman or transfer student, you MUST provide a letter of acceptance into the university.

  • You must be available for Team Physicals, Summer Intensives, NDA Camp, and the start of summer practices.

Rehearsal Schedule

Please consider your availability for all listed dates prior to auditioning, you must be available and present for all dates.​

  • Team Meeting-TBA

  • Team Physical- TBA

  • Season Practices/Workouts - Mondays & Wednesdays 3:00-9:00 pm 

  • NDA College Camp- August 5th- August 8th 

  • All FIU Football home games 

Team Events

  • Community Appearances

  • FIU Football Games

  • FIU Men & Women's Basketball Games

  • C-USA Conference Tournament- Frisco, Texas

  • NDA College Nationals- Daytona Beach, FL

Team Benefits

In turn for your dedication to the Spirit Program we currently provide:

  • Book Scholarship- including class materials

  • Athletic Priority Registration

  • Team Travel

  • Access To Athletic Trainers & Medical staff

  • Adidas Team Apparel

Audition Skills